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08. A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (PCS 7016)
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#8-1 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (1st. Press "Roman Printing Type": PCS 7016)
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TITLE A COLLECTION OF BEATLES OLDIES
CATALOG NUMBER PCS 7016
RELEASE DATE 9th December.1966 / First Press
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
She Loves You (simulated stereo)
Can't Buy Me Love
From Me To You
Bad Boy
We Can Work It Out
Day Tripper
Help!
A Hard Day's Night
Michelle
Ticket To Ride
Yesterday
Paperback Writer
I Feel Fine
Eleanor Rigby
Yellow Submarine I Want To Hold Your Hand
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleeve
label label label
INNER SLEEVE SLEEVE CLOSE UP FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve sleeve Sleeves for Parlophone did two London’s of printing house: Ernest J. Day & Co Ltd. and Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
This cover was manufactured by Ernest J. Day.  Sleeve has the words "TRADE MARK OF THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD." under the Parlophone logomark.
FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
Ernest J. Day Type
(=this record)
G & L Type-1 G & L Type-2 The cover of "Oldies Stereo version" had some variations:
1) Some had the logo totally in the picture (I have this one): Ernest. J Day type.
2) Usually the stereo logo was printed at the upper right place: Garrod & Lofthouse type-1
3) another one had no logo.: Garrod & Lofthouse type-2
sleeve sleeve sleeve
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
Japanese Press U.K. Press The photo on the back cover is backwards. It was taken in Tokyo, Japan in 1966; the clue is on Paul's kimono-the lettering "KOTOBUKI" is backwards. Japanese issue of the LP have corrected the photo.
cover-up cover-up cover-up
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve Wrap-around cover. Round-cut corner.
Catalog No. "PCS 7016" was printed on upper right corner of the back cover.
sleeve "USE NEW EMITEX" record cleaner information was printed on the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve Printer name credit: "Printed and made  by Ernest J. Day & Co, Ltd., London, W.1. PMC 7016  PCS 7016"
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label "THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter. "(P) 196X" statement was printed on the label.
Tax code "K and T" letters were embossed.
label
"SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS." statement was printed at the center of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
1st. Press
Roman type

2nd. Press
Sans-serif type
1st. Press have roman font and the bigger size of the font "STEREO".
2nd. Press: Period mark was added  after the “PCS.” of the catalogue number on both sides of the label.
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
label label label label
Matrix No. is
Side-1: YEX 619 - 1G
Side-2: YEX 620 - 1G
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Yellow Parlophone Type-6-1
MIX STEREO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 YEX 619 - 1G
SIDE 2 YEX 620 - 1G
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1963  (P) 1964  (P) 1965  (P) 1966
COVER FORM Single type. Wrap-around cover / Round-cut corner
THE SIZE OF THE "stereo" PRINT Small
PRINTER CREDIT Printed and made  by Ernest J. Day & Co, Ltd., London, W.1. PMC 7016  PCS 7016
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES CoverDesign: David Christian
Back cover photograph is by Robert Whittaker
INNER SLEEVE Plain White Sleeve
printed the words "PATENTS APPLIED FOR" at the bottom of the sleeve.
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
Black and Yellow Parlophone label with silver print:
the name "THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD.(capital letter)" on the outer rim, the "SOLD IN U.K." remark, and the "(P) 196X" statement. 

The stereo pressing have Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd. or Ernest J.Day & Co. front laminated flipback cover with or without small “stereo” on the front side.

1st. Press (=this record) have the bigger size of the font "STEREO".
2nd. Press: Period mark was added  after the “PCS.” of the catalogue number on both sides of the label.

This label type was printed in the "Roman" type. Another label has a Sans-serif printing type (below 2) and 3) type).

1) This label (=first press) used a small letter of alphabet to indicate the years each song was published.
2) The next label, the published years of each song were indicated with figures and were separated into the left and right fields of the label.
3) the next type, the published years of all songs were printed at the left side of the label again.

This stereo versions of "She Loves You" have been created from the mono versions, because original master tapes are lost.



