The Beatles ‎– Meet The Beatles!

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1st Press: Jan 20, 1964 (2 Variations)
Cover: RIAA #3, Dark Brown "Beatles" Title, no George Martin Credit on back
Label: No BMI or ASCAP credits, East Coast Mono and Stereo only
Inner: East: Royal Blue (Purple) 12 TC-1 [CAP IS.1A] Straight Top
Inner: West: Royal Blue (Purple) LA 12 TC-1 [CAP IS.1B] Curve Top
Spizer: EAST COAST MONO [CAP 2047.MC1A/CAP 2047.MR1A]
Spizer: EAST COAST STEREO [CAP 2047.SC1A/CAP 2047.SR1A]

2nd Press: Early February, 1964 (4 Variations)
Cover: RIAA #2 or #3 (East Coast) RIAA #5 or #6 (West Coast), Dark Brown "Beatles" Title, no George Martin Credit on back
Label: 1 BMI (Side-1, Track-1), the rest all ASCAP, East and West Coast Mono and Stereo (This is the First Pressing on West Coast)
Inner: East: Blue 12 TC-1 [CAP IS.2A] Straight Top
Inner: West: Blue LA 12 TC-1 [CAP IS.2B] Curve Top
Spizer: EAST COAST MONO [CAP 2047.MC1A/CAP 2047.MR2A]
Spizer: EAST COAST STEREO [CAP 2047.SC1A/CAP 2047.SR2A]
Spizer: WEST COAST MONO [CAP 2047.MC1B/CAP 2047.MR2B]
Spizer: WEST COAST STEREO [CAP 2047.SC1B/CAP 2047.SR2B]

3rd Press: Mid 1964 - 1965 (5 Variations)
Cover: RIAA #2 or #3 (East Coast) RIAA #5 or #6 (West Coast), Light Brown or Tan "Beatles" Title (East Coast) or Olive Green title for the West Coast, mostly without George Martin Credit on back.
Label: 3 BMI (Side-1, Track-1 & 2)(Side-2, Track-5), the rest all ASCAP, East and West Coast Mono and Stereo
Inner: East: Multiple Colors (Blue, Rust, Olive Green) Straight Top
Inner: West: Multiple Colors (Blue, Rust, Olive Green) Curve Top
Spizer: EAST COAST MONO [CAP 2047.MC1A/CAP 2047.MR3A]
Spizer: EAST COAST STEREO [CAP 2047.SC1A/CAP 2047.SR3A]
Spizer: WEST COAST MONO [CAP 2047.MC1B/CAP 2047.MR3B]
Spizer: WEST COAST STEREO (Tight STEREO) [CAP 2047.SC1B/CAP 2047.SR3B(i)]
Spizer: WEST COAST STEREO (Loose S T E R E O) [CAP 2047.SC1B/CAP 2047.SR3B(ii)]

4th Press: March 15, 1966 (6 Variations)
Cover: RIAA #2 or #3 (East Coast), RIAA #4 (Jacksonville). RIAA #5 or #6 (West Coast), Tan "Beatles" Title (East Coast) and Jacksonville, or Olive Green title for the West Coast, with George Martin Credit on back.
Label: 2 ASCAP (Side-2, Track-1 & 3), the rest all BMI, East and West Coast Mono and Stereo
Inner: East: Multiple Colors (Orange or Tan) Straight and Curved Top
Inner: West: Multiple Colors (Orange or Tan) Curve Top
Spizer: EAST COAST MONO [CAP 2047.MC2A/CAP 2047.MRA]
Spizer: EAST COAST STEREO [CAP 2047.SC2A/CAP 2047.SR4A]
Spizer: WEST COAST MONO [CAP 2047.MC2B/CAP 2047.MR4B]
Spizer: WEST COAST STEREO [CAP 2047.SC2B/CAP 2047.SR4B]
Spizer: JACKSONVILLE MONO [CAP 2047.MC2J/CAP 2047.MR4J]
Spizer: JACKSONVILLE STEREO [CAP 2047.S2J/CAP 2047.SR4J]

I know that Spizer actually identifies Jacksonville pressings with a letter "C" at the end of their number, but I like to use "J" for obvious reasons, and then for all the contract pressings, I use the first letter of the plant, i.e.; "D" for Decca, "C" for Columbia, "R" for RCA, and "?" for the mystery pressing plant described in the Spizer book. Decca has a 1" diameter pressing ring, Columbia's vinyl has a 2-11/16" diameter ring, and RCA has a 2-3/4" pressing ring.

