Lovin’ Wreck

Timothy Campbell was reading about early pressings of Led Zeppelin 2 recently during all the activity surrounding the reissues of the first three albums (no I haven’t given in yet, still have the original vinyl!). Amongst the mass of trivia about variations on the sleeves and labels was a story that one version from around 1969 lists ‘Living Lovin Maid’ as ‘Living Loving Wreck’ on the label. Quite how this came about is not known. Tonny Steenhagen had a hunt around and found the proof. Now we need to see if there’s a version of In Rock with Living Maid on it…

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7 Responses to “Lovin’ Wreck”

  1. Tony B Says:

    Thanks to Simon for the tip on Neil’s site as I am now going to spend a lot of time on it!

    Roy has it right in the above – credit where credit is due.

  2. Drdp Says:

    I bought Aerosmith’s ‘Draw The Line’ album back in the day and when I opened it at home there was an Earth Wind & Fire disc in there instead.

  3. Scott W. Says:

    I have a version of In Rock that has side 2 closer as “Hard Lovin’ Maid”…..just kidding

  4. Roy Davies Says:

    I’d be interested in any ‘LZ1’ pressing that correctly credits Anne Bredon, Willie Dixon, Bert Jansch, Jake Holmes and Robert Johnson!

  5. r3c0rdc0113ct0r Says:

    Hi Simon, you should have asked me! I’ve got all the label variations and sleeve variations for this. Led Zepp’s 4th is even worse with 6 label versions…http://www.rarerecordcollector.net/atlantic/led-zeppelin/led-zeppelin-ii/

    • simon robinson Says:

      Anyone interested in rare rock albums and pressing should have Neil’s site on speed dial and silly me for not consulting!

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