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BRAND NEW Still SEALED Original OCTOBER 1977 U.S. ISSUE MCA Records LP, catalog number MCA-3029 The Fabled LP titled "Street Survivors" from Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd. This original "first issue" is packaged inside the ORIGINAL Withdrawn "FLAME" ALBUM COVER, and also need to include BOTH ORIGINAL INSERTS, (one of which is very stvariety given subsequent occasions and also adds to the mystique of this LP). As the story goes, Skynyrd"s "Street Survivors" LP was released in October 1977, only a couple of weeks before the tragic plane crash on October 20, 1977 which took the resides of band also members Ronnie Van Zant and also Steve Gaines, backup singer Cassie Gaines, and also road manager Dean Kilpatrick. The band also was on tour, en route to an October 21 concert at Louisiana State University when their airplane ran out of fuel and also cramelted in a swamp close to Gillsburg, Mississippi. After the crash, MCA Records chose that the original "Street Survivors" front cover artwork-related, (which reflects the band also standing in the middle of a street engulfed in flames with burning builidings on both sides of them), was in bad taste given the situations of the plane crash. MCA Records withattracted the original "Street Survivors" album cover and also reinserted it on all succeeding pressings through revised cover artwork-related that shows the band also standing in front of a ordinary brown background, (Originally the ago of the original Album).. As an outcome, the original "Flame" album cover, (offered here via the original artwork), was just obtainable for an extremely few weeks in October of 1977 and has actually end up being a Legendary Collectors" Item, inextricably tied in with the story of the band and the plane crash. To make the album tie-in with the crash even stranger, the first pressings of "Street Survivors" contained two 11" x 11" inserts - One of the inserts included a mail-in market for a Skynyrd "SURVIVAL KIT" of various band merchandise and also a fan questionnaire to be returned to the band also. The spookier insert had actually the album credits and song titles printed on one side, and a "TOTS" 1977-1978 Skynyrd tour itinerary published on the other side. The "TOTS" itinerary reflects that the band also had actually played only 4 dates on the tour at the time of the crash, and also it likewise mirrors all of the staying dates that would never be played. As this LP is STILL SEALED tbelow is no way to know for specific, but both inserts should be in the LP. Tracks: What"s Your Name, That Smell, One More Time, I Kcurrently A Little, You Got That Right, I Never before Dreamed, Honky Tonk Night Time Man, Ain"t No Good Life. As stated over, this LP is STILL SEALED in its original shrinkwrap and is in 100% MINT problem. The Album lies perfectly level on both sides with no indication of any kind of bends or warps.

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Shrinkwrap (NOT ALBUM COVER) has actually numerous tiny splits, but the seal is still undamaged and the album has never been opened up. This rare and legendary NEW SEALED LP has actually a spooky mystique around it that is distinctive among collectable records - It is a great conversation piece that is suitable for framing - It will make a super addition to any type of timeless rock record collection, or a great holiday gift item that will certainly definitely be prized by any kind of classic rock document collector !!! As A Bonus, I will throw in the Re-Printed "Street Survivors" Non-Flame Copy so you deserve to listen to the Album ! (Also in great problem !) Check out my other items!