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Magical Mystery Tour (Double EP)
(Update: 10th. January 2018)
Magical Mystery Tour  film

After Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Paul McCartney wanted to create a film based upon The Beatles and their music. The film was to be unscripted: various "ordinary" people were to travel on a coach and have unspecified "magical" adventures. The Magical Mystery Tour movie was made and included six new Beatles songs. The film originally screened on BBC-TV over the 1967 Christmas holidays but was savaged by critics.


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#1-1 Magical Mystery Tour / MONO (1st. Press? " 'World Copyright' Print Sleeve": MMT-1)
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TITLE
MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR
TRACK LISTING
DISC 1
SIDE 1 Magical Mystery Tour (Lennon-McCartney)
Your Mother Should Know (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 I Am The Walrus (Lennon-McCartney)
DISC 2
SIDE 3 The Fool On The Hill (Lennon-McCartney)
Flying (Harrison-Lennon-McCartney-Starkey)
SIDE 4 Blue Jay Way (Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
8th December.1967/First Press?
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
INSIDE --> Click! DISC --> Click!
label label label label label
DISC 1 DISC 2 INNER SLEEVE --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! SIDE 3 --> Click! SIDE 4 --> Click!
label label label label label
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
INSIDE CLOSE UP
right right Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks. label At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.
Catalog No. "MMT-1" and the word "MONO" were printed at the upper corner of the back cover.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
label This sleeve having  the added print "(C) All lyrics copyright for the world by Northern Songs Ltd. England" just above the Apple logo.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
label label label label
The Parlophone logo mark and the company name  "E.M.I. RECORDS (The Gramophone Company Ltd.)" were printed at the inside of the picture sleeve. The words "MADE & PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN" were printed at the inside. The printer name "Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the inside of the picture sleeve.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label The first pressing have
(1)Silver Parlophone logo
(2) capitalized GRAMOPHONE rim
(3)With "SOLD IN U.K." statement
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label Publisher's credit "NORTHERN SONGS NCB" was printed on 3 lines.
label Push-out center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K T" on the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 SIDE 3 SIDE 4 Matrix suffixed with
side-1, 2 and 3 : "1"
side-4: "2"
label label label label
INNER SLEEVE CLOSE UP
WAVY TOP TYPE 1-1-A (=this record) WAVY TOP TYPE 1-1-B (=#1-2) White sleeve Type 1-1-A :
Wave cut at top (have 2 waves).
Glued bottom and right.
label label
OTHER ITEM part 1: 24 page color booklet
jacket jacket jacket jacket jacket
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 pages full color book packed with exclusive pictures, a strip cartoon of the original story.
OTHER ITEM part 2: Lyric Sheet
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper, and later issue was changed on yellow paper.

CATALOG NUMBER MMT-1
RECORD LABEL
Silver Parlophone
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7XCE 18435 - 1
SIDE 2 7XCE 18434 - 1
SIDE 3 7XCE 18436 - 1
SIDE 4 7XCE 18437 - 2
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 3 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 4 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
PRODUCER
George Martin
PRINTER CREDIT
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.
Photo: John Kelly / Drawing: Bob Gibson / Notes: Tony Barrow
INNER SLEEVE White sleeve Type 1-1-A:
Wave cut at top (have 2 waves). Glued bottom and right.
COMMENTS
In the U.K, the "Magical Mystery Tour" soundtrack was released as a special double E.P. package.
As The Beatles had six songs for release, it was decided that they would release a double-EP set. The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.

For the only time, the original labels were not standard EP labels.
Gone was the yellow ink on top, the logo was smaller, and the term "EXTENDED PLAY" was gone from under the "45 R.P.M."
Even the matrix prefix was the one used for the singles catalog (7XCE) instead of the one used for EP's (7TCE).
And most unusually, the set was available in both mono and stereo. Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks.
A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper, and later issue was changed on yellow paper.
At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.

Very unusual sleeve print variation - the rear inner leaf print differs from the usual issues , this sleeve having  the added print "All lyrics copyright for the world by Northern Songs Ltd  England" - just above the Apple logo.

Beginning in 1964, Parlophone (and all the other EMI companies) began printing a phrase in the centers of all their singles, EP's and LP's, which said:

SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO
RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS,
SEE PRICE LISTS.