That makes 17 variations of the first 4 pressings ('64-'67), not taking into consideration Promo, Contract, and Record-Club pressings. There are also a small handful of albums found with a couple of cool stickers; Press Information Sticker and The Beatles Are Coming Stickers

Tracklist

I Want To Hold Your Hand 2:24
I Saw Her Standing There 2:50
This Boy 2:11
It Won't Be Long 2:11
All I've Got To Do 2:05
All My Loving 2:04
Don't Bother Me 2:28
Little Child 1:46
Till There Was You 2:12
Hold Me Tight 2:30
I Wanna Be Your Man 1:59
Not A Second Time 2:03

Versions (127)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
D 892 The Beatles Conozca A The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono) Musart D 892 Mexico 1964 Sell This Version
T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP) Capitol Records T-2047 Jamaica 1964 Sell This Version
ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST-2047 Canada 1964 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, 1st) Capitol Records ST 2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047, T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2047, T-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T-2047, T 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T-2047, T 2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047, T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2047, T-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records T 2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records T-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records T 2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047, T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2047, T-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047, T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, 1st) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2047, T-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, RP) Capitol Records T 2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047, T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, RP, 1st) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2047, T-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047, T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, RP, 2nd) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2047, T-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047, T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, RP, 3rd) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2047, T-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
OR-7041, OR 7041 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, Red) Odeon, Odeon OR-7041, OR 7041 Japan 1964 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, No ) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T-2047, T 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Mono, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T-2047, T 2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
Z4 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 5" Reel, Album) Capitol Records Z4 2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047, T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2047, T-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
ST-2047 The Beatles Meet the Beatles(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST-2047 US 1964 Sell This Version
T 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, RP) Capitol Records T 2047 US 1965 Sell This Version
ST-2047, ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RP) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST-2047, ST 2047 US 1965 Sell This Version
T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album) Capitol Records T-2047 US 1965 Sell This Version
T 2047, T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2047, T-2047 US 1966 Sell This Version
T 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, RP) Capitol Records T 2047 US 1966 Sell This Version
T 2047, T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, RP) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2047, T-2047 US 1966 Sell This Version
T 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, RP, 4th) Capitol Records T 2047 US 1966 Sell This Version
T 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, RP, RCA) Capitol Records T 2047 US 1966 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RP) Capitol Records ST 2047 US 1966 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RP) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1966 Sell This Version
ST-2047, ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RP) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST-2047, ST 2047 US 1966 Sell This Version
OR 7041, OR-7041 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, Mono, Red) Odeon, Odeon OR 7041, OR-7041 Japan 1966 Sell This Version
E.T-100341 The Beatles Meet The Beatles! - Las Escobas Que Cantan(LP, Album) Odeon E.T-100341 Colombia 1967 Sell This Version
T-100341 The Beatles Meet The Beatles! - Las Escobas Que Cantan(LP, Album, Mono) Odeon T-100341 Colombia 1967 Sell This Version
8XT 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(8-Trk, Album) Capitol Records 8XT 2047 US 1967 Sell This Version
T 2047, T-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records, Capitol Records T 2047, T-2047 Canada 1967 Sell This Version
OR-8026 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono) Odeon, Odeon OR-8026 Japan 1967 Sell This Version
OR-8026 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Mono, Red) Odeon, Odeon OR-8026 Japan 1967 Sell This Version
8XT 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(8-Trk, Album) Capitol Records 8XT 2047 US 1968 Sell This Version
4XT 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT 2047 US 1968 Sell This Version
4XT 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT 2047 US 1968 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1968 Sell This Version
ST-2047, ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RP) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST-2047, ST 2047 US 1968 Sell This Version
8XT 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(8-Trk, Album, Bla) Capitol Records 8XT 2047 US 1969 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Lim) Capitol Records ST 2047 US 1969 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1969 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records ST 2047 Canada 1969 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RP, Gre) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1969 Sell This Version
ST 8-2047, ST-8-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, Club, RE) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 8-2047, ST-8-2047 US 1969 Sell This Version
AR-8026 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, RE) Apple Records AR-8026 Japan 1969 Sell This Version
ST 8-2047, ST-82047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, RE, Club) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 8-2047, ST-82047 US 1969 Sell This Version
AR-8026 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, RE, Red) Apple Records AR-8026 Japan 1969 Sell This Version
SLEM-007 The Beatles Conozca A The Beatles!(LP, Album) Capitol Records, EMI SLEM-007 Mexico 1970 Sell This Version
AP-80011 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Gat) Apple Records AP-80011 Japan 1970 Sell This Version
SOLP-7075 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Odeon SOLP-7075 Venezuela 1970 Sell This Version
L 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album) Capitol Records L 2047 US 1970 Sell This Version
