ALBUMS
Japan RCA Compilations


The Monkees LPs were only issued in stereo.
Chart positions from Cash Box Magazine.

The Monkees
Golden Album

Released in December 1967
Highest Chart Position: 1
(18 weeks)

From January 6 through May 4, 1968 this was the number one record
in Japan, which mirrored what they did in the USA in '67.

Early editions had the titles in gold, did not include the poster and Davy's last name
was misspelled as "Johns". Subsequent pressings switched to red titles & corrected his name.


Known Variations:

Gold lettering smooth cover
Gold lettering textured cover
Red lettering textured cover

From '69
Red lettering Blue RCA OBI
Red lettering Red RCA OBI

 

SRA-5103
¥1,950

Gold Lettering



 

Gold Titles Cover comparison

 

Red Lettering

 

SRA-5103
Promo Labels


Promo copies were shipped with
both the gold & red titles.

 

Repressed in 1969

Comes with an updated OBI and the
RCA Victor symbol with Nipper removed from jacket



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The Monkees
Golden Story

Released in October 1968
Highest Chart Position: 1
(3 weeks)

SRA-9072-73
¥3,000



 

Repressed in 1969

SRA-9072-73
¥3,000

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The Monkees Golden
Album Vol. 2

Released in 1969
Highest Chart Position: ?

SRA-5161
¥1,950



 

SRA-5161
Promo