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SP15 Green River

Rehab Doll

Sub Pop SP15, released May 1988

Glitterhouse GR0031 (Germany)

Sub Pop SP1262, released 2019

Another instant legend. The first 1,000 of these were on green vinyl. There were also black ones pressed in this first batch. These green and black copies contained printed inner sleeves that served as inserts (one side of this sleeve contained lyrics). Later, there was another black batch made, but these had different labels and contained no inner sleeve insert. As far as I am aware, the original black labels (the ones that came with the printed inner sleeve) had one label that was a picture of the band. In place of this label was an image of a six-pack of cans on the later pressing. Also released in Germany on Glitterhouse.

In 2019, Sub Pop released a deluxe edition double LP version of Rehab Doll, which included demos and rarities. The Loser Edition was on lime green marble vinyl in the U.S. and a translucent green vinyl in Europe. It was also released on black vinyl. Then, there was a special translucent lime green version, which was exclusive to the Ten Club and East Street Records in Seattle. This has proven to be the most difficult find of the batch of re-presses.

Version Value ($) Scarcity Price Trending
SP15 Green (1,000) 60-120 3 Up/Volatile
SP15 Black (Band Pic Labels) 45-65 3 Up
SP15 Black (Six-Pack Labels) 30-45 3 Stable
GR0031 (Germany) 30-45 1 Stable
SP1262 2 x LP (Lime Green Marble - U.S.) 20-25 1 Stable
SP1262 2 x LP (Green - Europe) 25-30 1 Stable
SP1262 2 x LP (Clear Lime Green) 35-45 3 Stable
SP1262 2 x LP (Black) 15-20 1 Stable
Inner Sleeve
Test Pressing
Test Pressing Black vinyl, plain silver labels

This page was last updated on October 29, 2019.

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Scarcity Score Definition
10 Near impossible: Fewer than 50 copies or publicly sold every few years
8-9 Very rare: 50-199 copies or publicly sold 1-2 times per year
6-7 Rare: 200-499 copies or publicly sold a few times a year
4-5 Medium: 500-999 copies or publicly sold ~10 times a year
1-3 Common: 1000+ copies, readily available, or publicly sold 20+ times a year

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