This notice appears on the labels of every UK market EMI product, from very early 1964, right through mid-1969.
This single was manufactured two ways: both with and without the push-out center.



#1-2 Magical Mystery Tour / MONO (1st. Press "Push-out Center": MMT-1)
 Back to the top of the line
TITLE
MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR
TRACK LISTING
DISC 1
SIDE 1 Magical Mystery Tour (Lennon-McCartney)
Your Mother Should Know (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 I Am The Walrus (Lennon-McCartney)
DISC 2
SIDE 3 The Fool On The Hill (Lennon-McCartney)
Flying (Harrison-Lennon-McCartney-Starkey)
SIDE 4 Blue Jay Way (Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
8th December.1967/First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
INSIDE --> Click! DISC --> Click!
label label label label label
DISC 1 DISC 2 INNER SLEEVE --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! SIDE 3 --> Click! SIDE 4 --> Click!
label label label label label
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
INSIDE CLOSE UP
right right Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks. jacket At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.
Catalog No. "MMT-1" and the word "MONO" were printed at the upper corner of the back cover.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
label The credit "(C) All lyrics copyright for the world by Northern Songs Ltd. England" was removed.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
jacket jacket jacket jacket
The Parlophone logo mark and the company name  "E.M.I. RECORDS (The Gramophone Company Ltd.)" were printed at the inside of the picture sleeve. The words "MADE & PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN" were printed at the inside. The printer name "Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the inside of the picture sleeve.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label label The first pressing have
(1)Silver Parlophone logo
(2) capitalized GRAMOPHONE rim
(3) "(P) 1967" statement
(4)With "SOLD IN U.K." statement
Push-out center. The embossed letter (tax code) is "K T". With " SOLD IN U.K." statement. label
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 SIDE 3 SIDE 4 Matrix suffixed with
side-1, 2 and 3 : "1"
side-4: "2"
label label label label
INNER SLEEVE CLOSE UP
WAVY TOP TYPE 1-1-A (=#1-1) WAVY TOP TYPE 1-1-B (=this record) White sleeve Type 1-1-B :
Wave cut at top (have center wave).
Glued bottom and right.
label label
OTHER ITEM part 1: 24 page color booklet
jacket jacket jacket jacket jacket
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 pages full color book packed with exclusive pictures, a strip cartoon of the original story.
OTHER ITEM part 2: Lyric Sheet
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper, and later issue was changed on yellow paper.

CATALOG NUMBER MMT-1
RECORD LABEL
Silver Parlophone
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7XCE 18435 - 1
SIDE 2 7XCE 18434 - 1
SIDE 3 7XCE 18436 - 1
SIDE 4 7XCE 18437 - 2
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 3 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 4 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
PRODUCER
George Martin
PRINTER CREDIT
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.
Photo: John Kelly / Drawing: Bob Gibson / Notes: Tony Barrow
INNER SLEEVE White sleeve Type 1-1-B:
Wave cut at top (have center wave). Glued bottom and right.
COMMENTS
In the U.K, the "Magical Mystery Tour" soundtrack was released as a special double E.P. package.
As The Beatles had six songs for release, it was decided that they would release a double-EP set. The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.

For the only time, the original labels were not standard EP labels.
Gone was the yellow ink on top, the logo was smaller, and the term "EXTENDED PLAY" was gone from under the "45 R.P.M."
Even the matrix prefix was the one used for the singles catalog (7XCE) instead of the one used for EP's (7TCE).
And most unusually, the set was available in both mono and stereo. Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks.
A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper, and later issue was changed on yellow paper.
At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.

The credit "(C) All lyrics copyright for the world by Northern Songs Ltd. England" was removed from the rear inner leaf.

Beginning in 1964, Parlophone (and all the other EMI companies) began printing a phrase in the centers of all their singles, EP's and LP's, which said:

SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO
RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS,
SEE PRICE LISTS.

This notice appears on the labels of every UK market EMI product, from very early 1964, right through mid-1969.
This single was manufactured two ways: both with and without the push-out center.



