PUNK ACETATES

 

   

Adam & The Ants - Young Parisians c/w Lady
Original UK Two Sided 7" 45 RPM "Decca" Acetate.

 

   
Adam & The Ants - Xerox c/w Whip In My Valise
Original UK Two One Sided 7" 45 RPM "Utopia" Acetate.

 

   

ANGELIC UPSTARTS - Who Killed Liddle / Police Oppression
 Original UK Two Sided 10" Trident Studio Acetate

 

 

Angelic Upstarts - I'm An Upstart c/w Leave Me Alone.
Original UK Two Sided 7" 45 RPM "Strawberry Studios" Acetate.

 

Angelic Upstarts - Teenage Warning.
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 RPM "Strawberry Studios" Acetate.

 

Angelic Upstarts - Kids On The Streets.
Original UK One Sided 7" 45rpm "Abbey Road" Acetate.

 

   

The Boomtown Rats - Mary Of The 4th Form / Do The Rat
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "Utopia" label from 1977.

 

The Boys - Let It Rain (1) / Let It Rain (2) / Let It Rain (3) / Let It Rain (4)
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45rpm Acetate on the "Sound Clinic" label.

 

   
 
The Buzzcocks - What Do I Get / Oh Shit
Original UK Double Sided 7" 45rpm Acetate on the "Emidisc" label from 1977.

 

   

C-Gas 5 - I'm Her Man / Babies In America
Original Unreleased Double Sided 7" 45rpm Acetate on the 'Trident' label from 1978.

 

The Chords - The British Way Of life
Original UK One Sided Acetate on the 'Polygram' Studio label from 1980.

 

The Clash - 1977
Original UK One Sided 8" 45rpm "CBS Recording Studio" Acetate which was produced
by Micky Foote and engineered by Simon Humphrey at CBS Recording Studios, Whitfield Street, London in February 1977

 

   
The Clash - White Man In Hammersmith Palias / The Prisoner
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45rpm "CBS Recording Studio" Acetate

 

 
The Cockney Rejects - I Am Not A Fool / East End
Original UK Double Sided 7" 45rpm 'Utopia' Acetate from 1979

 

Clive Culbertson - Time To Kill
Above is an original one sided 10" acetate for "Time To Kill"/ "Busy Signal" which was released on the "Rip Off" label with a catalogue number of RIP9 from 1979. It was later re-issued on the "Logo" label with a catalogue number of GO364.

 

   

The Cure - 10:15 Saturday Night (Stereo) / 10:15 Saturday Night (Mono)
Above is an one sided 10"acetate on the "Master Room" label from 1978. Both of the tracks are on the same side.
(The above acetate turned out to be a fake!)

 

The Cure - Jumping Someone Else's Train
Above is an original One Sided 7" Acetate on the 'Strawberry Label from 1979.
 

Cyanide - I'm A Boy

Above is an original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the 'Pye Studio' label from 1978.

 

The Dazzlers - Lovely Crash.
Original UK One Sided 7" 45rpm "Trident" label Acetate from 1979.

 

The Donkeys - No Way / You Jane
Original US Double Sided 7" 45rpm "Audiodisc" label Acetate from 1980.

 

   
Jimmy Edwards - Twentieth Century Time / Seven Hail Marys
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "Strawberry" label from 1979.

 

 
Jimmy Edwards - Cabaret
Original UK One Sided 10" Acetate on the "Master Room" label from 1980.

 

Jimmy Edwards - Cabaret
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "Polygram" label from 1980.

 

   

The Exploited - Dead Cities
Above is an Original two sided 12" acetate that features "Dead Cities" / "Hitler's In The Charts Again" / "Class War" on the "Strawberry" label from 1981.

 

The Gas - It Shows In Your Face.
Original UK One Sided 7" 45rpm "Polygram" Acetate from 1980.

