Help • Beatles UK album

UK vinyl album Help!

‘Help!’ UK album – front cover
Front cover
‘Help!’ UK album – back cover
Back cover
‘Help!’ UK album – Parlophone record label
Record label
  • Label: Parlophone PMC 1255 MONO / PCS 3071 STEREO
  • Released: 6th August 1965
  • Peak position:
    Disc Weekly – #1;
    Melody Maker – #1;
    NME – #1;
    Record Retailer – #1
  • Weeks at No.1: 9 – from 14th August 1965
  • Weeks in chart: 37 – thirty seven weeks from 14th August 1965, and two weeks from 24th July 1971

Side A: Help! / The Night Before / You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away / I Need You / Another Girl / You’re Going To Lose That Girl / Ticket To Ride
Side B: Act Naturally / It’s Only Love / You Like Me Too Much / Tell Me What You See / I’ve Just Seen A Face / Yesterday / Dizzy Miss Lizzy

Produced by George Martin

All tracks by Lennon/McCartney except (4,10) Harrison, (8) Morrison/Russell and (14) Williams

Total running time: 33.06

This was the first album in history to enter the charts at No.1. It also marked the start of their purple patch, and critics and contemporaries alike were amazed that they could relegate a song like ‘Yesterday’ to the non-soundtrack side.

Everyone assumes that the semaphore signals spell out H-E-L-P, but they don’t. They actually spell out N-U-J-V. The photographer tried to get it right first time but didn’t like how it looked. So he ended up choosing his own arm signals.

How do you rate The Beatles’ album ‘Help!’?
Terrible Poor Below average Average Good Superb

> Talk about the ‘Help!’ album in the forum

UK tape cassette album (Re-release) Help!

‘Help!’ UK album – outside cover, folded-out
Outside cover, folded-out
‘Help!’ UK album – inside cover, folded-out
Inside cover, folded-out
‘Help!’ UK album – EMI tape cassette label
Cassette label
  • Label: EMI TC PCS 3071
  • Released: 1970

Side 1: I Need You / Another Girl / I’ve Just Seen A Face / Yesterday / The Night Before / Ticket To Ride / Act Naturally

Side 2: Help! / You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away / You’re Going To Lose That Girl / It’s Only Love / You Like Me Too Much / Tell Me What You See / Dizzy Miss Lizzy

Produced by George Martin

All tracks by Lennon/McCartney except (1,12) Harrison, (7) Morrison/Russell and (14) Williams

How do you rate The Beatles’ album ‘Help!’?
Terrible Poor Below average Average Good Superb

> Talk about the tape cassette re-release in the forum

UK tape cassette album (Re-release) Help!

‘Help!’ UK album – outside cover, folded-out
Outside cover, folded-out
  • Label: EMI TC PCS 3071
  • Released: 1972

Side 1: I Need You / Another Girl / I’ve Just Seen A Face / Yesterday / The Night Before / Ticket To Ride / Act Naturally

Side 2: Help! / You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away / You’re Going To Lose That Girl / It’s Only Love / You Like Me Too Much / Tell Me What You See / Dizzy Miss Lizzy

Produced by George Martin

All tracks by Lennon/McCartney except (1,12) Harrison, (7) Morrison/Russell and (14) Williams

How do you rate The Beatles’ album ‘Help!’?
Terrible Poor Below average Average Good Superb

> Talk about the tape cassette re-release in the forum

UK CD album (Re-release) Help!

‘Help!’ UK album – CD front cover
Front cover
‘Help!’ UK album – CD back cover
Back cover
‘Help!’ UK album – Parlophone CD label
CD label
  • Label: Parlophone CDP 7 46439 2
  • Released: 30th April 1987
  • Peak position:
    Record Retailer – #61
  • Weeks in chart: 2 – from 9th May 1987

CD: Help! / The Night Before / You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away / I Need You / Another Girl / You’re Going To Lose That Girl / Ticket To Ride / Act Naturally / It’s Only Love / You Like Me Too Much / Tell Me What You See / I’ve Just Seen A Face / Yesterday / Dizzy Miss Lizzy

Produced by George Martin

All tracks by Lennon/McCartney except (4,10) Harrison, (8) Morrison/Russell and (14) Williams

Total running time: 34.21

How do you rate The Beatles’ album ‘Help!’?
Terrible Poor Below average Average Good Superb

> Talk about the CD re-release in the forum

UK remastered CD album Help!

‘Help!’ UK album – CD front cover
Front cover
‘Help!’ UK album – back cover
Back cover
‘Help!’ UK album – Apple CD label
CD label
  • Label: Apple/EMI/Capitol
  • Released: 4th November 2006

CD: James Bond Theme (Instrumental) / Help! / The Night Before / From Me To You Fantasy (Instrumental) / You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away / I Need You / In The Tyrol (Instrumental) / Another Girl / Another Hard Day’s Night (Instrumental) / Ticket To Ride / The Bitter End/You Can’t Do That (Instrumental) / You’re Going To Lose That Girl / The Chase (Instrumental) / James Bond Theme (Instrumental) / Help! / The Night Before / From Me To You Fantasy (Instrumental) / You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away / I Need You / In The Tyrol (Instrumental) / Another Girl / Another Hard Day’s Night (Instrumental) / Ticket To Ride / The Bitter End/You Can’t Do That (Instrumental) / You’re Going To Lose That Girl / The Chase (Instrumental)

Produced by George Martin and Dave Dexter. Remastered by Ted Jensen

All tracks by Lennon/McCartney except (1,14) Norman, arranged by Thorne, (4,9,11,17,22,24) Lennon/McCartney, arranged by Thorne, (6,19) Harrison and (7,13,20,26) Thorne

Total running time: 59.05

This uses the original American track listing, and was released as part of ‘The Capitol Albums Volume 2’ box-set. The entire set is repeated on the same CD twice – the first time in stereo, and the second time in the original mono.

