Cover: Printed in Germany, with the large red HörZu logo with 'Electrola' top left and the text in the bottom right corner on the front cover, cat# SHZE 162. Vinyl: Made in Holland, cat# 1A 062-04257, black Parlophone label with silver print. [emil]
Comes in Capitol/Starline company sleeve. [emil]
(Stereo) 'The Beatles - Help!
Die Originaltitel aus dem Beatles-Film der United Artists 'Hi-Hi-Hilfe'
Sonderfertigung der Electrola Gessellschaft m.b.H., Köln.
Side One - Songs from the film 'HELP!'
This is the 1st Pressing, indicated by the 'Alle Rechte...'-rim print on label.
Second pressings have the 'Urheber...'-rim print and both have the large red HörZu logo with 'Electrola' top left and the text in the bottom right corner on the front cover.
This release has ONE mistakes on label A:
-> Label A Track 6: 'Your'e Going' instead of 'You're Going'.'[discogs]
'Fourth pressing with a HörZu logo with an orange line on top.' [discogs]
Original 1st German pressing on green Odeon with 'Made in Germany' in a straight line. B side: I'm Down. Additional Cat#: 45-O-29 547. Matrix: 7 XCE 18 280, 7 XCE 18 281. [emil]
Original 1st German pressing on green Odeon with 'Made in Germany' in a straight line. [emil]
Original special edition for the Swiss 'Ex Libris' record club - Made in Germany though. Yellow Odeon label with black print, huge dome at 12 o'clock, and sharp '33' ciphers. Front laminated sleeve with unique beach cover art work. Matrix: SHZE 162 - A - 1 / SHZE 162 - B - 1. Pokora rarity rating: 6. [emil]
'Known also as 'Hi-Hi-Hilfe'. 'Special Edition' is printed on labels and on front cover below the label logo and 'Stereo'.
Original copy of the extremely rare first pressing for the 'Ex Libris' record club (Switzerland) from August 1965.
The easiest way to determine a counterfeit from the original 1965 release is the 'ST33' indicator on labels: the counterfeit has the modern type of the indicator (round '33') whereas the original pressing has sharp '33' ciphers.' [discogs]
Original 1st German pressing on green Odeon. B side: I'm Down. Additional Cat#:45-O-29 547. Matrix: 7 XCE 18 280, 7 XCE 18 281. [emil]
Original 1st UK pressing on black label with silver print, 'The Parlophone Co. Ltd.' text in upper case, small 'Sold In U.K.' typeface variation, and KT tax code on centre piece side 2 and runouts. [emil]
Original 1st UK pressing on black Parlophone with silver print. Both labels include the 'Sold in U.K....' text & upper case 'The Gramophone Co. Ltd....' rim texts. KT tax code on centre piece and in runouts. Comes in green/white company sleeve. [emil]
Remastered stereo issue on 180 gram vinyl.
(Stereo) 'One Box EMI'[discogs]
(Reissue Remastered Stereo)[discogs]
Coverbackside right upper corner has the number '400001'. Released around 1977.
'Die Originaltitel aus dem Beatles-Film der United Artists Hi-Hi-Hilfe.Sleeve (back) EMI Electrola GMBH (sic) All rights reserved. Printed in Germany by 4P NICOLAUS GMBH (sic), Koeln.' [discogs]
'Die Originaltitel aus dem Beatles-Film der United Artists 'Hi-Hi-Hilfe'.
Sleeve (back): EMI Electrola GMBH (sic) All rights reserved. Printed in Germany by 4P NICOLAUS GMBH (sic), Köln
'1971 issue had an Apple label with 'Mfd. By Apple Records, Inc.' written on bottom of label.' [discogs]
(Reissue Stereo) 'Part of Capitol's Limited Edition re-issue series of the UK catalog , issued late 1995, using the same catalog #s as the late 80s vinyl pressings and the CDs that were still on the market at the time, but adding 'C1'. They are mastered from the same digital source tapes as the CD's.
All albums in this series up to 'Magical Mystery Tour' have the purple Capitol label. The remaining titles are on Apple.
Each copy has a black 'Limited Edition' sticker on the shrink-wrap.
These pressings make a total of 3 variations for each UK title (up to Revolver) that Capitol issued 1987-95.
For variation #3:
-Catalog # revised to C1 0777 7 46439 1 7, seen on spine, lower right back cover by the Apple logo, and on labels.
-Purple Capitol label design with the Parlophone logo on the left side of label above the “1” and “2” and Apple logo on the right.
-Capitol oval and Apple logos along the bottom back
-UPC on the back is more rectangular shape
-Most pressings came with black “Limited Edition” hype sticker on the shrink-wrap with a corresponding catalog number. (see photo)
For variation #1 (1987): (r3342529)
For variation #2 (1988): (r9609799)
℗ 1965 Original sound recordings made by EMI Records Ltd. © 1965 EMI Records Ltd.
Manufactured by Capitol Records, Inc., 1750 Vine Street, Hollywood, California 90028. All rights reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Printed in U.S.A.
Text on the right of sleeve.