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The Beatles - Help! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (LP, Album, RE, Gat) (Very Good Plus (VG+))

The Beatles - Help! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (LP, Album, RE, Gat) (Very Good Plus (VG+))

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Media Condition:  Very Good Plus (VG+)
Sleeve Condition: Very Good (VG)
Country:    Japan  
Jul 1976
Genre:       Rock, Pop, Stage & Screen
Style:         Folk Rock, Rock & Roll, Pop Rock, Soundtrack, Beat

Vinyl is VG+ with some light surface marks which do not affect play, generic inner sleeve. Cover is in great shape with consistent foxing throughout, comes with foldout lyric sheet. No Obi.


Toshiba/EMI Japan issued this US release as part of Japan's "Country Flag" OBI / EAS re-issue series of the Beatles Japanese LP catalog which began in 1976. This is title n° 22 in the series, with U.S. flag OBI. 

Originally released in US August 1965.

Recording notes:
-Pressed from a copy of a US master, as identified by the matrix stamp
-True stereo on all tracks except B3 "Ticket to Ride" is fake stereo.

Packaging notes:
-Front and back covers are from the US design with a gatefold sleeve.
-Apple logo on the front jacket in place of where the Capitol logo would be. No Capitol or EMI logos on the back.
-Includes bio-lyric sheet insert (in English & Japanese) 
-Disc comes with clear rice-paper inner sleeve. Early copies came in a black paper sleeve.
-OBI states ‎¥2,500
-Some copies imported to North America may have come with an "imported Japan" Capitol-EMI sticker that sealed the outer plastic sleeve (see photo)

Mfd. by Toshiba-EMI Ltd., Japan


A1. Help! 2:35
A2. The Night Before 2:33
A3. From Me To You Fantasy 2:03
A4. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away 2:08
A5. I Need You 2:28
A6. In The Tyrol 2:21
B1. Another Girl 2:02
B2. Another Hard Day's Night 2:28
B3. Ticket To Ride 3:03
B4.a. The Bitter End 2:20
B4.b. You Can't Do That
B5. You're Going To Lose That Girl 2:18
B6. The Chase (Introducing Wagner's Overture To Act III Of ''Lohengrin''' Beatles Style) 2:24


Barcode and Other Identifiers:

Matrix / Runout SMAS-2386-A
Matrix / Runout SMAS-2386-B
Matrix / Runout SMAS-2386-A 1S3 31 〄 8 - 9
Matrix / Runout SMAS-2386-B 1S 36 〄
Matrix / Runout SMAS-2386-A 1S2 17 〄 6 - 5
Matrix / Runout SMAS-2386-B 1S 22 〄
Price Code ¥2,500


Manufactured By Toshiba EMI Ltd

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