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USA vinyl album Beatles ’65

‘Beatles ’65’ USA album – front cover
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‘Beatles ’65’ USA album – back cover
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‘Beatles ’65’ USA album – Capitol record label
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  • Label: Capitol T 2228 MONO / ST 2228 STEREO
  • Released: 15th December 1964
  • Sales figures: after 1 week – over 1 million; to date – over 3 million; Certified Gold – 31st December 1964; Certified Platinum – 26th December 1991
  • Peak position:
    Billboard – #1;
    Cashbox – #1;
    Record World – #1
  • Weeks at No.1: 9 – from 9th January 1965
  • Weeks in chart: 71 – from 2nd January 1965

Side A: No Reply / I’m A Loser / Baby’s In Black / Rock And Roll Music / I’ll Follow The Sun / Mr. Moonlight
Side B: Honey Don’t / I’ll Be Back / She’s A Woman / I Feel Fine / Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby

Produced by George Martin and Dave Dexter

All tracks by Lennon/McCartney except (4) Berry, (6) Johnson and (7,11) Perkins

Total running time: 25.10

This was the fastest-selling album of the year, knocking off Elvis Presley’s ‘Roustabout’ from the top of the charts. It was eventually dethroned by the ‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘Goldfinger’ soundtracks.

This was America’s version of the British ‘Beatles For Sale’ LP. The first side was left totally alone (except for ‘Kansas City’), as were the Carl Perkins cover versions on side two. But they snuck in ‘I’ll Be Back’ from the ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ soundtrack, and both sides of their latest single.

The cover was shot by Bob Whitaker of ‘Butcher cover’ fame, and shows four pictures of The Beatles. Each picture is supposed to represent a different season of the year. So in the main picture (winter) The Beatles are shown holding umbrellas, whilst in the others they hold up metal …

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USA remastered CD album (Re-release) Beatles ’65

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‘Beatles ’65’ USA album – Apple CD label
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  • Label: Apple/EMI/Capitol
  • Released: 16th November 2004

CD: No Reply / I’m A Loser / Baby’s In Black / Rock And Roll Music / I’ll Follow The Sun / Mr. Moonlight / Honey Don’t / I’ll Be Back / She’s A Woman / I Feel Fine / Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby / No Reply / I’m A Loser / Baby’s In Black / Rock And Roll Music / I’ll Follow The Sun / Mr. Moonlight / Honey Don’t / I’ll Be Back / She’s A Woman / I Feel Fine / Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby

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

All tracks by Lennon/McCartney except (4,15) Berry, (6,17) Johnson and (7,11,18,22) Perkins

Total running time: 54.49

This was released as part of ‘The Capitol Albums Volume 1’ 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.

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USA remastered CD album (Re-release) Beatles ’65

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  • Released: 21st January 2014

CD: No Reply / I’m A Loser / Baby’s In Black / Rock And Roll Music / I’ll Follow The Sun / Mr. Moonlight / Honey Don’t / I’ll Be Back / She’s A Woman / I Feel Fine / Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby / No Reply / I’m A Loser / Baby’s In Black / Rock And Roll Music / I’ll Follow The Sun / Mr. Moonlight / Honey Don’t / I’ll Be Back / She’s A Woman / I Feel Fine / Everybody’s Trying To Be My Baby

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

All tracks by Lennon/McCartney except (4,15) Berry, (6,17) Johnson and (7,11,18,22) Perkins

Total running time: 54.49

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.

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