#8-2 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (2nd. Press "Sans-serif Printing Type": PCS 7016)
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#8-3 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (3rd. Press "without SOLD IN U.K.": PCS 7016)
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#8-4 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (4th. Press "1EMI Mark": PCS 7016)
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#8-5 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (5th. Press "2EMI Marks / Gramophone rim": PCS 7016)
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#8-6 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (CBS Contract Press? "2EMI Marks / Gramophone rim": PCS 7016)
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TITLE A COLLECTION OF BEATLES OLDIES
CATALOG NUMBER PCS 7016
RELEASE DATE 1970? / CBS Contract Press?
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
She Loves You (simulated stereo)
Can't Buy Me Love
From Me To You
Bad Boy
We Can Work It Out
Day Tripper
Help!
A Hard Day's Night
Michelle
Ticket To Ride
Yesterday
Paperback Writer
I Feel Fine
Eleanor Rigby
Yellow Submarine I Want To Hold Your Hand
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleeve
label label label
INNER SLEEVE: FRONT INNER SLEEVE: BACK FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve sleeve sleeve Usually the stereo logo was printed at the upper right place.
Sleeve has the words "TRADE MARK OF THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD." under the Parlophone logomark.
sleeve
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve
Single type. Wrap-around cover. Round-cut corner.
Catalog No. "PCS 7016" was printed on upper right corner of the back cover.Printer name credit: "Printed and made  by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd. Patents pending PMC 7016  PCS 7016"
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
sleeve Composer, publishing year, record producer, cover designer, and photographer's credit were printed at the upper side of the back cover.
label
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label This label have two "EMI" marks, which are white with black print (reversed).
The published years of each song were indicated with figures and were separated into the left and right fields of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The rim print begins "THE GRAMOPHONE CO, LTD. (capital letter)"
There's no "Made In Gt. Britain" credit at 6 o' clock on the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP: Matrix
label label label
Deadwax marks are:
Side 1:
3 o'clock: UK style machine stamped matrix number YEX 619-1G
half past 4 o'clock: hand-etched "PCS-7016-A"
6 o'clock: CA 1 (machine stamped)
9 o'clock: E1     (machine stamped)
Side 2:
12 o'clock: UK style machine stamped matrix number YEX 620-1G
3 o'clock: CA 1  (machine stamped)
6 o'clock: E1      (machine stamped)
10 o'clock: Hand etched "PCS-7016-B"
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Silver Parlophone label Two EMI Marks Type-2-3
MIX STEREO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 YEX 619-1G   CA  1       E1  (machine stamped)  PCS-7016-A (hand etched)
SIDE 2 YEX 620-1G   CA  1       E1  (machine stamped)  PCS-7016-B (hand etched)
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1963  (P) 1964  (P) 1965  (P) 1966
COVER FORM Single type. Wrap-around cover. Round-cut corner.
THE SIZE OF THE "stereo" PRINT None
PRINTER CREDIT Printed and made  by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd. Patents pending PMC 7016  PCS 7016
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES CoverDesign: David Christian
Back cover photograph is by Robert Whittaker
INNER SLEEVE Plain White Sleeve Type-1-1
printed the words "PATENTS APPLIED FOR" at the bottom of the sleeve.
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
CBS Contract Pressing (maybe).
Black and White Parlophone label with silver print:
with two "EMI" marks, placed at the top and bottom, which are white with black print (reversed).
The company's name "THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD." and the word "MADE IN GT BRITAIN" was not printed on the label.

It's in a Patents Pending flipback Stereo Garrod & Lofthouse sleeve with no "stereo" format at top right on front.
Deadwax marks are:
Side 1:
3 o'clock: UK style machine stamped matrix number YEX 619-1G
half past 4 o'clock: hand-etched "PCS-7016-A"
6 o'clock: CA 1 (machine stamped)
9 o'clock: E1     (machine stamped)
Side 2:
12 o'clock: UK style machine stamped matrix number YEX 620-1G
3 o'clock: CA 1   (machine stamped)
6 o'clock: E1       (machine stamped)
10 o'clock: Hand etched "PCS-7016-B"

This stereo versions of "She Loves You" have been created from the mono versions, because original master tapes are lost.



