The Beatles ‎– Beatles For Sale

Apple Records ‎– EAS-80553
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Stereo, Gatefold

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 No Reply
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
A2 I'm A Loser
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
A3 Baby's In Black
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
A4 Rock And Roll Music
Written-By – Berry*
A5 I'll Follow The Sun
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
A6 Mr. Moonlight
Written-By – Johnson*
A7 Kansas City
Written-By – Lieber & Stoller*
B1 Eight Days A Week
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
B2 Words Of Love
Written-By – Holly*
B3 Honey Don't
Written-By – Perkins*
B4 Every Little Thing
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
B5 I Don't Want To Spoil The Party
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
B6 What You're Doing
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
B7 Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby
Written-By – Perkins*


1976 "Country Flag" OBI / EAS re-issue series of the Beatles Japanese LP catalog. Issue n° 4 with UK flag OBI.

Disc/Label info:
-Lighter green Apple label.
-A7 titled as just "Kansas City" by Lieber & Stoller
-Uses a UK master as identified by matrix stamp

Packaging info:
-"Kansas City" writing credit correctly spells "Leiber & Stoller"
-Apple logo was printed at the upper left of the front cover in place of Parlophone. No Parlophone logo inside the gatefold
-Includes bio-lyric sheet insert.
-OBI states ‎¥2,500
-Earlier pressings came with black inner sleeve, later pressings clear rice-paper sleeve.
-Some copies imported to North America may have come with an "imported Japan" Capitol-EMI sticker (see photo)
-Has the same design and track listing as U.K. press.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped, variant 1): YEX-142-U -2S 〄 10 1 - 7
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped, variant 1): YEX-143 3S2 50 〄
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped, variant 2): YEX-142 3S2 39 〄 7-5
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped, variant 2): YEX-143 3S 45 〄
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped, variant 3): YEX-142 2S2 20 〄 5-48
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped, variant 3): YEX-143 3S2 60 〄
  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): YEX-142
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): YEX-143
  • Price Code: ‎¥2,500

Other Versions (5 of 492) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PMC 1240 The Beatles Beatles For Sale(LP, Album, Mono, Gat) Parlophone PMC 1240 UK 1964 Sell This Version
C4J 0 7777 46438 4 9 The Beatles Beatles For Sale(Cass, Album, Mono, RM, Dol) Parlophone C4J 0 7777 46438 4 9 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
UICY-76969 The Beatles Beatles For Sale(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, SHM) Universal Music, Apple Records UICY-76969 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
368 746438 2 Beatles* Beatles For Sale(CD, Album, RE) Parlophone 368 746438 2 Brazil 1988 Sell This Version
PCS 3062 The Beatles Beatles For Sale(LP, Album) Portrait PCS 3062 Israel Unknown Sell This Version