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The Toshiba EMI Recordings 1964 #1
02. Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (OR-1024)
(Update: 13th. October 2017)

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INDEX
  • #2-1 Odeon Test Press
  • #2-2 Odeon Toshiba Onko F ¥330 type-1
  • #2-3 Odeon Toshiba Onko F ¥330 type-2
  • #2-4 Odeon Toshiba Onko F ¥330 type-3
  • #2-5 Odeon Toshiba Onko F ¥330 type-4
  • #2-6 Odeon Toshiba Onko F ¥330 type-4 (Red)
  • #2-7 Odeon Toshiba Onko G ¥370 type-1
  • #2-8 Odeon Toshiba Onko G ¥370 type-2
  • #2-9 Odeon Toshiba Onko G ¥370 type-3 (Red)



#2-1 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (Test Press / White Label : OR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
Test Press (First Press: 10th February.1964)
INNER SLEEVE
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_back label label label
LABEL CLOSE UP
label_up
Odeon white label (Test Press and promotional use only).
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
label
Here is a close-up of the circled text: "Sample under Article 10, Clause 2 of the Commodity Tax Law".
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE-1 SIDE-2 A blank version of the Odeon promotional label was used for test pressing. The catalog number "OR-1204" was and stamped at the bottom of the label. The title was handwritten on the label at a later time.
label_up
label_up
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon white label (Test press and promotional use only)
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217    1
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218    1
PRESS MARK
None
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Flat Edge
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Toshiba Records blue Sleeve
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
-
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
-
COMMENTS
Test pressings are manufacturing samples intended to check the quality of a record before it is mass-producted.
They are produced in very limited quantities and are very rare. They originally were not intended for public distribution.
A blank version of the Odeon promotional label was used for test pressing. The catalog number "OR-1204" was and stamped at the bottom of the label. The title was handwritten on the label at a later time.
The test pressing was done on red vinyl.



#2-2 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (1st. Press "F ¥330 type-1: Ad Cover without Toshiba": OR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
10th February.1964/First Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_back label label label
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_back lyric_back inner_sleeve
lyric_up
Odeon logomark was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up lyric_up lyric_back
The words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. "MADE IN JAPAN" and "F-¥330" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. "Toshiba Audio system" advertising  was introduced at the back of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
#2-2: 1st. Press (This record) #2-3: 2nd. Press 1st. issue don't have the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd."
lyric_up lyric_up
LABEL CLOSE UP
label_up
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
label
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 1
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217    4
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218    3
PRESS MARK
A4
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Flat Edge
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Toshiba Records Sleeve type 1
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
F-330YEN
COMMENTS
Toshiba's official name was "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and they used the Odeon label for the Beatles releases.
This single was manufactured two ways: both Black and Red vinyl.
1st. issue don't have the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." on the back cover.

"Please please me" has a lower catalog number and was scheduled to be the first Odeon Beatles single.
However, "I want to hole your hand" was rush released to the market first.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.



#2-3 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (2nd. Press "F ¥330 type-2: Ad Cover with Toshiba": OR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
May 1964? /Second Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_back label label label
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_back lyric_back inner_sleeve
lyric_up
Odeon logomark was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up lyric_up lyric_back
The words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. "MADE IN JAPAN" and "F-¥330" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. "Toshiba Audio system" advertising  was introduced at the back of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
#2-2: 1st. Press #2-3: 2nd. Press (This record) 2nd. issue have the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd."
lyric_up lyric_up
LABEL CLOSE UP
label_up
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
label
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 1
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217    30
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218    25
PRESS MARK
D4 -> E4
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Flat Edge
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Toshiba Records Sleeve type 1
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
F-330YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-2.
Toshiba's official name was "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and they used the Odeon label for the Beatles releases.
This single was manufactured two ways: both Black and Red vinyl.
2nd. issue have the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." on the back cover.

"Please please me" has a lower catalog number and was scheduled to be the first Odeon Beatles single.
However, "I want to hole your hand" was rush released to the market first.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.



