ALBUMS
UK


The Monkees LPs were issued in mono & stereo.

Chart Positions from Andrew Sandoval's
The Monkees: The Day-By-Day Story of the 60s TV Pop Sensation
.


The Monkees

Released on January 20, 1967
Highest Chart Position: 1

RD-7844
Mono Black Label

 

SF-7844
Stereo

 

Rereleased in 1969

RD-7844
Mono Orange Label

Both sides of the jacket have been upadated.
The front now has "Colgems" in the bottom right corner.
On the reverse, RCA corrected "Papa Gene's Blues" to match the front,
which always had the correct song title to begin with.

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More Of The Monkees

Released on March 25, 1967
Highest Chart Position: 1

RD-7868
Mono

 

SF-7868
Stereo

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The Monkees' Headquarters

Released in July 1967
Highest Chart Position: 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: 5

RD-7912
Mono

 

SF-7912
Stereo

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The Birds, The Bees
& The Monkees

Released on July 5, 1968
Highest Chart Position: --

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

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Instant Replay

Released on June 6, 1969
Highest Chart Position: --

RD/SF 8016


Press Release

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RD-8016
Mono

 

SF-8016
Stereo

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Head

Released in September 1969
Highest Chart Position: --

RD-8051
Mono

 

SF-8051
Stereo

(Head was released after Instant Replay)