The Beatles ‎– Beatles' Greatest

Crystal (5) ‎– 038 CRY 04 207, Odeon ‎– 038 CRY 04 207
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue, Green Odeon

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A1 I Want To Hold Your Hand 2:23
A2 Twist And Shout
Written-By – Russel*, Medley*
A3 A Hard Day's Night 2:31
A4 Eight Days A Week 2:42
A5 I Should Have Known Better 2:42
A6 Long Tall Sally
Written-By – Johnson*, Penniman*, Blackwell*
A7 She Loves You 2:11
A8 Please Mister Postman
Written-By – Holland*
B1 I Feel Fine 2:17
B2 Rock And Roll Music
Written-By – Berry*
B3 Ticket To Ride 3:04
B4 Please Please Me 1:59
B5 It Won't Be Long 2:09
B6 From Me To You 1:54
B7 Can't Buy Me Love 2:08
B8 All My Loving 2:09

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1981 re-issue from Holland/Netherlands on EMI budget label "Crystal".
Disc matrix state "Made In Germany", sleeve is Printed in Holland

Label Notes:
-Fading green/white Odeon label.
-A2 "Russell" incorrectly credited as "Russel" on sleeve and label.
-B4 and B6 credited as "McCartney/Lennon" on sleeve and label.
-No EMI logos.

Jacket notes:
-Odeon & Crystal logo on front, Crystal logo on lower back but not on labels. No EMI logos.
-EMI Electrola logos with "Printed in Holland by EMI Services Benelux B.V." on back, lower right corner

Audiophile notes:
-She Loves You A7 is fake stereo
-I Feel Fine B1 sounds like the version from Beatles '65 in the US, fake stereo drenched with echo.
-All My Loving B8 has the hi-hat intro.

See very similar pressing from Germany: The Beatles - Beatles' Greatest

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0287
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 Runout, stamped & etched): 038-04207-A2- Made In Germany 020
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 Runout, stamped & etched): 020 04 207B – 1 Made In Germany

Other Versions (5 of 69) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SMO 73991 The Beatles The Beatles' Greatest(LP, Comp) Odeon SMO 73991 Germany 1966 Sell This Version
OMHS 3001 The Beatles Beatles' Greatest(LP, Comp, RE, Gol) Parlophone, Odeon OMHS 3001 Netherlands 1975 Sell This Version
1C 062-04 207 The Beatles The Beatles' Greatest(LP, RE, Comp) Odeon, EMI Electrola 1C 062-04 207 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
SMO 83991, SMO 83 991 The Beatles The Beatles' Greatest(LP, Comp) Odeon, Odeon SMO 83991, SMO 83 991 Netherlands 1965 Sell This Version
1C062-04 207 The Beatles The Beatles' Greatest(LP, Comp, M/Print, RE) Odeon, Columbia 1C062-04 207 Germany 1969 Sell This Version