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03 Jun 2018
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

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                   ORIGINAL FIRST PRESS          


                   COMPLETE WITH "OBI" STRIP! 


                  THE BEATLES


                   THE BEATLES



                 JAPAN  - APPLE - EAS 50031  

SCARCE Collection copy!

All 14 vinyl discs look and play minty clean...(see full details below song listings)

BY FAR SUPERIOR = on par with AUDIOPHILE sound =  the RARE original Japanese edition in a blue box with embossed gold lettering was finely produced and crafted, far bettering other countries issues... 13 full length albums with one double LP makes for a total of 14 LPs in this set. Both the White Album and Sgt.Peppers also include the original inserts. The "Rarities" album made up of B-side 45 mixes, EP mixes and German releases is a unique to this box set.

The COVERS to ALL 13 LP's ARE AMAZING! THICK & SOLID with FULL COLORS on par to the MOBILE FIDELITY STYLED COVERS ... some titles are produced with gatefold covers like the originals (the UK/USA issues are all singlefold covers)... all titles include lyrics inserts (exclusive to Japan only issue) ... even the WHITE album is NUMBERED and contains POSTER and PHOTOS ... the set BLOWS AWAY all other issues by miles.... the quality difference can be detected in the weight - while the USA & UK copy weights some 6 pounds, the Japanese pressing weighs 10 pounds....

Same recording process as AUDIOPHILE with incredible sonic sound quality!!

What pressings sound the best? U.S.? U.K.? Japanese? Stereo or mono? For the Beatles fan wanting an easy, one-box solution, there is no better source than The Beatles Collection, also known as The Blue Box, made in JAPAN... delivering amazing wide & deep range sound.

Superior supersonic Japanese vinyl with lyrics pages insert ....Japanese vinyl releases are premium quality pressings, much sought after by audiophiles and collectors alike. In the 1960s Toshiba pioneered top quality red vinyl pressings using their trademark ‘Ever-Clean’ process this utilised a special ingredient intended to prevent the build-up of static electricity on the vinyl. Japanese pressings are synonymous with quality - the vinyl shines like no other vinyl - everything about their releases feels special. When US audiophile label Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab first released their series of high quality pressings the records were manufactured in Japan. The sonic quality of Japanese pressings is considered to be among the best in the world and, in addition, they are beautifully presented, their covers usually printed on better quality heavy stock paper and often including a bonus lyric insert with dual language Japanese & English text.   This is collectible is not getting any easier to find...future investment item....
The Beatles catalog was originally released in the United States, Japan and the United Kingdom with slightly different track listings, covers, and packaging. A much more striking difference, however, was the sound. The JAPANESE release used minimal processing and offered superior sound, both in the mono and stereo versions of each release. The U.S. versions on the other hand often used second or third generation tapes, and processed the recordings with excessive echo and reverb, particularly on the stereo versions, in an effort to make the records sound more modern--the result was simply inferior sound quality.

Please Please Me I Saw Her Standing There
Anna (Go To Him)
Ask Me Why
Please Please Me
Love Me Do
P.S. I Love You
Baby It's You
Do You Want To Know A Secret
A Taste Of Honey
There's A Place
Twist And Shout
With The Beatles It Won't Be Long
All I've Got To Do
All My Loving
Don't Bother Me
Little Child
Till There Was You
Please Mister Postman
Roll Over Beethoven
Hold Me Tight
You Really Gotta Hold On Me
I Wanna Be Your Man
Devil In Her Heart
Not A Second Time
A Hard Day's Night A Hard Day's Night
I Should Have Known Better
If I Feel
I'm Happy Just To Dance With You
And I Love Her