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QUESTION: I found a reel to reel tape of Wish You Were Here. The box seems to be an official release by Columbia but i can't find any mention of this release. It has 4 track but i'm not sure if its quadraphonic. The first track is louder than the fourth by 20 dB which a can't explain the reason. SO my questions, do you know about this release, is it a collection item?

Thanks Eric

ANSWER: Hello Eric,
Thanks for the question.  I wish i could see a photo but my guess is that you have a bootleg or dubbed copy of the album. If you can send me photos of it I might be able to answer your question better.  


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The box seems quite official. But the plastic reel seems to have been swap since it have been stored tail out. I'm quite sure now that its not a quadraphonic recording because it would have been written on the box as normaly it is.

Hope its help

You would know right off the bat if it was a quadraphonic mix without a quad system.   My guess is that you have an in-house radio station copy. Nothjng was was ever  released on real to real.   I would need to see photos and hear an audio sample to be hundred percent sure.  Sorry for the delay.  


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