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#5-1 Long Tall Sally (1st. Press: GEP 8913)
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TITLE
LONG TALL SALLY
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Long Tall Sally (Johnson)
I Call Your Name (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Slow Down (Williams)
Matchbox (Perkins)
RELEASE DATE
19th June.1964/First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK--> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve label label label
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
cover cover Wrap-around cover. Printer name was not printed at the bottom of the back cover.
The word "SCP24370a" was printed at the bottom right of the back cover.
label Push-out center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K, T".
" SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The first pressing has
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964" statement
(3) with "SOLD IN U.K." statement
label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8913
RECORD LABEL
Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-2
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 822 - 1N
SIDE 2 7TCE 823 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd.
LABEL THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
LABEL CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 SOUTHERN MUSIC MECOLICO BIEM, NCB NORTHERN SONGS MUSIC LTD.
SIDE 2 ESSEX MUSIC MECOLICO NCB ABERBACH (LDN.) LTD. BIEM
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated rounded upper and lower rear flaps and no tab cut on the back, but rather have a smaller size back cover to allow easy removal of the disk.
PRINTER CREDIT
-    (SCP 24370a)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Photo: Robert Freeman / Notes: Derek Taylor
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The Beatles' 5th E.P.
The First to contain previously unreleased material.
These tracks stayed exclusive to this E.P. for 12 years, until the release of the double album Rock 'N' Roll Music in 1976.

"Long Tall Sally" and "I Call Your Name" were recorded on 1st March 1964. "Slow Down" was recorded 1st June 1964 with John on lead vocal."Matchbox" is sung by Ringo, and was also recorded on 1st June.
The cover picture taken by Robert Freeman was taken in October 1963 with the Beatles standing on a wall beside the Stockholm Town Hall, and the sleeve notes on this occasion are by Derek Taylor.

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.

The original EP jackets were manufactured by third  printing company(?) (identified as "SCP" in the lower right corner).



#5-2 Long Tall Sally (1st. Press? "THE PARLOPHONE rim / Solid Center": GEP 8913)
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TITLE
LONG TALL SALLY
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Long Tall Sally (Johnson)
I Call Your Name (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Slow Down (Williams)
Matchbox (Perkins)
RELEASE DATE
19th June.1964/First Press?
FRONT --> Click!
BACK--> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve label label label
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
cover cover Wrap-around cover. Printer name was not printed at the bottom of the back cover.
The word "SCP24370a" was printed at the bottom right of the back cover.
label Solid center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K, T".
" SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label This pressing has
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964" statement
(3) with "SOLD IN U.K." statement
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
label label
LABEL CLOSE UP
#5-1 #5-2 (this record) #5-1 #5-2 (this record) The publisher's name and publishing date is slightly different layout  than #5-1.
label label label label
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8913
RECORD LABEL
Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-2
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 822 - 1N
SIDE 2 7TCE 823 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd.
LABEL THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
LABEL CENTER
Solid center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 SOUTHERN MUSIC MECOLICO BIEM, NCB NORTHERN SONGS MUSIC LTD
SIDE 2 ESSEX MUSIC MECOLICO NCB ABERBACH (LDN.) LTD BIEM
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated rounded upper and lower rear flaps with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side on the back.
PRINTER CREDIT
-    (SCP 24370a)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Photo: Robert Freeman / Notes: Derek Taylor
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
Yellow Parlophone label with Solid Center.
Has a characteristic credit in a capital letter at the perimeter which reads "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD."
Publishing date of the recording credit "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964" is a capital letter.
It has the central remark "SOLD IN UK..." 



