Pink Floyd
United States
Sampler LP Discography

by Vernon Fitch

with contributions from Ingo Brode

© copyright Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives


This is a discography of vinyl sampler albums (LPs) that have been released in the United States with a Pink Floyd song..

Any comments, corrections or additions to this discography would be appreciated.


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  1. Samplers

    1. Flashback Rock Classics of the 70s
    2. Gold and Platinum sampler
    3. A Harvest Sampler
    4. Have a Coke and a smile
    5. The Heavyweights
    6. Hit Line `80
    7. KCBQ 1170
    8. KFRC
    9. 93 KHJ
    10. KNDE
    11. Listen in Good Health - Songs of Celebration and Decay, April 1970, a musical appraisal of man in harmony and conflict with his environment
    12. The Musicland In Store Sampler
    13. New Quadraphonic Gala
    14. The New Spirit of Capitol
    15. Nice Price
    16. The Pitman Family of Music - Our First 20 Years - CBS Records 1960 1980
    17. Quadraphile
    18. Quadraphonic Gala
    19. A Sampler for Singles Only
    20. Song & Dance Sampler
    21. Star Brite
    22. Tower Demonstration Album For September
    23. Underground
      1. Tower Records 1st issue
      2. Tower Records 2nd issue


Samplers


Flashback Rock Classics of the 70s

Title: Flashback Rock Classics of the 70s
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Money
Record Company: Realm Records
Catalog Number: 1P 8075
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) IT-18075A-1B / IT-18075B-1B (both written)
Release Date: 1991
Release Information: Available through the Columbia Record Club. Also features Deep Purple, Foreigner, The Allman Brothers Band, Bruce Springsteen, Cheap Trick, Bad Company, Kansas, Eric Clapton, The Cars, Stephen Stills, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Proceeds from the album supported the T. J Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer, and Aids Research.
Description:
Cover: Black with a guitarist, title and band listing.
Labels: Black Flashback labels.



Gold and Platinum: Volume 5 sampler LP

Title: Gold and Platinum: Volume 5
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Learning to Fly
Record Company: Realm Records
Catalog Number: 1P 7898
Release Information: 1989 Realm Records sampler.
Description:
Cover: Title with pictures of the artists.
Label: Red Realm label.



A Harvest Sampler promo LP

Title: A Harvest Sampler
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Point Me at the Sky
Record Company: Harvest Records
Catalog Number: SPRO-8795 / 6
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) SPRO-8795-F1 / SPRO-8796-F1 (both written)
Release Date: 1978
Release Information: Harvest Records promo sampler that includes the Pink Floyd song, Point Me at the Sky, and the Kate Bush song, Man With the Child in His Eyes. Other artists include Little River Band, Tom Robinson Band, King Harry, Wire, Be-Bop Deluxe, Strapps, and Focus.
Description:
Cover: Green and yellow picture of the Harvest logo.
Labels: Yellow-green Harvest labels.
Text around bottom edge of label starts at 10 o'clock and says:

Mfd. by Capitol Records, Inc., a subsidiary of Capitol Industries-EMI, Inc., U.S.A. - Capitol Marca Reg. - All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws.


Title: Have a Coke and a smile sampler
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)
Record Company: Coca-Cola Records
Catalog Number: ARD 1952
Release Information: Coca-Cola promo sampler. Other songs include Dance Yourself Dizzy, Son of Jamaica, Video Killed the Radio Star, What's Another Year, Jane, Rap-O Clap-O, Stomp, Riders in the Sky, The Letter, I Can't Tell You Why, A Night at Daddy Gee's, I Can't Stand Up for Falling Dawn, and Together We Are Beautiful.
Description:
Cover: Picture of people on a boat smiling, with title on flag, and a list of the songs.
Label: Red Coca-Cola label with black text.



