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This list was published in the Record Collector in July 1999.
Please note that item nr 50 is incorrect. There is no B-side listed and the Barcelona single was never released on the CBS Sony label. Nor was it released in 1985.

    1. 
Barcelona / Guide Me Home
 
(with Montserrat Caballé, Polydor DCI 3047, Japan, CD promo, unreleased, 1992)
£850
    2. 
Made In Heaven / She Blows Hot And Cold
 
(CBS CBS WA 6413, UK, uncut shaped picture disc, 1985)
£800
    3. 
I was Born To Love You / Stop All The Fighting
 
(CBS CBS 43604, Brazil, 7", p/s, 1985)
£600
    4. 
The Great Pretender / Exercises In Free Love
 
(Parlophone RP 6151, UK, uncut shaped picture disc, 1987)
£500
    5. 
I Was Born To Love You (Extended) / Stop All The Fighting
 
(CBS CBS 35948, Mexico, 12", red vinyl, 1985)
£350
    6. 
I Was Born To Love You (Extended) / Stop All The Fighting
 
(CBS CBS 35948, Mexico, 12", green vinyl, 1985)
£350
    7. 
I Was Born To Love You / Third World: Sense Of Purpose
 
(CBS Sony XDAP 93127, Japan, 12", promo, 12", 1985)
£350
    8. 
How Can I Go On (3:59)
 
(with Montserrat Caballé, Polydor FM MC (in run-out groove), Hong Kong, 12", one-sided promo, p/s, 1987)
£350
    9. 
Barcelona / Exercises In Free Love (Version 2) (Caballé vocal) / Barcelona (Extended)
 
(Polydor POCD 897, UK, CD, promo, autographed card p/s, 1987)
£300+
  10. 
I Can Hear Music / Goin' Back
 
(as Larry Lurex, EMI EMI JD 2030, South Africa, 7", 1973)
£300+
  11. 
Barcelona (Edit) / Exercises In Free Love
 
(Polydor 887 075 7, Portugal, 7", gatefold p/s, 1992)
£300
  12. 
The Golden Boy / Hot Flowers: I'm Sorry
 
(with Montserrat Caballé, London DDI 3006, Japan, 7", DJ sampler, p/s, 1987)
£300
  13. 
I Can Hear Music / Goin' Back
 
(as Larry Lurex, EMI EMI 1C 006 94677, Germany, 7", p/s, 1973)
£300
  14. 
I Was Born To Love You
 
(CBS CBS 07 SP 886, Japan, 7", DJ sampler, unlisted B-side, 1985)
£250
  15. 
I Can Hear Music / Goin' Back
 
(as Larry Lurex, EMI EMI 2030, UK, 7", demo, 1973)
£250
  16. 
The Great Pretender / Pet Shop Boys: It's A Sin
 
(Polydor 12 HK 1, Hong Kong, 12", 1987)
£200
  17. 
I Can Hear Music / Goin' Back
 
(as Larry Lurex, Anthem AN 204, USA, 7", 1973)
£200
  18. 
Freddie Mercury EP
 
(CBS Sony 58 LP 108, Japan, 8" laserdisc, 4 tracks, 1986)
£200
  19. 
Mr. Bad Guy
 
(CBS Sony 32 DP 227, Japan, CD, with 3 extended mixes, 1985)
£200
  20. 
I Can Hear Music / Goin' Back
 
(as Larry Lurex, EMI EMI 2030, UK, 7", 1973)
£175
  21. 
Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow (Extended) / Let's Turn It On (Extended) / Living On My Own (Extended) / My Love Is Dangerous (Extended)
 
(CBS CBS DTA 6725, UK, 12", doublepack, shrinkwrapped, with stickers, 1985)
£150
  22. 
The Great Pretender / The Petshop Boys: It's A Sin
 
(Polydor 12 HK 1, Hong Kong, 12", clear vinyl, 1987)
£150
  23. 
Guide Me Home / How Can I Go On / Overture Piccante
 
(Polydor P 13 P 37010, Japan, 3" CD, snap-pack, 1988)
£150
  24. 
The Golden Boy (Radio Edit)
 
