ALBUMS
Japan RCA Compilations


The Monkees LPs were only issued in stereo.
Chart positions from Cash Box Magazine.

The Monkees
Golden Album

Released in December 1967
Highest Chart Position: 1
(18 weeks)

From January 6 through May 4, 1968 this was the number one record
in Japan, which mirrored what they did in the USA in '67.

Early editions did not include the poster and on the inside gatefold cover
Davy's last name was misspelled as "Johns". Later pressings corrected this.

Known Variations:
Gold lettering smooth cover
Gold lettering textured cover
Red lettering RCA Victor OBI
Red lettering Blue RCA OBI
Red lettering Red RCA OBI

 

SRA-5103
¥1,950

Gold Lettering



 

Cover comparison

 

Red Lettering

 

'69 Pressing with new OBI



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The Monkees
Golden Story

Released in October 1968
Highest Chart Position: 1
(3 weeks)

SRA-9072-73
¥3,000



 

Repressed in 1969

SRA-9072-73
¥3,000

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The Monkees Golden
Album Vol. 2

Released in 1969
Highest Chart Position: ?

SRA-5161
¥1,950