#2-4 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (3rd. Press "F ¥330 type-3": OR-1024)
F-¥330: With "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." on the back cover.
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
April 1964? / Third Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_back label label label
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_back lyric_back inner_sleeve
lyric_up
Odeon logomark was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up
The words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
lyric_up "MADE IN JAPAN" and "F-¥330" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
3rd. Press (=this record) 4th. Press 2nd. issue (=this record)  have the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd.", 3rd. issue was removed.
lyric_up lyric_up
LABEL CLOSE UP
label_up
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
label
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 1
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217    14
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218    31
PRESS MARK
B4 -> C4 -> D4
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Flat Edge
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Toshiba Records Sleeve type 1
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
F-330YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-3 with the same front cover photo, but back cover has the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." at the bottom.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
This single was manufactured two ways: both Black and Red vinyl (maybe).



#2-5 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (4th. Press "F ¥330 type-4 / Black Vinyl": OR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
April 1964?/4th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_back label label label
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_back lyric_back inner_sleeve lyric_up Odeon logomark was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up The words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. lyric_up "MADE IN JAPAN" and "F-¥330" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
3rd. Press 4th. Press (=this record) 2nd. issue have the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd.", 3rd. issue (=this record) was removed.
lyric_up lyric_up
LABEL CLOSE UP
label_up
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
label_up
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 1
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217   2(?)
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218   11
PRESS MARK
C4 -> D4
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Flat Edge
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Toshiba Records Sleeve type 1
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
F-330YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-4 with the same front cover photo, but back cover was changed to Toshiba records' information.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
This single was manufactured two ways: both Black and Red vinyl.



#2-6 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (4th. Press "F ¥330 type-4 / Red Vinyl": OR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
December 1964?/4th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_back label label disk
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_back lyric_back inner_sleeve
lyric_up
Odeon logomark was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up
The words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
lyric_up "MADE IN JAPAN" and "F-¥330" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
3rd. Press 4th. Press (=this record) 2nd. issue have the words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd.", 3rd. issue (=this record) was removed.
lyric_up lyric_up
LABEL CLOSE UP
iwant
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
label
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 1
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217    7
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218    41
PRESS MARK
B4 -> C4 -> M4
VINYL COLOR
Red
DISK EDGE Flat Edge
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Toshiba Records Sleeve type 1
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
F-330YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-4 with the same front cover photo, but back cover was changed to Toshiba records' information.
This single was manufactured two ways: both Black and Red vinyl.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.



#2-7 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (5th. Press "G ¥370 type-1": OR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
October 1965?/5th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_back label label label
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_back lyric_back inner_sleeve
lyric_up
Odeon logomark was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up
The words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and "G ¥370" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
lyric_up "MADE IN JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
3rd. & 4th. Press 5th. Press (=this record) "The Odeon Hit Records" were introduced at the back of the lyric sheet.
but, different Records list from 3rd. Press.
lyric_up lyric_up
LABEL CLOSE UP
label_up
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
label
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 1
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217    25
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218    36
PRESS MARK
H4 -> K5
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Knife Edge
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Toshiba Records Sleeve type 1
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
G-370YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-6 with the same front cover photo, but back cover was different records list.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
This single was manufactured two ways: both Black and Red vinyl (maybe).



#2-8 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (6th. Press "G ¥370 type-2": OR-1024)
G-¥370: Different Records list on the back cover.
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
May 1966?/6th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_back label label label
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_back lyric_back inner_sleeve
lyric_up
Odeon logomark was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up
The words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and "G ¥370" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
lyric_up "MADE IN JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
5th. Press 6th. Press (=this record) "The Odeon Hit Records" were introduced at the back of the lyric sheet.
but, different Records list from 4th. Press.
lyric_up lyric_up
LABEL CLOSE UP
label_up
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
label
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 1
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217    36
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218    38
PRESS MARK
E6
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Knife Edge
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Toshiba Records Sleeve type 1
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
G-370YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-7 with the same front cover photo, but back cover was different records list.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
This single was manufactured two ways: both Black and Red vinyl (maybe).



#2-9 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (7th. Press "G ¥370 type-3": OR-1024)
G-¥370: Odeon logomark was printed at the center of the back cover.
 
