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#5-1 Beatles' 65 (1st. Press "L.A. Press": T-2228)
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TITLE
BEATLES' 65
CATALOG NUMBER
T-2228
RELEASE DATE
15th. December 1964 / First Press
TITLE LISTING
SIDE 1
SIDE 2
No Reply (BMI-2:15)
Honey Don't (BMI-2:56)
I'm A Loser (BMI-2:31) I'll Be Back (BMI-2:22)
Baby's In Black (BMI-2:02) She's A Woman (BMI-2:57) (sim. stereo)
Rock And Roll Music (BMI-2:02) I Feel Fine (BMI-2:20) (sim. stereo)
I'll Follow The Sun (BMI-1:46) Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby (BMI-2:24)
Mr. Moonlight (BMI-2:35)

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The exposed portion of the back liner that wrapped around to the top of the jacket has the phrase "File Under: The Beatles (erased the words: Vocal Group ) " as well as a large black dot and the catalogue number.
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The "Capitol Records High Fidelity Recording" logo and Capitol/EMI logo mark were printed on the back cover.
Dexter's sole contribution to the album was the selection and sequencing of the songs.
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The lower portion of the back liner contains "MADE IN U.S.A. • FACTORIES: SCRANTON, PA. - LOS ANGELES, CALIF." and the RIAA (Record Industry Association of America" logo.
Most of the back liners have a small numeral located near the lower right or left corner. These numbers were used by Capitol to identify where the album cover was manufactured.
(6=L.A. factory)
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label The original issue Capitol albums were manufactured with black label backdrops with an outer rim colorband.
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Catalogue number "T-2228" was printed at the right side of the center hole.
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SIDE 2 --> Click!
First "West Coast" Pressings have "BEATLES' 65" title tightly spaced.
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label The text of the perimeter print in blue on the original issue discs states "MFD. BY CAPITOL RECORDS. INC. U.S.A. T.M." to the left of a small Capitol logo, with "• MARCA REG. • U.S. PAT. NO. 2, 631,859" to the right. On some labels, the perimeter print is in white.
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LABEL Capitol Black label with color band
MIX MONO
VINYL COLOR Black
PRESS FACTORY
SLEEVE West Coast: Bert-Co Enterprise of Los Angeles
VINYL Los Angeles, California
FACTORY CODE 6
MATRIX No. SIDE 1
T-1-2228-H-11'  (hand etched)   2   *  (machine stamped)
SIDE 2
T-2-2228-H-9'    (hand etched)   2   *  (machine stamped)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
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"SUBSIDIARY" PRINT
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COVER FORM
Single type. Housed in a cardboard jacket.
INNER SLEEVE Capitol Company Sleeve Type-3: Red sleeve
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Photo: Robert Whitaker (from an October 1964 photo session)
PRODUCER Produced in England by George Martin and in the U.S.A. with the assistance of Dave Dexter, Jr.
COMMENTS
Released in December 1964, Beatles '65 is the Beatles' fifth album issued by Capitol Records, but their seventh American album.
Beatles '65 includes 8 of the 14 songs from Beatles for Sale (omitting "Eight Days a Week", "Words of Love", "Every Little Thing", "I Don't Want to Spoil the Party", "What You're Doing" and the "Kansas City/Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey" medley, all of which were issued later on Beatles VI). It also includes "I'll Be Back" from the UK A Hard Day's Night album and both sides of the single "I Feel Fine / She's a Woman".
The front cover to the album features four color pictures from an October 1964 photo session by Robert Whitaker in which the group holds various props. The pictures symbolize the four seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn.

The black and white back liner has the album's title in the same graphics as the front cover.
The right center has a box with the album's track listing along with the production credit, which reads "Produced in England by George Martin and in the U.S.A. by Dave Dexter, Jr." Dexter's assistance consisted of selecting and sequencing the songs.
The lower portion of the back liner features images of the covers of the first three Capitol Beatles albums, "The Beatles Song Book by the Hollyridge Strings" and "The Beatles Story".
The usual factory information is centered at the bottom and the RIAA logo is in the lower right corner.
The back of the mono cover has the Capitol / EMI box logo in the upper left corner and the catalogue number T 2228, the High Fidelity logo and "Also available in stereo" in uppercase letters in the upper right corner.

The original front cover slicks:
1) printed by Bert-Co are gray,
2) while those printed by Queens Litho are green.