 

"Your Generation"
Original UK Two Sided 7" 45 RPM Acetate on the 'PYE' Studio Label from 1977.
Even though this is a two sided acetate, the B-Side is an unreleased version of 'Day By Day' but has been defaced as it was a rejected version.
You will also notice that this side is marked with "B". So perhaps 'Your Generation" was going to be the B-Side originally?
This acetate came from the collection of 'Mark Laff'.

 

 
"Day By Day"
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 RPM Acetate on the 'PYE' Studio Label from 1977.
You will also notice that this side is marked with "A". So perhaps 'Day By Day" Was going to be the A-Side originally?
This acetate came from the collection of 'Mark Laff'.

 

   
Generation X - Wild Youth / Wild Dub
Original UK Two Sided 7" 45rpm "Pye" Acetate from 1977.

 

"Shakin All Over"
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 RPM Acetate on the 'PYE' Studio Label from 1979.
This acetate came from the collection of 'Mark Laff'.

 

"Fridays Angels"
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 RPM Acetate on the 'PYE' Studio Label from 1979.
This acetate came from the collection of 'Mark Laff'.

 

Generation X - Dancing With Myself
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 RPM "Pye Studio" Acetate from 1980.

 

   

The Invaders - Listen To Me / No Secrets
Above is an Original two sided 7" acetate that features "Listen To Me" / "No Secrets" on the "Utopia" label from 1979.
The above is a bit of a strange coupling as the A-Side should of been "Girls In Action" as it was released on the 'Polydor' label with a
catalogue number of 2059 111. As of yet, we can not find any reference to the track "Listen To Me".

 

The Jam - Blueberry Rock c/w , Taking My Love (From Me)
Above is the original two sided 7"acetate on the "Fanfare" / "Emidisc" label from 1973.

 

   

The Jam - Some Kinda' Lovin' c/w Making My Way Back Home
Above is the original two sided 7"acetate on the "Fanfare" label from 17/11/1973.

This was Steve Brookes' copy.

 

 
The Jam - Some Kinda' Lovin' c/w Making My Way Back Home
Above is the original two sided 7"acetate on the "Fanfare" label from 17/11/1973.

This was Derek Foxton's copy.

 

   

The Jam - When I Needed You / Please Don't Treat Me Bad / Taking My Love / Again
Above is the original two sided 8"acetate on the "Fanfare" label from 1975.
This was the first acetate that was cut when Bruce Foxton first joined the band.

 

   

The Jam - All Around The World / Carnaby Street
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "CBS" Recording Studio" label from 1977.

 

   
 
The Jam - All Around The World / Carnaby Street
Original US Double Sided 10" Acetate on the "Media Sound" Recording Studio" label from 1977.
(Can anyone give us anymore information on the above as this company are un-familiar with us and have never seen before)

 

The Jam - News Of The World
Original UK One Sided 10" Acetate on the "CBS" Recording Studio" label from 1978.

 

The Jam - News Of The World
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "PYE" Studios" label from 1978.

 

   
The Jam - A Bomb In Wardour Street / It's Too Bad
Original UK Two Sided 10" Acetate on the "CBS" Studios" label from 1978.

 

The Jam - David Watts
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "PRT" Studio" label from 1978.

 

The Jam - The Night / English Rose
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "IBC Studio" label from 1978.

 

The Jam - The Night / English Rose
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "IBC Studio" label from 1978.
(Same as above but different copy with slightly different printing on label)

 

The Jam - Billy Hunt (Flat Cut)
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "IBC Studio" label from 1978.

 

The Jam - Billy Hunt (Flat Cut)
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "IBC Studio" label from 1978.
(Same as above but different copy)

 

The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "Strawberry" label from 1978.

 

The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "Strawberry" label from 1978.
(Same as above but different copy with different writing on label)

 

The Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "PRT STUDIOS" label from 1978.

 

 
The Jam - Strange Town / Butterfly Collector
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "Pye" label from 1979.
(Rare early acetate that lists the B-Side as "Collecting Butterflies")

 

The Jam - Butterfly Collector
Original UK Single Sided 10" Acetate on the "PRT STUDIOS" label from 1979.

