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How Rare Is This
1 August 2013
9.58pm
Mr Bellamy
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Many years ago my Grandad gave me a vinyl beatles LP called "Beatles Greatest". It is a collection of their hit singles and includes some album tracks. It must date form early-mid 1965 since the latest track is Ticket To Ride. I will try to get pictures of it up shortly but i don't have time right now.

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1 August 2013
10.35pm
Mr Bellamy
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Carnegie Hall
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Right, i've taken some pics. Sorry that the quality is rather bad: 

The Front Cover a-hard-days-night-ringo-8

The Back Cover a-hard-days-night-ringo-8

The Track Listingsa-hard-days-night-ringo-8 (Yes I know its sideways, It reads I Want To Hold Your Hand, Twist And Shout, A Hard Days Night, Eight Days A Week, I Should Have Known Better, Long Tall Sally, She Loves You, Please Mr Postman, I Feel Fine, Rock & Roll Music, Ticket To Ride, Please Please Me, It Won't Be Long, From Me To You, Can't Buy Me Love, All My Loving.

 

 

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1 August 2013
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meanmistermustard
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I have this upstairs! Got it in a record shop in Dundee years ago for about £14. I don't think its rare just a foreign release.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
18 April 2014
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Beatleva
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I (well actually my parents) also have this album, probably from 1965. My grandparents have it somewhere in their house. 

Before I liked the Beatles (stupid!!!) I saw this album, now since my Beatle obsession begun I was wondering what the album was but I had no access to it. I just remembered the front cover but couldn't figure out the album's name. Now I finally know it, thanks!!!

I think that meanmistermustard  is right about the foreign release. My parents lived in Holland so probably bought it there.

18 April 2014
3.37pm
meanmistermustard
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Its Dutch and can be seen here (scroll down to below Beatles For Sale). They have the first release date as June 1965.

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18 April 2014
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Mr Bellamy
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It does actually say "Made In Sweden" on the label. But would it have been available to buy in Britain?

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18 April 2014
5.43pm
meanmistermustard
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Here's the Swedish version of the Dutch LP, release date 30th November 1970.

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