The Heavyweights promo 2-LP

Title: The Heavyweights
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Have a Cigar
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: A2S-174
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2 / side 3 / side 4)
1) XSM158171-1A / XSM158172-2A / XSM158173-1C / XSM158174-1A (all four stamped)
Release Information: Columbia Records 1975 promo sampler release. Double album.
Side 1: Bruce Springsteen-Born to Run, Janis Ian-In the Winter, New Riders of the Purple Sage-Mighty Time, Paul Simon-My Little Town, Dave Mason-Split Coconut.
Side 2: Ramsey Lewis-What's the Name of This Funk (Spider Man), Chicago-Colour My World, Taj Mahal-Why? ... And We Repeat Why? ... And We Repeat!, Loggins & Messina-A Lover's Question.
Side 3: Herbie Hancock-Hang Up on Your Hang Ups, Mott-By Tonight, Art Garfunkel-I Only Have Eyes for You, Pink Floyd-Have a Cigar.
Side 4: The New Tony Williams Lifetime-Snake Oil, Barbara Streisand-My Father's Song, Bill Withers-Make Love to Your Mind, The Flying Burrito Brothers-Building Fires.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Cover: Bodybuilders. Gold promo stamp on back cover.
Labels: White Columbia promo labels.



Hit Line `80 promo 2-LP

Title: Hit Line `80!
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: A2S 890
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2 / side 3 / side 4)
1) XSM168435-1B / XSM168436-1A / XSM168437-1A / XSM168438-1A (all four stamped)
Release Information: Double album 1980 Columbia Records promo sampler. Also features Kenny Loggins, Barbara Streisand/Donna Summer, J.D. Souther, Neil Diamond, Toto, Billy Joel, Journey, Boz Scaggs, Paul McCartney & Wings, Manhattans, Willie Nelson, Barbara Streisand & Barry Gibb, Bruce Springsteen, Rockpile, and Earth Wind & Fire.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Cover: Title cover with HIT LINE `80 and list of artists.
Labels: White Columbia promo labels.



KCBQ 1170 promo LP

Title: KCBQ 1170
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Money
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: SPRO-6743 /4
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) SPRO-6743-H-1 / SPRO-6744-A3 (both written)
Release Information: 1973 promo for West Coast AM/FM sister radio stations.
Side 1: Helen Reddy-Delta Dawn, Grand Funk Railroad-We're an American Band, Skylark-I'll Have to Go Away, Alex Harvey-You Don't Need a Reason, Ten Wheel Drive-Close Up the Cheese, Tavares-Check it Out, Pink Floyd-Money.
Side 2: Sutherland Brothers & Quiver-You Got Me Anyway, Anne Murray-Send a Little Love My Way, Edward Bear-Walking On Back, Flying Circus-Jabber Jabber, Lori Lieberman-Becoming, Raspberries-Tonight, Renaissance-Carpet of the Sun.
Description:
Cover: Tri fold-out cover.
Label: Black Capitol promo label.



KFRC promo LP

Title: KFRC
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Money
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: SPRO-6743 /4
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) SPRO-6743-H-1 / SPRO-6744-A3 (both written)
Release Information: 1973 promo for KFRC 610 radio station.
Side 1: Helen Reddy-Delta Dawn, Grand Funk Railroad-We're an American Band, Skylark-I'll Have to Go Away, Alex Harvey-You Don't Need a Reason, Ten Wheel Drive-Close Up the Cheese, Tavares-Check it Out, Pink Floyd-Money.
Side 2: Sutherland Brothers & Quiver-You Got Me Anyway, Anne Murray-Send a Little Love My Way, Edward Bear-Walking On Back, Flying Circus-Jabber Jabber, Lori Lieberman-Becoming, Raspberries-Tonight, Renaissance-Carpet of the Sun.
Description:
Cover: Tri fold-out cover.
Labels: Black KFRC-610 promo labels.



