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06. Sweet Georgia Brown / Nobody's Child (NH 52 906)
(Update: 24th. December 2019)

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#6-1 Sweet Georgia Brown / Nobody's Child (Promotional Record: NH 52 906)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Sweet Georgia Brown (Bernie-Pinkard-Casey)  Tony Sheridan Vocal backed by "?" (2A+)
SIDE 2 Nobody's Child (Trad.) Tony Sheridan accompanying himself on his Guitar (2A)
RELEASE DATE
Promotional Record (First Press: 31th. January 1964)
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label label label The letters "M 45" (Mono 45 R.P.M.)  in the triangle was printed on the sleeve.
"Dubbing
also prohibited by records that are broadcast by radio"
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label label This rare PROMOTIONAL 45 is a genuine 1964 German white-label pressing on the Polydor label: 52 906
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labellabel label Catalog No. "52 906" was printed at the right side of the center hole.
Side-1: GEMA/BIEM
Side-2: D.P.
was printed at the left side of the label.
Press comany's name "MADE IN GERMANY DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON GES. MBH" was printed at the perimeter.
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label label The label lists the artists as Tony Sheridan. Vocal backed by “?” appears below his name.
Side-2: Tony Sheridan's solo version without the Beatles.
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label label Matrix numbers: 52906-2A & 52906-2B
'Made in Germany' is also machine stamped in each run-out.
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RECORD LABEL
Polydor Red label
CATALOG NUMBER
NH 52 906
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No. Side1 A4 - V  B1    52906-2  A     Made in Germany
Side2 A4 - V  B1    52906-2   B     Made in Germany
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
CENTER Full size center hole
PRESS COMPANY'S NAME
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON GESELLSCHAFT
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
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PRINTER CREDIT
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PRODUCER
Bert Kaempfert
COMMENTS
This rare PROMOTIONAL 45 is a genuine 1964 German white-label pressing on the Polydor label: 52 906
Not released in the U.K., German records were imported.

The 'A' side label is mysteriously credited to 'Tony Sheridan- Vocal backed by "?"
The 'A' side has 'F.D. & H Ltd' (an abbreviation for the publishers 'Francis Day & Hunter) and 'Released 31/1/64' written in back ball-point pen.
Housed in an original German orange Polydor sleeve.

Sweet Georgia Brown. Tony Sheridan first recorded Sweet Georgia Brown on December 21, 1961, at the Musikhalle in Hamburg, without Beatles involvement. Then, on May 24, 1962, the Beatles recorded the backing track for the song at Hamburg’s Studio Rahlstedt. This Paul McCartney arrangement featuring John on rhythm guitar, Paul on the bass, George on lead guitar, Pete Best on drums and Roy Young on piano. John, Paul and George also provide backing vocals. Tony Sheridan added his lead vocal two weeks later on June 7. On January 3, 1964, Tony Sheridan recorded a new vocal track under the supervision of producer Paul Murphy in Studio Rahlstedt, using the Beatles’ backing track from May 1962. This is the most common version of Sweet Georgia Brown. The mono version was first released on the this single.

*Sweet Georgia Brown: Lead Vocal: Tony Sheridan
Version 1A: Backing play: The Beat Brothers (No Beatles)
Version 2A: Backing play: The Beatles
Version 2A+: Overdub vocals with new lyrics to Ver. 2A
Version 2A++: Overdub electric guitar and drum to Ver. 2A +
Version 3A: Backing Play: The Bobby Patrick Big Six (No Beatles)

Nobody’s Child. Tony Sheridan’s recording features Sheridan on lead vocal and guitar, Paul on bass and Pete Best on drums. The recording was also made in Harburg’s Friedrich-Ebert-Halle on June 22 & 23, 1961. In January 1964, Tony Sheridan recorded a solo version of Nobody’s Child without the Beatles. This is a solo version used for the B side of this single.

