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TITLE
MEET THE BEATLES (Japanese Version)
RELEASE DATE
1973
FRONT BACK LABEL -->Click! DISK
meet meetback label disk
BACK COVER CLOSE UP INNER SLEEVE LYRIC SHEET
(Slip Sheet Type)
OBI -->Click!
back cover lyric
lyric
OBI
LABEL CLOSE UP
back cover

TRACK LISTING CATALOG NUMBER
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 AR-8026
I want to hold your hand
She loves you
From me to you
Twist and shout
Love me do
Baby it's you
Don't bother me
Please please me
I saw her standing there
P.S. I love you
Little child
All my loving
Hold me tight
Please Mister postman

LABEL
APPLE type 2-2

MIX
MONO

VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
Cover: "Toshiba EMI Kabusikigaisya"
Label: MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-2,000YEN
OBI
"Forever" series Obi / without Order sheet
COVER FORM
Thick cover
COMMENTS
Light Green Apple label:
with "TOSHIBA-EMI..." credit.



#2-1 The Beatles' Second Album (AR-8027)
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#8-2 Please Please Me (Japanese Edition) (AP-8675)
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TITLE
please please me
RELEASE DATE
late 1973?
FRONT BACK LABEL -->Click! DISK
please pleaseback label disk
INSIDE INNER SLEEVE OBI
pleaseinside pleaseinside sleeve
"Forever" in dark green Obi

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BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP OTHER ITEM (8-page booklet)
COVER
book BOOK book
"Toshiba EMI Ltd." and "H-\2,200" was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label.

TRACK LISTING CATALOG NUMBER
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 AP-8675
Please please me
Anna (go to him)
I saw her standing there
Boys
Misery
Chains
Ask me why
Twist and shout
A taste of honey
Love me do (sim.stereo)
Do you want to know a secret
Baby it's you
There's a place
P.S. I love you (sim.stereo)

LABEL
APPLE type 2-1

MIX
STEREO except as noted

VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
Cover: "Toshiba EMI Kabusikigaisya"
Label: MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-2,200YEN
OBI
"Forever" in dark green Obi / with Order sheet (maybe)
COVER FORM
Gatefold with attached 8-page color booklet/Thick cover
COMMENTS
Light Green Apple label:
with "TOSHIBA MUSICAL..." credit.

Reissue of #6-2.
Gatefold cover with unique front and back.
Comes with 8-page photo booklet.
The song orders were different from U.K. press.

In late 1973 (maybe December), Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd. changed its name to "Toshiba EMI Ltd."



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