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#6-1 Rubber Soul (1st. Press "Odéon Orange Label": OSX 232)
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TITLE RUBBER SOUL
CATALOG NUMBER OSX 232
RELEASE DATE 3rd. 21th. December 1965 / First Press
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Drive My Car
What Goes On
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
Girl
You Won't See Me
I'm Looking Through You
Nowhere Man
In My Life
Think For Yourself
Wait
The Word
If I Needed Someone
Michelle Run For Your Life
FRONT -->Click! BACK -->Click! SIDE 1 -->Click! SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK
label label label label label
INNER SLEEVE FRONT COVER CLOSE UP BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover-up label Odeon logomark and catalog No. "OSX 232" were printed at the bottom of the front cover. label Odeon logomark and catalog No. "OSX 232" were printed at the upper right of the back cover.
Housed in a twin-flipback printed cover (full wrap-around cover).
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
label "IMP. CHAUMÉS - Paris" (Printer House?) credit was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label
"MADE IN FRANCE" was printed at the bottom of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE-1 SIDE-2 SIDE-1 SIDE-2 Matrix No. is
Side-1: HXAR819
Side-2: HXAR820
label label label label
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LABEL Odéon Orange Label with black print
MIX MONO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 HXAR819
SIDE 2 HXAR820
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
ODÉON
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1965
COVER FORM Single type. Housed in a twin-flipback printed cover (fully laminated printed cover).
PRINTER CREDIT IMP. CHAUMÉS - Paris (?)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Photo: Robert Freeman
INNER SLEEVE Plain White Inner Sleeve (maybe)
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
Odéon Orange label.
Odéon France was changed from a green label to a dark blue label shortly after Les Beatles (OSX 222) was released, then changed from blue to orange in 1965.
Housed in a fully laminated French designed/printed flipback cover.

Pressed on a custom dark blue ODÉON label (OSX HS 24.001), the only export LP known currently is Rubber Soul. This was an export release from France to unknown countries.

*BIEM (Bureau International des Societes Gerant les Droits d'Enregistrement et de Reproduction Mecanique) handles the copyrights for 52 different countries.



#6-2 Rubber Soul (Export Edition? "Odéon Dark Blue Label": OSX HS 24001)
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TITLE RUBBER SOUL
CATALOG NUMBER OSX HS 24001
RELEASE DATE Late 1965?  / First Press: Export Edition
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Drive My Car
What Goes On
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
Girl
You Won't See Me
I'm Looking Through You
Nowhere Man
In My Life
Think For Yourself
Wait
The Word
If I Needed Someone
Michelle Run For Your Life
FRONT -->Click! BACK -->Click! SIDE 1 -->Click! SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK
label label label label label
INNER SLEEVE FRONT COVER CLOSE UP -->Click! BACK COVER CLOSE UP
Plain White Inner Sleeve
(maybe)
label Odeon logomark and EMI logomark were printed at the bottom of the front cover. label "SIAT - PARIS" (Printer House?) credit was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
label label
Catalog No. "OSX HS 24001" was printed at the upper right of the back cover.
"LES INDUSTRIES MUSICALES ET ÉLECTRIQUES PATHÉ MARCONI - PARIS" was printes at the bottom of the back cover.
Housed in a twin-flipback printed cover (Semi wrap-around cover).
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label label
"MADE IN FRANCE" was printed at the bottom of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE-1 SIDE-2 On both sides, "BIEM" logo in a box and "MADE IN FRANCE" were printed on the label.
SIDE-1 SIDE-2
label label label label
Matrix No. is
Side-1: XEX  579-21     M6  245067
Side-2: XEX  580-21    M6  245068
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LABEL Odéon Dark Blue Label with silver print
MIX MONO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 XEX  579-21            M6 245067
SIDE 2 XEX  580-21            M6 245068
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
ODÉON
COVER: LES INDUSTRIES MUSICALES ET ÉLECTRIQUES PATHÉ MARCONI - PARIS
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1965
COVER FORM Single type. Housed in a twin-flipback printed cover (semi laminated printed cover).
PRINTER CREDIT SIAT - PARIS (?)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Photo: Robert Freeman
INNER SLEEVE Plain White Inner Sleeve (maybe)
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
Odéon Dark Blue label.

