CAPITOL RECORDS PICTURE SLEEVES & 45 SINGLES / EPs
1964 RELEASES

A HARD DAY’S NIGHT / I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, PS/SC
RELEASED: 7/13/64

CAPITOL RECORDS AND PRESSING INFORMATION EXCERPTED FROM "THE BEATLES' STORY ON CAPITOL RECORDS", PART ONE: BEATLEMANIA & THE SINGLES" WRITTEN BY BRUCE SPIZER. RECORDS ARE LISTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF RELEASE DATE.

FORMAT CODES:
PS PICTURE SLEEVE
SC STRAIGHT-CUT (EAST COAST)
TC TAB-CUT (WEST COAST)
OSC ORIGINAL STOCK COPY (EAST/WEST COAST PRESSINGS WILL BE INDICATED)
W/PS WITH PICTURE SLEEVE
EP EXTENDED PLAY 7" RECORD

THE PHOTOGRAPHS DISPLAYED IN THIS SECTION ARE USED FOR YOUR REFERENCE PURPOSES ONLY, UNLESS STATED THAT ACTUAL IMAGES ARE DISPLAYED. 45 PICTURE SLEEVES & 45 RECORDS ARE SOLD SEPARATELY. EP SLEEVES & RECORDS ARE SOLD TOGETHER, AND EP GRADING LISTING IS FOR COVER/RECORD.
 
  PICTURE SLEEVES  
   
    A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, PS/SC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST

STORE STOCK - "AS NEW" PRISTINE CONDITION !

CONDITION: M
ITEM#: PS085
PRICE: $500


 
   
  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, PS/SC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST

A MOST STUNNING EAST COAST EXAMPLE, AND SO CLOSE TO PERFECT.
  CONDITION: M-
ITEM#: PS280
PRICE: $450


 
   
  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, PS/SC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST
  CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: PS935
PRICE: $400


 
   
  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, PS/SC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST
  CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: PS971
PRICE: $400


 
   
  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, PS/SC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST
  CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: PS044
PRICE: $400


 
   
  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, PS/SC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST
  CONDITION: VG++
ITEM#: PS683
PRICE: $250


 
   
 

  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, PS/SC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST

(ACTUAL SCANS)

ULTRA-RARE EAST COAST PICTURE SLEEVE VARIATION: WITH A-SIDE "A HARD DAY'S NIGHT" TITLE PRINTED ON THE STRAIGHT-CUT LOWER (OPEN) SIDE OF SLEEVE.

THE STANDARD EAST COAST ISSUE OF THIS RELEASE HAS "I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER" PRINTED ON THE LOWER SIDE OF THE STRAIGHT CUT EDGE OF THIS EAST COAST SLEEVE. THIS IS THE RARER VARIATION WITH THE A-SIDE "A HARD DAY'S NIGHT" PRINTED ON THE LOWER (OPEN) EDGE SIDE.

A MOST GORGEOUS NEAR MINT EXAMPLE OF THIS ULTRA-RARITY. NO RINGWEAR (TOUGH TO FIND THIS SLEEVE WITHOUT IT), NO SPLITS, NO STAINS. NICE SHARP CORNERS. JUST A TINY BIT OF HANDLING WEAR TO THE TOP EDGE THAT HAS NO AFFECT TO THE OVERALL BEAUTY.

CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: PS494
PRICE: $600


 
   
 

  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, PS/SC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST

(ACTUAL SCANS)

ULTRA-RARE EAST COAST PICTURE SLEEVE VARIATION: WITH A-SIDE "A HARD DAY'S NIGHT" TITLE PRINTED ON THE STRAIGHT-CUT LOWER (OPEN) SIDE OF SLEEVE.

THE STANDARD EAST COAST ISSUE OF THIS RELEASE HAS "I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER" PRINTED ON THE LOWER SIDE OF THE STRAIGHT CUT EDGE OF THIS EAST COAST SLEEVE. THIS IS THE RARER ALTERNATE VARIATION WITH THE A-SIDE "A HARD DAY'S NIGHT" PRINTED ON THE LOWER (OPEN) EDGE SIDE.

