Linda Ronstadt
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Asylum 106-2 EUROPE: 253 055, or 64106-2 (on inserts)
Asylum 106-2 / (64106-2) (on disc)
made in West Germany for US & international markets
color scheme: light blue background with purple target and black lettering
genre: rock/pop
LP originally issued 1976

MADE IN WEST GERMANY BY POLYGRAM
This is the most common version.
This disc variation can also be found with MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole.
Matrix number: 7599 64106-2 2893 039 02 # [C ] (There are some other characters in the matrix that appear to
be scratched in and are pretty much illegible. I am guessing "6 P X."


MADE IN || WEST GERMANY, no manufacturer on disc.
Note the normal catalog numbers, plus the presence of the GEMA logo.


MADE IN WEST || GERMANY on front, while MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO
is stamped around the center hole, visible from the reverse.


MADE IN || WEST GERMANY, no manufacturer on disc.
Note the only catalog number on this variation is 64106.
There is a GEMA logo on this variation.


MADE IN || WEST GERMANY, no manufacturer on disc.
Note the only catalog number on this variation is 64106. Plus there is no GEMA logo.
These are the only(!) six disc variations known, for the West German target disc.


front cover of the eight-page booklet
The back cover of this booklet is slightly different for all three rear insert variations.
Page seven reads "Manufactured by PolyGram in hanover, West Germany." in italics.
Underneath that states "Printed in West Germany" in a completely different font.


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany" with old logo.
Note the white box where the barcode would usually be found, which here, contains catalog numbers.
The catalog numbers on this one are 106-2, and Europe: 253 055.
Printed on the reverse of this tray insert is the catalog number 106-2.
This tray insert is found with the BY POLYGRAM disc variation without the PDO etching.


Back cover "Printed in West Germany" with UPC, and old logo.
Here, the catalog number on the wings is 64106-2, although the number on the
disc is still 106-2. Printed on the reverse of this tray insert is the catalog number
64106-2. This back cover is found with second disc variation, above. It is also
found with the disc variation with just a 64106 catalog number.


Back cover "Printed in U.S.A." without UPC, and new logo.
Note the catalog numbers are the same as the first tray insert.
Disc variations with the PDO etching can be found in this tray insert.
This back inlay was also used for the US target disc (see separate listing),
and, most commonly, for the non-target US pressings. If you see this back cover
variation in a used CD store, check the disc before buying!


This disc was issued in Japan with a sticker obi as 38XP-14. This is what
that package looks like, with sticker obi attached.

Notes: This disc is fairly common, especially the POLYGRAM disc in the "box" back cover.
Thanks to KeithH for the scan of the 64106 (no GEMA) disc variation.

Jewel case info: ridged-top six-tab, two-dimple, "401" is embossed on one tab and "23" is
embossed on the back portion inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossd "Patents pending 4.3"