The Beatles ‎– The Beatles Collection

Parlophone ‎– BC13, EMI Records Australia ‎– BC13
14 × Vinyl, LP, Album
Box Set, Compilation, Reissue, Gold Box

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Please Please Me
A1 I Saw Her Standing There
A2 Misery
A3 Anna (Go To Him)
A4 Chains
A5 Boys
A6 Ask Me Why
A7 Please Please Me
B1 Love Me Do
B2 P.S. I Love You
B3 Baby It's You
B4 Do You Want To Know A Secret
B5 A Taste Of Honey
B6 There's A Place
B7 Twist And Shout
With The Beatles
C1 It Won't Be Long
C2 All I've Got To Do
C3 All My Loving
C4 Don't Bother Me
C5 Little Child
C6 Till There Was You
C7 Please Mister Postman
D1 Roll Over Beethoven
D2 Hold Me Tight
D3 You Really Gotta Hold On Me
D4 I Wanna Be Your Man
D5 Devil In Her Heart
D6 Not A Second Time
D7 Money
A Hard Day's Night
E1 A Hard Day's Night
E2 I Should Have Known Better
E3 If I Fell
E4 I'm Happy Just To Dance With You
E5 And I Love Her
E6 Tell Me Why
E7 Can't Buy Me Love
F1 Any Time At All
F2 I'll Cry Instead
F3 Things We Said Today
F4 When I Get Home
F5 You Can't Do That
F6 I'll Be Back
Beatles For Sale
G1 No Reply
G2 I'm A Loser
G3 Baby's In Black
G4 Rock And Roll Music
G5 I'll Follow The Sun
G6 Mr. Moonlight
G7 Kansas City/Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey
H1 Eight Days A Week
H2 Words Of Love
H3 Honey Don't
H4 Every Little Thing
H5 I Don't Want To Spoil The Party
H6 What You're Doing
H7 Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby
I1 Help!
I2 The Night Before
I3 You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
I4 I Need You
I5 Another Girl
I6 You're Going To Lose That Girl
I7 Ticket To Ride
J1 Act Naturally
J2 It's Only Love
J3 You Like Me Too Much
Piano [Steinway] – George Martin
J4 Tell Me What You See
J5 I've Just Seen A Face
J6 Yesterday
J7 Dizzy Miss Lizzy
Rubber Soul
K1 Drive My Car
K2 Norwegian Wood
K3 You Won't See Me
Organ [Hammond] – Mal Evans
K4 Nowhere Man
K5 Think For Yourself
K6 The Word
Harmonium – George Martin
K7 Michelle
L1 What Goes On
L2 Girl
L3 I'm Looking Through You
L4 In My Life
Piano – George Martin
L5 Wait
L6 If I Needed Someone
L7 Run For Your Life
M1 Taxman
M2 Eleanor Rigby
M3 I'm Only Sleeping
M4 Love You To
M5 Here, There And Everywhere
M6 Yellow Submarine
M7 She Said She Said
N1 Good Day Sunshine
N2 And Your Bird Can Sing
N3 For No One
N4 Dr. Robert
N5 I Want To Tell You
N6 Got To Get You Into My Life
N7 Tomorrow Never Knows
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
O1 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
O2 With A Little Help From My Friends
O3 Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
O4 Getting Better
O5 Fixing A Hole
O6 She's Leaving Home
O7 Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite
P1 Within You Without You
P2 When I'm Sixty Four
P3 Lovely Rita
P4 Good Morning Good Morning
P5 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
P6 A Day In The Life
The Beatles
Q1 Back In The U.S.S.R.
Q2 Dear Prudence
Q3 Glass Onion
Q4 Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Q5 Wild Honey Pie
Q6 The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill
Q7 While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Q8 Happiness Is A Warm Gun
R1 Martha My Dear
R2 I'm So Tired
R3 Blackbird
R4 Piggies
R5 Rocky Raccoon
R6 Don't Pass Me By
R7 Why Don't We Do It In The Road
R8 I Will
R9 Julia
S1 Birthday
S2 Yer Blues
S3 Mother Nature's Son
S4 Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey
S5 Sexy Sadie
S6 Helter Skelter
S7 Long Long Long
T1 Revolution 1
T2 Honey Pie
T3 Savoy Truffle
T4 Cry Baby Cry
T5 Revolution 9
T6 Good Night
Yellow Submarine
U1 Yellow Submarine
U2 Only A Northern Song
U3 All Together Now
U4 Hey Bulldog
U5 It's All Too Much
U6 All You Need Is Love
V1 Pepperland
V2 Sea Of Time
V3 Sea Of Holes
V4 Sea Of Monsters
V5 March Of The Meanies
V6 Pepperland Laid Waste
V7 Yellow Submarine In Pepperland
Abbey Road
W1 Come Together
W2 Something
W3 Maxwell's Silver Hammer
W4 Oh! Darling
W5 Octopus's Garden
W6 I Want You (She's So Heavy)
X1 Here Comes The Sun
X2 Because
X3 You Never Give Me Your Money
X4 Sun King
X5 Mean Mr. Mustard
X6 Polythene Pam
X7 She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
X8 Golden Slumbers
X9 Carry That Weight
X10 The End
Let It Be
Y1 Two Of Us
Y2 Dig A Pony
Y3 Across The Universe
Y4 I Me Mine
Y5 Dig It
Y6 Let It Be
Y7 Maggie Mae
Z1 I've Got A Feeling
Z2 One After 909
Z3 The Long And Winding Road
Z4 For You Blue
Z5 Get Back
Ä1 Across The Universe (Alternate Version)
Ä2 Yes It Is
Ä3 This Boy
Ä4 The Inner Light
Ä5 I'll Get You
Ä6 Thank You Girl
Ä7 Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand
Ä8 You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)
Ä9 Sie Liebt Dich
Ö1 Rain
Ö2 She's A Woman
Ö3 Matchbox
Ö4 I Call Your Name
Ö5 Bad Boy
Ö6 Slow Down
Ö7 I'm Down
Ö8 Long Tall Sally

