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18. Hello Goodbye / I Am The Walrus (2056)
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#18-1 Hello Goodbye / I Am The Walrus (Promotion Record: P 2056)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Hello Goodbye You Need Is Love (John Lennon-Paul McCartney)
SIDE 2
I Am The Walrus (John Lennon-Paul McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
Promotion Record (First Press: 27th November 1967)
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eight label "Printed in U.S.A." logomark and "E7B-1BS" were printed at the right coner of the bottom of the company sleeve.
label Capitol prepared its promotion copy of the single.
"NOT FOR SALE" was printed on the label.
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Capitol Promotional label has black print on solid yellow / light green label. All genuine pressings of this single were pressed at Capitol's Los Angeles plant (look for an asterisk * in the dead-wax)
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label label label This title is the third of those four green label promotional singles and accompanied by its own original capitol records generic sleeve.
"PROMOTION RECORD" was printed on the label.
"Black star" appears on the "Hello Goodbye" side.
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CATALOG NUMBER P 2056
LABEL Capitol Promotional label has  black print on solid yellow / light green label.
MIX MONO
PRESS FACTORY
Los Angeles Factory
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1
45-46160-G8   (hand etched)          * (machine stamped star)
SIDE 2
45-46161- F7   (hand etched)          * (machine stamped star)
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
CAPITOL RECORDS
CENTER Full size center hole
PUBLISHER'S NAME SIDE 1 Maclen Music, Inc. BMI
SIDE 2 Maclen Music, Inc. BMI
RUNNING TIME
SIDE 1 3:24
SIDE 2 4:35
PRODUCER Produced in England by George Martin
DCOVER DESIGN / PHOTO / NOTES
Capitol company sleeve type-2-3
COMMENTS
Promotional issue.
Capitol records only issued four true promotional 45 singles in 1967 and 1968:
  • "Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane" (Capitol P-5810, released february 1967)
  • "All You Need Is Love / Baby You're A Rich Man" (Capitol P-5964, released july 1967)
  • "Hello Goodbye / I Am The Walrus" (Capitol P-2056, released october 1967)
  • "Lady Madonna / The Inner Light" (Capitol P-2138, released march 1968)
This title is the third of those four green label promotional singles and accompanied by its own original capitol records generic sleeve.
All genuine pressings of this single were pressed at Capitol's Los Angeles plant (look for an asterisk * in the dead-wax) .

Regular record:
First Press: Orange and yellow swirl label without "subsidary" print.
The picture sleeve for the single contains a Henry Grossman color portrait of the Beatles in their new psychedelic look.
"THE BEATLES" appears in white in stylized letters accross the top of the photo. The song titles, the Capitol logo and catalog number 2056 are below the group's name in pink.
A circled "PRINTED IN U.S.A." appears in white in the lower right corner of the "I Am The Walrus" side of the sleeve.

There are East Coast and West Coast version.
East Coast press: picture sleeve issued in straight cut top.
West Coast press: picture sleeve issued tub cut.



#18-2 Hello Goodbye / I Am The Walrus (1st. Press "East Coast Press": 2056)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Hello Goodbye (John Lennon-Paul McCartney)
SIDE 2
I Am The Walrus (John Lennon-Paul McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
27th November 1967 / First Press
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SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
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The East coast sleeves were printed by Keystone Printed Specialities Co., Inc. of Scranton, Pennsylvania, have a straight cut tops. A circled "PRINTED IN U.S.A." appears in white in the lower right corner of the "I Am The Walrus" side of the sleeve.
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Capitol Yellow and Orange swirl label.
East Coast singles pressed with labels printed by Bert-Co Enterprises of Los Angeles, California.
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label label label The Capitol U.S. logo  has "REG. U.S. PAT. OFF" below the Capitol logo.
The first pressings of the single have labels on both sides listing "Maclen Music, Inc." as the publisher.
After Capitol learned that the publishing fot the "Magical Miatery Tour" songs, including "I Am The Walrus", had been assigned to "Comet Music Corporation", labels were revised to reflect the proper publisher.
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label "MFD. BY CAPITOL RECORDS. INC., U.S.A. T.M. (logo) MARCA REG."was printed (without "subsidary") at perimeter.
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CATALOG NUMBER 2056
LABEL Capitol Yellow and Orange swirl label
MIX MONO
PRESS FACTORY
Keystone Printed Specialities Co., Inc. of Scranton, Pennsylvania
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1
45-46160-G2  (hand etched)         IAM mark (machine stamped)
SIDE 2
45-46161-F3  (hand etched)          IAM mark (machine stamped)
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
CAPITOL RECORDS
CENTER Full size center hole
PUBLISHER'S NAME SIDE 1 Maclen Music, Inc. BMI
SIDE 2 Maclen Music, Inc. BMI
RUNNING TIME
SIDE 1 3:24
SIDE 2 4:35
PRODUCER Produced in England by George Martin
DCOVER DESIGN / PHOTO / NOTES
The picture sleeve (Photo by Henry Grossman)
East Coast issue in straight cut top.
COMMENTS
First Press: Orange and yellow swirl label without "subsidary" print.
The picture sleeve for the single contains a Henry Grossman color portrait of the Beatles in their new psychedelic look.
"THE BEATLES" appears in white in stylized letters accross the top of the photo. The song titles, the Capitol logo and catalog number 2056 are below the group's name in pink.
A circled "PRINTED IN U.S.A." appears in white in the lower right corner of the "I Am The Walrus" side of the sleeve.

