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The Toshiba EMI Recordings 1966
31. Paperback Writer / Rain (OR/AR-1529)
(Update: 2nd. December 2017)

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Odeon 1st. Sleeve
INDEX
  • #31-1 Odeon Toshiba Onko G ¥370 type-1
  • #31-2 Odeon Toshiba Onko G ¥370 type-1 (Red)
  • #31-3 Odeon Toshiba Onko G ¥370 type-2
  • #31-4 Odeon2 Toshiba Onko H ¥400



#31-1 Paperback Writer / Rain (1st. Press "G ¥370 type-1 / Black Vinyl": OR-1529)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Paperback Writer (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rain (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
15th June.1966/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
LABEL CLOSE UP
lyric_back lyric_back inner_sleeve
label_up
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd.", symbol "G" and price "¥370" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. iwant "MADE IN JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 1
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1529
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-18380-2    6
SIDE 2
7XCE-18381    14
PRESS MARK
6F
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
G-370YEN
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.



#31-2 Paperback Writer / Rain (1st. Press "G ¥370 type-1 / Red Vinyl": OR-1529)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Paperback Writer (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rain (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
15th June.1966/First 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
LABEL CLOSE UP
lyric_back lyric_back inner_sleeve
label
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd.", symbol "G" and price "¥370" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. iwant "MADE IN JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 1
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1529
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-18380    33
SIDE 2
7XCE-18381    32
PRESS MARK
G6
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
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.



#31-3 Paperback Writer / Rain (2nd. Press "G ¥370 type-2": OR-1529)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Paperback Writer (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rain (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1966? /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
LABEL CLOSE UP
lyric_back lyric_back inner_sleeve
label_up
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up iwant Catalog No. "OR-1529" were printed at the top of the lyric sheet. iwant
"Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd.", symbol "G" and price "¥370 (pasted sticker "¥ 400")" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. "MADE IN JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
#31-1 1st. Press #31-2 (this record) "The Odeon Hit Records" were introduced at the back of the lyric sheet.
However, different Records list from 1st. Press.
sheet sheet
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 1
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1529
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
2   7XCE-18380      13
SIDE 2
7XCE-18381 - 2     16
PRESS MARK
F6
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 (pasted sticker "¥ 400")
COMMENTS
Reissue of #31-1 with the same front cover photo, but back cover was different records list.
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.



#31-4 Paperback Writer / Rain (3rd. Press "H ¥400 / Odeon Label Type-2": OR-1529)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Paperback Writer (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rain (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
May 1969? /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 lyric_back
iwant
Catalog No. "OR-1529" were printed at the top of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_back Odeon logomark, "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd.", symbol "H" and price "¥400" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. iwant
"MADE IN JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_back "The Odeon Hit Records" were introduced at the back of the lyric sheet.
However, different Records list from 2nd. Press;
from OR-2131"Autumn Leaves"  to OR-1804
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
lyric_up lyric_up The words "MFD. UNDER LICENCE BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" was printed at the perimeter.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Odeon type 2
CATALOG NUMBER
OR-1529
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
2   7XCE-18380      45
SIDE 2
7XCE-18381 - 2     16
PRESS MARK
9E
VINYL COLOR
Black
DISK EDGE Groove Guard
LYRIC SHEET STYLE
Bifold
INNER SLEEVE TYPE
Toshiba Records Sleeve Type-2-3 (Added "Dunhill Recording" logo type.)
MIX
Mono
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
COVER
Toshiba Ongaku kogyo Kabusikigaisha
LABEL
MFD. UNDER LICENCE BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
H-400YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #31-3 with the same front cover photo, but back cover was different records list.
(from OR-2131"Autumn Leaves"  to OR-1804)

Toshiba's official name was "Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and they used the Odeon label for the Beatles releases.
The label has the words "MFD. UNDER LICENCE BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. IN JAPAN" printed at the perimeter.



#31-5 Paperback Writer / Rain (4th. Press "H ¥400": AR-1529)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Paperback Writer (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rain (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
August 1969?/Third Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_front label label
label
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LABEL CLOSE UP
lyric_front lyric_front iwant
label
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
lyric_up Apple logo,"Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and price "¥400" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. iwant "MADE IN JAPAN" and "H" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 1-A
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-1529
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-18380    45
SIDE 2
7XCE-18381    44
PRESS MARK
9E -> 9H
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-400YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of #31-4.
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)



#31-6 Paperback Writer / Rain (5th. Press "No Symbol ¥400 / Light Apple: Red Vinyl": AR-1529)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Paperback Writer (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rain (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
September 1971?/4th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_front label label
label
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_front lyric_front iwant sleeve Catalog No. "AR-1529" was printed at the top of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
lyric_up sleeve
label
Apple logo,"Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and price "¥400" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. "MADE IN JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA MUSICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-1-A
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-1529
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-18380     47
SIDE 2
7XCE-18381     46
PRESS MARK
1D -> 1E -> 1L
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
No Symbol-400YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of "31-5"
Light Green Apple label.
In 1969, Toshiba had to reissue on the Apple label all the records previously issued on the Odeon label. And 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.



#31-7 Paperback Writer / Rain (6th. Press "No Symbol ¥500": AR-1529)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Paperback Writer (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rain (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1974? / 6th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_front label label
label
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_front lyric_front iwant sleeve Catalog No. "AR-1529" was printed at the top of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
lyric_up sleeve
label
Apple logo,"Toshiba Musical Industries Ltd." and price "¥500" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. "MADE IN JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-2
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-1529
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-18380     49
SIDE 2
7XCE-18381     49
PRESS MARK
3A       4   I  J    2 (?)
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-EMI LTD. JAPAN
SYMBOL/PRICE
No Symbol-500YEN
COMMENTS
Reissue of "31-8"
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.



#31-8 Paperback Writer / Rain (7th. Press "Toshiba-EMI / No Symbol ¥500": AR-1529)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Paperback Writer (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rain (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1975? / 7th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_front label label
label
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_front
iwant sleeve Catalog No. "AR-1529" was printed at the top of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
sleeveApple logomark was printed in blue at the right corner of the front cover.
lyric_up sleeve
Apple logo,"Toshiba EMI Ltd." and price "¥500" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet "MADE IN JAPAN" and "I" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label
The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-2
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-1529
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-18380     50
SIDE 2
7XCE-18381     51
PRESS MARK
C-5 (?)
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 "31-7"
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.



#31-9 Paperback Writer / Rain (8th. Press "Toshiba-EMI / I ¥500": AR-1529)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Paperback Writer (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rain (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1976?/8th. Press
LYRIC SHEET (Bifold)
SIDE 1 -->Click!
SIDE 2 -->Click!
DISK -->Click!
FRONT-->Click!
BACK-->Click!
lyric_front lyric_front label label
label
LYRIC SHEET: INSIDE
INNER SLEEVE
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
lyric_front lyric_front iwant sleeve Catalog No. "AR-1529" was printed at the top of the lyric sheet.
LYRIC SHEET: FRONT CLOSE UP
LYRIC SHEET: BACK CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
lyric_up sleeve
label
Apple logo,"Toshiba EMI Ltd." and price "¥500" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. "MADE IN JAPAN" and "I" were printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet. The words "MFD. BY TOSHIBA-EMI LTD. JAPAN" was printed at the bottom of the label.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Apple type 2-2
CATALOG NUMBER
AR-1529
MATRIX NUMBER
SIDE 1
7XCE-18380     50
SIDE 2
7XCE-18381     51
PRESS MARK
EL - 9  9-5 (?)
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 "31-8"
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.



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