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#1-1 The Beatles Beat (1st. Press: 6086)
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TITLE THE BEATLES BEAT
CATALOG NUMBER 6086
RELEASE DATE 1965? / First Press
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
She Loves You (sim. stereo)
Can't Buy Me Love
Thank You Girl
You Can't Do That
From Me To You
Roll Over Beethoven
I'll Get You (sim. stereo) Till There Was You
I Want To Hold Your Hand Money
Hold Me Tight Please Mister Postman
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
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INNER SLEEVE FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
Plain white inner sleeve
(maybe)
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 Odeon logo and Catalog No. "6086" were printed at the upper right of the front cover.
FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve Odeon logo and catalog No. "6086" was printed at the upper right of the back cover.
Distributed only to members of German book club "Deutsche Buch Gemeinschaft (*)" and was not avialable at record stores.
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label label label The disc bears orange "Impression" Odeon labels with the catalogue number: 6086.
"GEMA(**)" was printed in the box.
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"Alle Rechite des Schallplattenfabrikanten .... Made in Germany" credit was printed at the perimeter.
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Orange "Impression" Odeon label
MIX STEREO  (except as noted)
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 12PAL 3152 SM-1
SIDE 2 12PAL 3153 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 -
INNER SLEEVE plain white sleeve (maybe)
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS With just a few hundred copies produced, this LP is one of their rarest and most sought after European releases.
This 1st pressing copy was manufactured in 1965 by the German Book Club (Deutsch Buch Gemeinschaft). Distributed only to members of German book club "Deutsche Buch Gemeinschaft" and was not avialable at record stores.
It features some of The Beatles' greatest hits from 1963-1964 in a mixture of true and re-processed stereo.

The disc bears orange "Impression" Odeon labels with the catalogue number: 6086.
Machine stamped matrix numbers:
Side-1: 12PAL 3152 SM-1
Side-2: 12PAL 3153 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.



#2-1 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 sleeve label 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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