The first pressings of the single have labels on both sides listing "Maclen Music, Inc." as the publisher.
After Capitol learned that the publishing fot the "Magical Miatery Tour" songs, including "I Am The Walrus", had been assigned to "Comet Music Corporation", labels were revised to reflect the proper publisher.

Nearly all of the Capitol Beatles' records were pressed by Capitol on both the East Coast and the West Coast, but there is a RCA Custom label variation.
1) East Coast singles pressed with labels printed by Keystone Printed Specialities Co., Inc. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Picture sleeve: issued in straight cut top.
2) West Coast singles pressed with labels printed by Bert-Co Enterprises of Los Angeles, California.
Picture sleeve: issued tub cut.
3) RCA press
Label: Song titles was printed in very narrow and thin font.

Some of the later East Coast pressings and later West Coast pressings with LA wide font label have "Comet" credit on the "Hello Goobye" side.



#18-3 Hello Goodbye / I Am The Walrus (1st. Press "West Coast Press": 2056)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Hello Goodbye (John Lennon-Paul McCartney)
SIDE 2
I Am The Walrus (John Lennon-Paul McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
27th November 1967 / First Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
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The West Coast singles pressed with labels printed by Bert-Co Enterprises of Los Angeles, California. Picture sleeve issued tub cut.
A circled "PRINTED IN U.S.A." appears in white in the lower right corner of the "I Am The Walrus" side of the sleeve.
LABEL CLOSE UP
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Capitol Yellow and Orange swirl label.
West Coast singles pressed with labels printed by Bert-Co Enterprises of Los Angeles, California.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label The Capitol U.S. logo  has "REG. U.S. PAT. OFF" below the Capitol logo.
The first pressings of the single have labels on both sides listing "Maclen Music, Inc." as the publisher.
After Capitol learned that the publishing fot the "Magical Miatery Tour" songs, including "I Am The Walrus", had been assigned to "Comet Music Corporation", labels were revised to reflect the proper publisher.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "MFD. BY CAPITOL RECORDS. INC., U.S.A. T.M. (logo) MARCA REG."was printed (without "subsidary") at perimeter.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER 2056
LABEL Capitol Yellow and Orange swirl label
MIX MONO
PRESS FACTORY
Bert-Co Enterprises of Los Angeles, California.
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1
45-46160-F 11  (hand etched)    1     *  (machine stamped)
SIDE 2
45-46161-G  8  (hand etched)    2     * (machine stamped)
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
CAPITOL RECORDS
CENTER Full size center hole
PUBLISHER'S NAME SIDE 1 Maclen Music, Inc. BMI
SIDE 2 Maclen Music, Inc. BMI
RUNNING TIME
SIDE 1 3:24
SIDE 2 4:35
PRODUCER Produced in England by George Martin
DCOVER DESIGN / PHOTO / NOTES
The picture sleeve (Photo by Henry Grossman)
West Coast issue in tub cut top.
COMMENTS
First Press: Orange and yellow swirl label without "subsidary" print.
The picture sleeve for the single contains a Henry Grossman color portrait of the Beatles in their new psychedelic look.
"THE BEATLES" appears in white in stylized letters accross the top of the photo. The song titles, the Capitol logo and catalog number 2056 are below the group's name in pink.
A circled "PRINTED IN U.S.A." appears in white in the lower right corner of the "I Am The Walrus" side of the sleeve.

The first pressings of the single have labels on both sides listing "Maclen Music, Inc." as the publisher.
After Capitol learned that the publishing fot the "Magical Miatery Tour" songs, including "I Am The Walrus", had been assigned to "Comet Music Corporation", labels were revised to reflect the proper publisher.