How do you rate The Beatles’ album ‘Help!’?
Terrible Poor Below average Average Good Superb

> Talk about the remastered CD version in the forum

UK remastered CD album (Re-release) Help!

‘Help!’ UK album – CD front cover
Front cover
‘Help!’ UK album – inside cover, folded-out
Inside cover, folded-out
‘Help!’ UK album – CD back cover
Back cover
‘Help!’ UK album – Apple CD label
CD label
  • Label: Apple/EMI
  • Released: 9th September 2009
  • Peak position:
    Record Retailer – #29
  • Weeks in chart: 3 – from 13th September 2009

CD: Help! / The Night Before / You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away / I Need You / Another Girl / You’re Going To Lose That Girl / Ticket To Ride / Act Naturally / It’s Only Love / You Like Me Too Much / Tell Me What You See / I’ve Just Seen A Face / Yesterday / Dizzy Miss Lizzy / Help! Mini-Documentary

Produced by George Martin. Remastered by Guy Massey and Steve Rooke

All tracks by Lennon/McCartney except (4,10) Harrison, (8) Morrison/Russell and (14) Williams

How do you rate The Beatles’ album ‘Help!’?
Terrible Poor Below average Average Good Superb

> Talk about the remastered CD re-release in the forum

UK remastered CD album (Re-release) Help!

‘Help!’ UK album – CD front cover
Front cover
‘Help!’ UK album – back cover
Back cover
  • Released: 20th January 2014

CD: James Bond Theme (Instrumental) / Help! / The Night Before / From Me To You Fantasy (Instrumental) / You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away / I Need You / In The Tyrol (Instrumental) / Another Girl / Another Hard Day’s Night (Instrumental) / Ticket To Ride / The Bitter End/You Can’t Do That (Instrumental) / You’re Going To Lose That Girl / The Chase (Instrumental) / James Bond Theme (Instrumental) / Help! / The Night Before / From Me To You Fantasy (Instrumental) / You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away / I Need You / In The Tyrol (Instrumental) / Another Girl / Another Hard Day’s Night (Instrumental) / Ticket To Ride / The Bitter End/You Can’t Do That (Instrumental) / You’re Going To Lose That Girl / The Chase (Instrumental)

Produced by George Martin and Dave Dexter. Remastered by Ted Jensen

All tracks by Lennon/McCartney except (1,14) Norman, arranged by Thorne, (4,9,11,17,22,24) Lennon/McCartney, arranged by Thorne, (6,19) Harrison and (7,13,20,26) Thorne

Total running time: 59.05

This was released as part of ‘The US Albums’ box-set. The entire track-listing is repeated on the same CD twice – the first time in stereo, and the second time in the original mono.

How do you rate The Beatles’ album ‘Help!’?
Terrible Poor Below average Average Good Superb

> Talk about the remastered CD re-release in the forum


 
UK albums 1963Please Please Me With The BeatlesUK albums 1964A Hard Days Night Beatles For SaleUK albums 1965Help!Rubber SoulUK albums 1966Revolver A Collection Of Beatles OldiesUK albums 1967Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band The Beatles FirstUK albums 1968The Beatles (aka The White Album)UK albums 1969Yellow Submarine Abbey RoadUK albums 1970Let It BeUK albums 1973The Beatles / 1962-1966 (aka The Red Album) The Beatles / 1967-1970 (aka The Blue Album)UK albums 1976Rock N Roll Music Magical Mystery TourUK albums 1977The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl Love SongsUK albums 1978The Beatles CollectionUK albums 1979Hey JudeUK albums 1980Rock N Roll Music Volume 1 Rock N Roll Music Volume 2 The Beatles BalladsUK albums 1981Live! At The Star-Club In Hamburg, Germany 1962UK albums 1982Reel Music The Complete Silver Beatles 20 Greatest HitsUK albums 1988Past Masters Volume 1 Past Masters Volume 2UK albums 1994Live At The BBCUK albums 1995Anthology 1UK albums 1996Anthology 2 Anthology 3UK albums 1999Yellow Submarine SongtrackUK albums 20001UK albums 2003Let It Be… NakedUK albums 2004The Capitol Albums Volume 1 The Beatles First, featuring Tony SheridanUK albums 2006The Capitol Albums Volume 2 LoveUK albums 2009The Beatles In Mono The Beatles Stereo Box-SetUK albums 2014The US Albums
Beatles-discography.com is not affiliated with or approved by The Beatles, Apple, MPL, EMI or Capitol Records.
Original content Copyright © 2017 Craig Cross / Beatles-discography.com. All rights reserved.
No part of this website may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form without the prior written permission of the author.
Admin