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  • ProducerGeorge Martin (tracks: A1 to X10, Ä1 to Ö8), Phil Spector (tracks: Y1 to Z5)
  • Written-ByHarrison* (tracks: C4, I4, J3, K5, L6, M1, N5, P1, U2, U5, W2, X1, Y4, Y5, Z4), G. Harrison* (tracks: Q7, R4, S7, T3), Martin* (tracks: V1 to V6), McCartney-Lennon* (tracks: A1 to A2, A6 to A7, B1 to B2, B4, B6), Lennon-McCartney (tracks: C1 to C3, C5, D2, D4, D6, G1 to G3, G5, H1, H4 to H6, I1 to I3, I5 to I7, J2, J4 to J6, K1 to K4, K6 to K7, L1 to L5, L7, M2 to M7, N1 to N4, N6 to N7, O1 to 07, P2 to P6, Q1 to Q6, Q8, R1 to R3, R5, R7 to R9, S1 to S6, T1 to T2, T4 to T6, U1, U3 to U4, U6, V7, W1, W3, W4, W6, X2 to X10, Y1 to Y3, Y5, Y6, Z1 to Z3, Z5), John Lennon And Paul McCartney* (tracks: E1 to F6), Starkey* (tracks: L1, R6, W5, Y6)


Each LP in it's original issue sleeve (exceptions see below), housed in high quality black text on gold leaf (unique to Australia) 12" textured box:

LP01: Please Please Me (PCSO 3042)
LP02: With The Beatles (PCSO 3045)*
LP03: A Hard Day's Night (PCSO 3058)
LP04: Beatles For Sale (PCSO 3062)**
LP05: Help! (PCSO 3071)
LP06: Rubber Soul (PCSO 3075)
LP07: Revolver (PCSO 7009)
LP08: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (PCSO 7027)***
LP10/11: The Beatles (PCSO 7067-8)****
LP11: Yellow Submarine (PCSO 7070)
LP12: Abbey Road (PCSO 7088)
LP13: Let It Be (PCSO 7096)
LP14: Rarities (PSLP261)

The box itselfs carries no catalogue number

* Comes in UK sleeve
** Comes in it's original Australia-only single sleeve with 4 live photos from the 1964 Australian tour.
*** Comes in single sleeve without any inserts
**** Comes in gatefold sleeve with inserts (4 portraits and poster), but is not individually numbered

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BC 13, 0C 162-53163/53176 The Beatles The Beatles Collection(14xLP + Box, Comp) Parlophone, Parlophone BC 13, 0C 162-53163/53176 UK 1978 Sell This Version
BC 13 The Beatles The Beatles Collection(14xLP + Box, Comp, RE) Parlophone, Odeon BC 13 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
BC-1 The Beatles The Collection(14xLP, Ltd, Num, RM + Box, Comp) Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, EMI, Capitol Records BC-1 US 1982 Sell This Version
0C 162-53163/53176 The Beatles The Beatles Collection(14xLP + Box, Comp) Parlophone 0C 162-53163/53176 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
BC 13 The Beatles The Beatles Collection(13xLP, Album + Box, Comp) Pathé Marconi EMI BC 13 France 1978 Sell This Version


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October 8, 2015

Mine has a catalouge number PSLP.261 and comes with a limited edition certificate 0706 of 4000


July 20, 2014
Actual release date in Australia was 12th December 1978. Original price $89.99.