JAPAN
Arista


Chart positions by Oricon.

 

Arista Company Sleeve

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Released in August 1975

BLPB-247-AR
Gold Disc


Last Train To Clarksville/
I'm A Believer

This has a Bell - Arista
transition catalog number.

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Released on September 20, 1977
Highest Chart Position: ?

IER-20316


(Theme From) The Monkees/
Last Train To Clarksville

 

IER-20316
Promo

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The song 'Daydream Believer' was used in a Kodak Commercial
and proved to be so popular it was issued as a single.

It subsequently sparked a huge revival of Monkeemania in Japan.

The TV show began airing daily on October 24.


Released on October 25, 1980
Highest Chart Position: 29

7RS-5
Type 1 Picture Sleeve


Daydream Believer/
(Theme From) The Monkees

 

7RS-5
Promo


The Picture Sleeve is stamped October 24, 1980.

 

7RS-5
Type 2 Picture Sleeve

 

Repressed in April 1986

7RS-5
Type 3 Picture Sleeve


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Released on January 25, 1981
Highest Chart Position: 55

7RS-13



I'm A Believer/
Last Train To Clarksville

 

7RS-13
Promo

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Released on March 25, 1981
Highest Chart Position: 77

7RS-15



I Wanna Be Free/
Valleri

 

7RS-15
Promo

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Released on May 25, 1981
Highest Chart Position: 93

7RS-19


Do It In The Name Of Love/
Lady Jane

 

7RS-19
Promo


This was a reissue of BELL-88054

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Released on August 21, 1986
Highest Chart Position: --

7RS-143


That Was Then, This Is Now/
(Theme From) The Monkees

 

7RS-143
Promo

 

7RS-143
Rental Record Sticker

In Japan you can rent books, records and CDs.
Rental stores pay a license fee and they don't mind that
some are lost to piracy because renting trains consumers
to want physical copies.

This the only record for the Monkees that I've seen with this sticker.

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Released in 1989

PRTD-3073
Promo Only


Daydream Believer/
(Theme From) The Monkees

This was the last vinyl single released in Japan.
It was promoting the By Request 3-CD set and the Daydream Believer CD-Single.