#5-3 Long Tall Sally (3rd. Press "THE GRAMOPHONE rim / without SOLD IN U.K.": GEP 8913)
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TITLE
LONG TALL SALLY
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Long Tall Sally (Johnson-Penniman-Blackwell)
I Call Your Name (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Slow Down (Williams)
Matchbox (Perkins)
RELEASE DATE
1969? /Third Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK--> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve label label label
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
LABEL CLOSE UP
cover cover Wrap-around cover with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side of sleeve. Diagonal-cut corner.
The word "SCP24370a" was printed at the bottom right of the back cover.
label Push-out center.
No embossed tax code to any center.
" SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS." statement was removed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The first pressing has
(1) capitalized GRAMOPHONE rims,
(2) "(P) 1964" statement
(3) without "SOLD IN U.K." statement
(4) "Sans Serif" type
label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8913
RECORD LABEL
Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-5
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 822 - 1N
SIDE 2 7TCE 823 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd.
LABEL THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
LABEL CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 SOUTHERN MUSIC MECOLICO BIEM/NCB NORTHERN SONGS MUSIC LTD.
SIDE 2 ESSEX MUSIC MECOLICO NCB ABERBACH (LDN.) LTD. BIEM
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated upper and lower rear flaps with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side on the back.
Flaps with diagonal-cut on both sides.
PRINTER CREDIT
-    (SCP 24370a)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Photo: Robert Freeman / Notes: Derek Taylor
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The 3rd. pressing was with capitalized printing of "THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD." at the perimeter. The "Sold in U.K." text has gone from the label.
Instead of the words "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963", the "(P)-1964" statement was printed at the left part of the label. 



#6-1 Extracts from the film "A Hard Day's Night" (1st. Press "Ernest J. Day Press": GEP 8920)
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TITLE
Extracts from the film "A HARD DAY'S NIGHT"
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
I Should Have Known Better (Lennon-McCartney)
If I Fell (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Tell Me Why (Lennon-McCartney)
And I Love Her (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
4th November.1964/First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve label label label
FRONT & BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover cover "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." was printed below the Parlophone logo at the upper left of the front cover.
At the back cover: "TRADE MARK OF THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd."was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
cover cover Wrap-around cover with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side of sleeve.
Printer credit "6411GL" and "E.J.D."were printed at the bottom of the back cover.
label Push-out center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K, T".
" SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The first pressing has
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964" statement
(3) with "SOLD IN U.K." statement
label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with
side-1: "1N"
side-2: "2N"
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8920
RECORD LABEL
Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-2
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 832 - 1N
SIDE 2 7TCE 833 - 2N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd.
LABEL THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
LABEL CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS MUSIC LTD.
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS MUSIC LTD.
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated rounded upper and lower rear flaps with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side on the back.
PRINTER CREDIT
6411GL / E. J. D.  (Ernest J.Day Co., LTD)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Photo: Robert Freeman / Notes: Tony Barrow
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The Beatles' 6th E.P.
The title of the E.P is "Extracts from the film A Hard Days Night", and  was the first of two E.P.'s with tracks from the album "A Hard Day's Night".
This E.P. contains four tracks all featured in the film, the other contains four tracks from the album that were not in the film.
Ernest J. Day front laminated flip back sleeve (with round-cut flap)



#6-2 Extracts from the film "A Hard Day's Night" (1st. Press "Garrod & Lofthouse Press": GEP 8920)
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TITLE
Extracts from the film "A HARD DAY'S NIGHT"
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
I Should Have Known Better (Lennon-McCartney)
If I Fell (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Tell Me Why (Lennon-McCartney)
And I Love Her (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
4th November.1964/First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve label label label
FRONT & BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover cover "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." was printed below the Parlophone logo at the upper left of the front cover. At the back cover: "TRADE MARK OF THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd."was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
Cover form is Single type / Wrap-around cover with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side of sleeve /Diagonal-cut corner.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
cover cover Printer credit "6411GL" was printed. "E.J.D."was not printed at the bottom of the back cover. label Push-out center.
No embossed tax code to any center.
" SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The first pressing has
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964" statement
(3) with "SOLD IN U.K." statement
label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with
side-1: "1N"
side-2: "2N"
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8920
RECORD LABEL
Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-2
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 832 - 1N
SIDE 2 7TCE 833 - 2N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd.
LABEL THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
LABEL CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS MUSIC LTD.
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS MUSIC LTD.
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated upper and lower rear flaps with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side on the back.
Flaps with diagonal-cut on both sides.
PRINTER CREDIT
6411GL
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Photo: Robert Freeman / Notes: Tony Barrow
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The Beatles' 6th E.P.
The title of the E.P is "Extracts from the film A Hard Days Night", and  was the first of two E.P.'s with tracks from the album "A Hard Day's Night".
This E.P. contains four tracks all featured in the film, the other contains four tracks from the album that were not in the film.
Garrod & Lofthouse front laminated flip back sleeve.



