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From Me To You / Thank You Girl, Vee-Jay VJ-522. May 6, 1963. All copies of VJ 522 have the master number and a barely visible “RA” hand etched into the trail off area as well as the machine stamped Audio Matrix logo. Vee-Jay retainad the British single’s songwriter credit as “McCartney-Lennon”. Conrad Publishing, which was owned by Vee-Jay, is listed as the publisher for Thank You Girl.
1. Record has thin silver lettering on a black label with an oval logo and outer rim colorband featuring the oval logo. The trail off areas have the script “ARP” machine stamped logo. This version of the record was pressed by ARP.
2. The oval logo variation of this record with thick print. It has the MR symbol in its trail off areas, indicating that it was pressed by Monarch Records. The job number 47843 is hand etched in the trail off area of the A side and 47843-X appears on the B side.
3. Record has thin silver lettering on a black label with an oval logo and outer rim colorband featuring the oval logo. All word, with the exception of the microprint names of songwriters, are in capital letters. The lack of any pressing plant information in trail off areas indicates that this record was pressed by Southern Plastics.
From Me To You / Thank You Girl, Vee-Jay VJ-522. January, 1964. The other two versions of the stock copy have bracket logo label backdrops.
1. The record has thick silver lettering on a black label with an brackets logo and outer rim colorband. The MR symbol symbol machine stamped in the trail off areas indicate that this disc was pressed by Monarch Records.
2. The record has thin silver lettering on all black label with a silver brackets logo and two thick silver horizontal bars running through the label’s center hole. The lack of any pressing plant information in trail off areas indicates that this record was pressed by Southern Plastics.
Please Please Me / From Me To You, Vee-Jay V-J581. January 30, 1964. The blue and white sleeve proudly describes the release as “The Record That Started Beatlemania”. PROMOTIONAL ISSUE SPECIAL TITLE SLEEVE. It refers to the group’s January 3, 1964, film clip on The Jack Paar Show and its upcoming appearances on the February 9 and Fabruary 16, 1964, Ed Sallivan Show and to the group being featured in Time, Life and Newsweek magazines. These references to the spread of Beatlemania in America give this special title sleeve historical importance. The sleeve’s significance combined with its limited production has made this one of the most sought after and valuable sleeves.
Please Please Me / From Me To You, Vee-Jay VJ-581. January 30, 1964. DISK JOCKEY ADVANCE COPY. The promotional copy for this record, differs from those previously issued by Vee-Jay. This label has blue brackets logos on the left and right sides of the center hole and black print above and below the center hole. The words “PROMOTIONAL COPY” appear in blue below the logos. This record were manufactured by Monarch Records. In all likelihood, the number of promotional copies pressed did not exceed a few thousand units.