#8-7 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (6th. Press "2EMI Marks / EMI RECORDS LTD. rim": PCS 7016)
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TITLE A COLLECTION OF BEATLES OLDIES
CATALOG NUMBER PCS 7016
RELEASE DATE 1976?
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
She Loves You (simulated stereo)
Can't Buy Me Love
From Me To You
Bad Boy
We Can Work It Out
Day Tripper
Help!
A Hard Day's Night
Michelle
Ticket To Ride
Yesterday
Paperback Writer
I Feel Fine
Eleanor Rigby
Yellow Submarine I Want To Hold Your Hand
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleeve
label label label
INNER SLEEVE: FRONT INNER SLEEVE: BACK FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve sleeve Sleeves for Parlophone did two London’s of printing house: Ernest J. Day & Co Ltd. and Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
This cover was manufactured by Garrod & Lofthouse.  Sleeve has the words "TRADE MARK OF THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD." under the Parlophone logomark.
FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
#8-1
Ernest J. Day Type

G & L Type-1
(=this record)
G & L Type-2 The cover of "Oldies Stereo version" had some variations:
1) Some had the logo totally in the picture (I have this one): Ernest. J Day type.
2) Usually the stereo logo was printed at the upper right place: Garrod & Lofthouse type-1
3) another one had no logo.: Garrod & Lofthouse type-2
sleeve sleeve sleeve
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
Japanese Press U.K. Press The photo on the back cover is backwards. It was taken in Tokyo, Japan in 1966; the clue is on Paul's kimono-the lettering "KOTOBUKI" is backwards. Japanese issue of the LP have corrected the photo.
cover-up cover-up cover-up
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve Single type.
Half vinyl-coated cover.
Catalog No. "PCS 7016" was printed on upper right corner of the back cover.
sleeve "USE NEW EMITEX" record cleaner information was printed on the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve Printer name credit was not printed on the cover.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label This label have two "EMI" marks, which are white with black print (reversed).
label label The rim print begins "EMI RECORDS LTD (capital letter)" and added the words "MADE IN GT BRITAIN" at the end.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label The published years of each song were indicated with figures and were separated into the left and right fields of the label. label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix No. is
Side-1: YEX 619 - 3
Side-2: YEX 620 - 4
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Silver Parlophone label Two EMI Marks Type-3
MIX STEREO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 YEX 619 - 3
SIDE 2 YEX 620 - 4
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME EMI RECORDS LTD. (capital letter)
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1963  (P) 1964  (P) 1965  (P) 1966
COVER FORM Single type. Half vinyl-coated cover
THE SIZE OF THE "stereo" PRINT Small
PRINTER CREDIT No credit
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES CoverDesign: David Christian
Back cover photograph is by Robert Whittaker
INNER SLEEVE Sepia "EMI LP Advertising" Inner sleeve Type-2
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
Black and White Parlophone label with silver print:
with two "EMI" marks, placed at the top and bottom, which are white with black print (reversed).
The company's name "EMI RECORDS LTD." and the word "MADE IN GT BRITAIN" were printed on the outer rim.

This stereo versions of "She Loves You" have been created from the mono versions, because original master tapes are lost.



#8-8 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (Philips Contract Press? "2EMI Marks / EMI RECORDS LTD. rim": PCS 7016)
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TITLE A COLLECTION OF BEATLES OLDIES
CATALOG NUMBER PCS 7016
RELEASE DATE 1976? / Philips Contract Press?
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
She Loves You (simulated stereo)
Can't Buy Me Love
From Me To You
Bad Boy
We Can Work It Out
Day Tripper
Help!
A Hard Day's Night
Michelle
Ticket To Ride
Yesterday
Paperback Writer
I Feel Fine
Eleanor Rigby
Yellow Submarine I Want To Hold Your Hand
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleeve
label label label
INNER SLEEVE: FRONT INNER SLEEVE: BACK FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve sleeve sleeve Usually the stereo logo was printed at the upper right place.
Sleeve has the words "TRADE MARK OF THE GRAMOPHONE CO. LTD." under the Parlophone logomark.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
Japanese Press U.K. Press The photo on the back cover is backwards. It was taken in Tokyo, Japan in 1966; the clue is on Paul's kimono-the lettering "KOTOBUKI" is backwards. Japanese issue of the LP have corrected the photo.
cover-up cover-up cover-up
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve Single type.
Non laminate coated cover.
Catalog No. "PCS 7016" was printed on upper right corner of the back cover.
sleeve "USE NEW EMITEX" record cleaner information was printed on the back cover.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
sleeve Composer, publishing year, record producer, cover designer, and photographer's credit were printed at the upper side of the back cover.
label
LABEL CLOSE UP
label
label This label have two "EMI" marks, which are white with black print (reversed).
Philips contract pressing: The label has outer convex edging 6 mm wide.

LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label label The rim print begins "EMI RECORDS LTD (capital letter)" and added the words "MADE IN GT BRITAIN" at the end.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label
In addition to the normal EMI matrix, there is also a Philips hand-etched matrix addition that is on the B-side PCS7016-B.
SIde-A: PCS 7016 YEX 619 A//2
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Silver Parlophone label Two EMI Marks Type-3
MIX STEREO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 PCS 7016 YEX 619 A//2     E        11       9   (machine stamped)
SIDE 2 PCS 7016-B (hand etched)   YEX 620 -2    4      2  (machine stamped)
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME EMI RECORDS LTD. (capital letter)
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1963  (P) 1964  (P) 1965  (P) 1966
COVER FORM Single type. non laminate-coated cover
THE SIZE OF THE "stereo" PRINT Small
PRINTER CREDIT No credit
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES CoverDesign: David Christian
Back cover photograph is by Robert Whittaker
INNER SLEEVE White paper sleeve "IMPORTANT NOTICE in rectangle box" Type-3
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
Philips Contract Pressing (maybe).
Black and White Parlophone label with silver print:
with two "EMI" marks, placed at the top and bottom, which are white with black print (reversed).
The company's name "EMI RECORDS LTD." and the word "MADE IN GT BRITAIN" were printed on the outer rim.

For some reason, Philips helped EMI's factory to print this albums.
The label has outer convex edging 6 mm wide.
In addition to the normal EMI matrix, there is also a Philips hand-etched matrix addition that is on the B-side PCS7016-B.
Philips also pressed at least Hey Jude single (R 5722)

This stereo versions of "She Loves You" have been created from the mono versions, because original master tapes are lost.



#8-9 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (Fame Label 1st. Press "Perimeter in black": FA 4130811)
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#8-10 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (Fame Label 2nd. Press "Perimeter in red": FA 4130811)
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TITLE A COLLECTION OF BEATLES OLDIES
CATALOG NUMBER FA 41 3081 1
RELEASE DATE 1986? / Fame Label
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
She Loves You (simulated stereo)
Can't Buy Me Love
From Me To You
Bad Boy
We Can Work It Out
Day Tripper
Help!
A Hard Day's Night
Michelle
Ticket To Ride
Yesterday
Paperback Writer
I Feel Fine
Eleanor Rigby
Yellow Submarine I Want To Hold Your Hand
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleeve
label label label
INNER SLEEVE: FRONT FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve
sleeve The front cover is distinguished only by a small "Fame" logo written diagonally across the top right-hand corner of the LP.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve Single type.
Non laminate coated cover.
back cover have a barcode.
sleeve
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
sleeve Back cover: Distributed By Music For Pleasure Limited, Hayes, Middlesex. Made and Printed in Great Britain.
label
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label Labels: This compilation ℗ 1967 EMI Records Ltd.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label
This version has chequered label, has the rim text of color red and with different lengths, from Type-1.
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Fame label Type-2
MIX STEREO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 YEX 619-5-1-3   (machine stamped)     HTM   (hand etched)
SIDE 2 YEX 620 8-1-1   (machine stamped)     HTM   (hand etched)
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME EMI RECORDS LTD. / Distributed By Music For Pleasure Limited, Hayes, Middlesex.
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1963  (P) 1964  (P) 1965  (P) 1966
COVER FORM Single type. non laminate-coated cover
THE SIZE OF THE "stereo" PRINT Small
PRINTER CREDIT No credit
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES CoverDesign: David Christian
Back cover photograph is by Robert Whittaker
INNER SLEEVE Plain White Sleeve Type-5-2 ("DRG PACKAGING BAGS" logo was printed.)
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The budget Fame label (another EMI subsidiary which released vinyl as budget items between 1983 and 1994) issued just one actual Beatles title, the “A Collection of Beatles Oldies” (FA 4130811).
This appeared on vinyl in July 1983.
The front cover is distinguished only by a small "Fame" logo written diagonally across the top right-hand corner of the LP. The rear cover is also the same as the original Parlophone one (but with  "Fame" logo at the bottom), and the LP came out with a Fame label.

