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#17-1 HEY JUDE (AP-8940)
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#24-1 Help! (AP-80060)
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TITLE
HELP! -ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK
RELEASE DATE
1974? (First Press: 25th October.1970)
FRONT BACK LABEL -->Click! DISK
help_us help_usback label disk
INSIDE INNER SLEEVE LYRIC SHEET (Bihold type)
help_usinside help_usinside sleeve lyric
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP OBI -->Click!
cover cover label
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The company's name, "Toshiba Ongaku Kougyou Kabushiki - gaisya", was printed in Japanese at the center-right place of the back cover. (with gold price sticker) These copies introduced other Beatles' album on Capitol Records. The company's name, "TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES", was printed at the bottom place of the label.

TRACK LISTING CATALOG NUMBER
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 AP-80060
Help!
The night before
From me to you fantasy (Inst.)
You've got to hide your love away
I need you
In the Tyrol (Inst.)
Another girl
Another hard day's night (Inst.)
Ticket to ride
The bitter end (Inst.)
You can't do that
You're going to lose that girl
The chase (Inst.)

LABEL
APPLE type 2-1

MIX
STEREO

VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
Cover: "Toshiba ongaku kogyo kabusikigaisya"
Label: MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-2,000YEN (pasted sticker "2,200Yen")
OBI
"Forever" in dark green Obi / with Order sheet
COVER FORM
Gatefold/Thick cover
COMMENTS
Light Green Apple label:
with "TOSHIBA MUSICAL..." credit.

Same design as U.S. versions.
Has eight Beatles tracks and five George Martin instrumental.



#27-2 Let It Be (AP-80189)
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TITLE
LET IT BE -GATEFOLD TYPE
RELEASE DATE
1974 or 1975?
FRONT BACK LABEL -->Click! DISK
letitbe letitbe label disk
INSIDE INNER SLEEVE LYRIC SHEET
(Slip sheet type)
letitbe letitbeback sleeve lyric
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP OBI -->Click!
cover label The company's name was changed "TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES" into "TOSHIBA - EMI" at the bottom place of the label.
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label The words "An E.M.I. Recording" was printed on the label.

TRACK LISTING CATALOG NUMBER
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 AP-80189
Two of us
Dig a pony
Across the universe
I me mine
Dig it
Let it be
Maggie Mae
I've got a feeling
One after 909
The long and winding road
For you blue
Get back

LABEL
APPLE type 2-1
+
An E.M.I. Recording

MIX
STEREO

VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME

Cover: "Toshiba EMI kabusikigaisya"
Label: MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN

SYMBOL/PRICE
H-2,200YEN
OBI
"Forever" in dark green Obi / without Order sheet
COVER FORM
Gatefold/Thick cover
COMMENTS
Light Green Apple label:
with "TOSHIBA-EMI..." credit, and with "An E.M.I. Recording" credit.

Same design as U.S. versions.
Reissue of #8-1



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