#6-3 Extracts from the film "A Hard Day's Night" (2nd. Press "Crossover Pressing: matrix-2/3": GEP 8920)
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TITLE
Extracts from the film "A HARD DAY'S NIGHT"
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
I Should Have Known Better (Lennon-McCartney)
If I Fell (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Tell Me Why (Lennon-McCartney)
And I Love Her (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1973? /Second Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve label label label
FRONT & BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover cover "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." was printed below the Parlophone logo at the upper left of the front cover. At the back cover: "TRADE MARK OF THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd."was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
Cover form is Single type / Wrap-around cover with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side of sleeve /Diagonal-cut corner.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover "USE NEW EMITEX" record cleaner information was printed on the back cover. cover cover Printer credit "6411GL" was printed. "E.J.D."was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
LABEL CLOSE UP: SIDE-1
label label label Side-1 label has
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964" statement
(3) with "SOLD IN U.K." statement
label
Matrix suffixed with
side-1: "-2"
LABEL CLOSE UP: SIDE-2
label label label Side-2 label has
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964" statement
(3) with "SOLD IN U.K." statement

label
Matrix suffixed with
side-1: "-3"
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8920
RECORD LABEL
SIDE 1 Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-2
SIDE 2 Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-6
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 832 - 2
SIDE 2 7TCE 833 - 3
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd.
LABEL SIDE-1: THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
SIDE-2: EMI RECORDS LTD
LABEL CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
SIDE-1: YES
SIDE-2: NO
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS MUSIC LTD.
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS MUSIC LTD.
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated upper and lower rear flaps with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side on the back.
Flaps with diagonal-cut on both sides.
PRINTER CREDIT
6411GL / E. J. D.  (Ernest J.Day Co., LTD)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Photo: Robert Freeman / Notes: Tony Barrow
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The Beatles' 6th E.P.
The title of the E.P is "Extracts from the film A Hard Days Night", and  was the first of two E.P.'s with tracks from the album "A Hard Day's Night".
This E.P. contains four tracks all featured in the film, the other contains four tracks from the album that were not in the film.

Crossover pressing has the SIDE-1 as on the first pressing (THE PARLOPHONE rim.) and the SIDE-2 as on the second pressing (EMI RECORDS rim.).

Matrix No;
SIDE-1: 7TCE 832 - 2
SIDE-2: 7TCE 833 - 3

Ernest J. Day front laminated flip back sleeve (with diagonal-cut flap)



#7 Extracts from the Album "A Hard Day's Night" (1st. Press: GEP 8924)
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TITLE
Extracts from the Album "A HARD DAY'S NIGHT"
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Any Time At All (Lennon-McCartney)
I'm Cry Instead (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Things We Said Today (Lennon-McCartney)
When I Get Home (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
6th November.1964/First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve label label label
FRONT & BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover cover "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." was printed below the Parlophone logo at the upper left of the front cover.
At the back cover: "TRADE MARK OF THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd."was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
cover cover Wrap-around cover with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side of sleeve.
Printer name "6412 G. & L. (Dec. 1964 Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.)" was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
label Push-out center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K, T".
" SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The first pressing has
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964" statement
(3) with "SOLD IN U.K." statement
label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8924
RECORD LABEL
Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-2
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 850 - 1N
SIDE 2 7TCE 851 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD.
LABEL THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
LABEL CENTER Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated upper and lower rear flaps with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side on the back.
Flaps with diagonal-cut on both sides.
PRINTER CREDIT
6412 G. & L. (Dec. 1964 Garrod & Lofthouse  Ltd.)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Photo: Robert Freeman / Notes: Tony Barrow
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The Beatles' 7th E.P.
The title of the E.P is "Extracts from the film A Hard Days Night", and  was the second of two E.P.'s with tracks from the album "A Hard Day's Night".
This E.P. contains four tracks from the album, but not featured in the film, the other contains four tracks from the film. 



