On red labels that differ slightly to the original 1962 issue. Cat# on labels = 45-R 4949. Cat# on rear sleeve = R 4949. [emil]
(Reissue) ''The first version of 'Love Me Do' was available only on initial pressings of the 45 while the one included on the album 'Please Please Me' has always been the version with Andy White on drums. The single came out on Friday 5 October 1962.' (Mark Lewisohn - Author of The Complete Beatles Chronicle).
Track 1: Album Version + later Single Version.
Track 3: Initial Single Version.
Printed in UK'[samip]
Odeon Beatles Sleeve
(Mono) '20th anniversary release includes the original single version with Ringo on drums, first time issued in the UK since 1962.
Here is the accompanying 7' anniversary release: (X)
Made in Gt Britain.
Manufactured in the UK by EMI Records Limited.
℗ 1962 Original Sound Recording made by EMI Records Ltd.
Note: Track timing not printed on the release.'[discogs]
Original US pressing on black label with silver print. TOLLIE RECORDS in box, the 'E' in Tollie has a curved shape. [emil]
(Single) 'First Beatles record on Capitol issued in North America. This version of 'Love Me Do' features Ringo Starr on drums. (Source: Perry Cox - Official Price Guide To The Beatles Records And Memorabilia - Second Edition.)' [discogs] Matrix: 7XCE 17144 - 2, 7XCE 17145 - 4. [emil]