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POLYDOR LABEL "The Beatles Early Days"
(Update: 1st. April 2011)

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Issued with an information leaflet for the box. Included are reproductions of all the Polydor Tony Sheridan/ Beatles/ Beat Brothers singles as originally issued in Japan.
The sleeves are designed as record pockets (that hold the records) as opposed to the originals that consist of a generic sleeve and a cover sheet.
The record labels are very similar to the originals, but the numbers are different.
Distribution of this box set was limited and accomplished mainly by mail order through "The Beatles Record Club".
Be aware that many of these box sets were broken up and the singles sold individually.


The Beatles Early Days (1st. Press: DDI 13021-9)
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CATALOG NUMBER DDI-13021-9
RELEASE DATE 10th September.1986 / First Press
BOX CASE
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Catalog No. "DDI-13021-9" was printed at the upper left corner. Polydor logomark and "LIMITED EDITION" were printed at the upper right corner.
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A box consist of nine  re-issued Japanese singles originally issued from Polydor 1963- 1964. It contains a booklet with liner notes written in Japanese. This box was produced in very limited quantity by the Beatles Record Club.
INFORMATION  SHEET  (Bifold)
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Catalog No. "DDI-13021-9" was printed at the upper left corner of the sheet.
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SHOP FLYER
FRONT -> Click! BACK -> Click! INSIDE -> Click! With a flyer about the Beatles' collector's shop "GET BACK in Tokyo and Osaka" in the box.
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BOOK FLYER
FRONT -> Click! BACK -> Click! With a flyer about the book, "The Complete, Illustrated Discography of The Beatles' Records in Japan 1962-1986" in the box.

Published by: Shinko Music Publishing Co.,Ltd.
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RECORD LABEL Polydor Red Label (excepted "My Bonnie: Orange scroll label)
MIX MONO
VINYL COLOR BLACK
PICTURE SLEEVE TYPE POCKET TYPE (open-right side / excepted "My Bonne")
CREDIT Manufactured by Polydor K.K.
BOX DESIGN Shigeru Ito
PRICE 7000 YEN
COMMENTS 1986 Japanese only Polydor label limited edition box set containing nine 7" vinyl singles featuring My Bonnie, Why, Ain't She Sweet, Just A Little Bit, Swanee River, Jamalaya, Do Re Mi, What'd I Say and bonus: My Bonnie Twist version with German introduction. Each single is housed inside it's own picture sleeve with Japanese biography and English lyrics on reverse and all are housed inside red outer card picture box with 4-page lyric booklet plus a superb Japanese flyer about the box set with all text in Japanese



#1 My Bonnie / The Saints (DDI-13021) 
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TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 My Bonnie (Trad./ Sheridan)
SIDE 2 The Saints (Trad./ Sheridan)
PICTURE SLEEVE (Pocket Style) SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click!
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RECORD LABEL POLYDOR Red label type2-2
CATALOG NUMBER DDI-13021
PICTURE SLEEVE TYPE Pocket Style
INNER SLEEVE TYPE -
MIX MONO
COMPANY'S NAME COVER Manufactured by Polydor K.K.  (P) 1961 Polydor International GmbH, Hamburg
LABEL MANUFACTURED BY POLYDOR K.K. JAPAN
COMMENTS Has English-spoken introduction.
Both sides is credited to "The Beatles, with Tony Sheridan".
On label, look for "JASRAC" logo in the box.

*JASRAC: Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers.



#2 Why / Cry For A Shadow (DDI-13022) 
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TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 Why (Sheridan)
SIDE 2 Cry For A Shadow (Harrison-Lennon)
PICTURE SLEEVE (Pocket Style) SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
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RECORD LABEL POLYDOR Red label type2-2
CATALOG NUMBER DDI-13022
PICTURE SLEEVE TYPE Pocket Style
INNER SLEEVE TYPE -
MIX MONO
COMPANY'S NAME COVER Manufactured by Polydor K.K.  (P) 1961 Polydor International GmbH, Hamburg
LABEL MANUFACTURED BY POLYDOR K.K. JAPAN
COMMENTS Side 1:Credited to "The Beatles, with Tony Sheridan"
Side 2:Credited to "The Beatles"
On label, look for "JASRAC" logo in the box.

*JASRAC: Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers.



#3 Ain't She Sweet / If You Love Me Baby (DDI-13023) 
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TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 Ain't She Sweet (Ager)
SIDE 2 If You Love Me Baby (Trad. /  Arr. Sheridan)
PICTURE SLEEVE (Pocket Style) SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
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RECORD LABEL POLYDOR Red label type2-2
CATALOG NUMBER DDI-13023
PICTURE SLEEVE TYPE Pocket Style
INNER SLEEVE TYPE -
MIX MONO
COMPANY'S NAME COVER Manufactured by Polydor K.K.  (P) 1961 Polydor International GmbH, Hamburg
LABEL MANUFACTURED BY POLYDOR K.K. JAPAN
COMMENTS Side 1:Credited to"The Beatles"
Side 2:Credited to"The Beatles with Tony Sheridan"
On label, look for "JASRAC" logo in the box.

