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Mavis Staples – Christmas Vacation (US 7″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 24th December 2013

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1989

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MERRY CHRISTMA!!

“Christmas Vacation” is the title song for National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation written for the film by husband and wife song writing team Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, and performed by American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress and civil rights activist Mavis Staples. The song was only released as a promotional single on Paisley Park records which was created by Prince in 1985. in association with, and with partial funding by, Warner Bros.

Christmas Vacation is the only installment of the Vacation film series not to include Lindsey Buckingham’s “Holiday Road”. Despite several popular songs being present in the film, no soundtrack album was officially released.

The same track appears on both sides of this promotional single.

SIDE A:
Christmas Vacation 3:25

SIDE B:
Christmas Vacation 3:25

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint (generic)

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Paisley Park ‎– PRO-S-3878
Format: Vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: US
Released: 1989
Genre: Electronic, Rock, Funk / Soul, Blues
Style: Funk
Credits: Producer – Barry MannHomer BanksLester Snell
Written-By – Barry MannCynthia Weil

NOTES:
“From the motion picture Christmas Vacation a Warner Bros film”

Find The 7″ On DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Speed Control: Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Phono Pre-amp: Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube: Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans: Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removeal: ClickRepair (DeClick Level 3)
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

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