This is a very mysterious reference which is now run many collectors. This is a particular draw inch 33 rpm ​​French original "Rubber Soul" (Odeon OSX 232), as evidenced by the words "HS" (probably up for "Special Edition"), which is also found on labels double EP "Magical Mystery Tour" (MOE HS 39501/2). the content of the OSX HS 24001 is found to be almost identical to that of the OSX 232. Only changed the Odeon logo (replaced by Odéon- EMI) and the color of the label (orange in the OSX 232 blue at the HS 24 001).

Several other elements allow us to better characterize this disc:
- A reference to "20,000" , synonymous (at Odeon) destination for exports. Unfortunately it is impossible in the present state of our knowledge, identify the recipient country (s). Belgium has initially been assumed, but this idea was eventually abandoned to the extent that our inch 33 rpm ​​is not found in the same way as the EP's Flight.
- 1-4 EOM series Specialists today for a lean Francophone African countries without further details at this time;
Different numbers of those matrix of OSX 232 : 579/580 XEX (taking the English matrix) instead of XAR 819/820 visit OSX 232; - M6 245067/8 code (engraved in vinyl to the opposite of the matrix number) that is not on OSX 232; - the words "the Musical Industries and Electrical Pathé Marconi Paris" that appears at the back cover and which is found in 1966, all discs of LSO series;
- The word "Standard" , which is also a price code reference. There were thus two phrases: "Medium" and "Luxury".

The sheet production OSX HS 24001, published in the book France and the Beatles - the original 1962/1970 discography (Hocquet AD Krasker E.) reveal very important information: the a date is buffered in red indicates that the manufacturing process began on 02/12/1965. Everything leads us to believe that the production of 24 001 HS OSX and OSX 232 took place simultaneously. Date of legal deposit of 232 is the OSX 12/21/1965. That of the 24 001 HS is probably occurred in late December 1965 / early January 1966.

*BIEM (Bureau International des Societes Gerant les Droits d'Enregistrement et de Reproduction Mecanique) handles the copyrights for 52 different countries.



#7-1 Revolver (1st. Press "Odéon Red Label / Mono": LSO 105)
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TITLE REVOLVER
CATALOG NUMBER LSO 105
RELEASE DATE 15th. September 1966? / First Press
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Taxman (*NO counting)
Good Day Sunshine
Eleanor Rigby
And Your Bird Can Sing
I'm Only Sleeping
For No One
Love You To
Dr. Robert
Here, There And Everywhere
I Want To Love You
Yellow Submarine
Got To Get You Into My Life
She Said She Said Tomorrow Never Knows  (remix 8) 
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleeve
label label label
INNER SLEEVE FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover-up sleeve sleeve sleeve Housed in half laminated French designed / printed cover.
"SIAT - PARIS (printer house name?)" was printed on bottom right.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover-up Wrap-around cover. Diagonal-cut corner.
Catalog No. "SLSO 105 / LSO 105" was printed on upper right corner of the back cover.
cover-up
4 Beatles' album are introduced on the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve "LES INDUSTRIES MUSICALES ET ÉLECTRIQUES PATHÉ MARCONI - PARIS" credit was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve In the center shows the text "VERSINDEX BREVETE' S.G.D.G." on the back cover.
Original French order tag at the top of the back cover.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "ODÉON" logo mark in black ink was printed at the top of the red label. label label
"BIEM" logo in a box and "MADE IN FRANCE" were printed on the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label
label label
SIDE-2 SIDE-1 SIDE-2
The French "Revolver" vinyl label had "I Want To LOVE You" instead of "I Want To TELL You".
Matrix No. is
Side-1: XEX 605  21         M6 248941
Side-2: XEX 606  21         M6 248942
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LABEL Odéon Red Label with black ink.
MIX MONO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 XEX 605  21         M6 248941
SIDE 2 XEX 606  21         M6 248942
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME ODÉON / LES INDUSTRIES MUSICALES ET ÉLECTRIQUES PATHÉ MARCONI - PARIS
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT -
COVER FORM Single type. Housed in a twin-flipback printed cover (half laminated printed cover).
PRINTER CREDIT SIAT - PARIS (Printing house?)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Photos: Robert Freeman
INNER SLEEVE Plain white inner sleeve
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
First Mono / Stereo press with red label.
In January of 1966, Odeon replaced their earlier label with a red label and their logo with a logo that more closely resembled the logos used in other countries. The red label appears on all Odeon releases of the time, but when France took up the EEC numbering in 1969, they stopped using the original catalog numbers on Beatles releases.

