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George Martin and His Orchestra
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All My Loving / I Saw Her Standing There
(R 5135)

Ringo's Theme (This Boy) / And I Love Her
(R 5166)

I Feel Fine / The Niagara Theme
(R 5256)
Yesterday / Another Girl
(R 5375)
Dick James
label


Sing A Song Of Beatles With Dick James
(R 5135)






Notice* Click the disk of each single, so you can see the large picture image.

George Martin and His Orchestra

#1-1 All My Loving / I Saw Her Standing There (Demonstration Record: R 5135)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 All My Loving  (Lennon-McCartney) The George Martin Orchestra
SIDE 2 I Saw Her Standing There (Lennon-McCartney) The George Martin Orchestra
RELEASE DATE
Demonstration Record (First Press: 8th. May 1964)
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE ifeel label lovemedo






label White label with black ink and, on the A-side, a large red "A" over the face of the label.
label
The words "DEMONSTRATION RECORD" and "NOT FOR SALE" in uppercase were printed  on the both sides of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
label label Push-out center,
tax code is "K, T".
Catalogue number "R 5135" was printed at the right side of the center hole.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 Publisher's name "NORTHERN SONGS LTD." uppercase was printed on both sides of the label.
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
label label label label
Matrix suffixed with
"1N" on both side.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Song writer's name "Lennon-McCartney", and artist's name "THE GEORGE MARTIN ORCHESTRA" were printed on both sides of the label.
label label
OTHER ITEM
-

CATALOG NUMBER
R 5135
LABEL
Parlophone Demonstration Label
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17685 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17686 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)
CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS LTD.
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS LTD.
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1A : Straight cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
Company name is "Electric & Musical Industries Ltd" on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
Orchestral instrumental versions of The Beatles big hits by The George Martin Orchestra.
Whilst trying to think of a title for the first Beatles album, George Martin came up with "Off The Beatle Track". Although this idea was rejected, clearly Mr. Martin liked the title and used it himself in 1964 for this outing.
One single was released from this L.P. - "I Saw Her Standing There" b/w "All My Loving" (Parlophone R 5135).

White label with black ink and, on the A-side, a large red "A" over the face of the label.
This demo single had the red A on both labels instead of just the A-Side.
  • "The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)" on its outer rim.
  • "DEMONSTRATION RECORD" and "NOT FOR SALE" were printed at the bellow of the Parlohone logo.
Made for both radio and for the record shops, all U.K. Parlophone and Apple 7" Beatles singles had promotional Records.
A Promo is always a copy of the exact performance and mix that is to be sold in the record shops. It is pressed from the very same plates used to make the commercially-available 45rpm singles.

The first 12 Beatles singles, from "Love Me Do" trough "Paperback Writer"(*)  all had promo's on white-label disks with black ink and, on the Aside, a large red "A" over the face of the label.



#2-1 Ringo's Theme (This Boy) / And I Love Her (Demonstration Record: R 5166)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 Ringo's Theme (This Boy)" (From film: "A Hard Day's Night")
(Lennon-McCartney) The George Martin Orchestra
SIDE 2 And I Love Her (From film: "A Hard Day's Night")
(Lennon-McCartney) The George Martin Orchestra
RELEASE DATE
Demonstration Record (First Press: 21th. September 1964)
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE ifeel label lovemedo






label White label with black ink and, on the A-side, a large red "A" over the face of the label.
label
The words "DEMONSTRATION RECORD" and "NOT FOR SALE" in uppercase were printed  on the both sides of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
label label Push-out center,
tax code is "K, T".
Catalogue number "R 5166" was printed at the right side of the center hole.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 Publisher's name "Northern Songs" in uppercase was printed on both sides of the label.
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
label label label label
Matrix suffixed with
"1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
-

