ALBUMS
UK


The Monkees LPs were issued in mono & stereo.


Chart positions listed are from these major British publications.
However what is recognized as official today
are those taken from "Record Retailer".

NME: New Musical Express
RR: Record Retailer
MM: Melody Maker
DME: Disc & Music Echo



The Monkees

Released on January 20, 1967
Highest Chart Position:

NME: 1
RR: 1
MM: 1
DME: 1

RD-7844
Mono Black Label

 

RD-7844
Test Pressing

 

SF-7844
Stereo

 

SF-7844
Test Pressing

 

Re-released in 1969

RD-7844
Mono Orange Label

Both sides of the jacket have been updated.

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More Of The Monkees

Released on March 25, 1967
Highest Chart Position:

NME: 1
RR: 1
MM: 1
DME: 1

RD-7868
Mono

 

RD-7868
Test Pressing

 

SF-7868
Stereo

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The Monkees' Headquarters

Released in July 1967
Highest Chart Position:

NME: 2
RR: 2
MM: 2
DME: 2

RD-7886
Mono

 

SF-7886
Stereo

(no pics)

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Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn
& Jones Ltd.

Released in February 1968
Highest Chart Position:

NME: 9
RR: 5
MM: 8

RD-7912
Mono

 

SF-7912
Stereo

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The Birds, The Bees
& The Monkees

Released on July 5, 1968
Highest Chart Position:

NME: 7
RR: --
MM: --

 

RD/SF 7948


Early Draft
Press Release

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RD-7948
Mono

Although this is in mono, it does not have the unique mixes
found in the USA version. Instead, they created a mono sound
by condensing the stereo mix into one channel.

More on this issue here.

 

SF-7948
Stereo

 

SF-7948
Test Pressing

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Instant Replay

Released on June 6, 1969
Highest Chart Position:

NME: --
RR: --
MM: --

RD/SF 8016


Press Release

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RD-8016
Mono

 

RD-8016
Test Pressing

 

SF-8016
Stereo

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Head

Released in September 1969
Highest Chart Position:

NME: --
RR: --
MM: --

RD-8051
Mono

 

SF-8051
Stereo

 

SF-8051
Test Pressing

 

(Head was released after Instant Replay)