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05. I Want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (R 5084)
(Update: 24th. November 2017)

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Black Parlophone Label
  • #5-1 Demonstration Record
  • #5-2 Black Parlophone /without NCB/on both sides
  • #5-3 Black Parlophone /with NCB/side-1
  • #5-4 Black Parlophone /with NCB/on both sides
  • #5-5 Black Parlophone /Decca Contract Press Type-1
  • #5-6 Black Parlophone /Decca Contract Press Type-2
  • #5-7 Black Parlophone /Oriole Contract Press Type-1
  • #5-8 Black Parlophone /Oriole Contract Press Type-2
  • #5-9 Black Parlophone /Oriole Contract Press Type-3 Solid Center
  • #5-10 Black Parlophone /with SOLD IN U.K.
  • #5-11 Black Parlophone /without SOLD IN U.K./Solid Center



Notice* Click the disk of each single, so you can see the large picture image.

#5-1 I want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (Demonstration Record: R 5084)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 I Want To Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 This Boy (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
Demonstration Record (First Press: 29th November. 1963)
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click! DISK --> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE please label disk
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SIDE 1 SIDE 2 White label with black ink and, on the A-side, a large red "A" over the face of the label.
label label
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label label label label label
"The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)" was printed at the perimeter, and "DEMONSTRATION RECORD" was on the label.
Push-out center, tax code is "K" only.
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label label label label label
Catalog No. "R 5084"  was printed at the right side of the label. Credited to song writing "Lennon-McCartney" on both sides. Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER
R 5084
LABEL
Parlophone Demonstration Label
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17559 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17560 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)
CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Top Pop Record Sleeve type-A : Blue sleeve with red ink.
COMMENTS
White label with black ink and, on the A-side, a large red "A" over the face of the label.
  • "The Parlophone Co. Ltd. (small letter)" on its outer rim.
  • "DEMONSTRATION RECORD" and "NOT FOR SALE" were printed at the bellow of the Parlohone logo.
Made for both radio and for the record shops, all U.K. Parlophone and Apple 7" Beatles singles had promotional Records.
A Promo is always a copy of the exact performance and mix that is to be sold in the record shops. It is pressed from the very same plates used to make the commercially-available 45rpm singles.

The first 12 Beatles singles, from "Love Me Do" trough "Paperback Writer"(*)  all had promo's on white-label disks with black ink and, on the Aside, a large red "A" over the face of the label.
Records like "Day tripper/We Can Work It Out", issued as double-A-sided disks, had the red "A" on both sides of the record label.

* excepted for "She Loves You, Can't Buy Me Love, I Feel Fine, and Help!"
EMI did not prepare a demonstration record for these records.

Beginning with "All You Need Is Love (**)", Promo's were made with a lime-green background and a White "A" on the intended Aside.
These lime -green promo's had slightly-smaller labels, so the labels fit within the circle of ridges surrounding the label area, instead of overlapping onto them, as the previous promo's did.

**  EMI did not prepare a demonstration record for "Strawberry Fields Forever"

Demo copies of EMI records were issued in "Top Pop" sleeves.
Demo's from "Love Me Do" untill "A Hard Day's Night" would have featured a blue, yellow or red sleeve.



#5-2 I Want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (1st. Press "without NCB/on both sides": R 5084)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 I Want To Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 This Boy (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
29th November. 1963/First Press
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2--> Click! DISK--> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE iwant to i want to i want to
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label label It has not the central remark "SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS." yet.
Push-out center, tax code is "K, T"
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label label label
#5-2 Other records The "T" in "MADE IN GT. BRITAIN" text is capital letter. SIDE 1 SIDE 2
There are two types of the Parlophone logo mark from 3.5cm (=large) to 3.0cm (=small).
The first label for "I Want To..." was a smaller logo type (maybe).
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER
R 5084
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: small type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17559 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17560 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963 (capital letter)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD.
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD.
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1A : Straight cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
Company name is "Electric & Musical Industries Ltd" on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
The first label for "I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND" was with capitalized printing of "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." at the perimeter and a smaller logo (without the central remark).
It looks like the label from the late 1964, but it's true that this was released in November 1963.
It may be attributed to Beatlemania that suddenly began in late 1963. The single "SHE LOVES YOU" sold over 500,000 just after the release in August, after their Swedish tour in October the Beatlemania erupted and the single sold almost 1,500,000 by the end of the year. The next single "I WANT TO..." reached nearly 1,000,000 before the release date. It was epochmaking but Parlophone/EMI hadn't experienced such a turmoil ever before, it has been said that they had to ask some other company (ex. Oriole and Decca) to press the next single.