93 KHJ promo LP

Title: 93 KHJ
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Money
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: SPRO-6743 /4
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) SPRO-6743-H-1 / SPRO-6744-A3 (both written)
Release Information: 1973 promo for West Coast AM/FM sister radio stations.
Side 1: Helen Reddy-Delta Dawn, Grand Funk Railroad-We're an American Band, Skylark-I'll Have to Go Away, Alex Harvey-You Don't Need a Reason, Ten Wheel Drive-Close Up the Cheese, Tavares-Check it Out, Pink Floyd-Money.
Side 2: Sutherland Brothers & Quiver-You Got Me Anyway, Anne Murray-Send a Little Love My Way, Edward Bear-Walking On Back, Flying Circus-Jabber Jabber, Lori Lieberman-Becoming, Raspberries-Tonight, Renaissance-Carpet of the Sun.
Description:
Cover: Tri fold-out cover.
Labels: Black 93 KHJ promo labels.



KNDE promo LP

Title: KNDE
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Money
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: SPRO-6743 /4
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) SPRO-6743-H-1 / SPRO-6744-A3 (both written)
Release Information: 1973 promo for KNDE (Rock Kandie 147) radio station.
Side 1: Helen Reddy-Delta Dawn, Grand Funk Railroad-We're an American Band, Skylark-I'll Have to Go Away, Alex Harvey-You Don't Need a Reason, Ten Wheel Drive-Close Up the Cheese, Tavares-Check it Out, Pink Floyd-Money.
Side 2: Sutherland Brothers & Quiver-You Got Me Anyway, Anne Murray-Send a Little Love My Way, Edward Bear-Walking On Back, Flying Circus-Jabber Jabber, Lori Lieberman-Becoming, Raspberries-Tonight, Renaissance-Carpet of the Sun.
Description:
Cover: Tri fold-out cover.
Labels: Black KNDE promo labels.



Listen in Good Health promo LP

Title: Listen in Good Health - Songs of Celebration and Decay, April 1970, a musical appraisal of man in harmony and conflict with his environment
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Several Species of Small Fury Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving With a Pict
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: SPRO 5003
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) SPRO-5003-F-1 / SPRO-5004-F-1 (both written)
Release Information: Capitol Records promo sampler. Other artists include David Axelrod, The Beatles, The Sons, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Fred Neil, Roy Harper, The Steve Miller Band, John Stewart, The Band, and Buddy Miles.
Description:
Cover: Picture cover of a man in gas mask.
Labels: White Capitol promo labels with Capitol logo in green at top.
Text around bottom edge of label starts at 8 o'clock and says:

Mfd. by Capitol Records, Inc., a subsidiary of Capitol Industries, Inc., U.S.A. - ® Capitol Marca Reg - U.S. Pat. No. 2,631,859



The Musicland In Store Sampler LP

Title: The Musicland In Store Sampler
Pink Floyd Songs Included: The Final Cut
Record Company: CBS Records
Catalog Number: AS 1656
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) XSM170907-1A / XSM170908-1B (both stamped)
Release Date: 1983
Release Information: An in-store sampler for Discount Records, Sam Goody, and Musicland Record Stores, featuring the Pink Floyd song, The Final Cut. Other artists include Michael Jackson, Journey, Toto, Men at Work, Earth Wind and Fire, Pat Benatar, Scandal, After the Fire, Billy Joel, Culture Club, Ultravox, Kenny Loggins, and Saga.
Description:
Front Cover: Black die cut cover with sticker.
Back Cover: Black die cut cover with gold promo stamp.
Labels: White CBS promo labels.



New Quadraphonic Gala sampler LP

Title: New Quadraphonic Gala
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Have a Cigar
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: ASQ 205
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) QXSM161129-1A / QXSM161130-1B (both stamped)
2) QXSM161129-1D / QXSM161130-1A (both stamped)
Release Date: 1975
Release Information: A sampler of songs in SQ quadraphonic. Includes Labelle-Lady Marmalade, Yehudi Menuhin & Stephane Grappelli-Fascinatin' Rhythm, Neil Diamond-Reggae Strut, Janis Ian-At Seventeen, Pink Floyd-Have a Cigar, Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel-My Little Town, and Mike Oldfield-Ommadawn.
Description:
Cover: Title on yellow cover. Catalog number in upper right corner.
Labels: Gold Columbia SQ Quadraphonic labels.



