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#05. Help! (TC-PCS 3071)
(Update: 16th. March 2024)
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Parlophone Gold Top Inlay and Tape




Notice* Click the label of each cassette, so you can see the large picture image.

#5-3 Help! (3rd. Issue? "White Paper Label with EMI/Parlophone logo / Black Shell / Metallic Gold Inlay type-1": TC-PCS 3071)
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TITLE
HELP!
CATALOG NUMBER TC-PCS 3071 / 1E 262 o 04257
RELEASE DATE
1973? / Third Issue?
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
I Need You [A4]
Help! [A1]
Another Girl [A5]
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away [A3]
I've Just Seen A Face [B5]
You're going To Lose That Girl [A6]
Yesterday [B6]
It's Only Love [B2]
The Night Before [A2]
You Like Me Too Much [B3]
Ticket To Ride [A7]
Tell Me What You See [B4]
Act Naturally [B1] Dizzy Miss Lizzy [B7]
CASSETTE CASE
AND
TAPE

CASE FRONT CASE BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click!
label label label label
The cassette cases ("Norelco" cases) were clear plastic at the front and around the spine area, and black plastic at the rear.
This UK issue has White paper label on black shell.
INLAY

INLAY: FRONT INLAY: INSIDE
label label
EMI metallic effect "Gold Top" cassette inlay Type-1.
”Gold Top inlay" are believed to have been introduced in January 1972.
INLAY: FRONT CLOSE UP
sleeve The circular 1 7/8 " I.P.S. mark was printed at the spine.
As the standard tape speed for a compact cassette is 1 ⅞ ips (1.875 inches per second).
sleeve EMI metallic effect "Gold Top" cassette inlay.
INLAY: FRONT CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve
EMI originally issued the Beatles UK albums on cassette tape with re-arranged running orders, the excuse being the need to have two sides of equal length to avoid the problem of listeners stopping the tape at the end of one side and turning over to start mid-way through the opening track on the reverse.
INLAY: INSIDE CLOSE UP
sleeve
Catalog number "TC-PCS 3071" and the EMI country code (*1) were printed on the inlay. sleeve
Printer company's name (removed relrease date) "G&L" was printed at the bottom of the inlay.
INLAY: INSIDE CLOSE UP
sleeve Gold top inlay type-1:
"EMI RECORDS"
credit was printed at the bottom of the inside of the inlay.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label sleeve sleeve
The cassettes was issued EMI/Parlophone logo.
"IE" catalogue number (*) in addition to the ordinary "TC-PCS 3071" EMI catalogue number.
Containing content as a prerecorded cassette is called "Musicassette" "H" mark was moulded into cassette shells.


LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1
SIDE 2
EMI originally issued the Beatles UK albums on cassette tape with re-arranged running orders.
label label
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "Made in England" was  embossed on both sides on the shell.
label The clear leader tape's color is blue.
OTHER ITEM
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LABEL White Paper Label  with EMI/Parlophone logo
MIX STEREO
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME EMI Records Ltd / An E.M.I. Recording
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K."
-
RECORDING  PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1964
INLAY FORM Metallic effect gold inlay Type-1: "EMI RECORDS" credit. (Foldover)
SHELL Black Shell / embossed "MADE IN ENGLAND" / embossed "H" mark
CASSETTE CASE
"Norelco" cases: clear plastic at the front and around the spine area, and black plastic at the rear.
PRINTER CREDIT Made and Printed in Great Britain / G & L (Garrod & Lofthouse)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Cover photo: Robert Freeman
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS White paper label with EMI/Parlophone logo on Black shell cassette, with its original inlay and case.

EMI "Gold Top" cassette inlay.
“Gold Top inlay” are believed to have been introduced in January 1972.
The G&L notation on the inside inlay indicates the printer's initials (Ernest J Day, Garrod & Lofthouse, or Data Packaging).
The EMI UK catalog no. (TC-PCS-3071) was on the spine.
The cassette cases ("Norelco" cases) were clear plastic at the front and around the spine area, and black plastic at the rear.
This issue shows metal screws holding the two halves of the shell together.

(*1) EMI country code: 1E 262 o 04257
The EMI country codes (introduced on 1 June, 1969): In most cases the EMI Codes are the first two letters of the record's catalog#. These EMI Country Codes were used to indicate the country in which the record was pressed. Note this doesn't necessarily means the record was also released in that country (from Discog).
OC / 0C / 1E= UK

(**)Data Packaging Corporation: (who also traded as Hellerman Data Packaging Ltd) supplied cassette and 8 track shells, tape and other components to the music industry. The "DP" logo can often be found moulded into cassette shells, especially during the early to mid 1970s.