#5-3 I Want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (2nd. Press? "with NCB/side-1": R 5084)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 I Want To Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 This Boy (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1963/Second Press?
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2--> Click! DISK--> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE iwant to i want to disk
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label label It has not the central remark "SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS." yet.
Push-out center, tax code is "K, T"
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label label label
#5-3 (=this record) #5-2 (1st. press) The "T" in "MADE IN GT. BRITAIN" text is capital letter. SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Side-1 on the label has the "NCB(*)" credit under the "NORTHERN SONGS MUS LTD" credits.
*NCB=Nordisk Copyright Bureau
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER
R 5084
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: small type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17559 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17560 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963 (capital letter)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD. N.C.B.
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD.
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1D : Straight cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
EMI company name was corrected: "Controlled by Electric & Musical Instrument Industries Ltd" in slightly larger font on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
The first label for "I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND" was with capitalized printing of "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." at the perimeter and a smaller logo (without the central remark).
It looks like the label from the late 1964, but it's true that this was released in November 1963.

The second pressing, the publisher's credit on the labelof the side-1 has the words "NCB(*)".

It may be attributed to Beatlemania that suddenly began in late 1963. The single "SHE LOVES YOU" sold over 500,000 just after the release in August, after their Swedish tour in October the Beatlemania erupted and the single sold almost 1,500,000 by the end of the year. The next single "I WANT TO..." reached nearly 1,000,000 before the release date. It was epochmaking but Parlophone/EMI hadn't experienced such a turmoil ever before, it has been said that they had to ask some other company (ex. Oriole and Decca) to press the next single.

*NCB=Nordisk Copyright Bureau is responsible for the copyrights in the nordic countries.



#5-4 I Want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (2nd. Press? "with NCB/on both sides": R 5084)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 I Want To Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 This Boy (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1963/Second Press?
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2--> Click! DISK--> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE iwant to i want to disk
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label label The "PARLOPHONE" logomark is small type.
It has not the central remark "SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS." yet.
Push-out center, tax code is "K, T"
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 Both sides of the label has the "NCB(*)" credit under the "NORTHERN SONGS MUS LTD" credits.
*NCB=Nordisk Copyright Bureau
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
label label label label
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER
R 5084
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: small type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17559 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17560 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963 (capital letter)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD. N.C.B.
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD. N.C.B.
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1A : Straight cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
Company name is "Electric & Musical Industries Ltd" on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
The first label for "I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND" was with capitalized printing of "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD." at the perimeter and a smaller logo (without the central remark).
It looks like the label from the late 1964, but it's true that this was released in November 1963.

The second pressing, the publisher's credit on the label of the both sides has the words "NCB(*)".

It may be attributed to Beatlemania that suddenly began in late 1963. The single "SHE LOVES YOU" sold over 500,000 just after the release in August, after their Swedish tour in October the Beatlemania erupted and the single sold almost 1,500,000 by the end of the year. The next single "I WANT TO..." reached nearly 1,000,000 before the release date. It was epochmaking but Parlophone/EMI hadn't experienced such a turmoil ever before, it has been said that they had to ask some other company (ex. Oriole and Decca) to press the next single.

*NCB=Nordisk Copyright Bureau is responsible for the copyrights in the nordic countries.



#5-5 I want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (Decca Contract Press type-1: R 5084)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 I Want To Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 This Boy (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1963/Decca Contract Press
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2--> Click! DISK--> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE iwant to i want to disk
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label Decca contract pressing, these are its distinguishing characteristics.
1: No tax code is evident in the push-out center on either side of the disk.
2: The ridge is approximately 2.5mm in from the edge of the push-out center, or 10mm from the center hole.
3: There is a second lighter ridge that is approximately 0.5mm in from the edge of the push-out center.
4: The gap between the push-out center and the body of the disc is approximately 2.5mm wide.
(According to "TheBeatlesCollection")
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label label
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER
R 5084
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: small type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17559 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17560 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER
Push-out center: Decca contract pressing type-1
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963 (capital letter)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD.
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD.
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1A : Straight cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
Company name is "Electric & Musical Industries Ltd" on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
It may be attributed to Beatlemania that suddenly began in late 1963. The single "SHE LOVES YOU" sold over 500,000 just after the release in August, after their Swedish tour in October the Beatlemania erupted and the single sold almost 1,500,000 by the end of the year. The next single "I WANT TO..." reached nearly 1,000,000 before the release date. It was epochmaking but Parlophone/EMI hadn't experienced such a turmoil ever before, it has been said that they had to ask some other company (ex. Oriole, Decca) to press this single.

"THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.



#5-6 I want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (Decca Contract Press type-2: R 5084)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 I Want To Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 This Boy (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1963/Decca Contract Press
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2--> Click! DISK--> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE iwant to i want to disk
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label Decca contract pressing, these are its distinguishing characteristics.
1: No tax code is evident in the push-out center on either side of the disk.
2: The ridge is approximately 2.5mm in from the edge of the push-out center, or 10mm from the center hole.
3: There is a second lighter ridge that is approximately 0.5mm in from the edge of the push-out center.
4: The gap between the push-out center and the body of the disc is approximately 2.5mm wide.
(According to "TheBeatlesCollection")
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label label label
#5-6 (this record) #5-5 (Decca type-1) Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
This label type has the "NCB" credit under the "NORTHERN SONGS MUS LTD" credits.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER
R 5084
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: small type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17559 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17560 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER
Push-out center: Decca contract pressing type-2
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963 (capital letter)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS MUS LTD  N C B
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS MUS LTD  N C B
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1F : Wavy cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
The words "FOR the 'PRESENT' is small.
Glued left and right.
COMMENTS
It may be attributed to Beatlemania that suddenly began in late 1963. The single "SHE LOVES YOU" sold over 500,000 just after the release in August, after their Swedish tour in October the Beatlemania erupted and the single sold almost 1,500,000 by the end of the year. The next single "I WANT TO..." reached nearly 1,000,000 before the release date. It was epochmaking but Parlophone/EMI hadn't experienced such a turmoil ever before, it has been said that they had to ask some other company (ex. Oriole, Decca) to press this single.

"THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
This label type has the "NCB(*)" credit under the "NORTHERN SONGS MUS LTD" credits.

*NCB=Nordisk Copyright Bureau is responsible for the copyrights in the nordic countries.



#5-7 I want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (Oriole Contract Press Type-1: R 5084)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 I Want To Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 This Boy (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1963/Oriole Contract Press
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2--> Click! DISK--> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE iwant to i want to disk
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label Oriole contract pressing, these are its distinguishing characteristics.
1: No tax code is evident in the push-out center on either side of the disc.
2: The push-out center has a rough texture to it.
3: There is one small ridge that's approximately 0.5mm in from the edge of the push-out center.
4: The gap between the push-out center and the body of the disc is approximately 2.5mm wide.
5: The dinking around the edge of the label is twice the size of the EMI press at 2mm tall.
(According to "TheBeatlesCollection")
LABEL CLOSE UP
RIM CLOSE UP
#5-7 (=this record)
#5-8 This label type doesn't have the "NCB" credit under the "NORTHERN SONGS MUS LTD" credits.
label "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label label
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label Matrix No.
Side-1: 7XCE 17559 - 1N
Side-2: 7XCE 17560 - 1N
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER
R 5084
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: small type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17559 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17560 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER
Push-out center: Oriole contract pressing
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963 (capital letter)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD.
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD.
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1A : Straight cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
Company name is "Electric & Musical Industries Ltd" on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
It may be attributed to Beatlemania that suddenly began in late 1963. The single "SHE LOVES YOU" sold over 500,000 just after the release in August, after their Swedish tour in October the Beatlemania erupted and the single sold almost 1,500,000 by the end of the year. The next single "I WANT TO..." reached nearly 1,000,000 before the release date. It was epochmaking but Parlophone/EMI hadn't experienced such a turmoil ever before, it has been said that they had to ask some other company (ex. Oriole, Decca) to press this single.

"THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
This label type doesn't have the "NCB" credit under the "NORTHERN SONGS MUS LTD" credits.

cf.
Oriole Records was founded in 1925 by the London-based Levy Company. The original label was discontinued in 1935.  David Morris Levy and his brother Jacques revived the Oriole label in 1950. Until 1955 it was the exclusive UK licensee for the American Mercury Records label. Oriole had two record pressing plants, one in Aston Clinton and the other in Colnbrook. Even the "big boys", like Decca and EMI often used Oriole’s pressing facilities when their own had capacity problems. 
Oriole also produced Embassy Records for Woolworths Limited. Its repertoire consisted of cut-price cover versions of British pop hits. The Oriole Record Company lasted until September 21, 1964, when it was bought, lock, stock and plant, by CBS Inc., who were looking to set up their own manufacturing facility in the UK. 
The result was CBS Records, and with its coming the Oriole label disappeared forever.