The New Spirit of Capitol promo LP

Title: The New Spirit of Capitol
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Astronomy Domine
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: SNP-6
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) SNP1 6 A3 #1 0 / SNP2 6 A3 2#2 0 (both written)
2) SNP-1-6-A7 / SNP-2-6-B8 (both written)
3) SNP1 6 B4 2#2 / SNP2 6 A3 #3 (both written)
4) SNP-1-6-B10 / SNP-2-6-B8 (both written)
Release Information: Capitol Records sampler.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Cover: Picture cover of man playing keyboards
Labels: Green Capitol labels with purple target.



Nice Price sampler LP
(blank white cover)

Title: Nice Price
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Run Like Hell, Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)
Record Company: CBS Records
Catalog Number: AS 2129
Release Information: In store promo sampler.
Description:
Cover: None.
Label: Yellow CBS promo label.



The Pitman Family of Music sampler LP

Title: The Pitman Family of Music - Our First 20 Years - CBS Records 1960 1980
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)
Record Company: CBS Records
Catalog Number: P 15663
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) AS 15663-1A / BS 15663-1A (both written)
Release Information: 1980 CBS Records internal release to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the CBS Records pressing plant in Pitman, New Jersey. Artists include Johnny Cash, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Simon & Garfunkel, Santana, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Bob Dylan, Byrds, Paul Simon, Kris Kristofferson, Janis Joplin, Billy Joel, Meatloaf, Elvis Costello, Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, and Bruce Springsteen. With 8-page booklet. Also issued as a picture disc.
Description:
Cover: A picture of the CBS Records pressing plant in Pitman, New Jersey.
Labels: Picture labels with a picture of the CBS Records pressing plant in Pitman, New Jersey.


Title: Quadraphile (test pressing)
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Money
Record Company: RCA Records
Catalog Number: None.
Matrix Information: STUDIO SOUND TEST, QUADRAFILE, STAN RICKER, RL-1920-1, JVC LA (written)
Release Date: 1976
Release Information: Double-sided quadraphonic (CD-4) test pressing of Side 1 of the Quadraphle LP from the U.K.
Description:
Cover: None.
Label: White promo label. Label States "RCA, FOR EXPERIMENTAL USE ONLY, ENGINEERING DIVISION, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA." Written on the label is "Fast 1066 30."



Quadraphonic Gala sampler LP

Title: Quadraphonic Gala
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Money
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: AS-109
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) QXSM 158108-1A / QXSM 158109-1B (both stamped)
Release Information: A sampler of songs recorded in SQ quadraphonic sound. Other artists include the Carpenters, Ray Conniff, David Essex, Enoch Light, Santana, Barbara Streisand, Daniel Barenboim, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Cleveland Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Kempe, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Johannes Somary, and Michael Tilson Thomas.
Description:
Cover: Quadraphonic Gala across the top and band names underneath.
Labels: Gold Columbia SQ Quadraphonic labels.



A Sampler for Singles Only promo LP

Title: A Sampler for Singles Only
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Money
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: SPRO-6743 / 6744
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) SPRO-6743-H-1 / SPRO-6744-A3 (both written)
Release Information: Capitol Records promo sampler. Other artists include Helen Reddy, Grand Funk Railroad, Skylark, Alex Harvey, Ten Wheel Drive, Tavares, Sutherland Brothers & Quiver, Anne Murray, Edward Bear, Flying Circus, Lori Lieberman, Rasberries, and Renaissance.
Description:
Cover: Title cover with song listing on back.
Labels: White Capitol promo labels.