 

   
The Jam - When You're Young / Smithers Jones
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate. The A-Side is spelt in-correct.

 

   

The Jam - Eton Rifles (1st Mix) / Eton Rifles (EQD 1st Mix)
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate. The A-Side clocks in at 3:35 while the B-Side clocks in at 3:37.

 

 
 
The Jam - Eton Rifles (New Mix) / Eton Rifles
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate. The A-Side clocks in at 3:25.
(No label on B-Side)

 

   

 

The Jam - Eton Rifles (Flat Mix) / Eton Rifles (Comp)
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate. The A & B Sides clock in at 4:00 minutes which is 23 seconds longer than the above acetate.

 

The Jam - Eton Rifles
Original UK Single Sided 10" 45 rpm "PRT STUDIOS" label Acetate.

 

The Jam - Going Underground
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Town House" Acetate. Cut 2

 

The Jam - Going Underground
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Town House" Acetate. Cut 4

 

The Jam - Going Underground / Going Underground
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45 rpm Acetate on the "Master Room" label from 1979.
(No label on the B-Side)

 

   

The Jam - Going Underground / Dreams Of Children
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45 rpm Acetate on the "Master Room" label from 1979.

 

   
 
The Jam - Going Underground / Dreams Of Children
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45 rpm Acetate on the "Master Room" label from 1979.
(The above copy was out of the Radio One DJ's 'Mike Read's' collection)

 

   
The Jam - Start / Lisa Radley
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45rpm "Master Room" Acetate from 1980

 

   

The Jam - Start (New Mix) / Start (New Mix)
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate from 1980.

 

     
The Jam - Start (Mono Mix) / Jimmy Pursey - Lucky Man
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45rpm "Master Room" Acetate from 1980

 

The Jam - Start
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "PRT STUDIO" Acetate from 1980.

 

    
The Jam - Precious (1st Mix) / Precious (2nd Mix)
Original UK Double Sided 7" 45rpm "Master Room" Acetate.

 

The Jam - That's Entertainment / That's Entertainment
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45rpm "Master Room" Acetate from 1980.
(No label on the B-Side)

 

The Jam - Absolute Beginners
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Tape 1" Acetate.

 

The Jam - Absolute Beginners
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.

 

   

The Jam - Absolute Beginners / Tales From The River Bank
Original UK Double Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.

 

 

The Jam - Funeral Pyre
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.

 

The Jam - Funeral Pyre
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.
(Same as above but different copy with different writing on label)

 

The Jam - Funeral Pyre
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.
(Same as above but different copy with different writing on label)

 

   

The Jam - Funeral Pyre / Disguises
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.

 

The Jam - Dream Time
Original UK One Sided 10" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.

 

The Jam - Dream Time / Dream Time
Original UK Double Sided 10" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.

 

The Jam - The Bitterest Pill
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.
(Same as below but different copy)

 

The Jam - The Bitterest Pill
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.
(Same as above but different copy)

 

The Jam - The Bitterest Pill
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.
(Same as above but another different copy)

 

The Jam - Move On Up
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Strawberry Studio" Acetate.

 

The Jam - Scrape Away
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Town House Studio" Acetate.

 

The Jam - Just Who Is The 5 O'clock Hero / Just Who Is The 5 O'clock Hero
Original UK Double Sided 7" 45 RPM "Master Room" Acetate. This is a DJ Edit version that clocks in at 2:15

 

The Jam - Just Who Is The 5 O'clock Hero
Original UK One Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate. This is a DJ Edit version that clocks in at 2:10.
(As above but a different copy with slightly different writing on label)

 

The Jam - Just Who Is The 5 O'clock Hero
Original UK Double Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate. This is a DJ Edit version that clocks in at 2:10.
(As above but a different copy with slightly different writing on label & No label on B-Side)

 

   

The Jam - Beat Surrender / Beat Surrender
Original UK Double Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.

 

   

The Jam - Move On Up / Stoned Out Of My Mind / War
Original UK Double Sided 7" 45 rpm "Master Room" Acetate.