#5-8 I want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (Oriole Contract Press Type-2: R 5084)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 I Want To Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 This Boy (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1963/Oriole Contract Press
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2--> Click! DISK--> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE iwant to i want to disk
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label Oriole contract pressing, these are its distinguishing characteristics.
1: No tax code is evident in the push-out center on either side of the disc.
2: The push-out center has a rough texture to it.
3: There is one small ridge that's approximately 0.5mm in from the edge of the push-out center.
4: The gap between the push-out center and the body of the disc is approximately 2.5mm wide.
5: The dinking around the edge of the label is twice the size of the EMI press at 2mm tall.
(According to "TheBeatlesCollection")
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label label label
#5-8 (this record) #5-7 Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
This label type has the "NCB" credit under the "NORTHERN SONGS MUS LTD" credits.
OTHER ITEM
-

CATALOG NUMBER
R 5084
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: small type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17559 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17560 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER
Push-out center: Oriole contract pressing
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963 (capital letter)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD.  N. C. B.
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD.  N. C. B.
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1A : Straight cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
Company name is "Electric & Musical Industries Ltd" on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
It may be attributed to Beatlemania that suddenly began in late 1963. The single "SHE LOVES YOU" sold over 500,000 just after the release in August, after their Swedish tour in October the Beatlemania erupted and the single sold almost 1,500,000 by the end of the year. The next single "I WANT TO..." reached nearly 1,000,000 before the release date. It was epochmaking but Parlophone/EMI hadn't experienced such a turmoil ever before, it has been said that they had to ask some other company (ex. Oriole, Decca) to press this single.

"THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
This label type has the "N.C.B." credit under the "NORTHERN SONGS MUS LTD" credits.

cf.
Oriole Records was founded in 1925 by the London-based Levy Company. The original label was discontinued in 1935.  David Morris Levy and his brother Jacques revived the Oriole label in 1950. Until 1955 it was the exclusive UK licensee for the American Mercury Records label. Oriole had two record pressing plants, one in Aston Clinton and the other in Colnbrook. Even the "big boys", like Decca and EMI often used Oriole’s pressing facilities when their own had capacity problems. 
Oriole also produced Embassy Records for Woolworths Limited. Its repertoire consisted of cut-price cover versions of British pop hits. The Oriole Record Company lasted until September 21, 1964, when it was bought, lock, stock and plant, by CBS Inc., who were looking to set up their own manufacturing facility in the UK. 
The result was CBS Records, and with its coming the Oriole label disappeared forever.



#5-9 I want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (Oriole Contract Press? "Solid Center": R 5084)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 I Want To Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 This Boy (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1963? /Oriole Contract Press?
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2--> Click! DISK--> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE iwant to i want to disk
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label Oriole contract pressing, these are its distinguishing characteristics.
1: No tax code is evident in the push-out center on either side of the disc.
2: Around the center hole has a rough texture to it.
3: The first, inner ridge is approximately 10mm out from the center hole.
4: The second, outer ridge is approximately 2.5mm out from the inner ridge and 12.5mm out from the center hole. It is 26mm in from the edge of the label.
(According to "TheBeatlesCollection")
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
On B-side, has the "NCB" credit.
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
label label label label
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER
R 5084
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: small type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17559 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17560 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER
Solid center: Oriole contract pressing?
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963 (capital letter)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD.
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD.  N. C. B.
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1A : Straight cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
Company name is "Electric & Musical Industries Ltd" on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
It may be attributed to Beatlemania that suddenly began in late 1963. The single "SHE LOVES YOU" sold over 500,000 just after the release in August, after their Swedish tour in October the Beatlemania erupted and the single sold almost 1,500,000 by the end of the year. The next single "I WANT TO..." reached nearly 1,000,000 before the release date. It was epochmaking but Parlophone/EMI hadn't experienced such a turmoil ever before, it has been said that they had to ask some other company (ex. Oriole, Decca) to press this single.

Oriole Contract Pressing with solid center: (According to "select45rpm.com")
Thicker vinyl with a knife edge and often a rough textured label.
Oriole generally were all made with push out centers though a small minority with solid centers exist around 1962 for some reason.

"THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label, and  on B-side of the label, has the "NCB" credit.

cf.
Oriole Records was founded in 1925 by the London-based Levy Company. The original label was discontinued in 1935.  David Morris Levy and his brother Jacques revived the Oriole label in 1950. Until 1955 it was the exclusive UK licensee for the American Mercury Records label. Oriole had two record pressing plants, one in Aston Clinton and the other in Colnbrook. Even the "big boys", like Decca and EMI often used Oriole’s pressing facilities when their own had capacity problems. 
Oriole also produced Embassy Records for Woolworths Limited. Its repertoire consisted of cut-price cover versions of British pop hits. The Oriole Record Company lasted until September 21, 1964, when it was bought, lock, stock and plant, by CBS Inc., who were looking to set up their own manufacturing facility in the UK. 
The result was CBS Records, and with its coming the Oriole label disappeared forever.



#5-10 I Want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (3rd. Press? "with SOLD IN U.K.": R 5084)
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TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 I Want To Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 This Boy (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1964/Third Press?
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2--> Click! DISK--> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE iwant to i want to disk
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label It has the central remark "SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS.
Push-out center, tax code is "K, T"
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label label label label
#5-2 #5-10 (This records) The "t" in "MADE IN Gt BRITAIN" text is small letter. SIDE 1 SIDE 2
There are two types of the Parlophone logo mark from 3.5cm (=large) to 3.0cm (=small).
This label for "I Want To..." was a large logo type.
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER
R 5084
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: large type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17559 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17560 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER
Push-out center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
YES
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963 (capital letter)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD. NCB
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD. NCB
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-2A :Wavy cut at top.
EMI logo was added in rectangular box on front.
"TRADE MARK OF THE PARLOPHONE CO LTD." below the Parlophone logo on front.
The copies of "Read the RECORD MAIL" were 6 lines. "6'- to 50'-" tokens on back.
Glued left and right.
COMMENTS
Beginning in 1964, Parlophone (and all the other EMI companies) began printing a phrase in the centers of all their singles, EP's and LP's, which said:

SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO
RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS,
SEE PRICE LISTS.

This notice appears on the labels of every UK market EMI product, from very early 1964, right through mid-1969.



#5-11 I Want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (4th. Press? "Solid Center": R 5084)
 Back to the top of the line
TRACK LISTING
SIDE 1 I Want To Hold Your Hand (Lennon-McCartney)
SIDE 2 This Boy (Lennon-McCartney)
RELEASE DATE
1966? /4th. Press?
SLEEVE:FRONT SLEEVE:BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2--> Click! DISK--> Click!
sleeve SLEEVE iwant to i want to disk
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)" was printed at the perimeter.
The "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963" statement was printed at the left part of the label.
label label The "PARLOPHONE" logomark is small type.
It has not the central remark "SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT TO RESALE PRICE CONDITIONS, SEE PRICE LISTS." yet.
Solid center, tax code is none.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1 SIDE 2 Both sides of the label has the "NCB(*)" credit under the "NORTHERN SONGS MUS LTD" credits.
*NCB=Nordisk Copyright Bureau
SIDE 1 SIDE 2
label label label label
Matrix suffixed with "1N" on both side.
OTHER ITEM
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CATALOG NUMBER
R 5084
LABEL
Silver Parlophone (logo: small type)
MIX
Mono
MATRIX No. SIDE 1 7XCE 17559 - 1N
SIDE 2 7XCE 17560 - 1N
VINYL COLOR
BLACK
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME
THE PARLOPHONE CO. LTD. (capital letter)
CENTER
Solid center
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K..."
-
RECORDING PUBLISHED CREDIT RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1963 (capital letter)
PUBLISHER'S NAME
SIDE 1
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD. N.C.B.
SIDE 2
NORTHERN SONGS MUS. LTD. N.C.B.
PRODUCER
George Martin
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES
Green sleeve type-1E : Wavy cut at top and "6'- to 50'-" on back.
Company name is "Electric & Musical Industries Ltd" on the back cover.
Inside glued.
COMMENTS
Solid center type without "SOLD IN U.K. .." statement.
There are some solid center discs pressed by EMI.
EMI did not begin manufacturing singles with solid center  until 1966, these records are most likely 1966 or later pressings using leftover labels from 1963 or 1964.
* Supposedly, solid centers were adopted "officially" by EMI in November, 1966.

The publisher's credit on the label of the both sides has the words "NCB(*)".

*NCB=Nordisk Copyright Bureau is responsible for the copyrights in the nordic countries.



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