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
December 1966?/7th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_back label label
disk
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_back lyric_back inner_sleeve
lyric_up
Odeon logomark was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_up
The words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and "G ¥370" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
lyric_up
Catalog No. "OR-1024" was printed at the upper right corner of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up Odeon logomark was printed at the center of the back cover. lyric_up "MADE IN JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LABEL CLOSE UP
iwant
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
label
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 1
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217    46
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218    44
PRESS MARK
6M
VINYL COLOR
Red
DISK EDGE Flat Edge
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Toshiba Records Sleeve type 1
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
G-370YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-8 with a similar same cover but back cover is different.
Odeon logomark was printed at the center of the back of the lyric sheet.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
This single was manufactured two ways: both Black and Red vinyl (maybe).



#2-10 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (8th. Press "H ¥400": AR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
November 1970?/8th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve disk disk
disk
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE

sleeve sleeve iwant
sleeve
Apple releases carry AR prefixes instead of OR.
Apple logomark was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
sleeve The words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and "¥400" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. sleeve "MADE IN JAPAN." was printed at the lyric sheet.
LABEL CLOSE UP
iwant The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label. label Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 1-A
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217   2S   4
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218   2S   2
PRESS MARK
0H -> 0L
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES
LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
No symbol-400YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-9.
Dark Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon 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 (maybe).
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.



#2-11 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (9th. Press "H ¥400 / Red Vinyl": AR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
January 1972?/9th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve disk disk
disk
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE

sleeve sleeve iwant
sleeve
Apple logomark was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
sleeve The words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and "¥400" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. sleeve "MADE IN JAPAN" and "H" were printed at the lyric sheet.
LABEL CLOSE UP
iwant The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label. label Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-1-A
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217   2S   3
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218   2S   4
PRESS MARK
2A
VINYL COLOR
Red
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES
LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-400YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-10.
Light Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon 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.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.



#2-12 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (10th. Press "H ¥500": AR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
July 1972?/10th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
sleeve sleeve disk disk disk
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve iwant sleeve Apple logomark was printed at the top of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
sleeve The words "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and "H ¥500" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. sleeve "MADE IN JAPAN." was printed at the back of the lyric sheet, but symbol was not printed.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label. label Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-1-A
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217   2S    4
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218   2S    4
PRESS MARK
2F -> 2G
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES
LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-500YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-11.
Light Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon 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.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.



#2-13 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (11th. Press "Toshiba-EMI / H ¥500": AR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
1975?/ 11th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
sleeve sleeve disk disk disk
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve iwant sleeve Apple logomark was printed at the top of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
sleeve The words "Toshiba EMI Ltd." and "H ¥500" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. sleeve "MADE IN JAPAN." was printed at the back of the lyric sheet, but symbol was not printed.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label. label Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-2
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217   2S    10
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218   2S 2   1
PRESS MARK
5  -   507 (?)
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba EMI Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-500YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-12.
Light Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon 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.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.



#2-14 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (12th. Press "Toshiba-EMI / I ¥500": AR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
1975?/12th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
iwant sleeve disk disk disk
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve iwant sleeve Apple logomark was printed at the top of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
iwant The words "Toshiba EMI Ltd." and "I ¥500" were printed at the bottom of the front cover. iwant "MADE IN JAPAN." was printed at the back of the lyric sheet, but symbol was not printed.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label. label Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-2
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217   2S   11
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218   2S2   1
PRESS MARK
C 5 - 0 K I (?)
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba EMI Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
I-500YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-13.
Light Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon 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.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.



#2-15 Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (13th. Press "Toshiba-EMI / No Symbol ¥500": AR-1024)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Please Please Me (McCartney-Lennon)
SIDE 2
Ask Me Why (McCartney-Lennon)
RELEASE DATE
1976?/13th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click! DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
iwant sleeve disk disk disk
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve iwant sleeve Apple logomark was printed at the top of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
iwant The words "Toshiba EMI Ltd." and "¥500" were printed at the bottom of the front cover. iwant "MADE IN JAPAN." was printed at the back of the lyric sheet, but symbol was not printed.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label. label Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-2
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-1024
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-17217   2S   10
SIDE 2
7XCE-17218   2S2   1
PRESS MARK
5-507
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Apple Black Sleeve
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba EMI Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
No Symbol-500YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #2-14.
Light Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon 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.
Credited to song writing "McCartney-Lennon" on both sides.



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