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Tony Sheridan & The Beatles
04. Ain't She Sweet / If You Love Me, Baby (Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby) (NH 52 317)
(Update: 20th. Febryary 2020)

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#4-1 Ain't She Sweet / If You Love Me, Baby (1st. Press: NH 52 317)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Ain't She Sweet (Ager-Yellen) (Ver. A)
SIDE 2 If You Love Me, Baby (Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby) (Trad./ arr. Sheridan) (Ver. A)
RELEASE DATE
15th.April 1964? /First Press
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SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
jacket jacket label label disk
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LABEL CLOSE UP
jacket Polydor logomark and catalog No. "52 317" were printed at the right side of the front cover. label label
Polydor logomark was printed at the top of the red label. "GEMA/BIEM" was printed in the box.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label The letters "M 45" (Mono 45 R.P.M.)  in the triangle was printed on the right of the label. label label
The main song title "If You Love Me, Baby" was credited on the label. Press company's name "MADE IN GERMANY DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON GES. MBH" was printed at the perimeter.
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Polydor Red label
CATALOG NUMBER
NH 52 317
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No. Side1 D4 - V  2E    52317  A     Made in Germany
Side2 D4 - V  2E    52317  B     Made in Germany
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
CENTER Full size center hole
PRESS COMPANY'S NAME
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON GES. MBH
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
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PRINTER CREDIT
-
PRODUCER
Bert Kaempfert
COMMENTS
According to the release protocol in Polydor's archives, the editions with the title "If You Love Me, Baby (Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby)" came out a few months before those which say only "Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby". The reason for this use of two different titles is unclear and open to speculation.
The artist, accordint to the A-side of the label are "The Beatles, vocal: John Lennon".
The B-side says "The Beatles with Tony Sheridan, vocal".

*Ain't She Sweet: Lead Vocal: John Lennon, Back Play: The Beatles
Version A
Version A+ (Overdubbing drum to Ver. A)

*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)



#4-2 Ain't She Sweet / Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby (2nd. Press: NH 52 317)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Ain't She Sweet (Ager-Yellen) (Ver. A)
SIDE 2 Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby (Singleton-Hall) (Ver. A)
RELEASE DATE
June 1964 /Second Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
jacket jacket label label disk
FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
jacket Polydor logomark and catalog No. "52 317" were printed at the right side of the front cover. sleeve
Even though #4-1 and #4-2 have different titles, these two records contain the same songs. The songs on the B-sides are the same but the labels and covers have different titles.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label
Polydor logomark was printed at the top of the red label. "GEMA/BIEM" was printed in the box. Press company's name "MADE IN GERMANY DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON GES. MBH" was printed at the perimeter.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label The letters "M 45" (Mono 45 R.P.M.)  in the triangle and "Recorded in Hamburg 1961" were printed on the right of the label. label The song title of the B-side was changed to "Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby" from "If You Love Me, Baby".
OTHER ITEM
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RECORD LABEL
Polydor Red label
CATALOG NUMBER
NH 52 317
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No. Side1 D4 - V      52317  A     Made in Germany
Side2 D4 - V      52317  B     Made in Germany
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
CENTER Full size center hole
PRESS COMPANY'S NAME
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON GES. MBH
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
-
PRINTER CREDIT
-
PRODUCER
Bert Kaempfert
COMMENTS
Even though #4-1 and #4-2 have different titles, these two records contain the same songs. The songs on the B-sides are the same but the labels and covers have different titles.
According to the release protocol in Polydor's archives, the editions with the title "If You Love Me, Baby (Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby)" came out a few months before those which say only "Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby". The reason for this use of two different titles is unclear and open to speculation.
The artist, accordint to the A-side of the label are "The Beatles, vocal: John Lennon".
The B-side says "The Beatles with Tony Sheridan, vocal".

The songs "Ain't She Sweet" and "If You Love Me, Baby / Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby" were later released on single with the same record number in Great Britain, Sweden and possibly also France. In these countries, however, it only was released in one edition with the title "Ain't She Sweet / If You Love Me, Baby".

*Ain't She Sweet: Lead Vocal: John Lennon, Back Play: The Beatles
Version A
Version A+ (Overdubbing drum to Ver. A)

*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)



#4-3 Ain't She Sweet / Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby (3rd. Press "Different Printing Type": NH 52 317)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1
Ain't She Sweet (Ager-Yellen) (Ver. A)
SIDE 2 Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby (Singleton-Hall) (Ver. A)
RELEASE DATE
late 1964? /Third Press
FRONT --> Click!
BACK --> Click!
SIDE 1 --> Click!
SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
jacket jacket label label disk
FRONT COVER CLOSE UP
jacket Polydor logomark and catalog No. "52 317" were printed at the right side of the front cover. sleeve
Even though #4-1 and #4-3 have different titles, these two records contain the same songs. The songs on the B-sides are the same but the labels and covers have different titles.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label labelPolydor logomark was printed at the top of the red label.
"GEMA/BIEM" was printed in the box.
Different printing type (wide type) from #4-2
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label
label
The letters "M 45" (Mono 45 R.P.M.)  in the triangle and "Recorded in Hamburg 1961" were printed on the right of the label. Press company's name "MADE IN GERMANY DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON GES. MBH" was printed at the perimeter.
The song title of the B-side was changed to "Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby" from "If You Love Me, Baby".
Different printing type (bold type) from #4-2.
OTHER ITEM
-

RECORD LABEL
Polydor Red label
CATALOG NUMBER
NH 52 317
MIX
MONO
MATRIX No. Side1 H4 - V  Z    52317-2  A     Made in Germany
Side2 D4 - V  2 Y    52317  B     Made in Germany
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
CENTER Full size center hole
PRESS COMPANY'S NAME
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON GES. MBH
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
-
PRINTER CREDIT
-
PRODUCER
Bert Kaempfert
COMMENTS
Even though #4-1 and #4-3 have different titles, these two records contain the same songs. The songs on the B-sides are the same but the labels and covers have different titles.
According to the release protocol in Polydor's archives, the editions with the title "If You Love Me, Baby (Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby)" came out a few months before those which say only "Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby". The reason for this use of two different titles is unclear and open to speculation.
The artist, accordint to the A-side of the label are "The Beatles, vocal: John Lennon".
The B-side says "The Beatles with Tony Sheridan, vocal".

Label: Different printing type (bold type) from #4-2.

The songs "Ain't She Sweet" and "If You Love Me, Baby / Take Out Some Insurance On Me, Baby" were later released on single with the same record number in Great Britain, Sweden and possibly also France. In these countries, however, it only was released in one edition with the title "Ain't She Sweet / If You Love Me, Baby".

*Ain't She Sweet: Lead Vocal: John Lennon, Back Play: The Beatles
Version A
Version A+ (Overdubbing drum to Ver. A)

*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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