A very early Public Enemy test pressing LP
Lot 206
A very early Public Enemy test pressing LP
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£3,000 - 4,500

Lot Details
A very early Public Enemy test pressing LP
A very early Public Enemy test pressing LP
Long-playing vinyl record album, mid-1980s, with handwritten label to Side A: "Public Enemy- Bring the Noise - BPM - 110 / B.D.P. - My Philosophy - BPM - 95 / Hardhouse - Check This Out - BPM - 120 / Eric B & RaKim - Paid in Full - BPM - 98"; side B labeled: "Public Enemy / Bring the Noise / 7:00 BPM - 110," "Scorpion / Spinner #1," "B.D.P. / My Philosophy / 6:00 BPM - 95," housed in a plain black sleeve with center window with white inner sleeve. Prior to signing a recording contract, pioneering hip hop group Public Enemy sold very limited runs of their albums at their shows featuring handwritten labels and no cover art. This is one such very rare album. "Bring the Noise" eventually appeared on the band's 1987 album, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back. "Bring the Noise" made it to #160 on Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list.
12 x 12 in
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