4XT 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Cass, Album, RE) Capitol Records 4XT 2047 US 1971 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Apple Records, Capitol Records, Apple Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1971 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Apple Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1971 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Apple Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1971 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records ST 2047 Canada 1971 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Apple Records ST 2047 US 1971 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE, App) Capitol Records, Apple Records, Capitol Records, Apple Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1971 Sell This Version
ST-2047, ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RP) Apple Records, Apple Records, Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST-2047, ST 2047 US 1971 Sell This Version
ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records ST-2047 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
11418 The Beatles Meet The Beatles! - Las Escobas Que Cantan(LP, Album, RE) Odeon, Apple Records 11418 Colombia 1973 Sell This Version
AR-8026 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Apple Records AR-8026 Japan 1973 Sell This Version
AR-8026 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Apple Records AR-8026 Japan 1973 Sell This Version
AR-8026 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, RE) Apple Records AR-8026 Japan 1973 Sell This Version
AP-80011 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Apple Records AP-80011 Japan 1974 Sell This Version
SOLP-7075 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Odeon SOLP-7075 Venezuela 1974 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, "Al) Apple Records ST 2047 US 1975 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, "Al) Apple Records ST 2047 US 1975 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records ST 2047 Canada 1975 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1976 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1976 Sell This Version
EAS 80562 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Apple Records EAS 80562 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE, Jac) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1976 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE, Win) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1976 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RP, Ora) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US 1976 Sell This Version
EAS-70100 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Apple Records EAS-70100 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
4XT 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Cass, Album, RE) Capitol Records 4XT 2047 US 1978 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records ST 2047 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 Canada 1978 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE, Jac) Capitol Records ST 2047 US 1978 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE, Win) Capitol Records ST 2047 US 1978 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 Canada 1980 Sell This Version
102-04213, SOLP-7075 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE) EMI, EMI 102-04213, SOLP-7075 Venezuela 1982 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album) Capitol Records ST 2047 Canada 1983 Sell This Version
ST-2047, ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST-2047, ST 2047 US 1983 Sell This Version
ST-2047, ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, RP, Rai) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST-2047, ST 2047 US 1986 Sell This Version
C4-90441 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Cass, Album, RE) Capitol Records C4-90441 US 1988 Sell This Version
C1-90441 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records C1-90441 US 1988 Sell This Version
T 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(CD, Album, Mono, Unofficial) Capitol Records (2) T 2047 US 2000 Sell This Version
RH 047-2001 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(CD, Album, Unofficial) Русский Звук RH 047-2001 Russia 2001 Sell This Version
SLEM 007 The Beatles Conozca A The Beatles!(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial) Capitol Records (2) SLEM 007 US 2003 Sell This Version
07243 875384 2 9 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(CD, Album, Mono, RM, Unofficial) Apple Records (3), Capitol Records (2) 07243 875384 2 9 Russia 2004 Sell This Version
07243 875384 2 9 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial) Apple Records (3), Capitol Records (2) 07243 875384 2 9 Russia 2004 Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(CD, Album, Unofficial) Capitol Records (2) ST 2047 US 2005 Sell This Version
B0019696-02 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Mono) Apple Records, Capitol Records, UMe B0019696-02 US 2014 Sell This Version
060253764360 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(CD, Album, Mono, Ltd, RE, RM) Apple Records, Capitol Records, Universal Music 060253764360 Brazil 2014 Sell This Version
LP-12-19084 The Beatles The Beatles 1 / Conozca A The Beatles (LP, Album) Odeon LP-12-19084 Ecuador Unknown Sell This Version
LP-12-19084 The Beatles The Beatles 1 / Conozca A The Beatles (LP, Album) Odeon LP-12-19084 Ecuador Unknown Sell This Version
LP-12-19084 The Beatles Conozca A The Beatles (LP, Album) Odeon LP-12-19084 Ecuador Unknown Sell This Version
SLEM-007 The Beatles Conozca A The Beatles!(LP, Album, Tan) Capitol Records, EMI SLEM-007 Mexico Unknown Sell This Version
07243 875348 2 7 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(CD, Album, Mono, RE, RM, Unofficial) Apple Records (3), Capitol Records (2) 07243 875348 2 7 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
07243 875400 2 6, 07243 875384 2 9 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(CD, Album, RM, Unofficial) Apple Records (3), Apple Records (3), Capitol Records (2), Capitol Records (2) 07243 875400 2 6, 07243 875384 2 9 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
4XT 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT 2047 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XT-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Cass, Album) Capitol Records 4XT-2047 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
C4 90441 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Cass, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records C4 90441 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
4XT 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Cass, Album, RE) Capitol Records 4XT 2047 US Unknown Sell This Version
4XT 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Cass, Album, RE) Capitol Records 4XT 2047 US Unknown Sell This Version
T - 100341 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album) Odeon T - 100341 Unknown Sell This Version
ST 2047, ST-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, RE, RP) Capitol Records, Capitol Records ST 2047, ST-2047 US Unknown Sell This Version
HS-192 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(LP, Album, Unofficial, Red) Hae Shan Records HS-192 Taiwan Unknown Sell This Version
Y1T 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles!(Reel, 4tr Stereo, 7" Reel, Album) Capitol Records Y1T 2047 US Unknown Sell This Version
ST 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(CD, Album, Unofficial) Capitol Records (2) ST 2047 US Unknown Sell This Version
AR-8026 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(CD, Album, Unofficial, Min) Apple Records (3) AR-8026 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
Z2 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles(Reel, 2tr Mono, 5" Reel) Capitol Records Z2 2047 US Unknown Sell This Version

