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Part One: The Singles

Beatles on Capitol Records V1The 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.

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226 pages. 9″ x 12″. full color-throughout
ISBN# 09662649-16

 

Part Two: The Albums

Beatles on Capitol Records V2The 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.

264 pages. 9″ x 12″. Full color-throughout.
ISBN# 09662649-24

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“Comprehensive . . . beautiful . . . lavish.” Billboard
“your ticket to recounting a most incredible time in the history of popular music.” Daytrippin’
“Addictive.”   Rolling Stone
“Comprehensive, lavishly illustrated.”   Billboard
“Visually stunning and awe inspiring.”  The World Beatles Forum

cap slipcase

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Signed by Alan Livingston!

  • Strictly limited to 200 sets
  • Both books signed and numbered by the author
  • Slipcase signed by the author and Alan Livingston, who wrote the book’s foreword and served as President of Capitol Records from 1962 through 1968.

Also includes:

  • Two mini-posters of the Capitol Beatles picture sleeves and album covers.
  • Bookmark, which the author will personalize upon request.
  • This Collectors Edition is available only through 498 Productions.

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Part 1

Section 1 Beatlemania In America

THE BEATLES ARE COMING!

THEY’RE A BUNCH OF LONG-HAIRED KIDS. THEY’RE NOTHING.

THE BEATLES CAMPAIGN

THE BEATLES MEET THE PRESS!

Section 2 The Beatles Hit Singles On Capitol

CAPITOL 5112 I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND b/w I SAW HER STANDING THERE

CAPITOL 5150 CAN’T BUY ME LOVE b/w YOU CAN’T DO THAT

CAPITOL EAP 1-2121 FOUR BY THE BEATLES

CAPITOL 5222 A HARD DAY’S NIGHT b/w I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER

CAPITOL 5234 I’LL CRY INSTEAD b/w I’M HAPPY JUST TO DANCE WITH YOU

CAPITOL 5235 AND I LOVE HER b/w IF I FELL

CAPITOL 5255 MATCHBOX b/w SLOW DOWN

CAPITOL 5327 I FEEL FINE b/w SHE’S A WOMAN

CAPITOL R-5365 4-BY THE BEATLES

CAPITOL 5715 YELLOW SUBMARINE b/w ELEANOR RIGBY

CAPITOL 5371 EIGHT DAYS A WEEK b/w I DON’T WANT TO SPOIL THE PARTY

CAPITOL 5407 TICKET TO RIDE b/w YES IT IS

CAPITOL 5476 HELP! b/w I’M DOWN

CAPITOL 5498 YESTERDAY b/w ACT NATURALLY

CAPITOL 5555 WE CAN WORK IT OUT b/w DAY TRIPPER

CAPITOL 5587 NOWHERE MAN b/w WHAT GOES ON

CAPITOL 5651 PAPERBACK WRITER b/w RAIN

CAPITOL 5810 STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER b/w PENNY LANE

CAPITOL 5964 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE b/w BABY YOU’RE A RICH MAN

CAPITOL 2056 HELLO GOODBYE b/w I AM THE WALRUS

CAPITOL 2138 LADY MADONNA b/w THE INNER LIGHT

STAR LINE SIX PACK

CAPITOL COMPACT 33 DISCS

THE BEATLES TALK AND SING!

THE BEATLES INTRODUCE NEW SONGS

SUBSIDIARY SWIRLS

CANADIAN SINGLES

MILLION SELLERS AND PETER SELLERS

A LETTER TO THE BEATLES

CAPITOL CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS (COUNTERFEITS & FAKES)

Section 3 Capitol Ideas

CAPITOL HISTORY

CAPITOL RECORD CLUB

CAPITOL MERCHANDISING

CAPITOL CATALOGS, PRESS KITS & PRESS RELEASES

CHECKLIST OF FIRST ISSUE BEATLES RECORDS ON CAPITOL

MORE GREAT BOOKS FOR YOUR BEATLES COLLECTION

CAPITALIST VENDORS

Part 2

SECTION 4 Great Albums For Your Beatles Collection

CAPITOL (S)T 2047 MEET THE BEATLES!

CAPITOL (S)T 2080 THE BEATLES’ SECOND ALBUM

CAPITOL (S)T 2108 SOMETHING NEW

PROJECT NO. 4877 THE BEATLES LIVE AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

CAPITOL (S)TBO 2222 THE BEATLES’ STORY

CAPITOL (S)T 2228 BEATLES ’65

CAPITOL (S)T 2309 THE EARLY BEATLES

CAPITOL (S)T 2358 BEATLES VI

CAPITOL (S)MAS 2386 HELP!

CAPITOL (S)T 2442 RUBBER SOUL

CAPITOL (S)T 2553 “YESTERDAY”… AND TODAY (BUTCHER COVER)

CAPITOL (S)T 2553 “YESTERDAY”… AND TODAY (TRUNK COVER)

CAPITOL S(T) 2576 REVOLVER

CAPITOL (S)MAS 2653 SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND

CAPITOL (S)MAL 2835 MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR

SUBSIDIARY RAINBOWS

CAPITOL OF CANADA ALBUMS

DISCOS CAPITOL DE MEXICO

COMPILATIONS, HOLLYRIDGE STRINGS AND OTHER THINGS

INNER SLEEVE DUST JACKETS

SECTION 5 Sound Capitol Of The World

CAPITOL PRESSING PLANTS

NEW IMPROVED FULL DIMENSIONAL STEREO

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