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For censorship on this album I refer to Phase315 of WOIIFTM censorship

name catalog # matrix # notes
We’re only in it for the money 1968 (UK mono)
UK mono
Verve VLP 9199 V 5045 A/B
  • UK mono pressing
  • foldout sleeve printed by Garrod % Lofthouse Ltd
  • track separation
  • UK mono is "heavily censored"
We’re only in it for the money 1968 (Germany)
We're only in it for the money German
We’re only in it for the money 1968 (Germany different label)
WOIIFTM different label
Verve 710012 P 1967 00 710012 A/B
Matrix# says P 1967 while the record was released in May 1968
  • German pressing
  • folded sleeve printed by Carl v.d. Linnepe Ludenscheid
  • track separation
  • both German versions are "heavily censored"
  • this version has the "Only money cut outs"
  • my second German version has a slightly different label. The colour is darker blue, the font is bolder and the text on the label "MGM a division of Loew's Incorporated instead of "Metro Goldwyn Meyer Inc."
  • According to an add in Hitweek #36 1968 WOIIFTM was released in Holland in May 1968
We’re only in it for the money 1968 (U.S.A. reissue)
We're only in it for the money US black Verve
Verve V6 5045X MGS 1250
(de X is not on label)
the other side = MGS1251
V605-45 SIDE 1 MGS 1250 REV F
V6-5045 SIDE 2 MGS 1251 REV-F
(the matrixnr. is handwritten. Could this be a counterfeit?)
Ryan Davenport wrote me:
On your site, you were wondering if your U.S. copy of WOIIFTM was a counterfeit because it had hand-written matrix numbers. Virtually all U.S. and Canada pressings used hand-written matrix numbers. German and English pressings used stamped numbers.
  • US reissue
  • black label
  • "normal censored" version
  • folded sleeve
  • no track separation
 
We’re only in it for the money 1968 blue Verve (U.S.A.)
Only Money USA<br> blue Verve
(blue) Verve V6 5045X (MGS 1250)
(the X is not on label)
V6-5045 SIDE 1 MGS-1250-REV
V6-5-45 SIDE 2 MGS 1251-REV
  • U.S. pressing
  • "heavily censored" version
  • folded sleeve
  • no track separation
  • has "the mothers" sticker above the head of Jimmy Carl Black.
  • the matrixnumber has "REV" instead of "REV-F"
  • this U.S. version is censored the same way as my German version.
We’re only in it for the money 1972 (UK re-issue)
Only Money UK re-issue
Verve Select 2317-034 SIDE 1
2317034 A// 1 ∇ 420 12
SIDE 2
2317034 A// 1 ∇ 420 12
  • UK re-issue
  • "normal censored" like the US reissue
  • folded sleeve
  • has track separation
  • printed & made by Howard printers (Slough) Ltd England
We’re only in it for the money Canada
Canadian
Verve V6 5045X
the X is not on label
side 1: V6-5045 S1
side 2: V6-5045 S2
  • Canadian pressing
  • normal censored but has the complete Velvet Underground line including the "shitty" part but Hot Poop misses the backwards "I rembember mama ...." verse
  • folded sleeve
  • sleeve printed in USA
  • manufactured by Quality Records Canada
  • no track separation
We’re only in it for the money 1985 (from The Old Masters Box) U.S.A.
red label
different color label
purple label
BPR 7777 -3 Side 7: BPR 7777 B-A B-20540 SLM (triangle) 8205
side 8: BPR 7777-3-B B-20541 SLM (triangle) 8205-X
  • US 1985 pressing
  • "Uncensored" like the WOIIFTM/Lumpy Gravy twofer CD 1986 remix
  • folded sleeve
  • has track separation
  • the handwritten matrix numbers are exactly the same
  • The sleeve of the one with the red label is of lesser quality
We’re only in it for the money 1995 Ryko (U.S.A.)
Only Money USA Ryko
Ryko Ralp10503 SIDE 1
RALP 10503 37167(3)...-
SIDE 2
RALP 10503 37168(3)...-
  • US pressing
  • "normal censored"version (like the 1995 CD)
  • folded sleeve
  • has track separation
We’re only in it for the money Taiwan First_FL1592
Only Money Taiwan
First FL1592 V6-5045 SIDE-1 MGS-1250-REV F
plus some Chinese characters
the matrixnumber is written exacly the same as on the U.S. pressing. Even the "G" from MGS is exactly the same
  • Taiwanese pressing
  • "normal censored" version
  • very bright sounding record
  • single sleeve; thin paper wrapped in plastic
  • Sgt Pepper front cover
  • no track separation
  • see the red Taiwanese label. this was auctioned on Ebay as Japanese FL-1592
We’re only in it for the money
U.S.A. yellow promo mono V 5045
yellow promo
Verve V 5045 V5045 side 1 MG 1250 Rev F
V5045 side 2 MG 1251 Rev F
  • Disc Jockey Record NOT FOR SALE
  • no track separation
  • "normal censored"
We’re only in it for the money Japan SMV 1115
Japan SMV 1115
Verve SMV 1115 SMV 1115A/B
  • Japanese pressing
  • "normal censored"
  • no track separation
  • different cover

U.S. white promo mono V/5045
yellow promo
U.S. typo Moon and Dad
thnx Plaschka
US blue label MGM Hollywood
MGM Hollywood
US blue label MGM made in USA
thnx Morits Serruys
1972 re-issue no promo!
white promo
(according to rev_a_west)
U.S. Capitol Club SKAO 91457
Mfd by Capitol Records
hand written matrix# SKAO 1 91457 W2
UK 1st press SVLP 9199
thnx chr testor
UK reissue diff. label
somewhat different from my label
German Verve 710012 promo
thxs Hans Bohlmeijer
Australia stereo V6-5045
OZ stereo
Australia mono V-5045
OZ mono
New Zealand V6 5045
New Zealand
Taiwan FL-1592
same label as my Taiwanese one
Taiwan FL-1592
same label as my Taiwanese one
Only Money Hong Kong??
pic taken from ebay
This vinyl was on Ebay for a very short time and withdrawn. The label looks like the Taiwanese one!
Canada 1973 re-issue
Canada re-issue
Japan SMV 1115 promo
Japan white label promo

sleeve heavily censored US Woiiftm with "The Mothers" sticker
From Ebay: Playtape # P-0882,

( it also has the # BC8042, whatever that means) for the Mothers Of Invention album "We're Only In It For The Money"( Verve 5045x)
This tape has 6 songs: Are You Hung Up, Who Needs the Peace Corps, Concentration Moon, the little Bastard Son, Lonely little Girl, and Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance. (thanks bgas)
From Ebay: 4 track playtape for the MOI album "We're Only In It For The Money"
innersleeve New Zealand Woiiftm
backside Ozzie sleeve
backside OZ vinyl  
front Ozzie sleeve
frontside OZ vinyl
Taiwanese innersleeve
not Japan but Taiwanese release
Taiwanese outersleeve
not Japan but Taiwanese release