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Michelle / Drive My Car, Parlophone DP 564.

Published December 2nd, 2010

Michelle / Drive My Car, Parlophone DP 564, Mono, 1966. Manufactured export issue. Push-out center. Export issue which features “The Gramophone Co…” rim text in upper case. “MADE IN GT. BRITAIN” text is in lower case. Tax code KT. Matrix numbers: Side A: 7XCE 18357-1, Side B: 7XCE 18358-1.

Hey Jude / Revolution, Parlophone DP 570.

Published December 2nd, 2010

Hey Jude / Revolution, Parlophone DP 570, Mono, 1968. Manufactured export issue. Push-out center. Export issue which features “The Gramophone Co…” rim text in upper case. “MADE IN GT. BRITAIN” text is in lower case. With or without Swedish picture sleeve. There are two variations of Swedish picture sleeves. Tax code KT. Matrix numbers: Side A: 7XCE 21185-1, Side B: 7XCE 21186-1.

Rare Swedish picture sleeve with Swedish text about the Beatles from daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter (Todays News), chapter 21. The story of the Beatles was published in the paper Saturdays and Sundays September 7-29 in 1968.

Standard Swedish picture sleeve.

Let It Be / You Know My Name (Look Up The Number), Parlophone P-R 5833.

Published December 2nd, 2010

Let It Be / You Know My Name (Look Up The Number), Parlophone P-R 5833, Stereo, 1970. Manufactured export issue. Push-out center. Export issue which features “The Gramophone Co…” rim text in upper case. “MADE IN GT. BRITAIN” text is in lower case. There are also known pressing of this export which feature “The Parlophone Co” rim text on the side 1 and “Gramophone Co” rim text on the side 2. Without tax code. Matrix numbers: Side A: 7YCE 21407-1U, Side B: 7YCE 21408-1U.

Second variation issued on Apple Records. Single has export catalog number: Apple P-R 5833. Dark apple label with “Mfd. in U.K.” on the left side. Push-out center. Unknown how many copies were made. Matrix numbers: Side A: 7YCE 21407-1U, Side B: 7YCE 21408-1U.

Something New, Parlophone CPCS 101.

Published July 10th, 2010

Release end of 1964. One of the first Beatles LPs pressed up for export outside of the UK, and it went mostly to Sweden. This English version of “Something New” has the same track list as the American version. But the song “Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand” (I Want To Hold Your Hand) officially published in England on the album “Rarities”, in 1978.

Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd. front laminated flipback sleeve, mid-sized “stereo” on front.

1. First pressing, end of 1964. Black & Yellow Parlophone label with “The Parlophone Co. Ltd.” perimeter print. Tracing-paper-lined “Use Emitex” die-cut inner sleeve. Matrix numbers: Side 1: YEEX 7-B12; Side 2: YEEX 8-B12.

Variation 1. The first copies of “Something New” has label error “Sold In UK …” and tax code “KT” by spin-hole. How many of these copies were made is not known.

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Variation 2. The error was corrected very quickly.

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2. Second pressing, 1965. Black & Yellow Parlophone label with “The Gramophone Co. Ltd.” perimeter print. Tracing-paper-lined “Use Emitex” die-cut inner sleeve. Matrix numbers: Side 1: YEEX 7-B12; Side 2: YEEX 8-B12.

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3. Third pressing, November 1969 until 1970. Black label with one silver EMI logo and silver print. “The Gramophone Co Ltd…” printed at the start perimeter print and “Made In GT. Britain” lower text. Sepia, black & white LP advertising or white paper “Patent…”  inner sleeves. Matrix numbers: Side 1: YEEX 7-B12; Side 2: YEEX 8-B12.

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