Elton John Lady Samantha 1st UK Press Phillips BF 1739


Elton John Lady Samantha 1st UK Press Phillips BF 1739

Here is one of the rarest and earliest of Elton Johns singles released in 1969 on the Phillips labels. A Mono Recording.

Lady Samantha and All Across the Havens 7″ single released in the UK 1969 Eltons third single release.

Side A Lady Samantha

 “Lady Samantha” is a song by Elton John with lyrics by Bernie Taupin. It was released on 17 January 1969, six months before his first album, Empty Sky came out. It appeared on its 1995 reissue as a bonus track. Recorded in December 1968 along with its b-side, “All Across the Havens,” it was performed on several radio broadcasts (including John’s first BBC radio airing on 28 October 1968, with Caleb Quaye on guitar but forgotten afterward. John has apparently never played it in concert.

The vinyl

The vinyl is near mint and looks almost as unplayed condition.

The Labels

These vare the original Phillips labels lovely and clean and bright with no wear noted at all.

The Audio

Absolutely perfect on my systems graded vat least excellent plus to near mint on both sides.

The Record Sleeve

This is the original Phillips sleeve. This is clean and bright very rare vto find like this after 51 years.

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