#1-3 Magical Mystery Tour / MONO (1st. Press "Push-out Center / different typeface": MMT-1)
 Back to the top of the line
TITLE
MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR
TRACK LISTING
DISC 1
SIDE 1 Magical Mystery Tour (Lennon-McCartney)
Your Mother Should Know (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 I Am The Walrus (Lennon-McCartney)
DISC 2
SIDE 3 The Fool On The Hill (Lennon-McCartney)
Flying (Harrison-Lennon-McCartney-Starkey)
SIDE 4 Blue Jay Way (Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
8th December.1967/First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
INSIDE --> Click! DISC --> Click!
cover cover cover cover label
DISC 1 DISC 2 INNER SLEEVE --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! SIDE 3 --> Click! SIDE 4 --> Click!
label label label label label
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
INSIDE CLOSE UP
right right Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks. jacket At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.
Catalog No. "MMT-1" and the word "MONO" were printed at the upper corner of the back cover.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
jacket jacket jacket jacket
The Parlophone logo mark and the company name  "E.M.I. RECORDS (The Gramophone Company Ltd.)" were printed at the inside of the picture sleeve. The words "MADE & PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN" were printed at the inside. The printer name "Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the inside of the picture sleeve.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label Push-out center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K T".
With
" SOLD IN U.K." statement  on the center of the label.
label label The first pressing have
(1)Silver Parlophone logo
(2) capitalized GRAMOPHONE rim
(3) "(P) 1967" statement
(4)With "SOLD IN U.K." statement
label
LABEL CLOSE UP
#1-3 (this records) #1-1 Publisher's credit "NORTHERN SONGS NCB" was printed on the label, and #1-3 copies is on 2 lines and #1-1 copies on 3 lines. ERROR LABEL The label is incorrectly cut, a factory error.
label label label
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 SIDE 3 SIDE 4 Matrix suffixed with
side-1, 2 and 3 : "1"
side-4: "2"
label label label label
OTHER ITEM part 1: 24 page color booklet
jacket jacket jacket jacket jacket
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 pages full color book packed with exclusive pictures, a strip cartoon of the original story.
OTHER ITEM part 2: Lyric Sheet
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper, and later issue was changed on yellow paper.

CATALOG NUMBER MMT-1
RECORD LABEL
Silver Parlophone
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7XCE 18435 - 1
SIDE 2 7XCE 18434 - 1
SIDE 3 7XCE 18436 - 1
SIDE 4 7XCE 18437 - 2
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 3 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 4 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
PRODUCER
George Martin
PRINTER CREDIT
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.
Photo: John Kelly / Drawing: Bob Gibson / Notes: Tony Barrow
INNER SLEEVE White sleeve Type 1-1-B:
Wave cut at top. Glued bottom and right.
COMMENTS
First Press.
The first pressing was with capitalized printing of "THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD." at the perimeter, and has a silver Parlophone logo.
It has the central remark "SOLD IN UK...", and the "(P) 1967" statement.
Push-out center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K T".

Publisher's credit "NORTHERN SONGS NCB" was printed on the label, and #1-3 copies is on 2 lines and  #1-1 copies on 3 lines.
This single was manufactured two ways: both with and without the push-out center.



#1-4 Magical Mystery Tour / MONO (1st. Press "Solid Center": MMT-1)
 Back to the top of the line
TITLE
MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR
TRACK LISTING
DISC 1
SIDE 1 Magical Mystery Tour (Lennon-McCartney)
Your Mother Should Know (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 I Am The Walrus (Lennon-McCartney)
DISC 2
SIDE 3 The Fool On The Hill (Lennon-McCartney)
Flying (Harrison-Lennon-McCartney-Starkey)
SIDE 4 Blue Jay Way (Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
8th December.1967/First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
INSIDE --> Click! DISC --> Click!
cover cover cover cover label
DISC 1 DISC 2 BACK COVER CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! SIDE 3 --> Click! SIDE 4 --> Click!
label label label label right
Catalog No. "MMT-1" and the word "MONO" were printed at the upper corner of the back cover.
INNER SLEEVE type1-3
INNER SLEEVE type2
INSIDE CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve right jacket Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks. At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
jacket jacket jacket jacket
The Parlophone logo mark and the company name  "E.M.I. RECORDS (The Gramophone Company Ltd.)" were printed at the inside of the picture sleeve. The words "MADE & PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN" were printed at the inside. The printer name "Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the inside of the picture sleeve.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label Solid center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K T".
With
" SOLD IN U.K." statement  on the center of the label.
label label This issue have
(1)Silver Parlophone logo
(2) capitalized GRAMOPHONE rim
(3) "(P) 1967" statement
(4)With "SOLD IN U.K." statement
label
LABEL CLOSE UP
#1-4 (this records) #1-1 Publisher's credit "NORTHERN SONGS NCB" was printed on the label, and #1-4 copies is on 2 lines and #1-1 copies on 3 lines.
label label
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 SIDE 3 SIDE 4 Matrix suffixed with
side-1, 2 and 3 : "1"
side-4: "2"
label label label label
OTHER ITEM part 1: 24 page color booklet
jacket jacket jacket jacket jacket
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 pages full color book packed with exclusive pictures, a strip cartoon of the original story.
OTHER ITEM part 2: Lyric Sheet
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper, and later issue was changed on yellow paper.