CATALOG NUMBER
R 5166
LABEL
Parlophone Demonstration Label
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17730 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17731 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)
CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1A : Straight cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
Company name is "Electric & Musical Industries Ltd" on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
An instrumental version of "This Boy", orchestrated by George Martin, is used as the incidental music during Ringo Starr's towpath scene in the film "A Hard Day's Night".
The piece, under the title, "Ringo's Theme (This Boy)" was released as a single - but failed to chart in the UK - on 7 August 1964 with "And I Love Her" on the B Side, although it did reach number 53 in the American Top 100 later that year.
It was also included on Martin’s Parlophone album Off The Beatle Track and the EP Music From A Hard Day’s Night by the George Martin Orchestra, released 19 February 1965.
It was also included on the American A Hard Day's Night soundtrack album.

White label with black ink and, on the A-side, a large red "A" over the face of the label.
This demo single had the red A on both labels instead of just the A-Side.
  • "The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)" on its outer rim.
  • "DEMONSTRATION RECORD" and "NOT FOR SALE" were printed at the bellow of the Parlohone logo.
Made for both radio and for the record shops, all U.K. Parlophone and Apple 7" Beatles singles had promotional Records.
A Promo is always a copy of the exact performance and mix that is to be sold in the record shops. It is pressed from the very same plates used to make the commercially-available 45rpm singles.

The first 12 Beatles singles, from "Love Me Do" trough "Paperback Writer"(*)  all had promo's on white-label disks with black ink and, on the Aside, a large red "A" over the face of the label.



#2-2 Ringo's Theme (This Boy) / And I Love Her (1st. Press: R 5166)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 Ringo's Theme (This Boy) (From film: "A Hard Day's Night")
(Lennon-McCartney) The George Martin Orchestra
SIDE 2 And I Love Her (From film: "A Hard Day's Night")
(Lennon-McCartney) The George Martin Orchestra
RELEASE DATE
21th. September 1964 /First Press
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE ifeel label lovemedo
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "Recording first published 1964 (small letter)" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label label " SOLD IN U.K." statement was printed at the center of the label.
Push-out center,
tax code is "K, T"
LABEL CLOSE UP
label The "t" in "MADE IN Gt. BRITAIN" text is small letter. label label label
The first press was large logo type. SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
-

CATALOG NUMBER
R 5166
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: large type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17730 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17731 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)
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
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1A : Straight cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
Company name is "Electric & Musical Industries Ltd" on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
An instrumental version of "This Boy", orchestrated by George Martin, is used as the incidental music during Ringo Starr's towpath scene in the film "A Hard Day's Night".
The piece, under the title, "Ringo's Theme (This Boy)" was released as a single - but failed to chart in the UK - on 7 August 1964 with "And I Love Her" on the B Side, although it did reach number 53 in the American Top 100 later that year.
It was also included on Martin’s Parlophone album Off The Beatle Track and the EP Music From A Hard Day’s Night by the George Martin Orchestra, released 19 February 1965.
It was also included on the American A Hard Day's Night soundtrack album.



#2-3 Ringo's Theme (This Boy) / And I Love Her (2nd. Press: R 5166)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 Ringo's Theme (This Boy) (From film: "A Hard Day's Night")
(Lennon-McCartney) The George Martin Orchestra
SIDE 2 And I Love Her (From film: "A Hard Day's Night")
(Lennon-McCartney) The George Martin Orchestra
RELEASE DATE
1965? /Second Press
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE label label lovemedo
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "Recording first published 1964 (small letter)" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label label " SOLD IN U.K." statement was printed at the center of the label.
Push-out center,
tax code is "K, T"
LABEL CLOSE UP
label The "T" in "MADE IN GT. BRITAIN" text is small letter. label label label
The first press was small logo type. SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
-