When "Beatles' 65" was originally issued, Capitol had factories in
1) Scranton, Pensylvania
2) Los Angeles, California
3) In mid. 1965, added a pressing plant in Jacksonville, Illinois. (Stereo Only)

The lower portion of the back liner contains "MADE IN U.S.A. • FACTORIES: SCRANTON, PA. - LOS ANGELES, CALIF." and the RIAA (Record Industry Association of America" logo.
Most of the back liners have a small numeral located near the lower right or left corner. These numbers were used by Capitol to identify where the album cover was manufactured.
Capitol did not fabricate its own album covers. Capitol required the cover manufacturer to place a factory identification number on the back liners. The fabricators added a small number, usually in the lower right corner.

The following factories used the following identification numbers in the mid-60s:
Cover fabricator
Number
Send
Press Plant
Imperial Paper Box Corporation, Inc., Brooklyn, New York
2
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Scranton factory
Modern Album, Long Island, New York
3
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Imperial Packing Co., Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
4
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Jacksonville plant
6
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Los Angeles factory
Modern Album, Terre Haute, Indiana
5
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9
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Jacksonville plant
*Queens Litho, Bert-Co and Ivy Hill Lithograph printed the front cover slicks, which were trimmed for mono and stereo by the fabricator.

The original issue Capitol albums were manufactured with black label backdrops with an outer rim colorband. Label copy information specific to each album appears in silver print.
The labels for records manufactured on:
1) The East Coast were printed by Keystone Printed Specialties, Inc. in Scranton, Pensylvania.
2) The West Coast were printed by Bert-Co Enterprises in Los Angeles, California.

The East Coast and West Coast mono label variations:
1) First pressings of the East Coast label has  "BEATLES' 65" loosely spaced.
2) First "West Coast" Pressings have "BEATLES' 65" tightly spaced.



#6 The Early Beatles (T-2309)
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#7-1 Beatles VI (1st. Press "1 ASCAP Credit": T-2358)
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#7-2 Beatles VI (2nd. Press "All BMI Credit / L.A. Press": T-2358)
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TITLE
BEATLES VI
CATALOG NUMBER
T-2358
RELEASE DATE
1966? / Second Press
TITLE LISTING
SIDE 1
SIDE 2
Kansas City (BMI-2:30)
What You're Doing (BMI-2:30)
Eight Days A Week (BMI-2:43) Yes It Is (BMI-2:40) (sim. stereo)
You Like Me Too Much (BMI-2:34) Dizzy Miss Lizzie (BMI-2:51)
Bad Boy (BMI-2:17) Tell Me What You See (BMI-2:35)
I Don't Want To Spoil The Party (BMI-2:33) Every Little Thing (BMI-2:01)
Words Of Love (BMI-2:10)

FRONT--> Click! BACK --> Click! SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK
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INNER SLEEVE FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
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BACK --> Click!
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The exposed portion of the back liner that wrapped around to the top of the jacket has the phrase "File Under: The Beatles" as well as a large black dot and the catalogue number.
FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
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The front cover slicks has the Capitol logo at the upper right corner. The song title of the 3rd track of the side-2, "DIZZY MISS LIZZY", was printed "DIZZY MISS LIZZIE" on the label and both sides of the cover.
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The High Fidelity Recording logo and "Also available in stereo" in uppercase letters in the upper right corner.
Capitol/EMI logo mark was printed at the upper left of the back cover.
The first variation has back liners that were printed prior to Capitol determining the running order of the songs.  The song list appearing inside the box is preceded by the phrase "(See label for correct playing order)" and the word "SELECTION".
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The lower portion of the back liner contains "MADE IN U.S.A. • FACTORIES: SCRANTON, PA. - LOS ANGELES, CALIF." and the RIAA (Record Industry Association of America" logo.
Most of the back liners have a small numeral located near the lower right or left corner. These numbers were used by Capitol to identify where the album cover was manufactured.
(6=L.A. factory)
LABEL CLOSE UP
label The original issue Capitol albums were manufactured with black label backdrops with an outer rim colorband.
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Catalogue number "T-2358" was printed at the right side of the center hole.
LABEL CLOSE UP
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SIDE 2 --> Click!
The First Pressings' credits all songs on both sides as BMI, except for track #6 of SIDE-1, "WORDS OF LOVE (ASCAP)"
The Second Pressings' credits all songs on both sides as BMI.
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LABEL CLOSE UP
label The text of the perimeter print in blue on the original issue discs states "MFD. BY CAPITOL RECORDS. INC. U.S.A. T.M." to the left of a small Capitol logo, with "• MARCA REG. • U.S. PAT. NO. 2, 631,859" to the right. On some labels, the perimeter print is in white.
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Capitol Black label with color band
MIX MONO
VINYL COLOR Black
PRESS FACTORY
SLEEVE West Coast: Bert-Co Enterprise of Los Angeles
VINYL Los Angeles, California
FACTORY CODE 6
MATRIX No. SIDE 1
T-1-2358-F-13'   (hand etched)   *  (machine stamped)
SIDE 2
T-2-2358-F-11'   (hand etched)  *  (machine stamped)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
-
"SUBSIDIARY" PRINT
-
COVER FORM
Single type. Housed in a cardboard jacket.
INNER SLEEVE Capitol Company Sleeve Type-7: The tan sleeve.
The final Capitol sleeve with Beatles albums was prepared in 1966.
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Photo: Robert Whitaker (from an October 1964 photo session)
photos of The Beatles with their Christmas Cake.
PRODUCER Produced  by Geore Martin
COMMENTS
Beatles VI is the Beatles' seventh Capitol Records release in the United States. The LP was released in both mono and stereo versions.

