Updates

This page contains links to entries that were added or updated since this website went online on January 1, 2011. 

Currently the Target CD Collection comprises 886 CDs, subdivided into

  • 309 different CD titles,  
  • 6 of which are double CDs,
  • 139 major variations (different country of origin, market, label, track listing, color scheme),
  • 397 minor variations (different catalog number, matrix code, hub inscription, marginal inscription, with/without mirror band, silver/plastic center),
  • 31 insert variations,
  • 4 manufacturing errors.

Jun. 30, 2016 : Peaches, Dates & Oranges : ABBA, Johann Sebastian Bach, Laura Branigan, Judy Collins, Phil Collins, Eagles, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Bryan Ferry, Foreigner, Tom Scott, Paul Simon, Talking Heads, Pete Townshend, Grover Washington, Jr. and Yes updated.

Jan.  1, 2016 : Five Years : Eagles updated.

Oct. 31, 2015 : The Never Ending Story : Chicago, The Doobie Brothers, Donald Fagen, Fleetwood Mac, John Fogerty, Jimi Hendrix, Don Henley, The Odessa Balalaikas, Talking Heads, Van Halen, Sadao Watanabe and ZZ Top updated.

Aug. 16, 2015 : Rare, Rarer, Rarest : Howard Jones updated.

Jun. 27, 2015 : The Ninth : La Route des Tubes updated.

Jun.  6, 2015 : Kate Yanaï added.

May 31, 2015 : Rich, You Don't Use These Numbers? : Michel Berger, Françoise Hardy, Michel Jonasz, Thierry Le Luron, Véronique Sanson and Fabienne Thibeault updated.

May 14, 2015 : Roll Another Number : Véronique Sanson updated.

Apr. 11, 2015 : The Matrix Uploaded : Chicago, The Doobie Brothers, Donald Fagen, MadonnaVan Halen, Sadao Watanabe and ZZ Top updated.

Dec. 20, 2014 : Odds and Sods : Aztec Camera, George Benson, Lindsey Buckingham, Chicago, Phil Collins, Dire Straits, The Doobie Brothers, Eagles, Bryan Ferry, Fleetwood Mac, Foreigner, INXS, The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Madonna, The Manhattan Transfer, Prince, Queen, Linda Ronstadt, David Sanborn, Tom Scott, Rod Stewart, Donna Summer, Twisted Sister, U2, Van Halen and Grover Washington Jr. updated.

Aug.  2, 2014 : Three In A Row : Patti Austin updated.

Jun. 30, 2014 : Two More for the Road : La Route des Tubes updated.

May 24, 2014 : Philips & DuPont Optical : Christopher Cross, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Foreigner, Emmylou Harris, Original Soundtracks and Linda Ronstadt updated. 

Apr. 12, 2014 : La Route des Tubes added.

Mar. 29, 2014 : Now You Don't : Johann Sebastian Bach, Ry Cooder, Dire Straits and Midnight Star updated.

Feb.  3, 2014 : Now You See Me... : Roxy Music updated.

Jan.  1, 2014 : Difficult to Cure : What are Target CDs? updated.

Dec.  4, 2013 : The Swindler

Oct. 28, 2013 : You Don't Always Get What You See : Abba, George Benson, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Foreigner, Genesis, Emmylou Harris, INXS, King Crimson, Led Zeppelin, Joni Mitchell, Elaine Paige, Linda Ronstadt, Talking Heads and Grover Washington Jr. updated.

Sep. 28, 2013 : No Comment Required : Chicago, Phil Collins, Randy Crawford, Christopher Cross, Michel Jonasz, Original Soundtracks and Véronique Sanson updated.

Aug. 5, 2013 : The Matrix : Phil Collins, Madonna, Michael McDonald, Prince, Van Halen and Sadao Watanabe updated. 

Jul.  8, 2013 : A Brighter Shade of Gray : Dire Straits, John Fogerty, Roxy Music, Van Halen and The Who updated.

Jun.  1, 2013 : Stop the Presses : Joni Mitchell updated, Contact page added. 

May  6, 2013 : The Paper Trace : The Digital Domain, The Doors, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Foreigner, Howard Jones, Led Zeppelin, Ratt and Pete Townshend updated.

Apr.  8, 2013 : Printed in Pink : Tom Scott, Jimmy Smith and Steps Ahead updated. 