There are three variations of the label
Type-1) First Press: chequered label, has the rim text of color black. (July 1983)
Type-2) Second Press: This version has chequered label and the rim text of color red and with different lengths, from Type-1 (1986)
Type-3)Third Press: Added the EMI logo under the Fame logo on label. (1989)

*Music For Pleasure Limited
British record (holding) company. Incorporated 16th June 1965. Also credited as “Music For Pleasure Ltd.”
Established as a joint venture between Electric & Musical Industries Ltd. (EMI) subsidiary The Gramophone Co. Ltd. and Paul Hamlyn Publishing Group in the UK, later establishing branches in, South Africa, Australia, France, Germany, Belgium. Sweden., selling low cost re-issues owned by parent companies vast catalogue, also including some original material.
Fame is a mid-price budget reissue label, launched by Music For Pleasure in the Spring of 1982.  



#8-11 A Collection Of Beatles Oldies (Fame Label 3rd. Press "Added EMI logo": FA 4130811)
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TITLE A COLLECTION OF BEATLES OLDIES
CATALOG NUMBER FA 41 3081 1
RELEASE DATE 1989? / Fame Label
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
She Loves You (simulated stereo)
Can't Buy Me Love
From Me To You
Bad Boy
We Can Work It Out
Day Tripper
Help!
A Hard Day's Night
Michelle
Ticket To Ride
Yesterday
Paperback Writer
I Feel Fine
Eleanor Rigby
Yellow Submarine I Want To Hold Your Hand
FRONT --> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
sleeve sleeve
label label label
INNER SLEEVE: FRONT FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve
sleeve The front cover is distinguished only by a small "Fame" logo written diagonally across the top right-hand corner of the LP.
BACK COVER CLOSE UP
sleeve Single type.
Non laminate coated cover.
back cover have a barcode.
sleeve
BACK COVER CLOSE UP LABEL CLOSE UP
sleeve Back cover: Distributed By Music For Pleasure Limited, Hayes, Middlesex. Made and Printed in Great Britain.
label
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label Labels: This compilation ℗ 1967 EMI Records Ltd.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label
The rim print begins "ALL RIGHTS OF THE... (capital letter)" and added the words "IN THE UK BY EMI RECORDS LIMITED." at the end.
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Fame label Type-3
MIX STEREO
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 YEX 619-5-1-2   (machine stamped)     HTM   (hand etched)
SIDE 2 YEX 620 8-1-3   (machine stamped)     HTM   (hand etched)
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME EMI RECORDS LTD. / Distributed By Music For Pleasure Limited, Hayes, Middlesex.
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1963  (P) 1964  (P) 1965  (P) 1966
COVER FORM Single type. non laminate-coated cover
THE SIZE OF THE "stereo" PRINT Small
PRINTER CREDIT No credit
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES CoverDesign: David Christian
Back cover photograph is by Robert Whittaker
INNER SLEEVE Plain White Sleeve Type-5-3 ("DRG PACKAGING BAGS" logo was printed.)
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS
The budget Fame label (another EMI subsidiary which released vinyl as budget items between 1983 and 1994) issued just one actual Beatles title, the “A Collection of Beatles Oldies” (FA 4130811).
This appeared on vinyl in July 1983.
The front cover is distinguished only by a small "Fame" logo written diagonally across the top right-hand corner of the LP. The rear cover is also the same as the original Parlophone one (but with  "Fame" logo at the bottom), and the LP came out with a Fame label.

There are three variations of the label
Type-1) First Press: chequered label, has the rim text of color black. (July 1983)
Type-2) Second Press: This version has chequered label and the rim text of color red and with different lengths, from Type-1 (1986)
Type-3)Third Press: Added the EMI logo under the Fame logo on label. (1989)

*Music For Pleasure Limited
British record (holding) company. Incorporated 16th June 1965. Also credited as “Music For Pleasure Ltd.”
Established as a joint venture between Electric & Musical Industries Ltd. (EMI) subsidiary The Gramophone Co. Ltd. and Paul Hamlyn Publishing Group in the UK, later establishing branches in, South Africa, Australia, France, Germany, Belgium. Sweden., selling low cost re-issues owned by parent companies vast catalogue, also including some original material.
Fame is a mid-price budget reissue label, launched by Music For Pleasure in the Spring of 1982.  



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