In the center shows the text "VERSINDEX BREVETE' S.G.D.G." on the back cover.
Original French order tag at the top of the back cover.
Red-label copies of LSO 101 through LSO 105 exist with either (S) in a circle or S by itself on the label.

"Taxman" was deleted "one, two, three, four, one, two" counting just prior to beginning of the song.
Label had "I Want To LOVE You" instead of "I Want To TELL You".

Pathé Marconi EMI:
French record company active between 1972-1990.
Before 1972, Pathé Marconi EMI was known as Les Industries Musicales Et Electriques Pathé Marconi. Around 1986 it was renamed to EMI Pathé Marconi (EMI Pathé Marconi S.A.)
The company was responsible for the EMI Group labels La Voix De Son Maître (His Master's Voice), Pathé, EMI Columbia, Capitol Records, EMI, Odeon etc. in France.



#8-1 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (1st. Press "Odéon Red Label / Stereo": SLSO 107)
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TITLE A COLLECTION OF BEATLES OLDIES
CATALOG NUMBER SLSO 107
RELEASE DATE 6th. January 1967? / First Press
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
She Loves You (sim. stereo)
Can't Buy Me Love
From Me To You
Bad Boy
We Can Work It Out
Day Tripper
Help!
A Hard Day's Night
Michelle
Ticket To Ride
Yesterday
Paperback Writer
I Feel Fine
Eleanor Rigby
Yellow Submarine
I Want To Hold Your Hand
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleeve
label label label
INNER SLEEVE FRONT COVER CLOSE UP BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover-up sleeve sleeve sleeve Housed in half laminated French printed cover.
Gold Sticker "STEREO" was pasted at the upper right of the front cover.
"SIAT - PARIS (printer house name?)" was printed on bottom right.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover-up Wrap-around cover. Diagonal-cut corner.
Catalog No. "SLSO 107 / LSO 107" was printed on upper right corner of the back cover.
cover-up
3 Beatles' album are introduced on the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve The photo on the back cover is backwards. It was taken in Tokyo, Japan in 1966; the clue is on Paul's kimono-the lettering "KOTOBUKI" is backwards. Japanese issue of the LP have corrected the photo.
"LES INDUSTRIES MUSICALES ET ÉLECTRIQUES PATHÉ MARCONI - PARIS" credit was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve In the center shows the text "VERSINDEX BREVETE' S.G.D.G." on the back cover.
Original French order tag at the top of the back cover.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "ODÉON" logo mark in black ink was printed at the top of the red label. label On bothe sides, "BIEM" logo in a box was printed at the left side of center hole.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label
label label
SIDE-2 SIDE-1 SIDE-2
The word "STEREO" and catalog number "SLSO" were printed onthe label.
"MADE IN FRANCE" were printed on the label.
Matrix No. is
Side-1: YEX 619 21B - M6 25111 1
Side-2: YEX 620 21B - M6 25111 2
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Odéon Red Label with black ink.
MIX STEREO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 YEX 619 21B - M6 25111 1
SIDE 2 YEX 620 21B - M6 25111 2 
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME ODÉON / LES INDUSTRIES MUSICALES ET ÉLECTRIQUES PATHÉ MARCONI - PARIS
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1963 1964 1965 1966
COVER FORM Single type. Housed in a twin-flipback printed cover (half laminated printed cover).
PRINTER CREDIT SIAT - PARIS (Printing house?)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES CoverDesign: David Christian
Back cover photograph is by Robert Whittaker
INNER SLEEVE Plain white inner sleeve
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
First Mono / Stereo press with red label.
In January of 1966, Odeon replaced their earlier label with a red label and their logo with a logo that more closely resembled the logos used in other countries. The red label appears on all Odeon releases of the time, but when France took up the EEC numbering in 1969, they stopped using the original catalog numbers on Beatles releases.

