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#1-1 The Beatles (1st. Press: 6279)
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TITLE The Beatles
CATALOG NUMBER 6279
RELEASE DATE 1967 / First Press
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Hold Me Tight Dr. Robert
All My Loving  ("Hi-hat" intro) Eleanor Rigby
Eight Days A Week If I Fell
No Reply Michelle
A Hard Day's Night Yellow Submarine
I Should Have Known Better And Your Bird Can Sing
And I Love Her I Want To Tell You
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click!SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleevelabel label label
INNER SLEEVE FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve Housed in its orginal soft, unlaminated German-printed cover.
The album was released only through the DGB (Deutsche Buch Gemeinschaft: German Book Association).
sleeve
Catalog No. "6279" was printed at the upper right of the front cover.
FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve "eine sonderauflage aus dem Repertoire" means "a special edition from the repertoire"
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve Odeon logo and catalog No. "6279" was printed at the upper right of the back cover. sleeve Distributed only to members of German book club "Deutsche Buch Gemeinschaft (*)" and was not avialable at record stores.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label The disc bears orange "Impression" Odeon labels with the catalogue number: 6279.
"GEMA(**)" was printed in the box.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label Machine stamped matrix numbers:
Side-1: 12PAL 4050-SM-1
Side-2: 12PAL 4051-SM-1
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Orange "Impression" Odeon label
MIX STEREO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 12 PAL 4050-SM-1
SIDE 2 12 PAL 4151-SM-1
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME Odeon
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT -
COVER FORM Single type. Housed in a non-laminated German-printed cover
PRINTER CREDIT -
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Front cover photo: Our World broadcast June 25 1967
INNER SLEEVE plain white sleeve (maybe)
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS Original German 14-track German Book Club stereo compilation album.
The album was released only through the DGB (Deutsche Buch Gemeinschaft: German Book Association).
Distributed only to members of German book club "Deutsche Buch Gemeinschaft" and was not avialable at record stores.

The disc bears orange "Impression" Odeon labels with the catalogue number: 6279.
Machine stamped matrix numbers:
Side-1: 12PAL 4050-SM-1
Side-2: 12PAL 4051-SM-1
Housed in its orginal soft, unlaminated German-printed cover.

(*) Deutsche Buch Gemeinschaft;
The club was founded in 1924 in Berlin, Germany, focused on books. After WWII the club went to Darmstadt, Germany. In 1970 50% was sold to Bertelsmann AG, which acquired the rest in 1988.

(**)GEMA (Gesellschaft für musikalische Aufführungs- und mechanische Vervielfältigungsrechte.) was started in 1915 and handles the copyright in Germany.



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