ELO - Eldorado USA issued 1974 - LPs and CDs.
 
Due to the size of the USA and various pressing plants around the USA, it is nearly impossible to collect and show all the different label variations. So instead, listed below are the main found issues of ELO's "Eldorado" album issues on LP & CD in the USA.
Single Releases

Can't Get It Out Of My Head UA-XW573-X

Boy Blue UA-XW634-X

No Answer UAS 5573
No Answer UAS 5573
Eldorado UA-LA339-G
Eldorado UA-LA339-G
Eldorado UA-LA339-G
Eldorado UA-LA339-G

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Eldorado UA-LA339-G
Eldorado UA-LA339-G

Title

Eldorado

Format

Vinyl

Label

United Artists

Catalogue

UA-LA339-G

Issue Date

1974

Chart Position

16

Notes

ELO's first major hit album in the USA. Issue with thick paper inner sleeve with printed lyrics & band photo.

There are at least 5 different label variations.

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Plus pressings with slight differences in track/publication credits, text fonts used, gaps between the lines of text, rim text and placement of ® symbol.

No Answer UAS 5573
No Answer UAS 5573

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Eldorado UA-LA339-G
Eldorado UA-LA339-G

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Eldorado UA-LA339-G
Eldorado UA-LA339-G

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No Answer UAS 5573
No Answer UAS 5573
Eldorado UA-LA339-G Sunburst Label
Eldorado UA-LA339-G Sunburst Label
Eldorado UA-LA339-G Sunburst Label
Eldorado UA-LA339-G Sunburst Label
Eldorado UA-LA339-G Sunburst Label
Eldorado UA-LA339-G Sunburst Label

Format

Vinyl

Label

United Artists

Catalogue

UA-LA339-G

Re-Issue Date

1977

Notes

Re-issue in 1977 by United Artist with a "Sunburst" label design, with paper inner sleeve with printed lyrics. 

There are at least 3 different label variations.

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Plus pressings with slight differences in track/publication credits, text fonts used, gaps between the lines of text and one version has the Jet Logo on the LP label.

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A T-Shirt flyer was often included with the first United Artists & Jet Records re-issues.

ELO USA T-Shirt Flyer 1977
No Answer UAS 5573
No Answer UAS 5573
No Answer UAS 5573
No Answer UAS 5573

Format

Vinyl

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

JZ 35526

Re-Issue Date

1978

Notes

Re-issue in 1978 by Jet Records with a paper inner sleeve with printed lyrics. 

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Eldorado JZ 35526
Eldorado JZ 35526 Side 2
No Answer UAS 5573
No Answer UAS 5573
No Answer UAS 5573

Format

Vinyl

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

Promo JZ 35526

Re-Issue Date

1978

Notes

Promo re-issue in 1978 by Jet Records, unsure if it had paper inner sleeve with printed lyrics. 

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Eldorado JZ 35526 Promo Side 1
Eldorado JZ 35526 Promo Side 2
No Answer UAS 5573
Eldorado PZ 35526 Side 1
No Answer UAS 5573
Eldorado PZ 35526 Side 2

Format

Vinyl

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

PZ 35526

Re-Issue Date

1981

Notes

"Nice Price" re-issue in 1981 by Jet Records, plain white inner sleeve, no lyric sheet.

Later issues had a bar code on the rear cover.

See more info on the "Nice Price" issue range HERE

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Eldorado JZ 35526 Rear Sleeve with Bar Code
No Answer UAS 5573
No Answer UAS 5573
Eldorado ZK 35526
Eldorado ZK 35526 Cd with DIDP Code Issu

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No Answer UAS 5573

Format

CD

Label

Jet Records

Catalogue

ZK 35526

Re-Issue Date

1987

Notes

All CD’s in the USA were released in long boxes, until in 1991 when the US record industry turned against it. Because of ecological reasons & decreasing the costs for a CD.

 

"Nice Price" CD issue in 1987 by Jet/CBS records, with lyric booklet.

