Category: Apple Records

McCartney Confirms 50th Anniversary Edition of…

McCartney Confirms 50th Anniversary Edition of The White Album

While speaking with DIY Magazine (to publicise his new solo project Egypt Stationdue out in September), Paul McCartney confirmed that there will in fact be a 50th Anniversary Edition of the The Beatles (a.k.a. The White Album):

Have you finished preparing the 50th anniversary package of that one yet?

It’s all in place, I’ve just got a couple of essays [to approve]. It’s all lined up and…

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Beatles, Les Perry, May 26, 2018.  Download  

Beatles, Les Perry, May 26, 2018.  Download  

Apple Records

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The Beatle Years, Bob Malik, May 12, 2018.  Do…

The Beatle Years, Bob Malik, May 12, 2018.  Download  

Bruce Spizer joins Malik to discuss Beatle solo music on
Apple, part 1.

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George Harrison Estate Launches New Record Lab…

George Harrison Estate Launches New Record Label

The estate of George Harrison has just announced a new record label which will be dedicated to re-issuing some of the Indian classical and World music that George so dearly loved.

The label, called HariSongs, is kicking off by making two titles avaialble to stream or download: In Concert 1972, featuring virtuoso’s Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan recorded live at New York’s Philharmonic Hall; and

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Label Variations Part Eleven – Happy Xmas (War…

Label Variations Part Eleven – Happy Xmas (War is Over)

A Christmas theme for the next installment in our occasional Label Variations segment. This time it’s John Lennon, Yoko Ono and the Plastic Ono Band, with the Harlem Community Choir  and the 1972 song ‘Happy Xmas (War is Over)’. Early versions (and some re-issues) were on green vinyl to suit the season.

The US Bell Sound test pressing:

Other US variations:

Some of the UK releases:

And…

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Capitol 75 and the Elusive 2017 Reissue Series

Late last year Capitol Records announced an ambitious range of projects to take place across 2017 in celebration of it’s 75th anniversary producing, releaseing and distributing music.

Principle among the plans was the release on vinyl of 75 titles from their vast catalogue that best represented the wealth of talent signed to, or associated with Capitol over the last 75 years.

The label convened…

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(via Badfinger – Finest Moments Rare LP)

(via Badfinger – Finest Moments Rare LP)

Badfinger – Finest Moments Rare LP

Badfinger – Finest Moments Rare LP

The British online second-hand collectables dealer eil.com has listed for sale one of the the most scarce Apple Records vinyl releases.

It is a Badfinger LP called Finest Moments

This was a ‘best of’ disc compiled by EMI Australia in 1989. But it seems they didn’t get the correct permissions from head office, and so only ten copies were ever pressed. These were sent out for review purposes. The…

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Beatle Brunch, Joe Johnson, October 29, 2017.  Download  Apple…

Beatle Brunch, Joe Johnson, October 29, 2017.  Download  

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The Beatles Deagostini Vinyl Collection Has Been Extended

The Beatles Deagostini Vinyl Collection Has Been Extended

Looks like the newsagent and mail order Beatles Vinyl Collection series from DeAgostini has recently been extended to three more countries: Germany, Spain and Japan.

These re-issues (all beautifully pressed on 180gram vinyl at the French MPO plant) are still going strong in Italy (where they are now up to On Air – LIve at the BBC…

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