CATALOG NUMBER MMT-1
RECORD LABEL
Silver Parlophone
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7XCE 18435 - 1
SIDE 2 7XCE 18434 - 1
SIDE 3 7XCE 18436 - 1
SIDE 4 7XCE 18437 - 2
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER Solid center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 3 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 4 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
PRODUCER
George Martin
PRINTER CREDIT
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.
Photo: John Kelly / Drawing: Bob Gibson / Notes: Tony Barrow
INNER SLEEVE White sleeve Type 1-2:Wave cut at top. Glued left and right.
White sleeve Type 2:Slight curved cut at top. Inside glued.
COMMENTS
First Press.
The first pressing was with capitalized printing of "THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD." at the perimeter, and has a silver Parlophone logo.
It has the central remark "SOLD IN UK...", and the "(P) 1967" statement.
Solid center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K T".

Publisher's credit "NORTHERN SONGS NCB" was printed on the label, and  #1-4 copies is on 2 lines and  #1-1 copies on 3 lines.
This single was manufactured two ways: both with and without the push-out center.



#2-1 Magical Mystery Tour / STEREO (1st. Press "Push-out Center Type-1": SMMT-1)
 Back to the top of the line
TITLE
MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR
TRACK LISTING
DISC 1
SIDE 1 Magical Mystery Tour (Lennon-McCartney)
Your Mother Should Know (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 I Am The Walrus (Lennon-McCartney)
DISC 2
SIDE 3 The Fool On The Hill (Lennon-McCartney)
Flying (Harrison-Lennon-McCartney-Starkey)
SIDE 4 Blue Jay Way (Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
8th December.1967/First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
INSIDE --> Click! DISC --> Click!
sleeve sleeve sleeve sleeve label
DISC 1 DISC 2 INNER SLEEVE --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! SIDE 3 --> Click! SIDE 4 --> Click!
label label label label sleeve
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
INSIDE CLOSE UP
sleeve right Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks. jacket At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.
Catalog No. "SMMT-1" and the word "STEREO" were printed at the upper corner of the back cover.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
jacket jacket jacket jacket
The Parlophone logo mark and the company name  "E.M.I. RECORDS (The Gramophone Company Ltd.)" were printed at the inside of the picture sleeve. The words "MADE & PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN" were printed at the inside. The printer name "Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the inside of the picture sleeve.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label Push-out center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K T".
With "SOLD IN U.K..." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label The first pressing type-1 have
(1) capitalized THE GRAMOPHONE rims
(2)publisher's name: 3 lines
(3) "(P) 1967" statement
(4) "Magical Mystery Tour" was printed in lowercase.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 SIDE 3 SIDE 4 Matrix suffixed with
side-1, 3 and 4 : "1"
side-2: "2"
label label label label
OTHER ITEM part 1: 24 page color booklet
jacket jacket jacket jacket jacket
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 pages full color book packed with exclusive pictures, a strip cartoon of the original story.
OTHER ITEM part 2: Lyric Sheet
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper.

CATALOG NUMBER SMMT-1
RECORD LABEL
Silver Parlophone
MIX
STEREO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7YCE 18435 - 1
SIDE 2 7YCE 18434 - 2
SIDE 3 7YCE 18436 - 1
SIDE 4 7YCE 18437 - 1
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 3 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 4 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
PRODUCER
George Martin
PRINTER CREDIT
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.
Photo: John Kelly / Drawing: Bob Gibson / Notes: Tony Barrow
INNER SLEEVE White sleeve Type 1-1-B:
Wave cut at top. Glued bottom and right.
COMMENTS
In the U.K, the "Magical Mystery Tour" soundtrack was released as a special double E.P. package.
As The Beatles had six songs for release, it was decided that they would release a double-EP set. The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.

