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Price of a LP in UK in 1973

 
 
Reply Mon 23 Sep, 2013 04:27 am
Hi everybody,
I'm afraid this forum is more USA oriented, but if I don't try I'll never know ! I am desperately looking for the usual price of a LP in the 70's in UK (in £ thus), best would be the 1973 price. Does somebody remember ???
Thanks !
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Lordyaswas
 
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Reply Mon 23 Sep, 2013 06:47 am
@cathyfrombelgium,
The very first album I bought was in and around 1973 (possibly 72), which was David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust.
If I remember correctly, I'm pretty sure it cost me around £5. I still have it, but there's no price tag on it.

A Deep Purple one I bought around that time has a £5.99 sticker on it.
cathyfrombelgium
 
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Reply Tue 24 Sep, 2013 04:28 am
@Lordyaswas,
@lordyaswas : Lots of thanks, really ! I'm writing sthg about this period and I try to be as accurate as possible. Have a nice day !
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IanG
 
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Reply Thu 10 Mar, 2016 02:36 pm
@Lordyaswas,
Albums were generally about £3.99 in 1980 so there's no way they were a fiver in 1973. Deep Purple's Made in Japan, released in 1972 was a double album and had a price of £3.10. I seem to recall that it was promoted as being a double album for the price of a standard one.
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