Artist: The Beatles
Title: A Hard Day's Night
Catalogue No: PMC 1230
Format : LP, Album, Mono, MT LP, Album
Genre : Rock, Stage & Screen
Style : Soundtrack, Beat, Pop Rock
Release Details: 1964-07-10
Media Condition: Good Plus (G+)
Sleeve Condition: Good Plus (G+)
Heavy signs of wear, plays with minimal crackle & pop, no skipping or jumping. Sounds great!
The main differentiator of this early pressing, compared to later versions, is the black and yellow [l2294 label with the perimeter rim copyright text, 'THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD • ALL RIGHTS OF THE MANUFACTURER AND OF THE OWNER OF THE RECORDING WORK RESERVED • UNAUTHORISED PUBLIC PERFORMANCE BROADCASTING AND COPYING OF THIS RECORD PROHIBITED'. Above the spindle hole the centre text, 'SOLD IN THE U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS'. There are a number of other differentiators present on both the labels and the cover. Label: 1 - Has a 'chubby' font with the right-hand side indicator numerals appearing under the '2' in the catalogue number 'PMC 1230' above them. 2 - The publishing copyright date is given as 'RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964', and is nearly left-aligned compared to the matrix number above it. 3 - The group's name 'THE BEATLES' is closer to the 'Northern Songs Music Ltd.' publishing credit below it than the '(Lennon-McCartney)' credit above it. 4 - A2 'I Should Have Known Better' has it's title split over 2 lines. 5 - All of the song titles on side 2 appear on separate lines. 6 - The MT purchase tax code embossing on the label on either side of the spindle hole. A similar variant has the code KT. Cover: 1 - Front laminated, tri-flipback and printed by [l264830, with a medium 'MONO' indicator on the front, top, right hand corner.
. Songs From The Film "A Hard Day's Night"
A1. A Hard Day's Night
A2. I Should Have Known Better
A3. If I Fell
A4. I'm Happy Just To Dance With You
A5. And I Love Her
A6. Tell Me Why
A7. Can't Buy Me Love
B1. Any Time At All
B2. I'll Cry Instead
B3. Things We Said Today
B4. When I Get Home
B5. You Can't Do That
B6. I'll Be Back
Barcode and Other Identifiers:
Matrix / Runout XEX.481
Matrix / Runout XEX.482
Matrix / Runout XEX 481 - 3N
Matrix / Runout XEX 482 - 3N
Matrix / Runout XEX 481 - 3N TT 3
Matrix / Runout XEX 481 - 3N TH 3
Matrix / Runout XEX 481 - 3N GA 1
Matrix / Runout XEX 481 - 3N RT 3
Manufactured By The Parlophone Co. Ltd.
Record Company E.M.I. Records Limited
Published By Northern Songs Ltd.
Printed By Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
Made By Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.