#8-1 Beatles For Sale (1st. Press: GEP 8931)
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TITLE
BEATLES FOR SALE
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
No Reply (Lennon-McCartney)
I'm A Loser (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rock And Roll Music (Berry)
Eight Days A Week (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
6th April.1965/First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve label label label
FRONT & BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover cover "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." was printed below the Parlophone logo at the upper left of the front cover.
At the back cover: "TRADE MARK OF THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd."was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
cover cover Wrap-around cover with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side of sleeve.
Printer name "6504 G. & L. (April. 1965 Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.)" was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
label Push-out center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K, T".
" SOLD IN U.K. .." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The first pressing and  this pressing have
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "(P)1964" statement.
label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8931
RECORD LABEL
Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-3
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 860 - 1N
SIDE 2 7TCE 861 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD.
LABEL THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
LABEL CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 2 JEWEL MUSIC NORTHERN SONGS MECOLICO BIEM, NCB
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated rounded upper and lower rear flaps with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side on the back.
PRINTER CREDIT
6504 G. & L.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Photo: Robert Freeman / Notes: Tony Barrow
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The Beatles' 8th E.P.
Four songs from the Beatles album "Beatles For Sale" were packaged with a copy of the L.P. cover design.
Instead of the words "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964", the "(P)-1964" statement was printed at the left part of the label.



#8-2 Beatles For Sale (1st. Press "Buckland Press": GEP 8931)
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TITLE
BEATLES FOR SALE
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
No Reply (Lennon-McCartney)
I'm A Loser (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rock And Roll Music (Berry)
Eight Days A Week (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
6th April.1965/First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve label label label
FRONT & BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover cover "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." was printed below the Parlophone logo at the upper left of the front cover.
At the back cover: "TRADE MARK OF THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd."was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover Wrap-around cover with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side of sleeve. Flaps with diagonal-cut on both sides. cover Printer name "6504 Buckland" was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-3 label Push-out center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K, T".
" SOLD IN U.K. .." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The first pressing and  this pressing have
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "(P)1964" statement.
label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8931
RECORD LABEL
Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-3
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 860 - 1N
SIDE 2 7TCE 861 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD.
LABEL THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
LABEL CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 2 JEWEL MUSIC NORTHERN SONGS MECOLICO BIEM, NCB
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated upper and lower rear flaps with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side on the back.
Flaps with diagonal-cut on both sides.
PRINTER CREDIT
6504 Buckland (*)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Photo: Robert Freeman / Notes: Tony Barrow
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The Beatles' 8th E.P.
Four songs from the Beatles album "Beatles For Sale" were packaged with a copy of the L.P. cover design.
Instead of the words "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964", the "(P)-1964" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
Printer name "6504 Buckland" was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
Sleeves printed by Buckland Press have flaps with a diagonal cut on the spine side.

(*)Buckland Printers:
They are a third printing company that EMI contracted alongside Garrod and Lofthouse specifically for the production of EP covers since the overflaps are completely different to the G & L design; they're smaller and squared off whilst the G & L overflaps are thick and rounded. The BuPr sleeves are also found on the original presses so perhaps they were contracted in because G & L's EP sleeve printers couldn't handle the huge surge in demand?
Perhaps BuPr were asked to help with production during this huge increase in demand.



#8-3 Beatles For Sale (2nd. Press? "THE PARLOPHONE rim / Solid Center": GEP 8931)
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TITLE
BEATLES FOR SALE
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
No Reply (Lennon-McCartney)
I'm A Loser (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rock And Roll Music (Berry)
Eight Days A Week (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1967?(*)  /Second Press?
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sleeve sleeve label label label
FRONT & BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover cover "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." was printed below the Parlophone logo at the upper left of the front cover.
At the back cover: "TRADE MARK OF THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd."was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
cover cover Wrap-around cover with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side of sleeve.
Printer name "6504 G. & L. (April. 1965 Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.)" was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
label Solid center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K, T".
" SOLD IN U.K. .." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The first pressing and  this pressing have
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "(P)1964" statement.
label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8931
RECORD LABEL
Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-3
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 860 - 1N
SIDE 2 7TCE 861 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD.
LABEL THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
LABEL CENTER
Solid center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 2 JEWEL MUSIC NORTHERN SONGS MECOLICO BIEM, NCB
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated rounded upper and lower rear flaps with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side on the back.
PRINTER CREDIT
6504 G. & L.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Photo: Robert Freeman / Notes: Tony Barrow
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The Beatles' 8th E.P.
This is an original and very scarce U.K. mono vinyl EP for Beatles For Sale, this rare variant has the PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. label rim, the circled P date 1964 and "MADE IN Gt. BRITAIN" label text, and the "Sold in U.K." label print, and a "KT" tax code on the side2 label, and has a very rare Solid Center.