Nearly all of the Capitol Beatles' records were pressed by Capitol on both the East Coast and the West Coast, but there is a RCA Custom label variation.
1) East Coast singles pressed with labels printed by Keystone Printed Specialities Co., Inc. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Picture sleeve: issued in straight cut top.
2) West Coast singles pressed with labels printed by Bert-Co Enterprises of Los Angeles, California.
Picture sleeve: issued tub cut.
3) RCA press
Label: Song titles was printed in very narrow and thin font.

Some of the later East Coast pressings and later West Coast pressings with LA wide font label have "Comet" credit on the "Hello Goobye" side.



#18-4 Hello Goodbye / I Am The Walrus (1st. Press "RCA Press": 2056)
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#18-5 Hello Goodbye / I Am The Walrus (2nd. Press "West Coast Press / Comet Music credit on Side-B": 2056)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Hello Goodbye (John Lennon-Paul McCartney)
SIDE 2
I Am The Walrus (John Lennon-Paul McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1968? / Second Press
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BACK --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click!
DISK --> Click!
eight_back eight label label label
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eight The Capitol logomark (No company address) was printed at the upprt left of the front cover.
label "Printed in U.S.A." logomark was printed (between "t" and "o")at the right coner of the bottom of the company sleeve.
LABEL CLOSE UP
iwant iwant
Capitol Yellow and Orange swirl label.
West Coast singles pressed with labels printed by Bert-Co Enterprises of Los Angeles, California.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label The Capitol U.S. logo  has "REG. U.S. PAT. OFF" below the Capitol logo.
The first pressings of the single have labels on both sides listing "Maclen Music, Inc." as the publisher.
After Capitol learned that the publishing fot the "Magical Miatery Tour" songs, including "I Am The Walrus", had been assigned to "Comet Music Corporation", labels were revised to reflect the proper publisher.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "MFD. BY CAPITOL RECORDS. INC., U.S.A. T.M. (logo) MARCA REG."was printed (without "subsidary") at perimeter.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER 2056
LABEL Capitol Yellow and Orange swirl label
MIX MONO
PRESS FACTORY
Bert-Co Enterprises of Los Angeles, California.
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1
45-46160-G-12'  (hand etched)    2     *  (machine stamped)
SIDE 2
45-46161-G  8  (hand etched)      Unknown     * (machine stamped)
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
CAPITOL RECORDS
CENTER Full size center hole
PUBLISHER'S NAME SIDE 1 Maclen Music, Inc. BMI
SIDE 2 Comet Music Corporation ASCAP
RUNNING TIME
SIDE 1 3:24
SIDE 2 4:35
PRODUCER Produced in England by George Martin
DCOVER DESIGN / PHOTO / NOTES
Capitol company sleeve type-1-3
COMMENTS
First Press: Orange and yellow swirl label without "subsidary" print.
The picture sleeve for the single contains a Henry Grossman color portrait of the Beatles in their new psychedelic look.
"THE BEATLES" appears in white in stylized letters accross the top of the photo. The song titles, the Capitol logo and catalog number 2056 are below the group's name in pink.
A circled "PRINTED IN U.S.A." appears in white in the lower right corner of the "I Am The Walrus" side of the sleeve.

The first pressings of the single have labels on both sides listing "Maclen Music, Inc." as the publisher.
After Capitol learned that the publishing fot the "Magical Miatery Tour" songs, including "I Am The Walrus", had been assigned to "Comet Music Corporation", labels were revised to reflect the proper publisher.

Nearly all of the Capitol Beatles' records were pressed by Capitol on both the East Coast and the West Coast, but there is a RCA Custom label variation.
1) East Coast singles pressed with labels printed by Keystone Printed Specialities Co., Inc. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Picture sleeve: issued in straight cut top.
2) West Coast singles pressed with labels printed by Bert-Co Enterprises of Los Angeles, California.
Picture sleeve: issued tub cut.
3) RCA press
Label: Song titles was printed in very narrow and thin font.

Some of the later East Coast pressings and later West Coast pressings with LA wide font label have "Comet" credit on the "Hello Goobye" side.



#18-6 Hello Goodbye / I Am The Walrus (3rd. Press "East Coast Press / Comet Music credit on Side-A": 2056)
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#18-7 Hello Goodbye / I Am The Walrus (3rd. Press "West Coast with L.A. Wide Font Press / Comet Music credit on Side-A": 2056)
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