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In 1966, The Who's 2nd Album, A Quick One Was Released In Various Countries (In The USA, Canada & Taiwan, Re-titled As "Happy Jack" To Take Advantage Of The Single's Success). In Several Other Countries, A Different Album (Which Shared Most Of The Same Tracks) Was Released As "The Who" (In Japan, "I'm A Boy"). See Below For All The Information Relating To These Album Variations.

The Who - France - 1968 Polydor LP

Mono

The Who - France - 1968 Polydor LP (Label Face)

Mono

The Who - Germany - 1966 Polydor LP

Mostly true stereo "A Quick One" tracks

The Who - Germany - 1966 Polydor LP (Back Cover)

The Who - Germany - 1966 Polydor LP (Label Face)

The Who - Germany - 1966 Polydor Cassette

The Who - Germany - 1966 Polydor LP

2nd pressing

The Who - Germany - 1966 Polydor LP (Label Face)

2nd pressing

The Who - Germany - 1980 Polydor LP

Reissue

The Who - Germany - 1980 Polydor LP (Label Face)

The Who - Holland - 1968 Polydor LP

The Who - Holland - 1968 Polydor LP (Label Face)

The Who - Indonesia - 1966 Polydor LP

The Who - Indonesia - 1966 Polydor LP (Label Face)

The Who - Israel - 1966 Polydor LP

The Who - Israel - 1966 Polydor LP (Label Face)

The Who - Italy - 1966 Polydor LP

Mostly true stereo "A Quick One" tracks

The Who - Italy - 1966 Polydor LP (Label Face)

The Who - Italy - 1968 Polydor LP

Mostly true stereo "A Quick One" tracks (reissue of Steadman cover LP)

The Who - Italy - 1968 Polydor LP (Label Face)

The Who - Italy - 1968 Polydor Cassette

I'm A Boy - Japan - 1966 Polydor LP

Mostly true stereo "A Quick One" tracks

I'm A Boy - Japan - 1966 Polydor LP (Label Face)

I'm A Boy - Japan - 1966 Polydor LP (Label Face)

I'm A Boy - Japan - 2006 Polydor CD

Remastered from original tapes

The Who - South Africa - 1967 Polydor LP

Mono

The Who - South Africa - 1967 Polydor LP (Label Face)

The Who - Spain - 1967 Polydor LP

Titles in English & Spanish

The Who - Spain - 1967 Polydor LP (Label Face)

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Another Variation Of A Quick One Was Released In 1968 (In Argentina & Uruguay) As "The Who".

The Who - Argentina - 1968 Polydor LP

Nope-it's not "A Quick One" !

The Who - Argentina - 1968 Polydor LP (Label Face)

The Who - Uruguay - 1968 Polydor LP

The Who - Uruguay - 1968 Philips/Polydor LP (Promo) (Label Face)

The Who - Uruguay - 1968 Philips/Polydor LP (Promo)

The Who - Uruguay - 1968 Philips/Polydor LP (Promo) (Label Face)

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LP Comments:
As with it's counterpart (A Quick One), "The Who" was released differently from country to country. For example, in Germany & Italy with <mostly> true stereo tracks and in South Africa, in mono tracks.

In Italy, the Steadman (cartoon artwork) cover was apparently released in error - and then reissued with the common cover in 1968.

In Japan, they used the same live artwork as their "Happy Jack" single, but attempted to capitalize on the success of the band's "I'm A Boy" single by changing the title and the track order (see below).

In Argentina & Uruguay, they used the cover art of the A Quick One LP (but the track listing only includes half of the A Quick One tracks).

CD (I'm A Boy) Comments: This CD is a faithful reproduction of the original Japan LP.

Track Listing (The Who): Run, Run, Run, Heatwave, In The City, Boris The Spider, I Need You, Circles, Don't Look Away, See My Way *, Whiskey Man, Cobwebs and Strange, Disguises, I'm A Boy

Track Listing (I'm A Boy): I'm A Boy, Run, Run, Run, Heatwave, Boris The Spider, I Need You, Circles, Whiskey Man, In The City, Don't Look Away, See My Way *, Cobwebs and Strange, Disguises

Track Listing (The Who - Argentina & Uruguay): Dogs, I Can See For Miles, Run, Run, Run, Don't Look Away, Whiskey Man, I'm A Boy, Pictures Of Lily, Boris The Spider, Call Me Lightning, A Quick One While He's Away

* Simulated Stereo (On "Stereo" Version LPs)


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