Mar.  4, 2013 : The French Collection II : Michel Polnareff, Gold, Michel Jonasz and France Gall updated.

Feb.  3, 2013 : The Blue, The Black and The Yellow : Linda Ronstadt, Quarterflash and Eagles updated.

Jan.  6, 2013 : A Rare Pair : Linda Ronstadt updated.

Dec.  3, 2012 : ...And Now There Are Five... : Phil Collins updated.

Nov.  2, 2012 : Pictures of an Acquisition : Lindsey Buckingham, Chicago, Phil Collins, The Digital Domain, Eagles, Echo & the Bunnymen, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Bryan Ferry, Fleetwood Mac, Foreigner, James Ingram, Elton John, Howard Jones, Mötley Crüe, Queen, Ratt, Talking Heads, Pete Townshend, Van Halen and ZZ Top updated.

Oct.   1, 2012 : Dig It, Al : Michel Jonasz updated.

Sep. 16, 2012 : There's More At The Door : The Doors updated.

Aug. 4, 2012 : Bronze, Silver & Gold : The Tango Project, The Western Wind, Sergei Prokofiev, Franz Schubert, The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and Gold updated.

Jul.   1, 2012 : Girls! Girls! Girls! : Laurie Anderson, Randy Crawford, Madonna, Stevie Nicks, Linda Ronstadt and Véronique Sanson updated.

Jun.  2, 2012 : Still Busy After All These Years : France Gall updated.

May  4, 2012 : The French Collection : Véronique Sanson updated.

Apr.  7, 2012 : Kind of Blue : Talking Heads updated.

Mar.  3, 2012 : For a Few Colors More : George Benson, David Sanborn and Sadao Watanabe updated.

Feb.  4, 2012 : The Question Remains The Same : Calliope, Genesis, Al Jarreau, Randy Newman, Donna Summer, Grover Washington Jr. updated.

Jan.  1, 2012 : The Holy Grail : Led Zeppelin updated.

Dec.  4, 2011 : Who DID it: X, Y or Z? : Georg Friedrich Händel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Quarterflash updated.

Nov. 11, 2011 : This is not a Target CD.

Nov.  7, 2011 : How The West Was Pressed : Alphaville and Rod Stewart updated.

Oct. 15, 2011 : A Fistful of Colors - Abba, Eagles, Midnight Star, Rod Stewart and Grover Washington Jr. updated.

Sep. 18, 2011 : The Question - Ry Cooder, Linda Ronstadt and Shalamar updated.

Aug. 20, 2011 : Not For Sale - Michel Jonasz updated.

Aug. 15, 2011 : I Must Be Joking - Phil Collins updated.

Jul.  21, 2011 : The King of Belgium - Rickie Lee Jones, Donna Summer and King Crimson updated.

Jul.    4, 2011 : MADE IN USA BY PDO - Howard Jones, Jimmy Smith and Neil Young updated.

Jun. 28, 2011 : Elton John updated.

Jun. 18, 2011 : Bilitis updated.

Jun.   8, 2011 : Roxy Music updated.

Jun.   2, 2011 : Phil Collins updated.

May 25, 2011 : Chicago updated.

May 23, 2011 : The Cars updated.

May 13, 2011 : Lindsey Buckingham updated.

May   7, 2011 : Asia updated.
 
May   1, 2011 : Alphaville updated.



Apr. 24, 2011 : Véronique Sanson added. Joyeux anniversaire, Véronique!

Apr. 16, 2011 : Samplers added.

Apr. 14, 2011 : Jakie Quartz added.

Apr. 10, 2011 : Michel Jonasz, Rod Stewart and Sadao Watanabe added.

Apr.  5, 2011 : Calliope, David Del Tredici, Paul Jacobs, The London Early Music Group, The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, The Odessa Balalaikas, Sergei Prokofiev, Franz Schubert, Richard Strauss and The Western Wind added.

Apr.  2, 2011Jimi Hendrix, Françoise Hardy, Rickie Lee Jones, Madonna and Joni Mitchell added.

Mar. 28, 2011 : The Doobie Brothers, Genesis, Hagar, Schon, Aaronson, Shrieve, Van Halen and Zebra added.

Mar. 23, 2011 : John Fogerty and Jean-Jacques Goldman added.

