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Club Edition: Meet The Beat (J 73557 / J 74557)
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TITLE Meet The Beat
WITH THE BEATLES TONY SHERIDAN AND THE BEAT BROTHERS
CATALOG NUMBER J 74557
RELEASE DATE February 1965 ? / First Press
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Sweet Georgia Brown (Ver. 2A+)
The Beatles With Tony Sheridan
 Jambalaya
Tony Sheridan And The Beat Brothers
 What'd I Say
Tony Sheridan And The Beat Brothers
Take Some Insurance On Me, Baby (Ver. A)
The Beatles With Tony Sheridan
Latern Hully Gully
The Beat Brothers
Madison Kid
Tony Sheridan And The Beat Brothers
Nobody's Child (ver. 1A)
The Beatles With Tony Sheridan
Nick-Nack Hully Gully
The Beat Brothers
Let's Dance
Tony Sheridan And The Beat Brothers
Top Ten Twist
Tony Sheridan And The Beat Brothers
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label Polythene-lined die-cut  sleeve type.
"Printed in Germany" was printed at the bottom of the inner sleeve.
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jacketPolydor scroll logo and "Club - Sonderauflage" was printed at the upper right corner of the front cover. Have "STEREO" and catalog number at the lower right corner of the front cover.
jacket Back cover have Polydor logo, catalog number, and "STEREO" text was printed at the upper right corner of the back cover.
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jacket jacketThe Beatles perform on "Sweet Georgia Brown", "Nobody's Child", and "Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby". The other seven cuts are credited to Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers, and in one instance, to just the Beat Brothers.
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jacket The record is housed in a unique picture sleeve with silk finish & a "2.65" date print on the back.
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jacket label label Polydor Orange Scroll label.
Labels have "ST" for stereo in a circle located next to the "33" circle.
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"Club - Sonderauflage" was printed in a white square at the left side of the label.
GEMA/BIEM" was printed in the box at the left side of the center hole on both sides.
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jacket jacket The Beatles are really performing on just three of the cuts here, and sharing the credits on those songs with Tony Sheridan.
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL Polydor Club Issue Red Custom label
MIX STEREO
MATRIX No.
SIDE 1 B5 - V  D    J  74557 A     Made in Germany
SIDE 2 B5 - V  D    J  74557 B     Made in Germany
VINYL COLOR BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME Polydor
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT -
COVER FORM Single type. Housed in a laminated German-printed cover
PRINTER CREDIT -
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Cover Photo: Tony Sheridan and T Star Combo at the Star Club's stage in early 1963
INNER SLEEVE Polythene-lined die-cut  sleeve type
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COMMENTS Original release of February 1965
German first pressing of ‘Meet The Beat,’ the 1965 album by Tony Sheridan with The Beatles and The Beat Brothers. This 10 inch album was issued in only in Germany by Polydor and record club Club Sonderauflage in a limited edition, and features three of the Beatles earliest recordings, backing British singer Tony Sheridan.

"Meet The Beat" was manufactured in February 1965 and about two thousand copies issued to Club Members until it was withdrawn from sale in 1967.
This is a Special-Editon in the 10-Inch-Format for the Bertelsmann-Record-Club Organisation. Bertelsmann, now BMG-Media, started as a Book-distributor in Germany and that company founded in 1958 it´s own record-company and label.
BMG, in its early days Bertelsmann-Record Club was the biggest Book-and Record-Club Company in Germany.

The Beatles perform on "Sweet Georgia Brown", "Nobody's Child", and "Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby". The other seven cuts are credited to Tony Sheridan and the Beat Brothers, and in one instance, to just the Beat Brothers.

*Sweet Georgia Brown: Lead Vocal: Tony Sheridan
Version 1A: Backing play: The Beat Brothers (No Beatles)
Version 2A: Backing play: The Beatles
Version 2A+: Overdub vocals with new lyrics to Ver. 2A
Version 2A++: Overdub electric guitar and drum to Ver. 2A +
Version 3A: Backing Play: The Bobby Patrick Big Six (No Beatles)

*Nobody's Child: Lead Vocal: Tony Sheridan
Version 1A: Backing play: The Beatles
Version 1A+: Cutting a part of Ver. 1A
Version 2A: Backing play: The Beat Brothers (No Beatles)

*If You Love Me, Baby (Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby):
Lead Vocal: John Lennon, Back Play: The Beatles
Version A
Version A+ (overdubbing electric guitar and drum to Ver. A)



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