Roger Waters
United States
LP Discography

by Vernon Fitch

© copyright Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives


This is a discography of record albums (LPs) that have been released in the United States by Roger Waters.

Any comments, corrections or additions to this discography are appreciated.


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  1. Roger Waters

    1. Ron Geesin and Roger Waters - music from The Body
      1. Capitol Records test pressing
      2. Import Records

    2. The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking
      1. Columbia Records 1st issue (uncensored cover)
      2. Columbia Records 2nd issue
      3. Columbia Records 3rd issue
      4. Columbia Records 4th issue

    3. Radio K.A.O.S.
      1. Columbia Records banded promo
      2. Columbia Records

    4. When the Wind Blows
      1. Virgin Records America test pressing
      2. Virgin Records

    5. The Wall - Live in Berlin

    6. Amused to Death
      1. Columbia Records 2015 2-LP picture disc
      2. Analogue Productions 2015 2-LP

    7. Roger Waters The Wall

    8. Is This the Life We Really Want?

  2. Samplers

    1. Body of War Sampler
    2. Import Records Sampler


Roger Waters


Ron Geesin & Roger Waters
music from The Body LP
Capitol Records test pressing

Title: Ron Geesin & Roger Waters - music from The Body (Capitol Records test pressing)
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: ST-751
Matrix Information: None.
Record Date: February 10, 1971
Release Information: A test pressing acetate by Capitol Records of the album, "music from The Body." This record was never released by Capitol Records, but apparently they were considering it, as this test pressing even has a catalog number, ST-751. The record is dated February 10, 1971.
Description:
Cover: Audio Devices, Inc. brown paper sleeve.
Labels: White Capitol test pressing labels, with the Capitol logo at the top. Written on the label in red ink is the Master No. "pf-T1-R3, " the Project No. "ST-751," the date "2/10/71," "J," the side number, the side timing, and the title "The Body."



Ron Geesin & Roger Waters
music from The Body LP
Import Records

Title: Ron Geesin & Roger Waters - music from The Body
Record Company: Import Records
Catalog Number: IMP 1002
Matrix Date: August 20, 1976
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) IMP-1002-A / IMP-1002-B (both written) [8/20/76 STERLING TVC A]
Release Information: Songs from the movie, The Body.
Promotional issues have "Promotional Copy" to the left of the spindle hole, and "Not for Sale" to the right of the spindle hole.
Description:
Cover: Black with a picture of a body with no skin.
Labels: Brown Import Records picture labels.
Text around bottom edge of label starts at 8 o'clock and says:

Import Records, Dist'd. by Jem Records, Inc., South Plainfield, N.J. 07080.



Roger Waters
The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking LP
Columbia Records 1st issue
(uncensored cover)

Title: The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking (Columbia Records 1st issue)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: FC 39290
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) PAL 39290 1A 3 P / PBL 39290 1A 1 P (both written) [TML-X / TML-X]
2) PAL 39290 1C P o / PBL 39290 1D P o (both written) [TML-S / TML-X] (promo stamp on cover)
3) PAL 39290 1E A12 o G1 / PBL 39290 1E A11 o G1 (both written) [TML-X / TML-X]
4) PAL 39290 1G D4 G1 / PBL 39290 1E D4 G1 (both written) [TML-S / TML-X]
5) PAL 39290 1G D6 G1 / PBL 39290 1E B10 G1 (both written) [TML-S / TML-X]
Release Date: May 7, 1984
Release Information: Original issue with uncensored cover. Promo copies have a gold promo stamp on the back cover.
Description: Non-gatefold cover.
Cover: A hitch hiker.
Cover Sticker: Round title sticker.
Inner Sleeve: Yellow / orange with lyrics.
Labels: Columbia picture labels.



