Pink Floyd - Apples and Oranges / Paint Box - 45 rpm Single - 1967

Description
Pink Floyd - Apples and Oranges / Paint Box - 45 rpm Single - 1967
Number of items: 1 - Excellent (EX) - 1st Pressing, Mono - Including: original picture sleeve

Pink Floyd (Psychedelic Rock)

The Pink Floyd ‎– Apples And Oranges / Paintbox (Columbia DB 8310) made in Holland 1967 original first pressing 45 w/picture sleeve | vinyl: VG++ (excellent) cose to NM (mint-) | cover: Nm (mint-) except for a very very small number '62' written on one side center top -- see scan

Truly a beauty !! Not often offered.

"Apples and Oranges" is the third United Kingdom single by Pink Floyd, the final one written by Syd Barrett, and released in 1967. The B-side was "Paint Box" written by Richard Wright. The song is about a girl whom the narrator meets at the supermarket. It is one of only a handful of songs by Pink Floyd which deals directly with love.

The song was recorded shortly before the band's US tour, on 26 and 27 October.

Pink Floyd, along with Barrett, mimed the song on their first US televised performances on The Pat Boone Show and American Bandstand. Barrett kept his lips closed during the first performance but mimed competently on the latter show, of which footage survives. After Barrett was replaced by David Gilmour, the band recorded a promotional film in Belgium in a fruit market with Roger Waters lip synching, as Barrett had left the band by this point.

Lot details
Artist/ Band (max 3)
Pink Floyd
Multiple Titles
No
Record Title
Apples and Oranges / Paint Box
Nr of items
1
Media Source
45 rpm Single
Country of Manufacturer
Netherlands
Release year (oldest)
1967
Condition
Excellent (EX)
Pressing
1st Pressing, Mono
Includes
original picture sleeve
Record Label
Columbia
Record Label Number
DB 8310
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