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The Songs Lennon And McCartney Gave Away, EMI NUT 18.

Published June 10th, 2017

Released April 18, 1979. The conceptual compilation album containing the original artist recordings of songs composed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the 1960s that they had elected not to release as Beatles songs. During their career as the main song writers for the Beatles, John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote a number of songs that thay gave away to other artists, many of whom were old friends from Liverpool. Curiously, the first song that Lennon and McCartney gave away – “I’ll Be On My Way”, recorded by Billy J. Kramer in 1963, is also the only song The Beatles officially recorded for BBC on 4 April 1963. Only one song on this album does not come from The Beatles’ collective recording career, “I’m A Greatest”, a song written by John Lennon that he gave to Ringo for his 1973 album, Ringo. The 19 remaining tracks perfomed by ten other artists were given away during The Beatles’ career from 1962 to 1969.

Front laminated sleeve printed by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd (mark 7904 TM on the back). On the front side are all 11 artists who performed Beatles songs on this album. On the backside appeared a specification of these images. Also there appears a large article by Tony Barrow.

Brown-red EMI labels characteristic for the late 1970s. Matrix numbers: Side A: NUT 18 A-1; Side B: NUT 18 B-1.

The Abbey Road Collection, EMI PSLP366.

Published June 4th, 2017

Release: September, 1982. Promotional compilation album to celebrate 50 years of Abbey Road studios. These were sent to a limited number of radio stations as part of a promotional campaign to celebrate the now legendary studios. Very limited edition. The Beatles are represented on three tracks of the 24: “She Loves You”, George’s “My Sweet Lord”, and Paul’s “Mull Of Kintyre”. Plus as composers of two others. On the remaining tracks, artists who have ever collaborated with Abbey Road studio. Not was issued on CD or cassette.

On the bottom of the dark blue sleeve appeared text “This Album Is For Promotional Use Only And Is Not Available In Any Records Store. Not For Sale.” On the back side is a brief history of the Abbey Road studio. Sleeve printed by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd (mark PP8209 on the back).

Yellow labels with black text and red perimeter text. Red EMI logos. The label states “PROMOTIONAL USE ONLY – NOT FOR SALE”. Matrix numbers: Side A: SPSLP A-1-1-1; Side B: SPSLP B-1-1-1.