 

The Jam - Tracks from Setting Sons LP
Girl On The Phone x 2 / Private Hell x 2 / Eton Rifles
Original UK Double Sided 10" 5-Track Acetate on the 'Master Room' label from 1979.
(No label on B-Side)

 

The Jam - Tracks from Setting Sons LP
Meet Me On The Wasteland / Smithers Jones / Girl On The Telephone / Little Boy Soldiers.
Original UK Single Sided 12" 4-Track Acetate on the 'Master Room' label from 1979.

 

   

The Jam - Sound Affects LP
Original UK Double Sided 12" 33 rpm "Master Room" Acetate from 1980.

 

   

The Jam - The Gift LP
Original UK Double Sided 12" 33 rpm "Master Room" Acetate from 1982.

 

The Jam - Circus (Alternative Version)
Original South African One Sided 12" 33 rpm "Trutone" Acetate. This is a Mono version.

 

The Jam - Gift LP
Original South African Double Sided 12" 33 rpm "Trutone" Acetate. This is a Mono version.

 

The Jam - Pretty Green
The story was that POLYDOR RECORDS wanted this as the first single from the album, to follow the success of the "GOING UNDERGROUND" single, but the band wanted "START !" as the first single, and won in the end, "PRETTY GREEN" was never released as a single, but here is a 7" acetate of the said song, and also a different mix, much tougher, with PAUL WELLER's vocals more up in the mix, and without the sound affects that where used on the album version.

 

The Jam - That's Entertainment
Original Spanish One Sided 10" 45 rpm "Iberofon" Acetate from 1991.
This acetate was for the 1991 re-issue.

 

The Jolt - I Can't Wait
Original UK Single Sided 7" Acetate on the "Pye Studios" label from 1978.

 

      
Julie & Gordon - Gordon's Not A Moron / I'm Just Happy To Know You
Original Set of Two One Sided 10" Acetates on the 'CBS' label from 1979.

 

The Killing Joke - Adorations / Exile
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "Town House" label from 1986.

 

Major Accident - Mr. Nobody
Original UK Single Sided 7" Acetate on the "Sound Clinic" label from 1983.

 

   
The Meteors - In Heaven
Original UK Double Sided 12" Acetate on the "Sound Clinic" label from 1981.
 
   
The Name - You're Gonna Lose That Girl" / "Misfit".
Original double sided 7" acetate on the 'Tape 1' label from 1980 for the bands proposed debut single. It was pulled at the last minute in
favour of "Forget Art, Let's Dance" / "Misfit".
Only 3 Copies Made.

 

999 - My Street Stinks
Original UK One Sided 10" Acetate on the "Master Room" label from 1978.

 

   
999 - Me And My Desire / Crazy
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "Master Room" label from 1978.

 

999 - Indian Reservation
Original One sided 10" acetate on the 'Sound Clinic' label from 1981.
 

    

Penetration - Race Against Time LP
Original UK 12" Double Sided Acetate on the "CBS RECORDING STUDIO" label from 1979.
This is the very first version that the band had cut themselves as they were going to release it themselves! Then "Virgin" records said that they would press it and distribute it and then paid to have it re-cut & re-mastered at the "Town House" studios. This copy came from a band member!

 

   

Protex -  A Place In Your Heart c/w Jeepster.
Original UK Two Sided 7" 45 RPM "Utopia Blue Room" Acetate from 1980.

 

RAZAR - Idle Rich
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "Trident" label from 1978

 

THE REZILLOS - Top Of The Pops
Above is an Original UK One Sided 10" Acetate on the 'CBS' label from 1978.

 

   
THE REZILLOS - Want Boy (Gimme Gimme) / The Fiend.
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "Tape 1" label from 1979.
("Want Boy" was the original title of 'Where's The Boy For Me' and was recorded as The Rezillos but with the Revillos line up and it ended up as the first Revillos debut single. It was recorded in feb 79 when they were still called the Rezillos, but after they signed to Virgin in June 79 Virgin made them change their name to
The Revillos in order to launch them as a new act)

 

     

THE RUTS - Babylon's Burning / Something That I Said / Starring At The Rudeboys / West One (Shine On Me)
Original UK Double Sided 12" Acetate on the "Town House" label.

