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Postby RunrigCorvusCoraxFan » Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:34 pm

What rare/collectors of Clannad stuff do you have. I have Clannad 1, Clannad 2, original and reissue on cassette, Dulaman original on cassette, Crann Ull, green cover with a clear cassette, and Crann Ull, yellow cover with a white cassette, Fuaimx2, one has a clear cassette and one with a white cassette, Anam cassette, Clannad In Concert reissue, Legend cassette. I also have cds from Magical Ring, Macalla, Sirius, Anam, Bamba, Lore, normal and 2 disk edition, Landmarks, Celtic Collection, In A lifetime cd, In a Lifetime single, Celtic Collection and In Fortunes Hand. Can anyone explain why Crann Ull and Fuaim has same cat number but cassettes is clear and white. Were white ones harder to get hold off.
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Postby RunrigCorvusCoraxFan » Sat Sep 03, 2011 6:17 am

Update with pictures :)

Sorry for quality. Any questions, just ask

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y171/h ... to0799.jpg

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y171/h ... to0800.jpg

The reason I added this twice, I wasn't sure if you could see :)

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y171/h ... to0801.jpg

2 cassettes, of their 2nd album and 3rd album all original. I was gonna do one of Anam on it'own but since that cassette is quite easy to get hold off, I decided to leave it with fiirst picture of all cassettes in a line.

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y171/h ... to0802.jpg

Crann Ull both versions

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y171/h ... to0803.jpg

Crann Ull cassettes, notice how one is a clear one but other one is a white cassette

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y171/h ... to0804.jpg

Fuaim, cover is same, it's isnt lighter or darker like what is despicted, bad lighting

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y171/h ... to0805.jpg

Both cassettes, like Crann Ull, but different cassettes
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Postby wonky_eggs » Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:55 pm

To be honest I'm not certain why some releases are clear plastic cassettes and some white.

I have hazy memories of cassettes in the 1980s where they were always black, white or grey. Only in the 1990s can I remember seeing them clear. So perhaps the clear cases are later pressings of the album.
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Postby RunrigCorvusCoraxFan » Fri Oct 14, 2011 5:04 am

I thought about about later pressings; but having a lookat this.
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CLANNAD-CRANN ... 563c26fdc4

Was that version first pressing or did Tara do 2 versions in same year?

I dunno if you have Fuaim original on cassette but when I first got it from amazon; it was a clear cassette.
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Postby wonky_eggs » Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:18 pm

I'd say that would be a later pressing of the album - the copyright date/release year would remain the same on all pressings, unless the album was remastered.

If you think of the availability of music formats, vinyl came first, followed by cassette tapes, followed by compact discs. The vinyl cover for Crann Úll is the orange picture, which is surrounded by green on the cassettes and CDs in both Ireland and the UK (yellow in Australia).

The Philips UK cassette (1982) had the orange cover, and I would assume Tara, as the original record label for the album back in 1980, would have released the cassette with the same cover as the vinyl.
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Postby RunrigCorvusCoraxFan » Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:10 am

Being fair if it was Philips, wont Philips be on cassete. Both versions have Tara on cassette and and inlay.
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Postby wonky_eggs » Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:26 pm

Perhaps I wasn't clear there. What I was trying to say is that the Tara vinyl release, as with all other vinyl releases and the UK Philips cassette, had the orange cover, with no green surround.

Only on later pressings of the UK cassette, Irish Tara CDs and international CDs did the green surround appear. So any Tara cassettes with the green surround would likely be a later pressing, rather than one from when the album was originally released back in 1980.
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Postby RunrigCorvusCoraxFan » Thu Oct 27, 2011 10:03 pm

Maybe; has anyone got a first casettepressing. What cover was it.

I assumed Crann Ull, with green cover was first cassette pressing.
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