This record is key to understanding the author's claim that first and second pressings exist within the
Mad Mike Moldies album series. Obviously not a legitimate record; unlike the two previous volumes
that were produced in Pittsburgh's Strip District, Volume 3 was manufactured at a record pressing
plant in Rockaway, New Jersey! Appearing in the deadwax is the familiar RCA machine-stamped matrix
which decodes as having been mastered in the latter-half of 1966 from a customer-supplied tape source.
(see more on this at: http://anorakscorner.homestead.com/pressingplantinfo.html ) One can imagine that
legal steps were taken by the owners of the "Mad Mike Moldies" trademark to halt its sale and impound
the vinyl. A new corporation, Supreme Teen Enterprises, is formed to control future record distribution.
Deadwax shows TR4M -5657 -1 , TR4M -5658 -1 , and the "R" designation for the Rockaway plant.
Weight: 140.3g Note- This record eventually was placed into a Volume 4 jacket and offered at retail
sale; the author's copy has an orange National Record Mart closeout price sticker attached to the cover.
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