CATALOG NUMBER
R 5166
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: small type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17730 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17731 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
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
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-5B :Wavy cut at top.
"TRADE MARK OF THE GRAMOPHONE CO LTD." below the Parlophone logo on front. "6'- to 50'-" tokens on front.
"Morphy-Rechards Offer" advert on back.
Glued left and right.
COMMENTS
An instrumental version of "This Boy", orchestrated by George Martin, is used as the incidental music during Ringo Starr's towpath scene in the film "A Hard Day's Night".
The piece, under the title, "Ringo's Theme (This Boy)" was released as a single - but failed to chart in the UK - on 7 August 1964 with "And I Love Her" on the B Side, although it did reach number 53 in the American Top 100 later that year.
It was also included on Martin’s Parlophone album Off The Beatle Track and the EP Music From A Hard Day’s Night by the George Martin Orchestra, released 19 February 1965.
It was also included on the American A Hard Day's Night soundtrack album.



#3-1 I Feel Fine / The Niagara Theme (R 5256)
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#4-1 Yesterday / Another Girl (Demonstration Record: R 5375)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 Yesterday  (Lennon-McCartney) George Martin and His Orchestra
SIDE 2 Another Girl (from film 'Help')  (Lennon-McCartney) George Martin and His Orchestra
RELEASE DATE
Demonstration Record (First Press: 12th. November 1964)
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE ifeel label lovemedo






label White label with black ink and, on the A-side, a large red "A" over the face of the label.
label
The words "DEMONSTRATION RECORD" and "NOT FOR SALE" in uppercase were printed  on the both sides of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
label label Push-out center,
tax code is "K, T".
Catalogue number "R 5375" was printed at the right side of the center hole.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 Publisher's name "NORTHERN SONGS" uppercase was printed on both sides of the label.
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
label label label label
Matrix suffixed with
"-1" on both side.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Song writer's name "Lennon-McCartney", and artist's name "THE GEORGE MARTIN AND HIS ORCHESTRA" were printed on both sides of the label.
label label
OTHER ITEM
-

CATALOG NUMBER
R 5375
LABEL
Parlophone Demonstration Label
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 18335 - 1
SIDE 2 7XCE 18336 - 1
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)
CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1A : Straight cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
Company name is "Electric & Musical Industries Ltd" on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
Orchestral instrumental versions of The Beatles big hits by George Martin And His Orchestra.

White label with black ink and, on the A-side, a large red "A" over the face of the label.
This demo single had the red A on both labels instead of just the A-Side.
  • "The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)" on its outer rim.
  • "DEMONSTRATION RECORD" and "NOT FOR SALE" were printed at the bellow of the Parlohone logo.
Made for both radio and for the record shops, all U.K. Parlophone and Apple 7" Beatles singles had promotional Records.
A Promo is always a copy of the exact performance and mix that is to be sold in the record shops. It is pressed from the very same plates used to make the commercially-available 45rpm singles.

The first 12 Beatles singles, from "Love Me Do" trough "Paperback Writer"(*)  all had promo's on white-label disks with black ink and, on the Aside, a large red "A" over the face of the label.


Dick James

#5-1 Sing A Song Of Beatles With Dick James (Demonstration Record: R 5212)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 From Me To You; I Want To Hold Your Hand; She Loves You
(Lennon-McCartney) Sing A Song Of Beatles With Dick James
SIDE 2 All My Loving; I Should Have Known Better; Can't Buy Me Love
(Lennon-McCartney) Sing A Song Of Beatles With Dick James
RELEASE DATE
Demonstration Record (First Press: 27th. November 1964?)
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE ifeel label lovemedo






label White label with black ink and, on the A-side, a large red "A" over the face of the label.
label
The words "DEMONSTRATION RECORD" and "NOT FOR SALE" in uppercase were printed  on the both sides of the label.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
label label Push-out center,
tax code is "K, T".
Catalogue number "R 5212" was printed at the right side of the center hole.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 Publisher's name "NORTHERN SONGS" uppercase was printed on both sides of the label.
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
label label label label
Matrix suffixed with
"-1N" on both side.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1
SIDE 2 Song writer's name "Lennon-McCartney", and artist's name "DICK JAMES" were printed on both sides of the label.
label label
OTHER ITEM
-

