" I WENT OUT WALKING THROUGH STREETS PAVED WITH GOLD " 
THREE

Vinyl

Cassette
 Commercial Release September / October 1979
 Record Label CBS Records
 Top Chart Position US: NA, Canada: NA, UK: NA
 Album Non Album Single
 Promotional Releases Not Available
 TRACKLISTING (Click for Lyrics)
LINER NOTES
Produced by U2 and Chas De Whalley. Remixed by Robbie McGrath. Recorded at Windmill Lane Studio. Photography - Hugo. Glue-Art On My Sleeve. Men - Burgunday, Jackie Polo, Father Devlin. Boys - Teddy, Eric, The Village. Management - Paul McGuinness - Dublin 687952
OTHER NOTES
The first single from U2 is the start of many a collector's nightmare as they try to find a copy of it. For more information, please refer to the following column of "Collector's Corner" by Matt McGee of @U2. This single was initially only available as a limited pressing by CBS Ireland. As U2's popularity grew it has been reissued numerous times. Although Out of Control and Stories for Boys both appeared later on Boy, these versions are different recordings of those songs.
CATALOG INFORMATION
 7" VINYL:
Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 7951
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve
Track Listing:
Out of Control (Single Version) / Stories for Boys (Single Version) / Boy - Girl
Further Information:
Released initially only on black vinyl, the label was the CBS Sunburst label with the UKTM# marked.  Other copies of the 7" are re-releases, released as part of the first singles pack, 4U2Play.
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Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 7951
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve / Pack
Track Listing:
Out of Control (Single Version) / Stories for Boys (Single Version) / Boy - Girl
Further Information:
In 1982 / 1983 CBS re-released the 7" Version of Three in a singles pack. These repressings came either on black vinyl or one of several coloured vinyls, yellow, orange, white, or brown. The pressings of the coloured vinyl and the earliest pressings on black vinyl came with a Black Print on Red CBS label. Pictured is the yellow vinyl.
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Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 7951
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve / Pack
Track Listing:
Out of Control (Single Version) / Stories for Boys (Single Version) / Boy - Girl
Further Information:
In 1982 / 1983 CBS re-released the 7" Version of Three in a singles pack. These repressings came either on black vinyl or one of several coloured vinyls, yellow, orange, white, or brown. The pressings of the coloured vinyl and the earliest pressings on black vinyl came with a Black Print on Red CBS label. Pictured is the orange vinyl.
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Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 7951
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve / Pack
Track Listing:
Out of Control (Single Version) / Stories for Boys (Single Version) / Boy - Girl
Further Information:
In 1982 / 1983 CBS re-released the 7" Version of Three in a singles pack. These repressings came either on black vinyl or one of several coloured vinyls, yellow, orange, white, or brown. The pressings of the coloured vinyl and the earliest pressings on black vinyl came with a Black Print on Red CBS label. Pictured is the brown vinyl which may be a mispressing caused by a poor mix of colours for the vinyl.
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Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 7951
UPC:
Package: Picture Sleeve / Pack
Track Listing:
Out of Control (Single Version) / Stories for Boys (Single Version) / Boy - Girl
Further Information:
In 1982 / 1983 CBS re-released the 7" Version of Three in a singles pack. These repressings came either on black vinyl or one of several coloured vinyls, yellow, orange, white, or brown. The pressings of the coloured vinyl and the earliest pressings on black vinyl came with a Black Print on Red CBS label. Pictured is the white vinyl..
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 12" VINYL:
Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 12-7951
UPC:
Package: CBS Sleeve with Numbered Sticker
Track Listing:
Out of Control (Single Version) / Stories for Boys (Single Version) / Boy - Girl
Further Information:
This release was limited to 1000 copies and each were individually hand numbered by way of a sticker attached to the CBS sleeve. Label has U-2 in bold type, Ireland is spelled correctly and the band's names are etched into both sides of the vinyl.
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Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 12-7951
UPC:
Package: CBS Sleeve with Numbered Sticker
Track Listing:
Out of Control (Single Version) / Stories for Boys (Single Version) / Boy - Girl
Further Information:
Two additional pressings in the CBS red and yellow sleeve were done. These copies did not have the numbered sticker. The second pressing was done with U-2 in a thinner style font, and had the bands names etched into both sides of the vinyl.  The third pressing also had U-2 in the thinner style font, but only had the band's names in the b-side of the vinyl.
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Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 12-7951
UPC:
Package: Generic Sleeve
Track Listing:
Out of Control (Single Version) / Stories for Boys (Single Version) / Boy - Girl
Further Information:
1981 fourth pressing, re-release in plain black sleeve, and without the numbered sticker. U-2 is in the thinner style type. Ireland is mispelled on the label and the band's names are etched only on the b-side of the vinyl. There may have been more than one pressing done like this as there are subtle label variations to be found among these copies, most noticibly where the "Made in England" label is placed.
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 CASSETTE:
Country: Ireland
Label: CBS Records
Catalog: CBS 40-7951
UPC:
Package: Hard case
Track Listing:
Out of Control (Single Version) / Stories for Boys (Single Version) / Boy - Girl
Further Information:
Released in 1985 in Ireland.
Other Images:
Cover and Inner Sleeve
Another Day (1980)
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