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Souvenir Of Their Visit To America, VJEP 1-903.

Published February 15th, 2010

Souvenir Of Their Visit To America, Vee-Jay VJEP 1-903. March, 1964. Record were issued in a colorfull cardboard sleeve with a black background, that had the same layout and drawings of the Beatles faces as the Do You Want To Know A Secret single. “The Beatles” appears in white, the record number and VJ brackets logo in deep blue and each song title in a different color. The top of the cover contains the phrase “Souvenir Of Their Visit To America” in light blue script. The front and back covers are identical. The layout, organization and assembly of the finished art for EP jacket was completed by George S.Whiteman Graphic Disign & Photography of Hollywood, California.

1. First label variation has silver lettering on a black label with an oval logo and an outer rim colorband. The matrix numbers in its trail off areas are followed by “-1”. The trail off areas also have hand etched “T1” markings on each side and do not have any machine stamped markings. This record was also manufactured by Columbia Records.

2. Second label variation has silver lettering on a black label with an outer rim colorband featuring the brackets logo. There are three known variations:

With thin print and “SIDE I” and “SIDE II”, “Concertone” appears by itself on the top line of the song publishing credits to the right of the center hole. Barely legible “ARP” and Audio Matrix logos are stamped in trail off areas, indicating that this record was pressed by ARP.

With thin microprint and “SIDE 1” and “SIDE 2”. Its trail off areas include the job number 51772, which is one number higher. Although the MR symbol does not appear in trail off areas. This styrene pressing of the EP was clearly manufactured by Monarch.

With thin print and “SIDE I” and “SIDE II”. On Side II, “Concertone Songs” appears on the top line of the song publishing credits to the right of the center hole, the word “Vocal” appears to left of the center hole on Side I only and the songwriters’ credit are in slightly smaller print. “URJ” and the matrix numbers are hand etched in the trail off areas along with the machine stamped Audio Matrix logo. This record was manufactured by Southern Plastics.

3. Later pressing has silver lettering on a black label with an outer rim colorband featuring the brackets logo with ASK ME WHY in larger print. There are two known variations:

With thick ASK ME WHY larger print and “SIDE I” and “SIDE II”, “Concertone” appears by itself on the top line of the song publishing credits to the right of the center hole. “ARP” and Audio Matrix logos are stamped in trail off areas, indicating that this record was pressed by ARP.

With thin ASK ME WHY in slightly larger print. This record was manufactured by Monarch.

Souvenir Of Their Visit To America, VJEP 1-903.

Published February 15th, 2010

Souvenir Of Their Visit To America, Vee-Jay VJEP 1-903. March, 1964. Record has silver lettering on a full black label with an oval logo. Its have  the initials “URJ” and the matrix numbers in its trail off areas are followed by “-1″. The trail off areas also have hand etched “T1″ markings on each side and do not have any machine stamped markings. This record was also manufactured by Columbia Records. Record were issued in a colorfull cardboard sleeve.

Souvenir Of Their Visit To America, VJEP 1-903.

Published February 15th, 2010

Souvenir Of Their Visit To America, Vee-Jay VJEP 1-903. March, 1964. Record has silver print an all black label with the “VEE JAY” letters logo. With the exception of Ask Me Why being in slightly larger print, the typesetting of this record, with its song titles in thin microprint. This record was also manufactured by Monarch Records. Record were issued in a colorfull cardboard sleeve.

Souvenir Of Their Visit To America, Vee-Jay VJEP 1-903.

Published February 15th, 2010

Souvenir Of Their Visit To America, Vee-Jay VJEP 1-903. March, 1964. Record has silver print an all black label with the brackets logo and two thick horizontal bars running through the label’s center hole. Record has the initials “URJ” and the matrix numbers are hand etched in the trail off areas along with the machine stamped Audio Matrix logo. This record was also manufactured by Southern Plastics. Record were issued in a colorfull cardboard sleeve.

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