The Beatles ‎– The History Of The Beatles, 1962 - 1966, Box Set 1

Birthday Records ‎– BR 023, INC. QVR Records ‎– QVR 0914
6 × Vinyl, LP, Limited Edition, Unofficial Release, Numbered
Box Set


Vol. 1 - 1962
A1 Introduction: The Year Is 1962
A2 Searchin: Decca Audition
A3 Studio Talk: Decca Audition
A4 My Bonnie: German Intro
A5 Studio Talk: Paul In Bath
A6 Sure To Fall: Decca Audition
A7 Studio Talk: The Beatles Repertoire
A8 One After 909: 1962 Cavern Rehearsal
A9 Studio Talk: Originals
A10 Catswalk: 1962 Cavern Rehearsal
B1 Studio Talk: Decca Audition
B2 Love Of The Loved: Decca Audition
B3 Studio Talk: First EMI Recording
B4 Besame Mucho: EMI Artist Test
B5 Studio Talk: Welcome Home
B6 Some Other Guy: Live At The Cavern
B7 Studio Talk: The Cavern
B8 Carol: BBC Recording
B9 Studio Talk: Return To The EMI Studio
B10 Love Me Do: Ringo On Drums
1962 - 1963
C1 Studio Talk: Recording Sessions
C2 P.S. I Love You: Stereo Version
C3 Studio Talk: How Do You Do It?
C4 How Do You Do It?
C5 Studio Talk: Hamburg
C6 Sweet Little Sixteen: Live In Hamburg
C7 Studio Talk: 1963
C8 Introduction: The Year Is 1963
C9 Please Please Me: BBC Recording
C10 Studio Talk: Helen Shapiro
D1 I Saw Her Standing There: Live In Sweden
D2 Studio Talk: The Please Please Me Album #1
D3 Twist And Shout: Stereo Version
D4 Studio Talk: The Please Please Me Album #2
D5 Do You Want To Know A Secret: Take 7
D6 Studio Talk: Northern Songs
D7 There's A Place: Take 1
D8 Studio Talk: Mersey Beat
D9 From Me To You: Take 4
D10 Studio Talk: Number One
Vol. 2 - 1963
E1 Studio Talk: Songs For Others
E2 Bad To Me: Acetate
E3 Studio Talk: Brian Epstein
E4 She Loves You: German Stereo Version
E5 Studio Talk: Beatle-Mania
E6 I'll Get You: Stereo Version
E7 Studio Talk: Arrival At London Airport
E8 I Want To Hold Your Hand: Rare Mix
E9 Studio Talk: Capitol Release
E10 The Beatles Christmas Record - 1963
F1 Introduction: The Year Is 1964
F2.1 Love Me Do
F2.2 Please Please Me
F2.3 From Me To You
F2.4 I Want To Hold Your Hand
F3 Studio Talk: Number One In The U.S.A.
F4 All My Loving: Stereo Version
F5 We Love You Beatles: Around The Beatles
F6 Studio Talk: Welcome Home Beatles
F7 Don't Bother Me: Take 10
G1 Studio Talk: Winning Awards
G2 Can't Buy Me Love: Take 2
G3 Studio Talk: In His Own Write
G4 You Can't Do That: Stereo Version
G5 Studio Talk: Around The Beatles
G6 Shout: Around The Beatles
G7 Studio Talk: The Beatles In Australia
G8 Long Tall Sally: Live In Paris
G9 Studio Talk: A Hard Day's Night #1
G10 I Should Have Known Better: BBC
G11 Studio Talk: A Hard Day's Night #2
H1 A Hard Day's Night: BBC
H2 Studio Talk: First American Tour
H3 Things We Said Today: Hollywood Bowl
H4 Studio Talk: We Never Get Used To It
H5 I Feel Fine
H6 Studio Talk: Beatles For Sale
H7 Another Beatles Christmas Record - 1964
Vol.3 - 1965
I1 Introduction: The Year Is 1965
I2 I Don't Want To See You Again: Peter & Gordon
I3 Studio Talk: Probably Vietnam
I4 Honey Don't: Stereo Version
I5 Studio Talk: Country And Western
I6 Eight Days A Week: Stereo Version
I7 Studio Talk: Eight Arms To Hold You
I8 I'm A Loser: Take 3
I9 Studio Talk: The Shooting Of Help! #1
I10 Ticket To Ride: Early Version, No Fade
I11 Studio Talk: The Shooting Of Help! #2
J1 Yes It Is: Take 2
J2 Studio Talk: NBE Awards
J3 No Reply: Take 2
J4 Studio Talk: A Spaniard On The Works
J5 Help!: Take 9
J6 Studio Talk: Who Needs Help?
K1 Yesterday: Take 1
K2 Studio Talk: NBE Awards #2
K3 We Can Work It Out: Different Version
K4 Studio Talk: Songs About Prostitutes & Lesbians
K5 Day Tripper: Take 2
K6 The Beatles Third Christmas Record - 1965
L1 Introduction: The Year Is 1966
L2 Run For Your Life
L3 Studio Talk: More Popular Than Jesus Christ #1
L4 In My Life
L5 Studio Talk: Where Is Pop Music Going?
L6 Norwegian Wood: Take 4
L7 Studio Talk: The Last Concert #1
L8 Paperback Writer: No Fade Out
L9 Studio Talk: Butcher Cover
L10 Rain: Different Version
L11 Studio Talk: Live In The Far East
L12 And Your Bird Can Sing: Take 2
L13 Studio Talk: Yesterday And Today


Box set 1 of 2, limited edition of 300 copies. As is the case with box set 2, all three double-LP covers carry the Birthday Records BR 023, but on front of box there's also mention of another record label: INC. QVR Records. The barcode on the front of the box set is fake and also appears with the same digits on the front of box set 2.

The program on the records is identical to the CD versions and can be found on the Birthday Records releases BR 023, BR 024 and BR 025.

The deadwax area of all six records is completely blank and does not carry any etchings or stamps. Comes with fold out colour "Gimmix" poster. The three covers of the records in the box, when lined up, form the top half of poster; the same applies to the three covers of the records in box set 2, when lined up, they form the lower half of the poster. All six covers, when lined up properly, look exactly like the poster. The poster is not included in box set 2.

Front cover carries the following text (use of capital and lower case letters submitted as on cover):

"The History Of The Beatles. Box Set I, incl. 6 LPs with part 1 to 3 from 6 Gimmix Covers. Complete this with Box Set II. Strictly Limited Edition of 300 copies Worldwide."

"This Radio Show presents very rare Beatles Songs, Regular Songs, & unreleased Gems & Interviews in perfect Mono & Stereo Quality. For more information, please look inside. The records are made in 180 gram Vinyl."

"All rights by INC. QVR Records 2009. QVR 0914. Made in EC."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 886973 8377