Frank Zappa

Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow/Cosmik Debris


Matrix variation 1: Matrix A: DSS 1312 RCA 4739-V1-S 1A SS Matrix B: DSS 1312 RCA 3998-S 1B SSS (etched, both sides have Artisan logo)


Pressing Plant: Columbia Records, Santa Maria, California.


Matrix variation 2: Matrix A: RCA 4739 V1S-1A Matrix B: RCA 3998S -1B (stamped)
Matrix variation 3: Matrix A: RCA 4739 V1 S – 1 B Matrix B: RCA 3998 S – 1A (stamped)
Matrix variation 4: Matrix A: RCA 4739 V1S -1B Matrix B: RCA 3998 S-1B (stamped)


Pressing Plant: Columbia Records, Pitman, New Jersey. (matrix variation 2, 3 and 4)


Matrix variation 5: Matrix A: RCA 4739 V1S -1C TII Matrix B: RCA 3998 S-1C TII (stamped, TII is etched)
Matrix variation 6: Matrix A: RCA 4739 V1S-1C TIII Matrix B: RCA 3998S-1D TI (stamped, TIII and TI is etched)
Matrix variation 7: Matrix A: RCA 4739 V1S -1D TI Matrix B: RCA 3998 S-1D TI (stamped, TI is etched)


Pressing Plant: Columbia Records, Terre Haute, Indiana. (matrix variation 6, 7 and 5)

Generic white sleeve.

Above is a sealed copy with a cardboard sheet. It was wraped like this so that it could be hung by retailers and placed in the racks together with LP’s
Sleeve: This single comes with a white paper sleeve.

Title strip 1 image from Ton van Mierle.

Title strip 2 image from Eelco Janzen.

Matrix A: RCA-4739S-1A-2G: S1 O Matrix B: RCA-3998S-1A-2G: O (etched, O is stamped)


Pressing Plant: Columbia Records, Don Mills, Ontario.

Factory sleeve images from Eelco Janzen.

My copy came had a white generic sleeve with the sticker shown above.

The label has a misprint. Cosmik Debris is spelled Cosmick Debris.

Matrix A: RCA 4739S KM Matrix B: RCA 3998S KM (etched)


Pressing Plant: EMI (Manufacturing) NZ Ltd., Wellington.

Label and factory sleeve images from BengoFury.