The Parlophone wording on side-1 appears to be orange in color, rather than the usual yellow, the side-2 label Parlophone logo is the correct and usual Yellow color.

(*) According to "Record Collector - Rare Record Price Guide 2012",
1967: Known Second Pressing: Beatles For Sale (GEP 8931)
with "The Parlophone Co. Ltd" label text; Solid centre.



#8-4 Beatles For Sale (3rd. Press? "THE PARLOPHONE rim / matrix 2/3": GEP 8931)
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TITLE
BEATLES FOR SALE
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
No Reply (Lennon-McCartney)
I'm A Loser (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
Rock And Roll Music (Berry)
Eight Days A Week (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
Unknown / 3rd. Press?
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve label label label
FRONT & BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover cover "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." was printed below the Parlophone logo at the upper left of the front cover.
At the back cover: "TRADE MARK OF THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd."was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
cover cover Wrap-around cover with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side of sleeve.
Printer name "6504 G. & L. (April. 1965 Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.)" was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
label Push-out center.
No embossed tax code to any center.
" SOLD IN U.K. .." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The first pressing and  this pressing have
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "(P)1964" statement.
label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with
side-1: "2"
side-2: "3"
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8931
RECORD LABEL
Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-3
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 860 - 2
SIDE 2 7TCE 861 - 3
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD.
LABEL THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
LABEL CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 2 JEWEL MUSIC NORTHERN SONGS MECOLICO BIEM, NCB
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated upper and lower rear flaps with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side on the back.
Flaps with diagonal-cut on both sides.
PRINTER CREDIT
6504 G. & L.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Photo: Robert Freeman / Notes: Tony Barrow
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The Beatles' 8th E.P.
Four songs from the Beatles album "Beatles For Sale" were packaged with a copy of the L.P. cover design.
Instead of the words "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964", the "(P)-1964" statement was printed at the left part of the label.



Extra #1 Music from the Film "A Hard Day's Night" The George Martin Orchestra (1st. Press: GEP 8930)
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TITLE
Music from the Film "A Hard Day's Night"
The George Martin Orchestra
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
And I Love Her (Lennon-McCartney)
Ringo's Theme (This Boy) (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2
A Hard Day's Night (Lennon-McCartney)
If I Fell (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
February 1965 / 1st. Press
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DISK --> Click!
sleeve sleeve label label label
FRONT & BACK COVER CLOSE UP
cover cover cover "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." was printed below the Parlophone logo at the upper left of the front cover.
At the back cover: "TRADE MARK OF THE PARLOPHONE Co., Ltd."was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
cover cover Wrap-around cover with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side of sleeve.
Printer name "6504 G. & L. (April. 1965 Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.)" was printed at the bottom of the back cover.
label Push-out center.
The embossed letter (tax code) is "K and T".
" SOLD IN U.K. .." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The first pressing and  this pressing have
(1) capitalized PARLOPHONE rims,
(2) "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964 (side-2=1965)" statement.
label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with
side-1: "1N"
side-2: "1N"
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER GEP-8930
RECORD LABEL
Black/yellow Parlophone label with silver print: Type-2
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 7TCE 858 - 1N
SIDE 2 7TCE 859 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME COVER THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD.
LABEL THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
LABEL CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
SIDE 2 NORTHERN SONGS NCB
COVER FORM
Single type
Laminated rounded upper and lower rear flaps with a die-cut insert tab cut at the side on the back.
PRINTER CREDIT
6502 G & L
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Photo: Houston Rogers / Notes: George Martin
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
This is a 1965 EP by The George Martin Orchestra featuring instrumental arrangements of Beatle songs. This release focused on songs from their album "A Hard Day's Night".
Included four easy listening-styled instrumental versions of Lennon and McCartney songs by George Martin: "And I Love Her", "Ringo's Theme (This Boy)", "A Hard Day's Night", and "If I Fell".



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