There is a later issue from around 1990 - 1994 that has the DIDP code printed on the CD below the Cat. No. ZK 35526

Eldorado - USA CD Long Box
Eldorado - USA CD Long Box
Eldorado GZS 1041

Format

CD

Label

DCC Compact Classics

Catalogue

GZS 1041

Re-Issue Date

1993

Notes

Re-Issue 1993 - 24 karat gold compact disc packaged in Shape CD 2001 ('Patents Pending') lift-lock jewel case with outer card slipcase and twelve page glossy booklet with lyrics, band photo and credits.

Eldorado - AEK 85419
No Answer UAS 5573

Format

CD

Label

Epic

Catalogue

EK 85419

Re-Issue Date

2001

Notes

Re-Master CD issue in 2001 by Epic. With full colour fold out booklet with album/band info and original sleeve photos & images.

The same CD was re-issued in 2006 as part of a "Original Album Classic" series. It had with the same Cat Number and came in a cardboard slip case, this had a coloured front and mono rear.

There are 2 different Bar Code versions.

All other codes/CD/artwork are the same as the standard issue.

There may also be a "Club Version" with a different Bar Code - More Info is needed on this.

Eldorado CD Re-issue 2006 Slip Case Front
Eldorado CD Re-issue 2006 Slip Case Rear
Eldorado EK 85419 Fold Out
Eldorado EK 85419 Bar Code 1
Eldorado EK 85419 Bar Code 2

Format

CD

Label

Epic

Catalogue

EK 85419

Re-Issue Date

2001

Notes

Re-Issue - 2001 - Advance CD - Not for sale 
Front and back have large yellow/green stickers on white cardboard sleeve. 


Bonus Tracks are listed as Previously Unreleased. 

Eldorado - Promo AEK 55419
Eldorado MFSV 1-514 LP Front Cover.jpg
Eldorado MFSV 1-514 LP label Side 1
Eldorado MFSV 1-514 LP Rear Cover.jpg
Eldorado MFSV 1-514 LP label Side 2

Format

Vinyl

Label

Music Fidelity Sound Lab / Epic / Sony / United Artists Records

Catalogue

MFSV 1-514

Re-Issue Date

March 2022

Notes

Re-issue by Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, mastered from the original analog master tapes.

Numbered Limited Edition 180g Supervinyl LP pressed on SuperVinylTM.

 

Issued in a Gatefold sleeve, which the interior replicates the original lyric/band photo inner sleeve.

Was also imported the UK & Europe without changes to the issue.

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Eldorado MFSV 1-514 LP Gatefold Side 1.jpg
Eldorado MFSV 1-514 LP Gatefold Side 2.jpg
Eldorado MFSV UDSACD 2213 CD Box Front.jpg
Eldorado MFSV UDSACD 2213 CD Booklet Rear.jpg
Eldorado UDSACD 2213 SACD
Eldorado MFSV UDSACD 2213 CD Box Rear.jpg

Format

SACD

Label

Music Fidelity Sound Lab / Epic / Sony / United Artists Records

Catalogue

UDSACD 2213

Re-Issue Date

April 2022

Notes

Re-issue by Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, mastered from the original analog master tapes.

Super Audio CD (SACD) format. (disc was made in Germany)

 

Issued in a single-pocket gatefold cardboard sleeve with an 8-panel booklet which replicates the original lyric/band photo inner sleeve.

Was also imported the UK & Europe without changes to the issue.

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Eldorado MFSV UDSACD 2213 CD Box Inside.jpg
Eldorado MFSV UDSACD 2213 CD Booklet Centre.jpg
Eldorado MFSL Double LP Box Set Front Cover
Eldorado MFSL Double LP Box Set.jpg

Format

Double LP Vinyl

Label

Music Fidelity Sound Lab / Epic / Sony / United Artists Records

Catalogue

Re-Issue Date

Sept 2022

Notes

Re-issue by Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, mastered from the original analog master tapes.

UltraDisc One-Stope 2 LP box set pressed on 180g SuperVinyl.

 

The 2 LP Box Set runs at 45 RPM for optimal sound quality,

 

Housed in a keepsake box, and limited to 10,000 numbered copies.

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