They would not have cut together a promotional multi-artist "hits" package from the individual masters, a cutting master of dubs would have been assembled.
Please pardon the mispellings and occassional insane word substitution I'm on an iPhone
> On Jan 21, 2016, at 7:49 AM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I recently picked up this RCA test lacquer on eBay:
> The correct track list:
> A1 Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit
> A2 Rod McKuen - I Never Go There Anymore
> A3 The Three Ring Circus - Too Much Of A Good Thing (instrumental)
> A4 John Hartford - Big Blue Balloon
> A5 Four Jacks And A Jill - Mister Nico
> B1 Limeliters - Those Were The Days
> B2 Harry Nilsson - Everybody's Talking
> B3 Joyful Noise - Bundle Of Joy
> B4 Lana Cantrell - Fool On The Hill
> B5 Jose Feliciano - And I Love Her (instrumental)
> Does anyone know anything about this LP, which I guess was sponsored by Sealtest, perhaps as a promotional give-away or mail-order item? I couldn't find out anything via Google.
> For what it's worth, this test lacquer is somewhat well-played but still sounds pretty good. The songs sound like they're off cutting master tapes, not dubs. Audio of all the songs can be found on YouTube.
> -- Tom Fine