The Beatles ‎– Twist And Shout

Parlophone ‎– GEP 8882
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, EP, Mono, First Issue, Second Pressing

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A1 Twist & Shout
Written-By – Russell*, Medley*
A2 A Taste Of Honey
Written-By – Scott*, Marlow*
B1 Do You Want To Know A Secret
B2 There's A Place

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First Issue Details:
(1) Wrap-around cover. First run EP sleeves have front laminated rounded upper and lower rear flaps with no tab cut.
(2) Printer name "Garrod (& Lofthouse Ltd.)" printed at the bottom of the back cover.
(3) Original copy of the EP as it opens from the side as most early EP's do. Later reissues of the EP open from the top.
(4) Push-out center.

First Issue Centre Label (second pressing) has
(1) capitalized "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD" on rim prints,
(2) The song titles and the publisher's name are printed in Sans-serif print.
(3) "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement.
(4) Solid yellow Parlophone logo mark.
(5) The second press was changed the number for A-Side matrix suffixed with "2N".
(6) Around B-Side spindle hole there is a unique crossover tax code in embossed letters "M T". "M T" tax code was only applicable from 1 Jan 1963 to 30 June 1963. "K T" was applicable from 1 July 1963 (in Run-Out Etching A-Side [see above]).
(7) Sherwin Music on Side A label abbreviated to Sherwin M.

KT embossed on side-A push-out centre.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society (Sides A & B): BIEM
  • Rights Society (Side A): NCB
  • Rights Society (Side A): Mecolico
  • Matrix / Runout (Centre Label A-Side, in brackets): 7TCE.762
  • Matrix / Runout (Centre Label B-Side, in brackets): 7TCE.763
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-Out Groove Etching A-Side): 7TCE 762-2N
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-Out Groove Etching B-Side): 7TCE 763-1N
  • Other (Tax Code - Run-Out Groove Etching A-Side): K T
  • Other (Crossover Tax Code - Centre Label B-Side): M T

Other Versions (5 of 46) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
EAS-30014 The Beatles Twist And Shout (7", EP, Mono, RE, Red) Odeon EAS-30014 Japan 1982 Sell This Version
DSOE 16.560 The Beatles Twist And Shout(7", EP, Mono) Odeon DSOE 16.560 Spain 1963 Sell This Version
GEP 8882 The Beatles Twist And Shout(7", EP, Mono) Parlophone GEP 8882 UK Unknown Sell This Version
AP-4569 The Beatles Twist And Shout(7", EP, RE) Apple Records AP-4569 Japan 1973 Sell This Version
GEP 8882 The Beatles Twist And Shout(7", EP, Mono, 1st) Parlophone GEP 8882 UK 1963 Sell This Version



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December 13, 2017
I have a version of this which looks very similar to this label layout, also solid centre. Except the Parlphone logo is a silver colour (same as text) not yellow and the rim text is along the bottom and starts with The Parlophone, not EMI.
Any ideas what it is?