CATALOG NUMBER
R 5212
LABEL
Parlophone Demonstration Label
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 18190 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 18191 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)
CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Plain white sleeve
COMMENTS
Dick James (12 December 1920 – 1 February 1986), born Reginald Leon Isaac Vapnick, was a music publisher and the founder of the DJM record label and recording studios, as well as (with Brian Epstein) The Beatles' publisher Northern Songs.
He was the singer of the Robin Hood and The Buccaneers theme songs, from British television in the 1950s, and was a friend and associate of renowned record producer George Martin.
James entered the music publishing business as his singing career tapered off, and in 1963 established Northern Songs Ltd., with Beatles  John Lennon and Paul McCartney, to publish Lennon and McCartney's original songs. (Fellow Beatles George Harrison and Ringo Starr were also signed to Northern Songs as songwriters, but did not renew their contracts in 1968). James's company, Dick James Music, administered Northern Songs.
He also had fun along the way. In 1965, returning to his performing roots, he released an LP and single himself, called "Sing A Song Of Beatles".

White label with black ink and, on the A-side, a large red "A" over the face of the label.
This demo single had the red A on both labels instead of just the A-Side.
  • "The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)" on its outer rim.
  • "DEMONSTRATION RECORD" and "NOT FOR SALE" were printed at the bellow of the Parlohone logo.
Made for both radio and for the record shops, all U.K. Parlophone and Apple 7" Beatles singles had promotional Records.
A Promo is always a copy of the exact performance and mix that is to be sold in the record shops. It is pressed from the very same plates used to make the commercially-available 45rpm singles.

The first 12 Beatles singles, from "Love Me Do" trough "Paperback Writer"(*)  all had promo's on white-label disks with black ink and, on the Aside, a large red "A" over the face of the label.



#5-2 Sing A Song Of Beatles With Dick James (1st. Press: R 5212)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 (a) From Me To You
(b) I Want To Hold Your Hand
(c) She Loves You
(Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 (a) All My Loving
(b) I Should Have Known Better
(c) Can't Buy Me Love
(Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
27th. November 1964? /First Press
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE ifeel ifeel disk
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "Recording first published 1964 (small letter)" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label label " SOLD IN U.K." statement was printed at the center of the label.
Push-out center,
tax code is "K, T"
LABEL CLOSE UP
label The "T" in "MADE IN GT. BRITAIN" text is capital letter. label label label
Has the "NCB" credit under the "NORTHERN SONGS" credits. SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
-

CATALOG NUMBER
R 5212
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: small type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 18190 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 18191 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE 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
PRODUCER
George Martin?
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-2B : Wavy cut at top.
EMI logo was added in rectangular box on front.
"TRADE MARK OF THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD." below the Parlophone logo on front.
The copies of "Read the RECORD MAIL" were 8 lines. "6'- to 50'-" tokens on back.
Glued bottom and right.
COMMENTS
Dick James (12 December 1920 – 1 February 1986), born Reginald Leon Isaac Vapnick, was a music publisher and the founder of the DJM record label and recording studios, as well as (with Brian Epstein) The Beatles' publisher Northern Songs.
He was the singer of the Robin Hood and The Buccaneers theme songs, from British television in the 1950s, and was a friend and associate of renowned record producer George Martin.
James entered the music publishing business as his singing career tapered off, and in 1963 established Northern Songs Ltd., with Beatles  John Lennon and Paul McCartney, to publish Lennon and McCartney's original songs. (Fellow Beatles George Harrison and Ringo Starr were also signed to Northern Songs as songwriters, but did not renew their contracts in 1968). James's company, Dick James Music, administered Northern Songs.
He also had fun along the way. In 1965, returning to his performing roots, he released an LP and single himself, called "Sing A Song Of Beatles".

Release date from booklet 'The New Singles' No. 52.
NME review Dec 4, 1964.
Record Mirror review Dec 12, 1964.



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