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My Bonnie (Mein Herz Ist Bai Dir Nur) / The Saints (When The Saints Go Marching In)”, Polydor NH 24673.

Published February 4th, 2012

My Bonnie (Mein Herz Ist Bai Dir Nur) / The Saints (When The Saints Go Marching In), Polydor NH 24673. German import. This single has German intro for “My Bonnie”. This is the first official publication of The Beatles. With this single Brian Epstein to learn about The Beatles. In late 1961, Brian worked as manager of NEMS music store in Liverpool. October 28, 1961 regular customer Raymond Jones asked for this single. Braen found this single in the catalog import. He is very surprised when he learned that The Beatles are a group of Liverpool. The recording was made in Harburg’s Friedrich-Ebert-Halle on June 22 & 23, 1961.

1. First pressing, October 23, 1961. Original Polydor company orange German sleeves have “Printed In Germany” and other German text on the back side.

First pressing has orang “scroll” labels with music style definition as “Rock” (second pressing has music style definition as “Twist”). The label lists the artists as Tony Sheridan & The Beat Brothers. “GEMA/BIEM” credits indicates what company is responsible for the copyright payments for the material released on the record to the proper publishers. Matrix numbers: Side One: 24673-2A; Side Two: 24673-2B.

2. Second pressing, March 1964. German import. Original picture German sleeve.

Red labels with black half-circle logos. The label lists the artists as The Beatles with Tony Sheridan.

My Bonnie. With German intro. Tony Sheridan’s recording features Sheridan on lead vocal, lead and rhythm guitar, John hand clapping, Paul on bass, George lead and rhythm guitar, Pete Best on drums. John and Paul also provide backing vocals.

The Saints. Tony Sheridan on lead vocal and rhythm guitar, John on rhythm guitar, Paul on bass, George lead guitar, Pete Best on drums.

My Bonnie / The Saints (When The Saints Go Marching In), Polydor NH 66833.

Published February 4th, 2012

My Bonnie / The Saints (When The Saints Go Marching In), Polydor, NH 66833, This is the first official publication of The Beatles single in England! English intro for “My Bonnie”. The recording was also made in Harburg’s Friedrich-Ebert-Halle on June 22 & 23, 1961.

1. First pressing, January 5, 1962. Original Polydor company orange sleeves have “MADE IN ENGLAND” text on the back side.

The first UK pressings have orange “scroll” (white-orange Polydor banner) labels with wide bold print and with “broad” (long) artist name. “Made In England” & “Recording first published 1961″ texts on the labels. The label lists the artists as “Tony Sheridan & The Beatles”. “Mfd. By Deutsche Gramophone (Great Britain) Ltd” rim print. Matrix numbers: Side One: NH66833-A1; Side Two: NH66833-B1.

2. Second pressing, May 25, 1963. Orange “scroll” (white-orange Polydor banner) labels with wide thin print and with “narrow” (short) artist name. “Made In England” & “Recording first published 1961″ texts on the labels. The label lists the artists as “Tony Sheridan & The Beatles”. “Mfd. By Deutsche Gramophone (Great Britain) Ltd” rim print. Matrix numbers: Side One: NH66833-A1; Side Two: NH66833-B1.

Tony Sheridan With The Beatles, Polydor EPN 21610 Hi-Fi.

Published February 4th, 2012

Tony Sheridan With The Beatles, Polydor EPN 21610 Hi-Fi. German import only. Unissued in U.K. EP include: “My Bonnie”, “Cry For A Shadow”, “The Saints” & “Why”.

First pressing, July 12, 1963. Original English green picture Evelyn House outer sleeve with “Copyright subsists in all Deutsche Grammophone recordings text.

Orange “scroll” labels have “Variable grade” & “Extended play” text. Trail off areas have “Made in Gemany”  stamped on the both sides and OF3-K stamped on side A and OXXF3-K stamped on the side B. Matrix numbers: Side One: 21610-A; Side Two: 21610-B.

Cry For A Shadow / Why (Can’t You Love Me Again), Polydor NH 52275.

Published February 4th, 2012

Cry For A Shadow / Why (Can’t You Love Me Again), Polydor, NH 52275. Second British-manufactured single featuring Beatles Hamburg regordings. The recording was also made in Harburg’s Friedrich-Ebert-Halle on June 22 & 23, 1961.

1. First pressing, February 28, 1964. Original Polydor company orange sleeves have “MADE IN ENGLAND” text on the back side.

Orange “scroll” labels have A-side credited as “The Beatles” & with B-side credited as “Tony Sheridan with The Beatles”. “Made In England” & “Recording first published 1961″ texts on the labels. “Mfd. By Deutsche Gramophone (Great Britain) Ltd” rim print. Matrix numbers: Side One: NH52275-A1; Side Two: NH52275-B1. The single was pressed with push-out centers, although some copies were manufactured with solid center.

Push-out center:

Solid center:

German import, March 1964. Original picture German sleeve.

Red labels with black half-circle logos. The label lists the artists as The Beatles on the side A and as The Beatles with Tony Sheridan on the side B.

Cry For A Shadow. John on rhythm guitar, Paul on bass and shouting in the background, George on lead guitar, Pete Best on drums.

Why. Tony Sheridan on rhythm  guitar and lead vocal, John on rhythm guitar and hand clapping, Paul on bass, George on lead guitar, Pete Best on drums. John, Paul and George also provide backing vocals.

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