For the only time, the original labels were not standard EP labels.
Gone was the yellow ink on top, the logo was smaller, and the term "EXTENDED PLAY" was gone from under the "45 R.P.M."
Even the matrix prefix was the one used for the singles catalog (7YCE) instead of the one used for EP's (7TCE).
And most unusually, the set was available in both mono and stereo. Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks.
A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper, and later issue was changed on yellow paper.
At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.

Beginning in 1964, Parlophone (and all the other EMI companies) began printing a phrase in the centers of all their singles, EP's and LP's, which said:

SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO
RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS,
SEE PRICE LISTS.

This notice appears on the labels of every UK market EMI product, from very early 1964, right through mid-1969.
This single was manufactured two ways: both with and without the push-out center.

The first pressing type-1 have
(1) Silver Parlophone label
(1)capitalized "THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD." rims
(2)publisher's name: 3 lines
(3) "(P) 1967" statement
(4) The credit "Magical Mystery Tour" was printed in lowercase on the label.



#2-2 Magical Mystery Tour / STEREO (1st. Press "Push-out Center Type-2": SMMT-1)
 Back to the top of the line
TITLE
MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR
TRACK LISTING
DISC 1
SIDE 1 Magical Mystery Tour (Lennon-McCartney)
Your Mother Should Know (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 I Am The Walrus (Lennon-McCartney)
DISC 2
SIDE 3 The Fool On The Hill (Lennon-McCartney)
Flying (Harrison-Lennon-McCartney-Starkey)
SIDE 4 Blue Jay Way (Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
8th December.1967/First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
INSIDE --> Click! DISC --> Click!
sleeve sleeve sleeve sleeve label
DISC 1 DISC 2 INNER SLEEVE --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! SIDE 3 --> Click! SIDE 4 --> Click!
label label label label sleeve
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
INSIDE CLOSE UP
sleeve right Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks. jacket At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.
Catalog No. "SMMT-1" and the word "STEREO" were printed at the upper corner of the back cover.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
jacket jacket
The credit "(C) All lyrics copyright for the world by Northern Songs Ltd. England" was not printed at the top of the inside of the cover.
The printer name "Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the inside of the picture sleeve.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
jacket The Parlophone logo mark and the company name  "E.M.I. RECORDS (The Gramophone Company Ltd.)" were printed at the inside of the picture sleeve.
The words "MADE & PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN" were printed at the inside.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label Push-out center.
With "SOLD IN U.K..." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label The first pressing type-2 have
(1)capitalized "THE GRAMOPHONE rims
(2)publisher's name: 2 lines
(3) "(P) 1967" statement
(4) "Magical Mystery Tour" was printed in uppercase.
OTHER ITEM part 1: 24 page color booklet
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 pages full color book packed with exclusive pictures, a strip cartoon of the original story.
OTHER ITEM part 2: Lyric Sheet
jacket jacket
jacket A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper.

CATALOG NUMBER SMMT-1
RECORD LABEL
Silver Parlophone
MIX
STEREO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7YCE 18435 - 1
SIDE 2 7YCE 18434 - 2
SIDE 3 7YCE 18436 - 1
SIDE 4 7YCE 18437 - 1
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 3 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 4 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
PRODUCER
George Martin
PRINTER CREDIT
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.
Photo: John Kelly / Drawing: Bob Gibson / Notes: Tony Barrow
INNER SLEEVE White sleeve Type 2:
Slight curved cut at top. Glued left & right.
COMMENTS
In the U.K, the "Magical Mystery Tour" soundtrack was released as a special double E.P. package.
As The Beatles had six songs for release, it was decided that they would release a double-EP set. The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.

For the only time, the original labels were not standard EP labels.
Gone was the yellow ink on top, the logo was smaller, and the term "EXTENDED PLAY" was gone from under the "45 R.P.M."
Even the matrix prefix was the one used for the singles catalog (7YCE) instead of the one used for EP's (7TCE).
And most unusually, the set was available in both mono and stereo. Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks.
A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper, and later issue was changed on yellow paper.
At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.

Beginning in 1964, Parlophone (and all the other EMI companies) began printing a phrase in the centers of all their singles, EP's and LP's, which said:

SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO
RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS,
SEE PRICE LISTS.

