Melodia Russian EP – Octopus’s Garden + 2

I bought this for 50p, along with three others, in the early 80’s from a Fox’s music shop. They specialise in instruments and I found them in the racks with the sheet music. I don’t really know a lot about it and can’t find anything on the internet. Released on the Melodia label – the cover has 1980 on the rear – it contains three tracks from Abbey Road

Octopus’s Garden

Something

Come Together

The matrix numbers, if that’s what they are, are M62-38133 / 1-1 and M62-38134 / 1-1

The record plays through with light background crackle and the odd light tick. The flimsy paper cover is in great shape, just a little ringwear.

As for value I have so far only seen one on eBay with a “Buy It Now” of £50 which is probably a bit steep. I’ve also seen a similar Paul McCartney release for £20 which may be nearer the mark.

Estimated Value : £15 – £20

 

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