Label: MJJ/Epic/CBS Records
Front cover: This one is badly faded. Got a red color reference from a small part of the back where the color was truest and replaced entirely. MJ has scratches on him that I removed. I also just did a color replacement of the red. Why I didn’t do it originally, I have no idea.
Back cover: Again, badly faded and damaged. This was reconstructed by replacing red carefully without damaging lettering. Next, curtain was carefully “cloned” to remove. I also just replaced all the coloring (the red, the black, and the white – everything but the credit text. It made all the difference in the world and I should have done that in the beginning.
Labels: More damage on labels. This has a couple of crudely stamped “demo” stamps that I made no attempt to remove. Label itself was faded and that took much work because of gradient. Both sides needed similar work, though only the A-side has the “demo” stamp. Incidentally, “Baby Be Mine” has been the B-side on more Michael Jackson singles than any other tune. It’s virtually everywhere!