This notice appears on the labels of every UK market EMI product, from very early 1964, right through mid-1969.
This single was manufactured two ways: both with and without the push-out center.

The first pressing type-2 have
(1) Silver Parlophone label
(1)capitalized "THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD." rims
(2)publisher's name: 2 lines
(3) "(P) 1967" statement
(4) The credit "Magical Mystery Tour" was printed in uppercase on the label.



#2-3 Magical Mystery Tour / STEREO (1st. / 2nd. Press Crossover Label "Solid Center": SMMT-1)
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TITLE
MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR
TRACK LISTING
DISC 1
SIDE 1 Magical Mystery Tour (Lennon-McCartney)
Your Mother Should Know (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 I Am The Walrus (Lennon-McCartney)
DISC 2
SIDE 3 The Fool On The Hill (Lennon-McCartney)
Flying (Harrison-Lennon-McCartney-Starkey)
SIDE 4 Blue Jay Way (Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
1969? / First and Second Press crossover
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
INSIDE --> Click! DISC --> Click!
sleeve sleeve sleeve sleeve label
DISC 1 DISC 2 INNER SLEEVE --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! SIDE 3 --> Click! SIDE 4 --> Click!
label label label label sleeve
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
INSIDE CLOSE UP
sleeve Catalog No. "MMT-1" and the  "STEREO" sticker in red was pasted at the upper corner of the back cover. jacket At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
jacket jacket
The credit "(C) All lyrics copyright for the world by Northern Songs Ltd. England" was not printed at the top of the inside of the cover.
The printer name "Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the inside of the picture sleeve.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
jacket
The Parlophone logo and "E.M.I. RECORDS (The Gramophone Company Ltd.)" were printed at the inside of the picture sleeve.
The words "MADE & PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN" were printed at the inside.
DISC 1: LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label DISC 1: Solid center.
With "SOLD IN U.K..." statement was printed at the center of the label.
DISC 2: LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label DISC 1: Solid center.
Without "SOLD IN U.K..." statement was printed at the center of the label.
DISC1: LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label DIsc 1 have
(1)capitalized "THE GRAMOPHONE rims
(2)publisher's name: 2 lines
(3) "(P) 1967" statement
(4) "Magical Mystery Tour" was printed in uppercase.
DISC2: LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label DIsc 2 have
(1)capitalized "THE GRAMOPHONE rims
(2)publisher's name: 2 lines
(3) "(P) 1967" statement
(4) "Magical Mystery Tour" was printed in uppercase.
OTHER ITEM part 1: 24 page color booklet
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 pages full color book packed with exclusive pictures, a strip cartoon of the original story.
OTHER ITEM part 2: Lyric Sheet
jacket jacket
jacket A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper.
jacket "(C) All lyrics copyright 1967 for the world by Northern Songs Ltd. England" was printed at the bottom of the lyric sheet.

CATALOG NUMBER SMMT-1
RECORD LABEL
Silver Parlophone
MIX
STEREO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7YCE 18435 - 1
SIDE 2 7YCE 18434 - 2
SIDE 3 7YCE 18436 - 1
SIDE 4 7YCE 18437 - 1
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER Solid center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
DISC 1: Yes
DISC 2: None
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 3 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 4 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
PRODUCER
George Martin
PRINTER CREDIT
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.
Photo: John Kelly / Drawing: Bob Gibson / Notes: Tony Barrow
INNER SLEEVE White sleeve Type 3:
Tub cut at top. Glued bottom and right.
COMMENTS
In the U.K, the "Magical Mystery Tour" soundtrack was released as a special double E.P. package.
As The Beatles had six songs for release, it was decided that they would release a double-EP set. The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.

For the only time, the original labels were not standard EP labels.
Gone was the yellow ink on top, the logo was smaller, and the term "EXTENDED PLAY" was gone from under the "45 R.P.M."
Even the matrix prefix was the one used for the singles catalog (7YCE) instead of the one used for EP's (7TCE).
And most unusually, the set was available in both mono and stereo. Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks.
A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper, and later issue was changed on yellow paper.
At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.

Beginning in 1964, Parlophone (and all the other EMI companies) began printing a phrase in the centers of all their singles, EP's and LP's, which said:

SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO
RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS,
SEE PRICE LISTS.