"Yes It Is", the B-side to the single "Ticket to Ride". This is a "duophonic" stereo remix from the original mono track, with additional echo and reverb.

The front cover to the album features a color photograph of the group. The photos, which is credited to Fabulous Magazine - Fleetway Publications Ltd., was taken at the same time as the Robert Whitaker session that produced the photos for "Beatles' 65". Some photos of the Beatles with their Christmas Cake, all taken by Robert Whitaker during the same photo shoot that produced pictures for every season of the year.

There are separate back liners for the mono and stereo covers.
Mono covers have the Capitol/EMI logo, the catalogue number T2358 and the High Fidelity Recording information in the top right portion. At the bottom of the cover is the Monophonic Microgroove Recording information. "MADE IN U.S.A." and the list of factories.
Stereo covers have the catalogue number ST2358 in the upper right corner. The upper portion of the slick contains the Capitol/EMI box logo, the Full Dimensional Stereo information, "MADE IN U.S.A." the list of factories, and the FDS logo.

Both the mono and stereo covers have two variations:
Mono and Stereo covers:
1) The first variation has back liners that were printed prior to Capitol determining the running order of the songs.  The song list appearing inside the box is preceded by the phrase "(See label for correct playing order)" and the word "SELECTION".
2) Later pressings have liners listing the songs in their correct order.

When "Beatles VI" was originally issued, Capitol had factories in
1) Scranton, Pensylvania
2) Los Angeles, California
3) In mid. 1965, added a pressing plant in Jacksonville, Illinois.

The back liner contains "MADE IN U.S.A. • FACTORIES: SCRANTON, PA. - LOS ANGELES, CALIF." and the RIAA (Record Industry Association of America" logo.
Most of the back liners have a small numeral located near the lower right or left corner. These numbers were used by Capitol to identify where the album cover was manufactured.
Capitol did not fabricate its own album covers. Capitol required the cover manufacturer to place a factory identification number on the back liners. The fabricators added a small number, usually in the lower right corner.

The following factories used the following identification numbers in the mid-60s:
Cover fabricator
Number
Send
Press Plant
Imperial Paper Box Corporation, Inc., Brooklyn, New York
2
-->
Scranton factory
Modern Album, Long Island, New York
3
-->
Imperial Packing Co., Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
4
-->
Jacksonville plant
6
-->
Los Angeles factory
Modern Album, Terre Haute, Indiana
5
-->
9
-->
Jacksonville plant
*Queens Litho, Bert-Co and Ivy Hill Lithograph printed the front cover slicks, which were trimmed for mono and stereo by the fabricator.

The original issue Capitol albums were manufactured with black label backdrops with an outer rim colorband. Label copy information specific to each album appears in silver print.
The labels for records manufactured on:
1) The East Coast were printed by Keystone Printed Specialties, Inc. in Scranton, Pensylvania.
2) The West Coast were printed by Bert-Co Enterprises in Los Angeles, California.

The East Coast and West Coast mono label variations:
1) First pressings of the East Coast label has  the title "BEATLES VI" loosely spaced.
2) First "West Coast" Pressings have the title "BEATLES VI" tightly spaced.
1) & 2) The First Pressings' credits all songs on both sides as BMI, except for track #6 of SIDE-1, "WORDS OF LOVE (ASCAP)", Later pressings have all BMI credit.
3) Later Jacksonville pressings have Small print in-house.
Jacksonville pressings have all BMI credit (maybe).



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