(with Montserrat Caballé, Polydor PO 23 DJ, UK, 7", 1-sided DJ sampler, p/s, with sticker, 1987)
£150
  25. 
Barcelona
 
(Polygram VAL 3095, Japan, 8" laserdisc, 3 tracks, obi sticker and insert, 1988)
£150
  26. 
I Can Hear Music / I Can Hear Music
 
(as Larry Lurex, Anthem AN 204, USA, 7", promo, 1973)
£125
  27. 
Mr. Bad Guy
 
(Columbia CK 40071, Canada, CD, with 3 extended mixes and insert, 1985)
£125
  28. 
Barcelona (Extended) / Barcelona (Edit) / Exercises In Free Love
 
(Polydor 871 305 1, Spain, 12", promo, p/s, 1988)
£100
  29. 
Zabou
 
(EMI EMI CDP 564 7 46690 2, Germany, CD, 1986)
£100
  30. 
Mr. Bad Guy
 
(CBS CD CBS 86312, UK, CD, with 3 extended mixes, 1985)
£100
  31. 
The Great Pretender / Exercises In Free Love
 
(Parlophone RP 6151, UK, shaped picture disc, with unfolded plinth, 1987)
£90
  32. 
Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow (Extended) / Let's Turn It On (Extended)
 
(CBS CBS TA 6725, UK, 12", promo, white card sleeve with sticker, 1985)
£75
  33. 
Barcelona (Edit) / Barcelona (Extended)
 
(Polydor 4258, France, CD, promo, p/s, 1992)
£75
  34. 
Made In Heaven
 
(Epic EPC 22521, Brazil, 7", with three tracks by various artists, p/s, 1985)
£75
  35. 
Living On My Own (Edit)
 
(CBS CBS A 6555, Spain, 7", one-sided promo, p/s, 1985)
£75
  36. 
Barcelona (Edit) / Exercises In Free Love
 
(Polydor SDM 0204, Japan, 7", p/s, 1987)
£75
  37. 
The Great Pretender (Extended) / The Great Pretender / Exercises In Free Love
 
(EMI EMI 6968, Argentina, 12", p/s, 1987)
£75
  38. 
I Was Born To Love You (Extended) / I Was Born To Love You (Extended)
 
(Columbia CAS 2044, USA, 12", one-sided promo, generic sleeve with sticker, 1985)
£75
  39. 
The Golden Boy / La Japonaise / Barcelona
 
(Polydor CD 3 125 211, UK, CD, promo, unreleased p/s, jewel case, 1988)
£75
  40. 
Barcelona
 
(Channel 5 CFV 009332, UK, video, with two other tracks, 1988)
£75
  41. 
The Great Pretender / Exercises In Free Love
 
(Parlophone RP 6151, UK, shaped picture disc with folded plinth, 1987)
£70
  42. 
Foolin' Around
 
(EMI EMI CD P 519261, Germany, CD, promo, 1992)
£65
  43. 
The Great Pretender
 
(Parlophone 10R 6151, UK, 10", one-sided promo, 1987)
£60
  44. 
Love Kills
 
(CBS CBS A 4735, Spain, 7", one-sided promo, p/s, 1984)
£60
  45. 
The Golden Boy
 
(Polydor 080 580 2, UK, CDV, with 3 other tracks and one video clip, 1988)
£60
  46. 
Barcelona
 
(Polydor 080 548 2, UK, CDV, with 4 other tracks and one video clip, 1988)
£60
  47. 
The Golden Boy / The Fallen Priest
 
(with Montserrat Caballé, CBS Sony P 10 P 40002, Japan, 3" CD, snap-pack, 1988)
£60
  48. 
Made In Heaven
 
(CBS CBS A 6413, Spain, 7", one-sided promo, p/s, 1985)
£60
  49. 
Made In Heaven / Living On My Own
 
(CBS Sony 07 SP 908, Japan, 7", p/s, 1985)
£60
  50. 
Barcelona
 
(CBS Sony, Japan, 7", p/s, 1985)
£50

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