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The Savage Young Beatles, Charly CFM 701.

Published May 11th, 2017

Charly Records is a label specializing in reissuing old music, most notably from the Sun Record Company and Vee Jay Records catalogs. It was founded by Jean-Luc Young in France in 1974, moved to England in 1975. Although a British (UK) company, during their history Charly Records established several associated companies for licensing and rights, including Charly Records International APS (based in Denmark) and Charly Holdings Inc. (registered in the USA). According to Giorgio Gomelsky, a producer who worked with Charly Records in the 70s, the label repeatedly released and sub-licensed recordings without the approval of artists.

Release:  July 30, 1982. The Savage Young Beatles – this is the first official British issue of the samename American album which was released in October 1965 (Savage BM 69). The album includes 4 early tracks recorded by the Beatles with Tony Sheridan in Hamburg in 1961 (“Cry For A Shadow”, “Sweet Georgia Brown”, Why” & “Take Out Some Insurance”) and 4 tracks was recorded by Tony Sheridan’s band in same time.

Due to the small number of tracks, the size was reduced to 10 inches, the album design was changed. On the back side appeared in annotation written by Tony Barrow.

The 10″ record has white blue labels. Matrix numbers (hand-etched): Side A: CFM 701A =BOPPIN’ BOB=; Side B: CFM 701B cts.

Love, Apple 094637 98081 1.

Published April 28th, 2017

First pressing, release:  April 30, 2007. After being asked by the remaining Beatles, Ringo and Paul, along with Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison, to make experimental mixes from their master tapes for a collaboration with Cirque du Soleil, Sir George Martin and his son Giles Martin worked with the entire archive of Beatles recordings to create LOVE. The idea for using the Beatles’ music in a Cirque du Soleil production had originally come from Harrison, who died in November 2001, through his friendship with the company’s founder, Guy Laliberté. The result is an unprecedented approach to the music. Using the master tapes at Abbey Road Studios, Sir George and Giles created a unique soundscape. The release of the album, which is also featured in the Cirque du Soleil/Beatles collaborative production of the same name at The Mirage in Las Vegas.

Gatefold sleeve:

The first pressing has a gatefold sleeve with Apple, Parlophone and Cirque Du Solril logos on back side and date 2007, and with credits: “Beatles”, “Apple” and the Apple logos are trademarks of Apple Corps. Ltd”…

The first pressing has a round dark tan label with a diameter of 32 mm with yellow and white text and number 379 8081.

Record 1 have the red labels with yellow prints and with Parlophone and Apple logos on 9 o’clock. Record 2 have the yellow labels with red prints and with Parlophone and Apple logo on 9 o’clock. On the 7′ o’clock all labels there is serial number 094637 98081 1. Matrix numbers: Side A: 3798081 A-2; Side B: 3798081 B-2; Side C: 3798081 C-2; Side D: 3798081 D-2.

Booklet:

The first pressing has the 28-pages color booklet with Apple, Parlophone and Cirque Du Solril logos on back side and number 094637 98081 1, and with credits: “Beatles”, “Apple” and the Apple logos are trademarks of Apple Corps. Ltd”.

Second pressing, release:  November 20, 2014. This album has the other serial number: 6 025470 4850 9. The second pressing has a gatefold sleeve with Apple and Cirque Du Solril logos on back side and date 2006, and with credits: “Beatles” is a trademarks of Apple Corps. Ltd”.

The second pressing has a round red label with white and yellow text and number 0602547048509.

Record 1 have the red labels with yellow prints and only Apple logos on 9 o’clock. Record 2 have the yellow labels with red prints and only Apple logo on 9 o’clock. On the 7′ o’clock all labels there is serial number 0602547048509. Matrix number variations:

Variation 1: Side A: BE 67959-01 A2; Side B: BE 67959-01 B2  i…i; Side C: BE 67959-02 C1; Side D:BE 67959-02 D1  i…i.

Variation 2: Side A: BE 67959-02 A2; Side B: BE 67959-02 B2  i…i; Side C: BE 67959-02 C1; Side D: BE 67959-02 D1  i…i

Booklet:

The first pressing has the 28-pages color booklet with Apple and Cirque Du Solril logos on back side and number 0602547048509, and with credits: “Beatles” is a trademarks of Apple Corps. Ltd”.

Compare the reverse booklets of the first and second editions:

1st. edition 2007:

2nd. edition 2014:

 

 

Yellow Submarine Songtrack, Apple 7243 5 21481 1 0.

Published December 13th, 2016

First pressing, release: September 13, 1999. When Yellow Submarine was first released in January 1969, coinciding with the animated cartoon film, the only Beatles tracks were on side one. Side two was devoted entirely to George Martin’s musical score for movie. Thirty years later it was decided to restore the film, digitalising the soundtrack in the process, and songtrack album is a result of that remastering. Released in 1999, it was the first collection of Beatles songs to get a digital remix, but more significantly it dispensed with the film score that had appeared on side two and included instead most of the other songs featured in the film that hadn’t appeared on the earlier LP.

Gatefold sleeve:

First issue has a gatefold sleeve with credits at nine lines on the back side. The very first pressings of sleeve carry a credit ”Sleeve design by Fiona Andreanelli @ Apple Corps. Ltd”. The credit was deleted from later pressing. Four credits carry are very small copyright symbols. Copyright of EMI was marked by symbol ℗. The other three copyrights was marked by symbols ©.

Barcode has the catalog number with the intervals between the numerals: 7243 5 21481 1 0. The Apple logo appears as dark green-yellow apple.

The very first records were pressed on yellow vinyl. Standard black vinyl pressing was also issued a bit later. Matrix numbers: Side 1: 521481 1 A-1-1-1; Side 2: 521481 1 B-1-1-1.

Yellow vinyl:

Black vinyl:

Second pressing, 2000. Gatefold sleeve with credits at eight lines on the back side. ”Sleeve design by Fiona Andreanelli @ Apple Corps. Ltd” was deleted. All copyrights was marked by big symbols ©.

Barcode has the catalog number without the intervals between the numerals: 724352148110. The Apple logo appears as light green apple.

Black vinyl only. Same labels and same matrix numbers: Side 1: 521481 1 A-1-1-1; Side 2: 521481 1 B-1-1-1.

The Beatles Tapes from the David Wigg Interviews, Polydor 2683 068.

Published December 9th, 2016

Release July 30, 1976. “The Beatles Tapes From the David Wigg Interviews”, is an audio album of interviews with the band and journalist David Wigg, who interviewed the individual Beatles at various points from December 1968 or January 1969 to December 1973, and excerpts from some of these recordings constitute the album’s spoken words. Although he was a columnist; ‘Young London’ for the London newspaper The Evening News, the interviews were intended for broadcast on Radio 1’s ‘Scene and Heard. Interspersed among the interview excerpts are instrumental performances of Beatles songs, played by other musicians. The Beatles tried to prevent the album’s publication, but it was released in the United Kingdom on 1976 under the Polydor label.

Double album, includes a front laminated black gatefold sleeve and six-pages booklet with various black & white photos 1963-75. Booklet stapled inside. Record housed in a plain white paper inner sleeves.

Records have a red labels with black Polydor logos. Matrix numbers: Side 1: 2478089 A//1 ▽ 420 03; Side 2: 2478089 B//1 ▽ 420 03; Side 3 : 2478090 A//1 ▽ 420 03/ Side 4: 2478090 B//1 ▽ 420 03.  Possible matrix numbers: Record 1: A//2, B//2; Record 2: A//2; A//3; A//4.

 

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