It was initially housed in the walk-in closet in Earls apartment, where he kept his personal record collection, studio tapes, acetates and test printings from work on the Rolling Stones Some Girls and Emotional Rescue albums. This acetate is a prototype of the disco version of Miss You from the Some Girls album.Handwriting on the sleeve says Atlantic cut 5. The label on the disc has the date 4/1/78. It was released as both a 7-inch 45rpm and a 12-inch 33 rpm single in May 1978. As the author of a biography on Rolling Stone magazine founder Jann Wenner, I interviewed Earl McGrath[and] after Earl died in 2016I acquired his studio tapes, acetates and test printings from the Camilla and Earl McGrath Foundation. The 12 disc has has a label from the Atlantic Records Mastering Studios dated April 11, 1978 (the single was released in the US May 10 and the UK May 26, 1978). Miss You became a worldwide smash for the Stones, topping the Billboard Charts in the US, and reaching #3 in the UK. The acetate is in EX/EX- condition and sounds fantastic. A rare Rolling Stones acetate with impeccable provenance. With Joe Hagans letter of authenticity, an Earls Closet postcard explaining the provenance, and Recordmeccas written lifetime guarantee of authenticity. A warning: there are many fake acetates being offered online. Any reputable dealer should be happy to offer a lifetime guarantee of authenticity, as we do with everything we sell. We grade all records visually, cover first, then disc; using the abbreviations M / NM / EX / VG with + and.
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Recordmecca's clients include the Smithsonian Institution, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Experience Music Project, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Recordmecca's Jeff Gold was named by Rolling Stone as one of 5 Top Collectors of High-End Music Memorabilia. He authenticated previously unknown Bob Dylan manuscripts for PBS's History Detectives, appeared as a featured appraiser on VH1's Rock Collectors, and has been profiled as a top dealer and collector in the books Vinyl Junkies and Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to it's Own Past.
Gold is author of the acclaimed books Total Chaos: The Story of The Stooges/As Told By Iggy Pop; and 101 Essential Rock Records: The Golden Age of Vinyl a survey of seminal rock albums, featuring contributions from David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Johnny Marr and Graham Nash. Check our feedback; you'll see that we are dedicated to providing superior customer service and follow through. We guarantee everything we sell to be authentic with no time limit. The item "ROLLING STONES Ultra Rare MISS YOU (Disco Version) 12 ACETATE From Manager" is in sale since Monday, June 10, 2019.
This item is in the category "Music\Records". The seller is "recordmecca" and is located in Venice, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.