In the center shows the text "VERSINDEX BREVETE' S.G.D.G." on the back cover.
Original French order tag at the top of the back cover.
Red-label copies of LSO 101 through LSO 105 exist with either (S) in a circle or S by itself on the label.

Pathé Marconi EMI:
French record company active between 1972-1990.
Before 1972, Pathé Marconi EMI was known as Les Industries Musicales Et Electriques Pathé Marconi. Around 1986 it was renamed to EMI Pathé Marconi (EMI Pathé Marconi S.A.)
The company was responsible for the EMI Group labels La Voix De Son Maître (His Master's Voice), Pathé, EMI Columbia, Capitol Records, EMI, Odeon etc. in France.



#9-1 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1st. Press "Yellow Parlophone Label /Mono": PMC 7027)
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TITLE SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND
CATALOG NUMBER PMC 7027
RELEASE DATE 1st. June 1967? /  First Press
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Within You Without You
With A Little Help From My Friends
When I'm Sixty-four
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
Lovely Rita
Getting Better
Good Morning Good Morning
Fixing A Hole
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
She's Leaving Home
A Day In The Life
Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!  
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleeve
label label label
INSIDE --> Click! INNER SLEEVE
CUT OUT
sleeve sleeve sleeve None
The first pressing of the album came with a psychedelic inner sleeve from U.K.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve  The LP covers is laminated on both front and back, and is also laminated fully on the inside. The cover was one piece of material, with fold over flaps connecting across the top-inside cover.
sleeve
This issue have U.K.-made picture sleeve and inner sleeve.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve This issue have U.K.-made picture sleeve.
Parlophone and EMI logomark were printed at the back sleeve.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve Printer name credit: "Printed and made  by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd."
LABEL CLOSE UP
label Black / yellow Parlophone label with silver print. label Sgt.Pepper has the UK catalog number. These were not British records. They had the
usual French labels; only the catalog numbers were foreign.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label On both sides, "BIEM" logo in a box  were printed on the label. label label
The words "MADE IN FRANCE" were printed at the right side of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label
label Matrix No. is
Side-1: XEX 637 -21    M6 253551
Side-2: XEX 638 -21     M6 253552
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Black and Yellow Parlophone Label with silver ink.
MIX MONO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 XEX 637 -21    M6 253551
SIDE 2 XEX 638 -21     M6 253552 
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME Parlophone
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1967
COVER FORM Gatefold type printed in England. The flaps can be seen at the upper place at inside of the gatefold cover. (full laminated printed cover).
Without cutout (maybe)
PRINTER CREDIT Printed and made  by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Stage: Peter Blake and Jann Haworth
Photo: Michael Cooper / Wax Figures: Madame Tussauds
Psychedelic inner sleeve design: The Fool
INNER SLEEVE Psychedelic inner sleeve
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
Mono / Stereo press with black and yellow Parlophone label.
In January of 1966, Odeon replaced their earlier label with a red label and their logo with a logo that more closely resembled the logos used in other countries. The red label appears on all Odeon releases of the time, but when France took up the EEC numbering in 1969, they stopped using the original catalog numbers on Beatles releases.
Sgt. Peppers constitutes a special case, because there also exists a French variant of the UK-style black and yellow Parlophone label.
First french press, some copies have English sleeve (This release) and others German sleeve : English sleeve (Parlophone/EMI logo) differ from German sleeve (ODEON/EMI logo).

