All Along The Watchtower

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All Along The Watchtower - Cover (front)

A 7" bootleg consisting of songs covered live by The Sisters of Mercy in 1984 and 1985.

Release Notes

  • Label: Royal Records
  • Catalogue#: Royal Record 003 / DAVY 003
  • Format: 7" vinyl single
  • Released: unknown


  • All Along The Watchtower is also the title of a well-known Bob Dylan song.
    Credits are given to Jimi Hendrix, however, who covered the song only six months after
    the original release and whose interpretation reached the charts in 1968 and therefore
    became most strongly identified with the title.
  • Issued in two editions, one on red and one on black vinyl.
  • The red vinyls have plain white labels.
Some copies with side marks have, however, also surfaced (see pictures down below
  • The black label edition gives DAVY 003 as catalogue# on the labels.
  • The black vinyl edition labels say:


All Along The Watchtower - Cover (back)
  • Cover Design by P.A.M. - There are several mistakes on the back cover:
    "Birmingham" is spelled "Burmingham", "Stairway To Heaven" is spelled "Stairway To Heven"
    "Hey Joe" is spelled "Hay Joe" and "Jimi Hendrix" is allover spelled "Jimmy Hendrix"


Track List

Side A
A1  Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)           Original by Abba
A2  Stairway To Heaven Original by Led Zeppelin

Side B
B1  Hey Joe American rock standard
best known version by Jimi Hendrix
B2  Purple Haze                                                               Original by Jimi Hendrix

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Additional Pictures

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All Along The Watchtower - Edition on red vinyl
All Along The Watchtower - Black vinyl (Side A
All Along The Watchtower - Black vinyl (Side B)
All Along The Watchtower - Cover (front)
All Along The Watchtower - Cover (back)
All Along The Watchtower - Cover (front) with red vinyl