BORN IN THE USA / SHUT OUT THE LIGHT -- (genuine?) (Zimbabwe)
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'Zimbabwe' 7'' Springsteen records are just homemade-like repackaging of unsold copies of South Africa official CBS releases. You can easily see that not only catalog numbers are identical (and this is quite normal) but the 'matrix' on dead wax area is etched in the very same way, leaving no doubt about the records having been printed by the same factory. So we are in front of records printed in south africa, not sold, relabeled and sold without picture sleeve (the ones who had it in South Africa) in Zimbabwe. I also think (I may be wrong) that this operation has been made in a recent period and not in the years when the singles where actually distributed in South Africa.
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|1/1||Born in the USA||Album release,Born in the USA(USA) 04-Jun-1984/1||-||99|
|2/1||Shut out the light||Album release,b-sides, bonus trk of BITUSA(USA) 04-Jun-1984/2||-||99|