A list of French Peppers:
  • PMC 7027    mono    yellow black label (=this record)
  • PCS 7027    stereo    yellow black label
  • PMC 7027    mono    red label with circled S
  • PMC 7027    mono    red label with uncircled S
  • PCS 7027    stereo    red label with circled S
  • PCS 7027    stereo    red label with uncircled S with "STEREO"
  • PCS 7027    stereo    red label with uncircled S without "STEREO"
  • PCS 7027    stereo    black label,"STEREO" on side 1
  • PCS 7027    stereo    black label, no "STEREO" on side 1
  • PMC 7027    mono    black label with uncircled S
  • PCS 7027    stereo    blue label BIEM
  • PCS 7027    stereo    blue label SACEM
  • PMC 7027    mono    blue label with BIEM



#9-2 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1st. Press "Yellow Parlophone Label /Stereo": PCS 7027)
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TITLE SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND
CATALOG NUMBER PCS 7027
RELEASE DATE 1st. June 1967? /  First Press
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Within You Without You
With A Little Help From My Friends
When I'm Sixty-four
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
Lovely Rita
Getting Better
Good Morning Good Morning
Fixing A Hole
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
She's Leaving Home
A Day In The Life
Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!  
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleeve
label label label
INSIDE --> Click! INNER SLEEVE
FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve sleeve "PATHE MARCONI Gold Sticker" was pasted at the upper left of the front cover.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
BACK COVER
CLOSE UP
sleeve  This issue have German-made picture sleeve.
The LP covers is laminated on both front and back, and is also laminated fully on the inside. The cover was one piece of material, with fold over flaps connecting across the top-inside cover.
sleeve
(P) 1967 was printed at the upper corner of the front sleeve.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve This issue have German-made picture sleeve.
Odeon and EMI logomark were printed at the back sleeve.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve
"PRINTED IN GERMANY" was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label Black / yellow Parlophone label with silver print. label Sgt.Pepper has the UK catalog number. These were not British records. They had the
usual French labels; only the catalog numbers were foreign.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label On both sides, "BIEM" logo in a box  were printed on the label. label label
The words "MADE IN FRANCE" were printed at the right side of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label
label Matrix No. is
Side-1: YEX 637 -21    M6 253549
Side-2: YEX 638 -21     M6 253550
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Black and Yellow Parlophone Label with silver ink.
MIX STEREO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 YEX 637 -21    M6 253549
SIDE 2 YEX 638 -21     M6 253550
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME Parlophone
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1967
COVER FORM Gatefold type printed in Germany. The flaps can be seen at the upper place at inside of the gatefold cover. (full laminated printed cover).
Without cutout (maybe)
PRINTER CREDIT None
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Stage: Peter Blake and Jann Haworth
Photo: Michael Cooper / Wax Figures: Madame Tussauds
INNER SLEEVE Plain white paper sleeve (made in England?)
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
Mono / Stereo press with black and yellow Parlophone label.
In January of 1966, Odeon replaced their earlier label with a red label and their logo with a logo that more closely resembled the logos used in other countries. The red label appears on all Odeon releases of the time, but when France took up the EEC numbering in 1969, they stopped using the original catalog numbers on Beatles releases.
Sgt. Peppers constitutes a special case, because there also exists a French variant of the UK-style black and yellow Parlophone label.
First french press, some copies have English sleeve and others German sleeve (This release) : English sleeve (Parlophone/EMI logo) differ from German sleeve (ODEON/EMI logo).
"PATHE MARCONI Gold Sticker" was pasted at the upper left of the front cover.

