The Beatles Records on Vee-Jay (Digital Ed.)
The Beatles Records on Vee-Jay (Digital Ed.)

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The fascinating story of the Beatles in America on Vee-Jay Records before they were picked up by Capitol Records. In the limited time that Vee-Jay retained its rights to sixteen Beatles songs, they managed to repackage them into ten 45s, one EP, three variations of the first Beatles album, two variations of a compilation album, and one elaborate double album combining the Beatles and the Four Seasons.

“A stunning and masterful work” Beatlefan
“A visual feast”  Record Collector

 

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The Beatles’ Story on Capitol Records – Part 1: Beatlemania and the Singles (Digital Edition)
The Beatles’ Story on Capitol Records – Part 1: Beatlemania and the Singles (Digital Edition)

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The story of Beatlemania in America, from its modest beginnings to total euphoria, this book explains why Capitol turned the Beatles down four times before finally agreeing to release their records.

Includes the history of the Beatles hit singles on Capitol, from I Want To Hold Your Hand through Lady Madonna, as well as Capitol’s special promotional and juke box discs, and the unique singles issued by Capitol of Canada.

In addition to providing new information on all of the Beatles singles issued by Capitol, the revised and expanded digital edition contains the full story behind the Capitol Compact 33 jukebox discs and adds a new chapter on the history of the 45 RPM single and how Capitol quickly embraced the new format. There is also a new chapter titled “Capitol of the World,” which lists and provides details on all of the British recordings issued as singles by Capitol pre-Beatles from 1956 – 1963.

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The Beatles’ Story on Capitol Records – Part 2: The Albums (Digital Edition)
The Beatles’ Story on Capitol Records – Part 2: The Albums (Digital Edition)

Revised digital editions

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Price $80

Includes both sets of bonus items.

available for immediate download

Now on digital
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The real story behind the Capitol albums Meet The Beatles! through Magical Mystery Tour, with explanations of why the Capitol albums were different than those issued by Parlophone in England.

Session and chart information and pictures of the front and back covers and all label variations of all the Capitol albums, including the most comprehensive coverage ever compiled on the controversial Yesterday And Today album with its Butcher cover.

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