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The Toshiba EMI Recordings 1970
43. Oh Darling / Here Comes The Sun (AR-2520)
(Update: 5th. January 2018)
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Apple 1st. Sleeve
INDEX
  • #43-1 Apple Toshiba Onko H ¥400
  • #43-2 Apple Toshiba Onko H ¥400 (Red)
  • #43-3 Apple Toshiba Onko H ¥500
  • #43-4 Apple Toshiba Onko H No price
  • #43-5 Apple Toshiba EMI H ¥500
  • #43-6 Apple Toshiba EMI I ¥500



#43-1 Oh Darling / Here Comes The Sun (1st. Press "H ¥400 / Black Vinyl": AR-2520)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Oh Darling (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Here Comes The Sun (George Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
5th June.1970/First Press
LYRIC SHEET (Slip Sheet)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT -->Click!
BACK -->Click!
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INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
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sleeve
Apple logomark, the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and "400YEN" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. sleeve
catalog No. "AR-2520" and "STEREO" were printed at the upper right corner of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
sleeve
sleeve
label
On the back cover, Beatles Fan Club address was printed at the bottom. "MADE IN JAPAN." and "H" were printed at the lyric sheet. The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 1-A
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-2520
MATRIX NUMBER SIDE 1 YEX-749-4   1S   18
SIDE 2 YEX-750-1   1S   11
PRESS MARK 0F
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Slip Sheet
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Stereo
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES
LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-400YEN
COMMENTS
Dark Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon label and released the new single on the Apple label.
And in the Apple label, there are two subtypes, TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES and TOSHIBA EMI. Further more, the early copies of the APPLE-TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES type have dark Apple on its label, though the late copies have light one.
This single was manufactured two ways: both Black and Red vinyl.

Has single 7" square slip sheet with cover art on one side and lyrics on other.
The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
The song title of the side-1, "Oh! Darling", was printed "Oh Darling" on the label and lyric sheet.



#43-2 Oh Darling / Here Comes The Sun (1st. Press "H ¥400 / Red Vinyl": AR-2520)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Oh Darling (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Here Comes The Sun (George Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
5th June.1970/First Press
LYRIC SHEET (Slip Sheet)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT -->Click!
BACK -->Click!
iwant sleeve disk disk disk
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
iwant
sleeve
Apple logomark, the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and "400YEN" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. sleeve
catalog No. "AR-2520" and "STEREO" were printed at the upper right corner of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
sleeve
sleeve
label
On the back cover, Beatles Fan Club address was printed at the bottom. "MADE IN JAPAN." and "H" were printed at the lyric sheet. The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
OTHER ITEM
-

RECORD LABEL
Apple type 1-A
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-2520
MATRIX NUMBER SIDE 1 YEX-749-4   1S   16
SIDE 2 YEX-750-1   1S   23
PRESS MARK 0L (?)
VINYL COLOR
Red
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Slip Sheet
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Stereo
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES
LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-400YEN
COMMENTS
Dark Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon label and released the new single on the Apple label.
And in the Apple label, there are two subtypes, TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES and TOSHIBA EMI. Further more, the early copies of the APPLE-TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES type have dark Apple on its label, though the late copies have light one.
This single was manufactured two ways: both Black and Red vinyl.

Has single 7" square slip sheet with cover art on one side and lyrics on other.
The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
The song title of the side-1, "Oh! Darling", was printed "Oh Darling" on the label and lyric sheet.



#43-3 Oh Darling / Here Comes The Sun (3rd. Press "H ¥500": AR-2520)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Oh Darling (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Here Comes The Sun (George Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
February 1973? / Third Press
LYRIC SHEET (Slip Sheet)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT -->Click!
BACK -->Click!
sleeve sleeve disk disk disk
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
iwant
sleeve
Apple logomark, the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and "¥500" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. sleeve
catalog No. "AR-2520" and "STEREO" were printed at the upper right corner of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
sleeve
sleeve
label
On the back cover, Beatles Fan Club address was printed at the bottom. "MADE IN JAPAN." and "H" were printed at the lyric sheet. The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
OTHER ITEM
-

RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-1-A
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-2520
MATRIX NUMBER SIDE 1 YEX-749-4   1S   21
SIDE 2 YEX-750-1   1S   18
PRESS MARK A3 -> 3B
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Slip Sheet
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Stereo
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES
LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-500YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #43-1
Light Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon label and released the new single on the Apple label.
And in the Apple label, there are two subtypes, TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES and TOSHIBA EMI. Further more, the early copies of the APPLE-TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES type have dark Apple on its label, though the late copies have light one.

