USA Empire Strikes Back Style "B" Soundtrack Poster

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USA Empire Strikes Back Style "B" Soundtrack Poster
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Other Info: In 1980, the disco label RSO Records released the film's original soundtrack in a double-album, with two long-playing (LP) records. Combined, the two records featured seventy-five minutes of film music. This double LP package also included a booklet presentation with pictures of the main characters and action sequences from the film. Featured at the booklet's end was an interview with John Williams about the music and the new themes, such as "The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)" and "Yoda's Theme". It also included a brief explanation of each track. The front cover artwork featured Darth Vader's mask against the backdrop of outer space; and the back cover featured the famous "Gone with the Wind" version of the poster art. As a side note, this package marked the final time a double LP soundtrack set was ever issued (Episode VI, the final film to have an LP soundtrack released, had only a single disc, also released by RSO Records). This poster promoted that double LP album. The background color of the poster is maroon and it shows the album cover, insert photos, and the two vinyl records. At the top it says, "The original soundtrack from the motion picture", and then it shows off a large white Empire Strikes Back logo. Below the logo it says, "Music composed and conducted by John Williams performed by the London Symphony Orchestra". At the bottom it says, "Deluxe Two-Record Set Includes - Full Color Booklet that tells the story of "The Empire Strikes Back" in words and pictures. At the bottom center is the RSO Records akabeko logo. (The letters "RSO" stood for the Robert Stigwood Organisation.)

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