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keithike

keithike

August 8, 2017
referencing Meet the Beatles, LP, Album, ST-2047
ULTRA-RARE WEST COAST FIRST PRESSING.

BECAUSE 80% OF CAPITOL'S ALBUMS WERE PRESSED ON THE EAST COAST, THE WEST COAST PRESSINGS OF THE FIRST THREE LABEL VARIATIONS ARE CLEARLY MORE SCARCE.

THE FACT THAT THE FIRST LABEL VARIATION OF THIS LP WAS ONLY PRODUCED ON THE EAST COAST (SCRANTON), THE SECOND LABEL (ONE "BMI") PRODUCED ON THE WEST COAST IS THEREFORE THE VERY FIRST PRESSING OF THE LP.

FURTHERMORE, ON PAGE 19, OF BRUCE SPIZER'S GREAT CAPITOL ALBUMS BOOK, HE STATES THE FACT THAT THE STEREO VARIATION OF THIS LABEL STYLE SHOULD EXIST, BUT AS OF PRESS TIME, IT WAS NOT CONFIRMED.

IT HAS BEEN CONFIRMED SINCE - AND HERE IS ONE OF THE VERY FEW MEGA-RARE COPIES TO TURN UP.

-Taken from fab 4 collectibles
metteec84

metteec84

July 20, 2017
referencing Meet The Beatles!, LP, T-2047

This is a unique album because though it is a stereo pressing, it has a code of T-2017 which Capitol used for its mono LPs.
verjan2

verjan2

July 19, 2017
referencing Meet The Beatles!, LP, Album, RE, ST 2047, ST-2047

I have the same copy but the matrices/runouts on A and B sides are ST-1-2047 W16 and ST-2-2047 X16, respectively, which I haven't found anywhere. Maybe rare?
Niemiec45

Niemiec45

May 15, 2017
referencing Meet The Beatles!, LP, Album, ST 2047, ST-2047

I copied this from: http://www.thebeatlesrarity.com/2012/10/11/asknat-concerning-valuable-copies-of-meet-the-beatles/

It's a couple of years old, I'm surprised that I haven't seen any reference to this label variation on Discogs.

