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    Beatles Signed Please Please Me Mono UK First Pressing LP (Parlophone PMC 1202, 1963). Most collectors would be hard-pressed to name a Beatles item more desirable than a signed first pressing of their groundbreaking first UK album. All four of the lads from Liverpool have neatly penned their autographs in blue ink on the back cover. It was standard procedure in Britain at this time for albums to be signed on the back because the fronts were coated with a slick paper that ink didn't adhere to well. Each member of the band has added a "xxx" beneath their respective name, with Paul preceding his signature with "Love". The included letter of provenance states the signatures were obtained by a BBC cameraman in 1963 when the Beatles were making an appearance on a children's TV show. The included disc is the original, much-desired first press with the gold-on-black labels.

    Please Please Me was quickly released on March 22, 1963, in the UK to capitalize on the success of singles "Please Please Me" and "Love Me Do." This album was the first of what would be many groundbreaking, chart-topping LPs released by the Beatles over a short, but incredibly prolific seven year period. Even after fifty years, It continues to score high on numerous Greatest Song and Greatest Album lists (including the #39 spot on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list). Don't miss out on this one. It could be quite some time before another is seen! Condition: VG 5 (sleeve)/ EX 7 (disc). LOA from Tracks, Ltd. COA from Heritage Auctions.


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    November, 2018
    3rd Saturday
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