Universal Pledges to Replace Dodgy Copies of John Lennon's 'Rock 'N' Roll' LP

John Lennon, 1971.
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John Lennon with his wife Yoko Ono at his home in Tittenhurst Park in 1971. 

John Lennon fans who were caught out with a defective vinyl copy of the Rock ‘N’ Roll LP can now replace it with a corrected one.

Rock ‘N’ Roll was issued with the Lennon boxed set, which is said to be the first complete collection of the former Beatles star’s solo studio albums to be released on vinyl. But there was a glitch.  Fans who bought the box noticed the Rock ‘N’ Roll album wasn’t up to scratch. One song, “Sweet Little Sixteen,” was repeated and another, “You Can't Catch Me,” missed the cut altogether.

Universal Music has now set up a webpage where consumers who bought the set can exchange the dodgy copy of Rock ‘N’ Roll.

In a statement, Universal Music notes, “We’re sorry that you’re experiencing a problem with your John Lennon Vinyl Box set. We have been made aware of some issues surrounding the audio on the ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll’ LP. The good news is that corrected discs are on their way, and we will happily send these out to anybody that can provide proof of purchase!”

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Lennon’s eight solo studio albums, remastered from their original analog masters, were released by Capitol/Universal in June as new nine-LP collection. The individual LPs will be released next month.

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