Has single 7" square slip sheet with cover art on one side and lyrics on other.
The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
The song title of the side-1, "Oh! Darling", was printed "Oh Darling" on the label and lyric sheet.



#43-4 Oh Darling / Here Comes The Sun (3rd. Press "H / No Price": AR-2520)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Oh Darling (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Here Comes The Sun (George Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
April 1973? / Third Press
LYRIC SHEET (Slip Sheet)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT -->Click!
BACK -->Click!
sleeve sleeve disk disk disk
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
iwant
sleeve
Apple logomark, the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." was printed, but price and symbol were not printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. sleeve
catalog No. "AR-2520" and "STEREO" were printed at the upper right corner of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
sleeve
sleeve
label
On the back cover, Beatles Fan Club address was printed at the bottom. "MADE IN JAPAN." and "H" were printed at the lyric sheet. The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
OTHER ITEM
-

RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-1-A
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-2520
MATRIX NUMBER SIDE 1 YEX-749-4   1S   22
SIDE 2 YEX-750-1   1S   25
PRESS MARK 43-M-L-1 (?)
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Slip Sheet
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Stereo
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES
LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-500YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #43-1
Light Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon label and released the new single on the Apple label.
And in the Apple label, there are two subtypes, TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES and TOSHIBA EMI. Further more, the early copies of the APPLE-TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES type have dark Apple on its label, though the late copies have light one.

Has single 7" square slip sheet with cover art on one side and lyrics on other.
On the front of the lyric sheet, price and symbol were not printed at the bottom.

The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
The song title of the side-1, "Oh! Darling", was printed "Oh Darling" on the label and lyric sheet.



#43-5 Oh Darling / Here Comes The Sun (4th. Press "Toshiba-EMI / H ¥500": AR-2520)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Oh Darling (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Here Comes The Sun (George Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
1974? / 4th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Slip Sheet)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT -->Click!
BACK -->Click!
sleeve sleeve disk disk disk
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
iwant
sleeve
Apple logomark, the words "Toshiba EMI Ltd." and "¥500" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. sleeve
catalog No. "AR-2520" and "STEREO" were printed at the upper right corner of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
sleeve
sleeve
label
On the back cover, Beatles Fan Club address was printed at the bottom. "MADE IN JAPAN." and "H" were printed at the lyric sheet. The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
OTHER ITEM
-

RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-2
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-2520
MATRIX NUMBER SIDE 1 YEX-749-4   1S   23
SIDE 2 YEX-750-1   1S   26
PRESS MARK 4 - x   4C     4-36 (?)
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Slip Sheet
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Stereo
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER Toshiba EMI Kabusikigaisha
LABEL MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-500YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #43-3
Light Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon label and released the new single on the Apple label.
And in the Apple label, there are two subtypes, TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES and TOSHIBA EMI. Further more, the early copies of the APPLE-TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES type have dark Apple on its label, though the late copies have light one.

Has single 7" square slip sheet with cover art on one side and lyrics on other.
The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
The song title of the side-1, "Oh! Darling", was printed "Oh Darling" on the label and lyric sheet.



#43-6 Oh Darling / Here Comes The Sun (5th. Press "Toshiba-EMI / I ¥500": AR-2520)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Oh Darling (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Here Comes The Sun (George Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
1976? / 5th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Slip Sheet)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT -->Click!
BACK -->Click!
sleeve sleeve disk disk disk
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
iwant
sleeve
Apple logomark, the words "Toshiba EMI Ltd." and "¥500" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. sleeve
catalog No. "AR-2520" and "STEREO" were printed at the upper right corner of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
sleeve
sleeve
label
On the back cover, Beatles Fan Club address was printed at the bottom. "MADE IN JAPAN." and "H" were printed at the lyric sheet. The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
OTHER ITEM
-

RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-2
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-2520
MATRIX NUMBER SIDE 1 YEX-749-4   1S   24
SIDE 2 YEX-750-1   1S   27
PRESS MARKSIDE 1 5-2567   9   M       6-123(?)
SIDE 2 5-X Z
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Slip Sheet
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Stereo
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER Toshiba EMI Kabusikigaisha
LABEL MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
I-500YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #43-5
Light Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon label and released the new single on the Apple label.
And in the Apple label, there are two subtypes, TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES and TOSHIBA EMI. Further more, the early copies of the APPLE-TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES type have dark Apple on its label, though the late copies have light one.

Has single 7" square slip sheet with cover art on one side and lyrics on other.
The phrase "Produced by George Martin", (from the Album: ABBEY ROAD AP-8815", and "MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN" were printed at the bottom of the label.
The song title of the side-1, "Oh! Darling", was printed "Oh Darling" on the label and lyric sheet.



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