Mar. 19, 2011 : Elton John, King Crimson, Michael McDonald, Elaine Paige, Quarterflash, Tom Scott, Shalamar and Hank Williams, Jr. added.

Mar. 11, 2011 : Randy Crawford, Peter GabrielDon Henley, Earl Klugh, Robert Plant and Nile Rodgers added.

Mar.  5, 2011 : The Digital Domain, Bryan Ferry, Matt Bianco, Steve Morse, Mötley Crüe, Graham Parker, Marius Müller-Westernhagen, Lee Ritenour, The Rolling Stones, Paul Simon, U2 and Yes added.  

Mar.  2, 2011 : Passport, Jean-Luc Ponty, David Sanborn and Grover Washington, Jr. added.

Mar.  1, 2011 : New website The First Pressing CD Collection launched. 

Feb. 26, 2011 : Dire Straits, Donald Fagen, Howard Jones and ZZ Top added.

Feb. 22, 2011 : Johannes Brahms, Antonín Dvořák, The Tango Project and Kurt Weill added.

Feb. 18, 2011 : Pretenders, Linda Ronstadt, Carly Simon and Donna Summer added.

Feb. 12, 2011 : Carole King, Queen and Prince added.

Feb. 10, 2011 : Devo, Al Jarreau, Roxy Music and The Who added.

Feb.  9, 2011 : Dio, George Duke, The Firm, Michael Franks, France Gall, Meral Güneyman, Jennifer Holliday, Freddie Hubbard, James Ingram, Kraftwerk, Thierry Le Luron, Julian Lennon, Christine McVie, Midnight Star, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Van Morrison, Van Dyke Parks, Teddy Pendergrass, Michel Polnareff, Ratt, Peter Schilling, Jeanne-Marie Sens, Jimmy Smith, Steps Ahead, The Time, Pete Townshend and Twisted Sister added.

Feb.  8, 2011 : Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks added.

Feb.  4, 2011 : Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Friedrich Händel, Leoš Janáček, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Vivaldi added.


Feb.  2, 2011 : Midler, Bette added.

Feb.  1, 2011 : Original Soundtracks (U-3) updated.

Jan. 31, 2011 : Corea, Chick (U-2) updated.


Jan. 30, 2011 : Newman, Randy added.

Jan. 29, 2011 : Original Soundtracks added.

Jan. 28, 2011 : INXS added.

Jan. 27, 2011 : Thibeault, Fabienne added.

Jan. 26, 2011 : Cooder, Ry added.

Jan. 25, 2011 : Emerson, Lake & Palmer added.

Jan. 24, 2011 : Léonard, Herbert added.

Jan. 23, 2011 : Led Zeppelin added.

Jan. 22, 2011 : Oasis added.

Jan. 21, 2011 : Crosby, Stills & Nash added.

Jan. 20, 2011 : Doors, The added.

Jan. 19, 2011 : Cross, Christopher added.

Jan. 18, 2011 : Tennille, Toni added.

Jan. 17, 2011 : Echo & The Bunnymen added.

Jan. 16, 2011 : Gibb, Robin added.

Jan. 15, 2011 : Rabbitt, Eddie added.

Jan. 14, 2011 : Aztec Camera (U-1) updated.

Jan. 13, 2011 : Taylor, James added.

Jan. 12, 2011 : Eagles added.

Jan. 11, 2011 : Harris, Emmylou added.

Jan. 10, 2011 : Talking Heads added.



Jan.  9, 2011 : Whispers, The added.

Jan.  8, 2011 : Wang Chung added.

Jan.  7, 2011 : Walsh, Joe added.



Jan.  6, 2011 : Chick Corea, ForeignerSammy Hagar and Lone Justice added.

Jan.  5, 2011 : Gold added.

Jan.  4, 2011 : Chaka Khan and The Manhattan Transfer added.

Jan.  3, 2011 : Phil Collins, Stephen Stills and Neil Young added.

Jan.  1, 2011 : Abba, Alphaville, Laurie Anderson, Asia, Patti Austin, Aztec Camera, George Benson, Michel Berger, Berlin, Laura Branigan, Jackson Browne, Peabo Bryson, Lindsey Buckingham, Irene Cara, The Cars, Chicago, Eric Clapton and Judy Collins added.