A list of French Peppers:
  • PMC 7027    mono    yellow black label (=this record)
  • PCS 7027    stereo    yellow black label
  • PMC 7027    mono    red label with circled S
  • PMC 7027    mono    red label with uncircled S
  • PCS 7027    stereo    red label with circled S
  • PCS 7027    stereo    red label with uncircled S with "STEREO"
  • PCS 7027    stereo    red label with uncircled S without "STEREO"
  • PCS 7027    stereo    black label,"STEREO" on side 1
  • PCS 7027    stereo    black label, no "STEREO" on side 1
  • PMC 7027    mono    black label with uncircled S
  • PCS 7027    stereo    blue label BIEM
  • PCS 7027    stereo    blue label SACEM
  • PMC 7027    mono    blue label with BIEM



#9-3 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (2nd. Press "Odéon Red Label /Mono with circled S": PMC 7027)
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TITLE SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND
CATALOG NUMBER PMC 7027
RELEASE DATE 1967 ? / Second Press (First Press: 1st. June 1967)
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Within You Without You
With A Little Help From My Friends
When I'm Sixty-four
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
Lovely Rita
Getting Better
Good Morning Good Morning
Fixing A Hole
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
She's Leaving Home
A Day In The Life
Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite!  
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleeve
label label label
INSIDE --> Click! INNER SLEEVE CUT OUT --> Click!
sleeve sleeve sleeve sleeve
INSIDE CLOSE UP
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve  The LP covers is laminated on both front and back, and is also laminated fully on the inside. The cover was one piece of material, with fold over flaps connecting across the top-inside cover.
sleeve
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve
Cover design looks similar to the U.K. Cover and cutouts were printed in Germany. (Disk was made in France)
These copies have EMI/Odeon logo on back cover.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "ODÉON" logo mark in black ink was printed at the top of the red label. label Odeon red label with circled S.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label On both sides, "BIEM" logo in a box  were printed on the label. label
The words "MADE IN FRANCE" were printed at the right side of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label
label Matrix No. is
Side-1: II   XEX 637   21       M6  253551
Side-2: III  XEX 638   21       M6  253552
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Odéon Red Label with black ink.
MIX MONO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 II (hand etched)   XEX 637   21       M6  253551
SIDE 2 III (hand etched)  XEX 638   21       M6  253552
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME ODÉON
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1967
COVER FORM Gatefold type. The flaps can be seen at the upper place at inside of the gatefold cover.
(full laminated printed cover).
PRINTER CREDIT Unknown (Printed in Germany)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Stage and Cut out: Peter Blake and Jann Haworth
Photo: Michael Cooper / Wax Figures: Madame Tussauds
INNER SLEEVE white inner sleeve (maybe)
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
Mono / Stereo press with red label.
Sgt. Peppers was the only LP of the 60's that did not get a sleeve made in France; the covers either came mainly from Germany, as well as some from the U.K. and it wasn't until the picture disc versions of that LP that it got a domestically producted sleeve.

In January of 1966, Odeon replaced their earlier label with a red label and their logo with a logo that more closely resembled the logos used in other countries. The red label appears on all Odeon releases of the time, but when France took up the EEC numbering in 1969, they stopped using the original catalog numbers on Beatles releases.
Sgt. Peppers constitutes a special case, because there also exists a French variant of the UK-style black and yellow Parlophone label.

A list of French Peppers:
  • PMC 7027    mono    yellow black label
  • PCS 7027    stereo    yellow black label
  • PMC 7027    mono    red label with circled S (=this record)
  • PMC 7027    mono    red label with uncircled S
  • PCS 7027    stereo    red label with circled S
  • PCS 7027    stereo    red label with uncircled S with "STEREO"
  • PCS 7027    stereo    red label with uncircled S without "STEREO"
  • PCS 7027    stereo    black label,"STEREO" on side 1
  • PCS 7027    stereo    black label, no "STEREO" on side 1
  • PMC 7027    mono    black label with uncircled S
  • PCS 7027    stereo    blue label BIEM
  • PCS 7027    stereo    blue label SACEM
  • PMC 7027    mono    blue label with BIEM

Cover design looks similar to the U.K. Cover and cutouts were printed in Germany. (Disk was made in France)
These copies have EMI/Odeon logo on back cover.
This album: without custom inner sleeve (missing?), With cutouts insert.
The LP covers is laminated on both front and back, and is also laminated fully on the inside. The cover was one piece of material, with fold over flaps connecting across the top-inside cover.
The gatefold has two openings, the left one holding a sheet of Sgt. Pepper cutouts, and the right one holding the LP itself.



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