Song & Dance promo LP

Title: Song & Dance Sampler
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Us and Them
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: SPRO 6849 / 6850
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) SPRO-6849-F-1 / SPRO-6850-F-1 (both written)
Release Information: Capitol Records promo sampler. Other artists include Blue Swede, Anne Murray, Rainbow Canyon, Glen Campbell, Steve Miller Band, Tavares, Rasberries, Helen Reddy, Grand Funk Railroad, Alex Harvey, Kathi McDonald, Leo Kottke, and Gene Redding.
Description:
Cover: Picture cover of dancers.
Labels: White Capitol promo labels.



Star Brite sampler 2-LP

Title: Star Brite
Pink Floyd Songs Included: Money
Record Company: Capitol Records
Catalog Number: SPRO104
Release Information: Double album.
Description:
Cover: Silver with 6 blue stripes and 6 white stars at the end.
Label: White Capitol promo label.



Tower Demonstration Album For September
(blank white cover)

Title: Tower Demonstration Album For September
Songs: See Emily Play, The Scarecrow
Catalog Number: PRO 4409 / 4410
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) PRO-4409 F-1 / PRO-4410 F-1 (both written)
Release Information: Released September 1967 as a promotional sampler for radio stations only. This album was a white label promo album issued in a plain white jacket. Side 1 begins with See Emily Play and The Scarecrow. It appears that this album was rushed out as it contains an editing error. When the song See Emily Play ends, a couple of seconds of the beginning of the song Pow R Toc H can be heard before the next song begins.
Other artists on the record are Frankie Laine, Afro Latin Soultet, Harry Nilsson, Davie Allan & the Arrows, Kay Adams, Dick Curless, Pamela Miller, Cliffie Stone and the Country Hombres, and The Mugwump Establishment.
Description:
Cover: None.
Labels: White Tower promo labels.



Underground sampler
Tower Records 1st issue

Title: Underground (Tower Records 1st issue)
Pink Floyd Songs Included: See Emily Play and A Saucerful of Secrets
Record Company: Tower Records
Catalog Number: ST-5168
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) ST1-5168-B2 / ST2-5168-A1 (both written) [IAM] [L1]
2) ST1-5168-B2 / ST2-5168-B2 (both written) [IAM] [L2]
Release Information: Original issue of the 1969 Tower Records Sampler LP with Pink Floyd, Chocolate Watchband, Jake Holmes, Them and Kim Fowley. The label incorrectly lists side 2, track 2 as "A Saucerful of Secrets," when it should be "Love Is Alive And Well" by Kim Foley.
Description:
Front Cover: Paintings of clouds and mushrooms by Chouinard.
Back Cover: Song listing.
Spine: Black with title.
Labels #1 [L1]: Striped Tower labels with alternate strips of blue, green, purple and orange. No publishing credits under song titles.
Labels #2 [L2]: Striped Tower labels with alternate strips of blue, green, purple and orange. Publishing credits under song titles on side 1 only.
Text around bottom edge of label says:

Mfd. by Capitol Records, Inc, a subsidiary of Capitol Industries, Inc. U.S.A.



Underground sampler
Tower Records 2nd issue

Title: Underground (Tower Records 2nd issue)
Pink Floyd Songs Included: See Emily Play and A Saucerful of Secrets
Record Company: Tower Records
Catalog Number: ST-5168
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) ST-1-5168-H-3 / ST-2-5168-H-3 (both written)
Release Information: Second issue of the 1969 Tower Records Sampler LP with Pink Floyd, Chocolate Watchband, Jake Holmes, Them and Kim Fowley. On this reissue, the label correctly lists the songs on the record.
Description:
Cover: Paintings of clouds and mushrooms by Chouinard.
Labels: Striped Tower labels with alternate strips of blue, green, purple and orange.
Text around bottom edge of label says:

Mfd. by Capitol Records, Inc, a subsidiary of Capitol Industries, Inc. U.S.A.