Badfinger – Straight Up - 1971 Pop Rock - Apple Records Europe Issue 2LP
Badfinger – Straight Up
Apple Records – SAPCOR 19, Apple Records – 0777 7 81403 1 3, Apple Records – 7 81403 1
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Records are VG+ VG++ they have very light wear (listen to our copy)
Cover is VG+ VG++ has light ringwear, edgewear on top edge and spinewear and some cornerwear in both top and bottom corners (see our pic)
2LP version of the 1993 CD reissue in gatefold sleeve. All tracks on sides C & D are bonus tracks and are previously unreleased with the exception of D3 ("Baby Blue (US Single Mix).
A1 Take It All 4:26
A2 Baby Blue 3:36
A3 Money 3:29
A4 Flying 2:35
A5 I'd Die Babe 2:33
A6 Name Of The Game 5:19
B1 Suitcase 2:52
B2 Sweet Tuesday Morning 2:29
B3 Day After Day 3:10
B4 Sometimes 2:51
B5 Perfection 5:07
B6 It's Over 3:24
C1 Money (Original Version) 4:20
C2 Flying (Original Version) 2:24
C3 Name Of The Game (Original Version) 4:24
D1 Suitcase (Original Version) 3:16
D2 Perfection (Original Version) 4:39
D3 Baby Blue (US Single Mix) 3:35
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Apple Corps Ltd.
Copyright (c) – EMI Records Ltd.
Licensed To – EMI Records Ltd.
Published By – Apple Publishing Ltd.
Mastered At – Abbey Road Studios
Designed At – Waldo's Design
Artwork [Reissue Package] – Phil Smee
Design – Gene Mahon, Richard DiLello
Drums, Vocals – Mike Gibbons
Engineer – Geoff Emerick
Engineer [Remaster] – Mike Jarratt, Peter Mew
Guitar, Bass, Vocals – Tom Evans
Guitar, Piano, Synthesizer, Vocals – Pete Ham
Guitar, Vocals – Joey Molland
Photography By – Richard DiLello
Producer – Geoff Emerick (tracks: C1 to D2), George Harrison (tracks: A5 to B1, B3), Todd Rundgren (tracks: A1 to A4, B2, B4 to B6, D3)
Remastered By [Digitally] – Ron Furmanek
Research – Dan Matovina
Sleeve Notes – Andy Davis
All tracks ℗ 1971 except tracks C-3 & D1-3 ℗ 1993.
℗1993 The Copyright in this sound recording is owned by Apple Corps Ltd. under licence to EMI Records Ltd. © 1993 EMI Records Ltd.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Barcode: 0 7777 81403 1 3
Label Code: LC 0174
Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS
Other (Cat # LP): SAPCOR 191
Other (Cat# 12"): SAPCOR 192
Matrix / Runout (Label A): SAPCOR 191A
Matrix / Runout (Label B): SAPCOR 191B
Matrix / Runout (Label C): SAPCOR 192A
Matrix / Runout (Label D): SAPCOR 192B
Matrix / Runout (Stamped A): SAPCOR 191 A-01-01-1 D
Matrix / Runout (Stamped B): SAPCOR 191 B-01-01-1 D
Matrix / Runout (Stamped C): SAPCOR 192 A-01-01-1 D
Matrix / Runout (Stamped D): SAPCOR 192 B-01-01-1 D
Badfinger were a Welsh/English rock band formed in Swansea that were active from the 1960s to the 1980s. Their best-known lineup consisted of Pete Ham, Mike Gibbins, Tom Evans, and Joey Molland. They are recognised for their influence on the 1970s power pop genre.
before they became embroiled in the chaos of Apple Records' dissolution.
Badfinger had four consecutive worldwide hits from 1970 to 1972: "Come and Get It" (written and produced by Paul McCartney, 1970), "No Matter What" (produced by Mal Evans, 1970), "Day After Day" (produced by George Harrison, 1971).( Included here) , and "Baby Blue" (produced by Todd Rundgren, 1972).( Included here)
The rockers and ballads on this 1971 LP boast exquisite songcraft and Todd Rundgren production: the classic hits Day After Day (featuring George Harrison and Leon Russell) and Baby Blue plus Name of the Game; Take It All; Perfection ,