Since Capitol Records were in such a rush to release Meet The Beatles!, they did not wait around to receive performance rights information prior to ordering up the initial batch of labels to be used on the records. Consequently, the first labels were printed without BMI or ASCAP designations following each track. This run of labels can be easily identified by looking at the time printed after each song. As an example “(2:11)” appears after the track “This Boy” on the first labels. On all subsequent labels “This Boy is followed by “(ASCAP – 2:11).” All of the album’s tracks on the subsequent labels will have an ASCAP or BMI credit within the parenthesis and preceding the time, but these first labels only had the times within the parenthesis by themselves. Because only a small number of these first-run labels were printed, records without the BMI or ASCAP designations are quite scarce and worth significantly more than the records with labels printed afterwards. As of this writing the only confirmed Meet The Beatles! pressings with the earlier labels are East-Coast pressings which are identified by the lack of serifs on the “1” indicating side 1 of the record. Jacksonville, IL and West Coast pressings have serifs on the side 1 designator (see photos above).

Since less stereo pressings of Meet The Beatles! were manufactured than mono pressings, the stereo first-run labels version of the record is worth more than it’s mono counterpart. Specifically, it is valued at around $2200 in near mint condition. This album like other sixties copies of Meet The Beatles! came with a blue inner sleeve promoting other Capitol albums (the plain white sleeve David mentions in his question is not original). The labels are black with a circular color band and have no text stating “Subsidiary of Capitol Industries” as later pressings have. The mono version of this record has similar labels, identical inner sleeves and is worth around $1500 in near mint condition.
HangTheDJayRecords

HangTheDJayRecords

March 29, 2017
referencing Meet The Beatles!, LP, Album, RE, ST-2047
We need photos of the labels to identify the year. There were three different orange capitol labels between 72 and 76.
sezai.cetinkaya19528

sezai.cetinkaya19528

November 29, 2016
referencing Meet The Beatles!, LP, Album, RE, ST 2047, ST-2047
ADDED TO MEET THE BEATLES ST 2047 on cover
ST-2047 on label
RIAA #12 (Los Angeles Plant)
No Gold Record Award logo and "Beatles" in olive green on cover.
Apple Label with "Mfd. by Apple Records, Inc." on A-side and no Capitol Logo on B side.

A-side has Composed by John Lennon And Paul McCartney, while B-side has John Lennon & Paul McCartney.
Lennon/McCartney songs are BMI, the others are ASCAP , NOTES; all characteristics are the same but I have different Matrix / Runout (A-Side - Etched):ST-1-2047-H14 ─◁, Matrix / Runout (B-Side -Etched): ST-2-2047 R17 ─◁ If it ıs wrong I can remove ıt, thanks your helping
pinio65

pinio65

November 12, 2016
referencing Conozca A The Beatles , LP, Album, LP-12-19084
Early ' 64
LP: Conozca A The Beatles
Odeon LP-12-19084 [ Mono only] Ecuador
The Beatles
BostonLPvinyl

BostonLPvinyl

November 7, 2016
referencing Meet The Beatles!, LP, Album, ST 2047, ST-2047
I have a mono pressing from 10-16-66 with black rainbow labels. The ASCAP/BMI attributions* are different, and the sleeve advertises Help and Rubber Soul but not Revolver! *(ASCAP: all of SIde One except A1, A2; all of SIde Two except B5 - the exceptions are BMI.)
MMPython

MMPython

October 9, 2016
referencing Meet The Beatles!, LP, Album, ST 2047, ST-2047

Everything matches what I have except there is a producer credit on the cover. I don't see this variation in other listings.
MMPython

MMPython

October 9, 2016
referencing Meet The Beatles!, LP, Album, RP, ST-2047, ST 2047

Everything here matches what I have, but the number '9' is on the right bottom rear corner next to RIAA. Also includes inner sleeve with yellow/ orange tint "Capitol '66 Sounds Great!"