Photography By [Front Cover Photographs] – Tony Merrick
Producer – George Martin
Mastered By – Wally
Producer – George Martin
1st Category on cover 2nd Category on labels
Differences with the other Greek release The Beatles - Beatles For Sale are:
1)Different print of EMIAL logo inside the gatefold 2)Darker brown labels to this releaseThis is the back-in-the-UK circa 1976 pressing with the "Type 3" silver on black Parlophone label. It starts with "EMI Records Ltd. All rights of the manufacturer..." and ends with "Made in GT BRITAIN" all in caps around the perimeter of the label.
The "Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey" Medley credit does not yet appear on the label.
Gatefold Sleeve.1988-90 pressing of Capitol’s series of their earlier UK album catalog, first issued in 1987 for the first time in the US (outside the Mo-Fi limited editions), matching their CD counterparts (and using the same catalog numbers). Digital masters were used in these pressings.
There are 3 variations to this series. This listing is for variation #2:
#2 -Catalog # of CLJ-46438 (seen on spine, upper left front cover and labels) -Purple Capitol label design with the Parlophone logo on the left side of label above the “1” and “2”. -No Capitol or EMI logos on the bottom back
Pressed at Allied Record Co as identified by what looks like an upper case Q (but is really a lower case "a" with a tail) stamp in the run out.
Most pressings came with a 2” round red sticker stating “DIGITALLY REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL BRITISH CATALOG” with the album title, cat # and Printed in U.S.A. (see photo)
Disc comes in a clear rice-paper sleeve.
For variation #1 : The Beatles - Beatles For Sale For variation #3 : The Beatles - Beatles For SaleTaiwan pressing, no track times given. See scans.German First Pressing. Copyrighttext on label begins with: "Alle Rechte des ..." This Version has only one shade/hue/tint of red on the label. There is another Version with two different red: Here The line under "Seite 1" on the A-label is short. See detailed pictures!First pressings are on a black and yellow Parlophone label with ''The Parlophone Co.'' in the perimeter and ''Sold in the UK'' in the middle.
E.M.I. Records Limited (Controlled by Electric & Musical Industries Limited). Made and Printed in Great Britain.
This album has one of the first known appearances of 'gatefold' sleeve record packaging, but opens from the inside.
Publishing info: A1 to A3, A5, B1, B4 to B6 - Northern Songs Mus. NCB. A4 - Jewel Mus. BIEM. A6 - Chappell. Mecolico. NCB. A7 - Macmelodies. Mecolico. BIEM. NCB. World Music B2 - Southern Mus. NCB. B3 - Aberbach (Ldn.) Ltd. BIEM. B7 - Knox Music. BIEMLabel: Parlophone on cover and label Label: Odeon on label
The Norwegian pressing of this album was released in the UK cover.
Matrix / Runout (Variation 1, side A, runout stamped): XEX 503-3N