*JASRAC: Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers.



#4 Just A Little Bit / Skinny Minny (DDI-13024) 
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TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 Just A Little Bit (McCokle-Moore-Kinney)
SIDE 2 Skinny Minny (Haley-Keefer-Cobler-Cafra)
PICTURE SLEEVE (Pocket Style) SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click!
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RECORD LABEL POLYDOR Red label type2-2
CATALOG NUMBER DDI-13024
PICTURE SLEEVE TYPE Pocket Style
INNER SLEEVE TYPE -
MIX MONO
COMPANY'S NAME COVER Manufactured by Polydor K.K.
LABEL MANUFACTURED BY POLYDOR K.K. JAPAN
COMMENTS Side 1:Credited to"Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers"
Side 2:Credited to"Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers"
On label, look for "JASRAC" logo in the box.

*JASRAC: Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers.



#5 Swanee River / You Are My Sunshine (DDI-13025) 
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TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 Swanee River (Arr. & Ad. Bone)
SIDE 2 You Are My Sunshine (Davis-Mitchell)
PICTURE SLEEVE (Pocket Style) SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
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RECORD LABEL POLYDOR Red label type2-2
CATALOG NUMBER DDI-13025
PICTURE SLEEVE TYPE Pocket Style
INNER SLEEVE TYPE -
MIX MONO
COMPANY'S NAME COVER Manufactured by Polydor K.K.
LABEL MANUFACTURED BY POLYDOR K.K. JAPAN
COMMENTS Side 1:Credited to"Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers"
Side 2:Credited to"Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers"
On label, look for "JASRAC" logo in the box.

*JASRAC: Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers.



#6 Jambalaya / Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (DDI-13026) 
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TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 Jambalaya (Williams)
SIDE 2 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Gofin-King)
PICTURE SLEEVE (Pocket Style) SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
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RECORD LABEL POLYDOR Red label type2-2
CATALOG NUMBER DDI-13026
PICTURE SLEEVE TYPE Pocket Style
INNER SLEEVE TYPE -
MIX MONO
COMPANY'S NAME COVER Manufactured by Polydor K.K.
LABEL MANUFACTURED BY POLYDOR K.K. JAPAN
COMMENTS Side 1:Credited to"Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers"
Side 2:Credited to"Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers"
On label, look for "JASRAC" logo in the box.

*JASRAC: Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers.



#7 Do-Re-Mi / My Babe (DDI-13027) 
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TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 Do-Re-Mi (Robinson-King)
SIDE 2 My Babe (Dixon-Stone)
PICTURE SLEEVE (Pocket Style) SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
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RECORD LABEL POLYDOR Red label type2-2
CATALOG NUMBER DDI-13027
PICTURE SLEEVE TYPE Pocket Style
INNER SLEEVE TYPE -
MIX MONO
COMPANY'S NAME COVER Manufactured by Polydor K.K.
LABEL MANUFACTURED BY POLYDOR K.K. JAPAN
COMMENTS Side 1:Credited to"Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers"
Side 2:Credited to"Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers"
On label, look for "JASRAC" logo in the box.

*JASRAC: Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers.



#8 What'd I Say / Kansas City (DDI-13028) 
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TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 What'd I Say (Charles)
SIDE 2 Kansas City (Stoller-Leiber)
PICTURE SLEEVE (Pocket Style) SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
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RECORD LABEL POLYDOR Red label type2-2
CATALOG NUMBER DDI-13028
PICTURE SLEEVE TYPE Pocket Style
INNER SLEEVE TYPE -
MIX MONO
COMPANY'S NAME COVER Manufactured by Polydor K.K.  (P) 1961 Polydor International GmbH, Hamburg
LABEL MANUFACTURED BY POLYDOR K.K. JAPAN
COMMENTS Side 1:Credited to"The Beatles with Tony Sheridan"
Side 2:Credited to"The Beatles with Tony Sheridan"
On label, look for "JASRAC" logo in the box.

*JASRAC: Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers.



#9 My Bonnie Twist / The Saints (Bonus Record: DDI-13029) 
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TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 My Bonnie Twist (Trad./ Sheridan)
SIDE 2 The Saints (Trad./ Sheridan)
LYRIC SHEET (Slip Sheet) SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
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"Manufactured by Polydor K.K." was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. "JASRAC" logomark in the box was printed on the label.
"POLYDOR K.K. JAPAN" was printed at the outer rim.
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RECORD LABEL POLYDOR Orange Scroll label type2
CATALOG NUMBER DDI-13029
LYRIC SHEET TYPE Slip Sheet
INNER SLEEVE TYPE POLYDOR type 2
MIX MONO
COMPANY'S NAME COVER Manufactured by Polydor K.K.  (P) 1961 Polydor International GmbH, Hamburg
LABEL POLYDOR K.K. JAPAN
COMMENTS Bonus Record.
Both sides credited to "Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers".
Has a German-spoken introduction.
On label, look for "JASRAC" logo in the box.

*JASRAC: Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers.



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