#5-4 Help! (4th. Issue? "White Paper Label with EMI/Parlophone logo / Metallic Gold Inlay type-2": TC-PCS 3071)
Back to the top of the line
TITLE
HELP!
CATALOG NUMBER TC-PCS 3071 / 1E 262 o 04257
RELEASE DATE
1975? / 4th Issue?
TRACK LISTING SIDE 1 SIDE 2
I Need You [A4]
Help! [A1]
Another Girl [A5]
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away [A3]
I've Just Seen A Face [B5]
You're going To Lose That Girl [A6]
Yesterday [B6]
It's Only Love [B2]
The Night Before [A2]
You Like Me Too Much [B3]
Ticket To Ride [A7]
Tell Me What You See [B4]
Act Naturally [B1] Dizzy Miss Lizzy [B7]
CASSETTE CASE
AND
TAPE

CASE FRONT CASE BACK SIDE 1 --> Click! SIDE 2 --> Click!
label label label label
The cassette cases ("Norelco" cases) were clear plastic at the front and around the spine area, and black plastic at the rear.
This UK issue has White paper label on light grey shell.
INLAY

INLAY: FRONT INLAY: INSIDE
label label
EMI metallic effect "Gold Top" cassette inlay Type-2.
”Gold Top inlay" are believed to have been introduced in January 1972.
INLAY: FRONT CLOSE UP
sleeve The circular 1 7/8 " I.P.S. mark was printed at the spine.
As the standard tape speed for a compact cassette is 1 ⅞ ips (1.875 inches per second).
sleeve EMI metallic effect "Gold Top" cassette inlay.
INLAY: FRONT CLOSE UP
sleeve sleeve
EMI originally issued the Beatles UK albums on cassette tape with re-arranged running orders, the excuse being the need to have two sides of equal length to avoid the problem of listeners stopping the tape at the end of one side and turning over to start mid-way through the opening track on the reverse.
INLAY: INSIDE CLOSE UP
sleeve
Catalog number "TC-PCS 3071" and the EMI country code (*1) were printed on the inlay. sleeve
Printer company's name (removed relrease date) "G&L" was printed at the bottom of the inlay.
INLAY: INSIDE CLOSE UP
sleeve Gold top inlay type-2:
"EMI Records Ltd."
credit was printed at the bottom of the inside of the inlay.
LABEL CLOSE UP
label label sleeve sleeve
The cassettes was issued EMI/Parlophone logo.
"IE" catalogue number (*) in addition to the ordinary "TC-PCS 3071" EMI catalogue number.
This issue shows metal screws holding the two halves of the shell together.
Containing content as a prerecorded cassette is called "Musicassette" "Made in England" was moulded into cassette shells.
label "Made in England" was  embossed the shell.
LABEL CLOSE UP
SIDE 1
SIDE 2
EMI originally issued the Beatles UK albums on cassette tape with re-arranged running orders.
label label
LABEL CLOSE UP
label "Made in England or Made in U.S.A" was not embossed the shell.
OTHER ITEM
-

LABEL White Paper Label  with EMI/Parlophone logo
MIX STEREO
RECORD COMPANY'S NAME EMI Records Ltd / An E.M.I. Recording
CENTRAL REMARK
"SOLD IN U.K."
-
RECORDING  PUBLISHED CREDIT (P) 1964
INLAY FORM Metallic effect gold inlay Type-2: "EMI Records Ltd" credit. (Foldover)
SHELL Light Grey Shell / metal screws holding the two halves of the shell together /
embossed "MADE IN ENGLAND"
CASSETTE CASE
"Norelco" cases: clear plastic at the front and around the spine area, and black plastic at the rear.
PRINTER CREDIT Made and Printed in Great Britain / G & L (Garrod & Lofthouse)
COVER DESIGN/ PHOTO/ NOTES Cover photo: Robert Freeman
PRODUCER George Martin
COMMENTS White paper label with EMI/Parlophone logo on light grey shell cassette, with its original inlay and case.

EMI "Gold Top" cassette inlay.
“Gold Top inlay” are believed to have been introduced in January 1972.
The G&L notation on the inside inlay indicates the printer's initials (Ernest J Day, Garrod & Lofthouse, or Data Packaging).
The EMI UK catalog no. (TC-PCS-3071) was on the spine.
The cassette cases ("Norelco" cases) were clear plastic at the front and around the spine area, and black plastic at the rear.
This issue shows metal screws holding the two halves of the shell together.

(*1) EMI country code: 1E 262 o 04257
The EMI country codes (introduced on 1 June, 1969): In most cases the EMI Codes are the first two letters of the record's catalog#. These EMI Country Codes were used to indicate the country in which the record was pressed. Note this doesn't necessarily means the record was also released in that country (from Discog).
OC / 0C / 1E= UK

(**)Data Packaging Corporation: (who also traded as Hellerman Data Packaging Ltd) supplied cassette and 8 track shells, tape and other components to the music industry. The "DP" logo can often be found moulded into cassette shells, especially during the early to mid 1970s.



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