*Nobody's Child: Lead Vocal: Tony Sheridan
Version 1A: Backing play: The Beatles
Version 1A+: Cutting a part of Ver. 1A
Version 2A: Backing play: The Beat Brothers (No Beatles)



#6-2 Sweet Georgia Brown / Nobody's Child (1st. Press: NH 52 906)
Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Sweet Georgia Brown (Bernie-Pinkard-Casey)  Tony Sheridan Vocal backed by "?" (2A+)
SIDE 2 Nobody's Child (Trad.) Tony Sheridan accompanying himself on his Guitar (2A)
RELEASE DATE
31th. January 1964 / First Press
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jacket jacket label label disk
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label label Polydor Red labels with black half-circle logo printed at the top of the label.
Catalog No. "52 906" was printed at the right side of the center hole.
The letters "M 45" (Mono 45 R.P.M.)  in the triangle was printed on the right of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label Side-1: GEMA/BIEM
Side-2: D.P.
was printed in the box.
label
Press comany's name "MADE IN GERMANY DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON GES. MBH" was printed at the perimeter.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The label lists the artists as Tony Sheridan. Vocal backed by “?” appears below his name.
Side-2: Tony Sheridan's solo version without the Beatles.
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label label Matrix Number
Side-1: A4 - V  B1    52906-2  A     Made in Germany
Side-2: A4 - V  V1    52906   B     Made in Germany
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Polydor Red label
CATALOG NUMBER
NH 52 906
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No. Side1 A4 - V  B1    52906-2  A     Made in Germany
Side2 A4 - V  V1    52906   B     Made in Germany
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
CENTER Full size center hole
PRESS COMPANY'S NAME
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON GES. MBH
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
-
PRINTER CREDIT
-
PRODUCER
Bert Kaempfert
COMMENTS
Polydor Red labels with black half-circle logo printed at the top of the label.
Germany Only Release.
Not released in the U.K., German records were imported.

Polydor advertised that the single was by “Tony Sheredan with George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, ect.” Red labels have black half-circle logos. The label lists the artists as Tony Sheridan. Vocal backed by “?” appears below his name.

Sweet Georgia Brown. Tony Sheridan first recorded Sweet Georgia Brown on December 21, 1961, at the Musikhalle in Hamburg, without Beatles involvement. Then, on May 24, 1962, the Beatles recorded the backing track for the song at Hamburg’s Studio Rahlstedt. This Paul McCartney arrangement featuring John on rhythm guitar, Paul on the bass, George on lead guitar, Pete Best on drums and Roy Young on piano. John, Paul and George also provide backing vocals. Tony Sheridan added his lead vocal two weeks later on June 7. On January 3, 1964, Tony Sheridan recorded a new vocal track under the supervision of producer Paul Murphy in Studio Rahlstedt, using the Beatles’ backing track from May 1962. This is the most common version of Sweet Georgia Brown. The mono version was first released on the this single.

*Sweet Georgia Brown: Lead Vocal: Tony Sheridan
Version 1A: Backing play: The Beat Brothers (No Beatles)
Version 2A: Backing play: The Beatles
Version 2A+: Overdub vocals with new lyrics to Ver. 2A
Version 2A++: Overdub electric guitar and drum to Ver. 2A +
Version 3A: Backing Play: The Bobby Patrick Big Six (No Beatles)

Nobody’s Child. Tony Sheridan’s recording features Sheridan on lead vocal and guitar, Paul on bass and Pete Best on drums. The recording was also made in Harburg’s Friedrich-Ebert-Halle on June 22 & 23, 1961. In January 1964, Tony Sheridan recorded a solo version of Nobody’s Child without the Beatles. This is a solo version used for the B side of this single.

*Nobody's Child: Lead Vocal: Tony Sheridan
Version 1A: Backing play: The Beatles
Version 1A+: Cutting a part of Ver. 1A
Version 2A: Backing play: The Beat Brothers (No Beatles)



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