Roger Waters
The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking LP
Columbia Records 2nd issue

Title: The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking (Columbia Records 2nd issue)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: FC 39290
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) P PAL 39290 1A / P PBL 39290 1B (both written) [TML-X / TML-M]
2) P PAL 39290 1A / P PBL 39290 1C (both written) (cover has gold promo stamp)
3) P PAL 39290 1D / P PBL 39290 1C (both written)
4) P PAL 39290 1D / P PBL 39290 1D (both written) [TML-X / TML-X]
5) P PAL 39290 1J / P PBL 39290 1B (both written)
6) P PAL 39290 1K / P PBL 39290 1B (both written)
7) P PAL 39290 1K / P PBL 39290 1C (both written)
7) PAL 39290 1N A1 I G1 / PBL 39290 1E A7 0 G1 (both written) [TML-M / TML-X]
Release Information: Reissue with a censored cover that has a black box printed over the woman's butt. Inner sleeve with lyrics. Promo copies have a gold promo stamp on the back cover.
Description: Non-gatefold cover.
Cover: A hitch hiker.
Inner Sleeve: Yellow / orange with lyrics.
Labels: Columbia picture labels.



Roger Waters
The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking LP
Columbia Records 3rd issue

Title: The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking (Columbia Records 3rd issue)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: FC 39290
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) AL 39290-1A / BL 39290-1A (both written)
Release Information: Reissue with a different label. White bar code on back cover.
Description: Non-gatefold cover.
Cover: A hitch hiker.
Labels: Red Columbia label with a white "Columbia" at the top of the labels.



Roger Waters
The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking LP
Columbia Records 4th issue

Title: The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking (Columbia Records 4th issue)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Numbers:
Cover: PC 39290
Labels: C 39290 AL 39290 / C 39290 BL 39290
Bar Code: 0 7464-39290-1 02
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) PAL 39290 1G F15 G1 / PBL 39290 1F A1 G1 (both written) [TML-S / TML-M]
2) PAL 39290 1M B3 G1 / PBL 39290 1F A4 G (both written)
3) PAL 39290 1N A8 / PBL 39290 1F C2 (both written)
4) PAL 39290 1N A12 G1 / PBL 39290 1F C1 G1 (both written) [TML-M / TML-M]
5) PAL 39290 1N A17 G1 / PBL 39290 1F B14 G1 (both written)
Release Information: Reissue with a different label. White bar code on back cover.
Description: Non-gatefold cover.
Cover: A hitch hiker.
Labels: Red Columbia labels with yellow "Columbia" around edge of labels.



Roger Waters
Radio K.A.O.S. LP
Columbia Records banded promo

Title: Radio K.A.O.S. (Columbia Records banded promo)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: CAS 2722
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) DMM XSS-176052-2A G1 A4 / DMM XSS-176053-2A G1 A7 (both written) (side 2 has two other lines of matrix numbers written and crossed out)
Release Date: June 1987
Release Information: A special promo only release for radio stations without the Jim Ladd segues in between the songs.
Description:
Cover: Green Morse code.
Labels: Red Columbia promo labels.



Roger Waters
Radio K.A.O.S. LP

Title: Radio K.A.O.S.
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: FC 40795
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) AL-40795-1A G1 DMM Masterdisk DMM A18 / BL-40795-2A G1 DMM A11 (both written) (promo stamp on cover)
2) AL 40795-2A G1-DMM Masterdisk B1 / BL-40795-2A G1-DMM A5 (both written) (promo stamp on cover)
3) AL-40795-2A G3 A4 / BL-40795-2A G1 DMM B1 (both written)
4) AL-40795-2A G3 A8 / BL-40795-2A G A12 (both written)
5) AL-40795-2A G5 A6 Masterdisk / BL-40795-2A D G3 B9 (both written) (promo stamp on cover)
Release Date: June 15, 1987
Release Information: Lyrics on inner sleeve. Promotion copies have a gold promo stamp on the cover, some with a number code imprinted above it.
Test Pressing: A 12-inch Masterdisk test pressing of just the first song, Radio Waves, was issued by CBS Records, with the catalog number AL-40795. "1st Band Only." Dated May 7, 1987. Blank white Masterdisk Corporation label with no matrix information on the disc.
Description:
Cover: Green Morse code. Sticker on cover.
Cover Sticker: Originally issued with a round black / green sticker on the shrink wrap that says "Roger Waters RADIO KAOS."
Inner Sleeve: Black with lyrics in green.
Labels: Black / green picture labels.



