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The Toshiba EMI Recordings / Compilation Albums
1962-1966 / 1967-1970


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TITLE
The Beatles / 1962-1966
RELEASE DATE
between late 1973 and 1976 (First Press: 20th May.1973)
FRONT BACK LABEL -->Click! DISK
1962 1962back label disk
INSIDE INNER SLEEVE OBI -->Click!
inside inside sleeve
obi
LABEL CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE-3 & 4 SIDE-1 & 2
1962 1962
1962
1962
The words "Mfd. by TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. in Japan" was printed. Publisher's name and "(P) 196X" statement were printed on the label.
"An Apple Record" and "An E.M.I. Recording" credit were printed on the label.
"FOLSTER" logo mark was printed on the label.
"JASRAC" logo mark and "FOLSTER" logo mark were printed on the label.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP 12-page booklet
containing a chronological summary of the Beatles' career
1962 bookbookbookbook
"Toshiba EMI Ltd." and "H-\4,000*" was printed at the upper-right of the back cover.

*first press was "H-\3,500"
12-page discography Color Large Poster
bookbookbook obi

TRACK LISTING CATALOG NUMBER
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 EAP-9032B
Love me do (sim.stereo)
Please please me
From me to you
She loves you (sim.stereo)
I want to hold your hand
All my loving
Can't buy me love
A hard day's night
And I love her
Eight days a week
I feel fine
Ticket to ride
Yesterday

LABEL
APPLE type 3b (Side1 & 2)
APPLE type 3a (side3 & 4)

MIX
STEREO (except as noted)

VINYL COLOR
BLACK

SIDE 3 SIDE 4 RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
Help!
You've got to hide your love away
We can work it out
Day tripper
Drive my car
Norwegian wood
Nowhere man
Michelle
In my life
Girl
Paperback writer
Eleanor Rigby
Yellow submarine
Cover: "Toshiba EMI kabusikigaisya"
Label: Mfd. by TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. in Japan

SYMBOL/PRICE
H-4,000YEN

OBI
Custom red Obi / without Order sheet

COVER FORM
Gatefold/Thick cover
COMMENTS Light green Apple label with red background.
Two LP set, contrary to the implication of the catalog number.
Gatefold cover.
Come with a 12-page booklet containing a chronological summary of the Beatles' career. Also contains a 12-page discography and a large color poster.
Only EMI version might exist; red vinyl version if it exists would be very rare.



#1-3 1962-1966 (3rd. Press: EAS-50021/2)
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#2-1 1967-1970 EAP-9034B
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#2-3 1967-1970 (3rd. Press: EAS-50023/4)
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TITLE
The Beatles / 1967-1970
RELEASE DATE
Promotional Use Only (3rd. Press: 5th November. 1978)
FRONT BACK LABEL -->Click! DISK
1970 1970back label disk
INSIDE LABEL CLOSE UP
inside inside
label
The words "The Gramophone Company Limited" was printed. Publisher's name and "(P) 196X" statement were printed on the label."JASRAC" logo mark was printed on the label.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LYRIC SHEET
(bifold type)
OBI -->Click!
cover cover lyric
obi
"Toshiba EMI Ltd." and symbol "I" were printed at the upper-right of the back cover.
"Apple" logo mark was printed at the top of the back cover.

TRACK LISTING CATALOG NUMBER
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 EAS-50023-4
Strawberry fields forever
Penny Lane
Sgt. Peppers lonely hearts club band
With a little help from my friends
Lucy in the sky with diamonds
A day in the life
All you need is love
I man the walrus
Hello goodbye
The fool on the hill
Magical mystery tour
Lady Madonna
Hey Jude
Revolution

LABEL
APPLE Sample label type2

MIX
STEREO

VINYL COLOR
CLEAR BLUE

SIDE 3 SIDE 4 RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
Help!
Back in the U.S.S.R.
While my guitar gently weeps
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Get back
Don't let me down
The ballad of John and Yoko
Old brown shoe
Here comes the sun
Come together
Something
Octopus's garden
Let it be
Across the universe
The long and winding road
Cover: "Toshiba EMI kabusikigaisya"
Label: The Gramophone Company Limited

SYMBOL/PRICE
I-3,600YEN

OBI
Custom Obi

COVER FORM
Gatefold/Thick cover
COMMENTS Promotional issue.
This versions eliminate perimeter print and feature a line drawing of the Apple logo at the label top. The Apple logo is a bit smaller than the Apple type1 label. All print is black. Notice the promo characters inside the rectangle to the right of the Apple logo and the release date to the left.

3rd. Press:
Two LP set, Gatefold cover. Blue vinyl with Apple label. Limited edition.



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