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    The Beatles "Please Please Me"/"Ask Me Why" 45 Vee-Jay 498 (Oval Logo - 1963). Although "Please Please Me" occupied the #3 position on Billboard's Hot 100 just behind "I Want To Hold Your Hand" and "She Loves You" in early 1964, the record has previously been a flop in the US in 1963, when it had been the first record released as by "The Beatles". This is a copy of Vee-Jay 498, the catalog number of the original release; when it was re-released in 1964 and became a hit, the catalog number was Vee-Jay 581. One of the rarest of Beatles' singles, and this is one of the finest known copies. Condition: NM 8.

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