When the Wind Blows test pressing LP

Title: When the Wind Blows (Virgin Records test pressing)
Record Company: Virgin Records America
Record Number: 90599
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) ST-VR-876373-A 1-1 / ST-VR-876374-A 1-2 (both written)
Pressing Date: April 11, 1987
Release Information: A test pressing by Specialty Records Corporation for Virgin Records America. Record Project Number 55001-02. Includes 2-page insert with pressing and recording details.
Description:
Cover: Blank white cover.
Labels: White Specialty Records Corporation test pressing labels.
At the top, it says:

TEST PRESSING FROM
SPECIALTY RECORDS CORPORATION
Below that is the Specialty Records logo, and their address and phone number.
To the left of the spindle hole, it says:
12" 33 1/3 RPM
DATE 4-11-87
ACC'T Atl.
Below the spindle hole, it says:
TITLE
ARTIST When the Wind Blows
MTX. NO. StVR876373-A
REC. NO. 90599

Note: The specific date, acc't, artist, mtx. no., and rec. no. information is written on the label in black ink.



When the Wind Blows soundtrack LP

Title: When the Wind Blows
Record Company: Virgin Records
Catalog Number: 90599-1
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) ST-VR-876373-A 1-1 SRC / ST-VR-876374-A 1-2 SRC (both written, except SRC stamped)
Mastering House: Artisan Sound Recorders
Pressing Plant: Specialty Records Corp.
Release Date: 1987
Release Information: Soundtrack music from the movie, When the Wind Blows.
Side 1: David Bowie-When the Wind Blows, Hugh Cornwell-Facts and Figures, Genesis-The Brazilian, Squeeze-What Have They Done, and Paul Hardcastle-The Shuffle.
Side 2: Roger Waters and the Bleeding Hearts Band performing the songs The Russian Missile, Towers of Faith, Hilda's Dream, The American Bomber, The Anderson Shelter, The British Submarine, The Attack, The Fallout, Hilda's Hair, and Folded Flags.
Description:
Cover: Title. Picture of a leaf blowing in the wind.
Labels: Black Virgin Records labels with silver text.



Roger Waters
The Wall - Live in Berlin 2-LP

Title: The Wall - Live in Berlin
Record Company: Mercury Records
Catalog Number: 846 611-1
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2 / side 3 / side 4)
1) 422-846-612-1-AS-DMM SP 1-1 / 422-846-612-1-BS-DMM SP 1-1 MASTERDISK / 422-846-613-1-AS-DMM MASTERDISK SP 1-1 / 422-846-613-1-BS-DMM SP 1-1 MASTERDISK (all four written)
Release Date: September 11, 1990
Release Information: Double album. First record is Made in the Netherlands. Second record is Made in the U.S.A.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Cover: White brick wall.
Cover Sticker: Originally issued with a red sticker on the shrink wrap that says "For the first time ever East met West at the Berlin Wall. Featuring Comfortably Numb with Van Morrison and The Band, Another Brick in the Wall Part II with Cyndi Lauper, Young Lust with Bryan Adams, Goodbye Blue Sky with Joni Mitchell, Mother with Sinead O'Connor, In the Flesh with The Scorpions, and many more. Also Available on Home Video. 846 611-1."
Inner Sleeve: Pictues of concert, song listing, running order, and credits.
Labels: Red Mercury Records labels.