 

The Salford Jets - Manchester Boys
Original UK One Sided 10" 45rpm on the "RCA Label" Acetate.

 

The Salford Jets - Gina
Original UK One Sided 7" 45rpm on the "RCA Label" Acetate.

 

The Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK
Original UK One Sided 7" 45rpm "Abbey Road Studio" Acetate.

 

The Sex Pistols - Belsen Was A Gas
Original UK One Sided 7" 45rpm "Trident Label" Acetate.

 

Sid Vicious (The Sex Pistols) - My Way
Original UK One Sided 7" 45rpm on the "Pye Label" Acetate.

 

SHAM 69 - If The Kids Are You United
Original UK One Sided 7"" Acetate on the "Utopia" label.

 

   

SHAM 69 - Questions & Answers / I Gotta Survive / With A Little Help From My Friends
Original UK Double Sided 8" Acetate on the "Strawberry" label.

 

SHAM 69 - Hersham Boys
Original UK One Sided 7" Acetate on the "Master Room" label from 1979.

 

SHAM 69 - Hersham Boys
Original UK One Sided 12" Acetate on the "Pye" label from 1979.

 

 
 
SHAM 69 - You're A Better Man Than I / Give A Dog A Bone
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "Pye Studios" label from 1979.

 

 
SHAM 69 - You're A Better Man Than I / Give A Dog A Bone
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "Pye Studios" label from 1979.

 

 
SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES - Happy House
Original UK Single Sided 7" Acetate on the "Strawberry" label from 1980.

 

   

S REWDRIVER - You're So Dumb / Better Off Crazy
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "Emidisc" label.

 

   

S REWDRIVER - Streetfight / Unbeliever
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "Trident" label from 1978.
This was the bands third release for the "Chiswick" label (NS 28) BUT was never pressed officially but a handful of Test Pressings do exist.

 

THE UNDERTONES - Teenage Kicks / Smarter Than You
Original UK One Sided 12" 45rpm "Master Room label" Acetate.

 

THE UNDERTONES - Teenage Kicks / Smarter Than You
Original US Double Sided 10" 45rpm "Sterling Sound, Inc" Acetate that was cut on 02/04/80.

 

THE UNDERTONES - Love Parade
Original UK One Sided 7" 45rpm "Master Room label" Acetate.

 

THE UNWANTED - Secret Police / Secret Police / Intro to ... These Boots Are Made For Walking
Original UK Double Sided 7" Acetate on the "Pye" label.

 

 

The Vapors - Turning Japanese / Here Comes The Judge

A set of Two Original One Sided 10" Acetates on the "Master Room" label from 1980.

 

The Vapors - News At Ten

An Original One Sided 10" Acetates on the "Master Room" label from 1980.

 

THE VAPORS - Spiders
Above is an original UK One Sided 7" Acetate that was cut at the "Abbey Road" Studio in 1981.

 

   

"New Clear Days" LP
Original Two Sided Acetate on the "Master Room" label from 1980.

 

   

THE VIBRATORS - No Heart / Bad Times
Above is an original set of Two One Sided 7" Acetate that was cut at the "Abbey Road" Studio in 1976.
This was scheduled to be the bands debut single before signing to 'RAK' Records.

 

THE VIBRATORS - Baby Baby
Above is an original UK One Sided 8" Acetate that was cut at the "CBS" Studio in 1977.

 

X-RAY SPEX - Identity
Above is an original UK One Sided 7" Acetate that was cut at the "Abbey Road" Studio in 1978.

 

 

These rarities have been compiled from my own collection, other people's collections and ones that have appeared on ebay! A few of the Jam acetates are from the collection of Chris Hall.

 

 

 

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