A TERRIFIC NEAR MINT MINUS (BORDERING VG++) EXAMPLE OF THIS ULTRA-RARITY, WITH SOME HANDLING WEAR ON TOP EDGE. A HINT OF LIGHT RING WEAR IS EVIDENT IN RINGO'S SECTION OF THE SLEEVE ON BOTH SIDES, AND A COUPLE SMALL FACTORY GLUE RESIDUE SPOTS IN THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER ON THE B-SIDE IS THE EXTENT OF WEAR.

CONDITION: NM- (VG++)
ITEM#: PS333
PRICE: $475


 
   
 

  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, PS/TC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
WEST COAST

A GORGEOUS NEAR MINT MINUS WEST COAST TAB CUT VARIATION.

CONDITION: NM-
ITEM#: PS991
PRICE: $350


 
   
  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, PS/TC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
WEST COAST

A TERRIFIC VG+++ WEST COAST TAB CUT VARIATION, BORDERING ON NEAR MINT MINUS. JUST A TOUCH OF HANDLING WEAR.
  CONDITION: VG+++
ITEM#: PS593
PRICE: $300


 
   
  45 SINGLES  
   
  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, OSC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST PRESSING, "UNART & MACLEN" CREDITS

AN UNPLAYED, OLD STORE STOCK MINT "LIKE NEW" JEWEL.

  CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S642
PRICE: $250


 
   
  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, OSC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST PRESSING, "UNART & MACLEN" CREDITS
  CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: S495
PRICE: $200


 
   
  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, OSC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
WEST COAST PRESSING, "UNART & MACLEN" CREDITS
  CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: S488
PRICE: $225


 
   
 


  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, OSC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
WEST COAST PRESSING

RARER "MACLEN MUSIC, INC." REVISED PUBLISHING CREDIT

CONDITION: M (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S644
PRICE: $450


 
   
 
  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, OSC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST PRESSING

RARER "MACLEN MUSIC, INC." REVISED PUBLISHING CREDIT ON BOTH SIDES.

CONDITION: M- (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S311
PRICE: $375


 
   
  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, OSC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST PRESSING

(SEE IMAGE ABOVE FOR REFERENCE)

RARER "MACLEN MUSIC, INC." REVISED PUBLISHING CREDIT ON BOTH SIDES.

  CONDITION: NM
ITEM#: S462
PRICE: $300


 
   
 


  A HARD DAY’S NIGHT B/W I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER
CAPITOL 5222, OSC
RELEASED: 7/13/64
EAST COAST PRESSING

(ACTUAL SCANS)

ULTRA-RARE SCRANTON TWO-LINE TITLE PRINT ON A-SIDE
AND WITH RARE TRANSITIONAL "MACLEN MUSIC, INC." REVISED PUBLISHING CREDIT ON B-SIDE

PRESENTED HERE IS THE PREVIOUSLY UNDOCUMENTED DISCOVERY OF THE EAST COAST REVISED LABEL IN BRUCE SPIZER'S GREAT BOOK "THE BEATLES SWAN SONG", WHICH IS PRESENTED ON PAGE 265 (CAP5222.03A, SPIZER). THIS ULTRA-RARE LABEL VARIATION HAS "A HARD DAY'S NIGHT" ON TWO LINES RATHER THAN ONE AND CREDITS THE PUBLISHING TO 'MACLEN MUSIC, INC. & UNART MUSIC CORPORATION'.

FURTHERMORE, THE B-SIDE LISTS THE PUBLISHER AS 'MACLEN MUSIC, INC", BUT HAS "MACLEN" ON THE FIRST LINE AND "MUSIC, INC." ON THE SECOND AS OPPOSED TO THE SECOND EAST COAST VARIATION WHICH HAS "MACLEN MUSIC" ON THE FIRST LINE AND "INC." ON THE SECOND.

THIS LABEL VARIATION HAS ALSO TURNED UP ON LATER 1968 "SUBSIDIARY" PRESSINGS ON DISCS WITH THE PERIMETER SERRATIONS.

THIS RARITY IS AN UNPLAYED MINT MINUS "AS NEW" GEM. LABELS ARE EQUALLY STUPENDOUS.

CONDITION: M- (UNPLAYED)
ITEM#: S643
PRICE: $600


 

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