Roger Waters
Amused to Death 2-LP picture disc

Title: Amused to Death
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: 88875065801
Bar Code: 8 88750 65801 2
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2 / side 3 / side 4)
1) 88875065801-A RE1 129923E1/B TML-M / 88875065801-B RE1 129923E2/B TML-M / 88875065801-C RE1 129923E3/B TML-M / 88875065801-D RE1 129923E4/B TML-M (all four written, except 129923E1/B TML-M, 129923E2/B TML-M, 129923E3/B TML-M, 129923E4/B TML-M stamped)
Release Date: July 24, 2015
Release Information: A two LP picture disc in a plastic sleeve. Numbered limited edition (numbers have been found going above 10,000).
Description:
Front Cover: Clear plastic showing the picture disc of a child watching a TV.
Cover Sticker: Small black cover sticker on the front that says "Roger Waters' portrait of a distracted society. Limited edition numbered picture disc. 88875065801S1"
obi: [outside] [inside] Title on green background of people. Number stamped in gold at bottom. On the back are the song titles and bar code. On the inside are the credits.
Vinyl: [Side A] [Side B] [Side C] [Side D] A two LP picture disc with a of a child watching a TV.
Labels: There are no labels on the discs.
Text at the bottom of the Side A label says:

Side A 88875065801A P & © 1992, 2015 Columbia Records, A Division of Sony Music Entertainment



Roger Waters
Amused to Death 2-LP
Analogue Productions

Title: Amused to Death
Record Company: Analogue Productions
Catalog Number: APP 468761
Bar Code: 8 88430 90581 8
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2 / side 3 / side 4)
1) 88843090581-A RE3 AD QRP APP-468761 TML-M / 88875065801-B-RE3 AD MC TML-M / 88875065801-C RE1 129923E3/B TML-M / 88875065801-D RE3 AD MC (all four written, except TMLs stamped)
Release Date: July 24, 2015
Release Information: A two LP 200 gram reissue. Limited edition. Cover printed by Stoughton Printing Company on a heavy brown cardboard stock.
Description:
Front Cover: A child watching a TV.
Back Cover: An empty seat in front of a TV. Song listing. Credits. Bar code.
Inside Cover: A sun set. Lyrics. Credits.
Spine: Title. Catalog number.
Cover Stickers: Large black / gold / white Analogue Productions cover sticker. Small gold Quality Record Pressing sticker.
Insert: [front] [2] [3] [4] [5] [back] 6 pane fold-open Analogue Productions insert.
Labels: Picture labels.



Roger Waters The Wall 3-LP
Columbia / Legacy Records

Title: Roger Waters The Wall
Record Company: Columbia / Legacy Records
Catalog Number: 88875155411
Bar Code: 8 88751 55411 5
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2 / side 3 / side 4)
1) 88875155411-A1 Bazza Alchemy MPO 15-0559 A / 88875155411-B-1 MPO 15-0559 B / 88875155411-C-1 Bazza Alchemy MPO 15-0559 C / 88875155411-D1 MPO 15-0559 D / 888751554115-E1 MPO 15-0559 E / 88875155411-F1 MPO 15-0559 F (all six written)
Release Date: November 20, 2015
Release Information: Three album U.S. issue on 180 gram vinyl. Soundtrack of the film of the same name.
Description: Tri-gatefold cover.
Front Cover: Title. Picture of Roger Waters above the concert.
Back Cover: Song listing. Bar code. Cover Made in France.
Inside Cover: A picture of the concert.
Spine: Catalog number. Title.
Cover Sticker: Round red info sticker on front cover.
Booklet: [front] [2-3] [4-5] [6-7] [8-9] [10-11] [12-13] [14-15] [back] 16 page booklet with pictures and credits.
Inner Sleeves: [1-front] [1-back] [2-front] [2-back] [3-front] [3-back] Cardboard inner sleeves with pictures of casualties of conflicts on both sides.
Labels: Wall picture labels.