This notice appears on the labels of every UK market EMI product, from very early 1964, right through mid-1969.
This single was manufactured two ways: both with and without the push-out center.

Both Disc 1 and Disc 2 have
(1) Silver Parlophone label
(1)capitalized "THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD." rims
(2)publisher's name: 2 lines
(3) "(P) 1967" statement
(4) The credit "Magical Mystery Tour" was printed in uppercase on the label.
(5) Solid center type

Disc 2: Without "SOLD IN U.K..." statement was printed at the center of the label.



#2-4 Magical Mystery Tour / STEREO (2nd. Press "without SOLD IN U.K. / Push-out Center": SMMT-1)
 Back to the top of the line
TITLE
MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR
TRACK LISTING
DISC 1
SIDE 1 Magical Mystery Tour (Lennon-McCartney)
Your Mother Should Know (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 I Am The Walrus (Lennon-McCartney)
DISC 2
SIDE 3 The Fool On The Hill (Lennon-McCartney)
Flying (Harrison-Lennon-McCartney-Starkey)
SIDE 4 Blue Jay Way (Harrison)
RELEASE DATE
1970? (First Press: 8th December.1967)
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
INSIDE --> Click! DISC --> Click!
label label label label label
DISC 1 DISC 2 INNER SLEEVE --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! SIDE 3 --> Click! SIDE 4 --> Click!
label label label label label
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
INSIDE CLOSE UP
right sleeve Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks. jacket At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.
Catalog No. "SMMT-1" and the word "STEREO" were printed at the upper corner of the back cover.
INSIDE CLOSE UP
jacket jacket jacket jacket
The Parlophone logo mark and the company name  "E.M.I. RECORDS (The Gramophone Company Ltd.)" were printed at the inside of the picture sleeve. The words "MADE & PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN" were printed at the inside. The printer name "Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd." was printed at the bottom of the inside of the picture sleeve.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label Push-out center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is none.
Without "SOLD IN U.K..." statement at the center of the label.
label label The 1970 pressing have
(1)Silver Parlophone logo
(2) capitalized GRAMOPHONE rims,
(3) "(P) 1967" statement
(4)"EXTENDED PLAY" was gone
(5) Without "SOLD IN U.K." statement
label label
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 SIDE 3 SIDE 4 Matrix suffixed with
side-1, 3 and 4 : "1"
side-2: "2"
label label label label
OTHER ITEM part 1: 24 page color booklet
jacket jacket jacket jacket jacket
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 pages full color book packed with exclusive pictures, a strip cartoon of the original story.
OTHER ITEM part 2: Lyric Sheet
jacket jacket jacket jacket A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper.






CATALOG NUMBER SMMT-1
RECORD LABEL
Silver Parlophone
MIX
STEREO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7YCE 18435 - 1
SIDE 2 7YCE 18434 - 2
SIDE 3 7YCE 18436 - 1
SIDE 4 7YCE 18437 - 1
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 3 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
SIDE 4 NORTHERN SONGS, NCB
PRODUCER
George Martin
PRINTER CREDIT
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.
Photo: John Kelly / Drawing: Bob Gibson / Notes: Tony Barrow
INNER SLEEVE White sleeve Type 3:
Tub cut at top. Glued bottom and right.
COMMENTS
In the U.K, the "Magical Mystery Tour" soundtrack was released as a special double E.P. package.
As The Beatles had six songs for release, it was decided that they would release a double-EP set. The package came with a gatefold sleeve and a 28-page book, including lyrics.

For the only time, the original labels were not standard EP labels.
Gone was the yellow ink on top, the logo was smaller, and the term "EXTENDED PLAY" was gone from under the "45 R.P.M."
Even the matrix prefix was the one used for the singles catalog (7YCE) instead of the one used for EP's (7TCE).
And most unusually, the set was available in both mono and stereo. Both the front and back covers were laminated, and inner pockets held the two 7 inch EP disks.
A 24 page book, plus a sheet of lyrics, was stapled into the middle. The lyric sheet was on light blue paper, and later issue was changed on yellow paper.
At the inner pocket, the old Apple mark, which looks like a drawing, and the word "Apple Presents" was printed.

The "Sold in U.K." text has gone from the label.
This single was manufactured two ways: both with and without the push-out center.



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