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    Beatles "Please Please Me"/ "Ask Me Why" 45 (Vee-Jay 498, 1963). It was the first US release for the legendary group as The Beatles, and this is one sweet copy! It was largely ignored in 1963, and when Beatlemania hit a few months later, was re-released as Vee-Jay 581, making the ones numbered 498 much rarer. Condition NM 8. LOA and Grade Certification by Perry Cox.

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    July, 2011
    29th Friday
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