Is This the Life We Really Want? 2-LP
Columbia Records

Title: Is This the Life We Really Want?
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: 88985 43649 1
Bar Code: 8 89854 36491 5
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2 / side 3 / side 4)
1) AL 88985436491-A-1 27817.1(3)... Bazza Alchemy / BL 88985436491-B1 27817.2(3)... / CL 88985436491-C-1 27817.3(3).. / DL 88985436491-D-1 27817.4(3).. (all four written)
Pressing Plant: Record Technology Incorporated, Camarillo, California, using the 3-step vinyl processing method.
Record Mastering: Lacquers cut by Barry "Bazza" Grint at Alchemy Mastering in Brook Green, London, England.
Release Date: June 2, 2017
Release Information: Double album U.S. issue.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Front Cover: Title. Picture of censored text.
Back Cover: Song listing. Picture of censored text. Bar code.
Inside Cover: Picture of censored text. Credits.
Spine: Catalog number. Title.
Cover Sticker: Black info sticker with parental advisory.
Inner Sleeves: [1-front] [1-back] [2-front] [2-back] Cardboard inner sleeves with lyrics and picture of censored text.
Labels: Picture labels.


Samplers


Body of War sampler 3-LP

Title: Body of War
Record Company: Sire Records
Catalog Number: 435772J
Bar Code: 0 9362-49876-3 5
Release Date: March 18, 2008
Release Information: An 3-LP collection of songs curated by an Iraq War veteran. Features the Roger Waters song, To Kill the Child.
Side 1: Brendan James-Hero's Song, Lupe Fiasco-American Terrorist, Michael Franti & Spearhead-Light Up Ya Lighter, Ragew Against the Machine-Guerilla Radio, Public Enemy-Son of a Bush.
Side 2: Serj Tankian-Empty Walls, Bad Religion-Let Them Eat War, Against Me!-White People For Peace, Bouncing Souls-Letter From Iraq, Dilated Peoples-War, Rx Bandits-Overcome (the recapitulations).
Side 3: No Use for a Name-Fields of Agony, Talib Kweli & Cornel West-Bushonomics, Immortal Technique-The 4th Branch, System of a Down-B.Y.O.B., Eddie Vedder & Ben Harper-No More (live).
Side 4: Bruce Springsteen-Devils & Dust, Pearl Jam-Masters of War (live), Bright Eyes-When the President Talks to God, John Lennon-Gimme Some Truth, Neil Young-The Restless Consumer.
Side 5: The Nightwatchman-Battle Hymns, Kimya Dawson-Anthrax, Blow Up Hollywood-WMD, David Ford-State of the Union, Tori Amos-Yo George.
Side 6: Laura Cantrell-Love Vigilantes, Ben Harper-Black Rain, Roger Waters-To Kill the Child, Tom Waits-Day After Tomorrow.
Description:
Front Cover: A picture of a man in uniform and a man in a wheelchair. Title.
Back Cover: Title. Song listing by side. Logo of Iraq Veterans Against the War in the bottom right corner.
Cover Sticker: Square sticker with peace sign that says "This compilation was curated by Iraq War Veteran Thomas Young. Featuring the previously unreleased Eddie Vedder song "No More" (live with Ben Harper) & politically charged tracks from John Lennon, Neil Young, Ben Harper, Bright Eyes, Lupe Fiasco, Kimya Dawson & many more."
Label: Sire labels.



Import Records Sampler LP

Title: Import Records Sampler
Roger Waters & Ron Geesin Songs Included: Give Birth To A Smile
Record Company: Import Records
Catalog Number: IMP-SAM 1
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) SRM-1002-A / SRM-1002-B (both written)
Release Information: A promotional only release. Artists include Aqua Fragile, Tomorrow, Niemen, Morgan, Mainhorse, and Ron Geesin & Roger Waters.
Description:
Cover: Blank white cover with the title and song listings on a white sticker.
Labels: Brown Import Records labels.