Matrix numbers: YBEX 50069-1 & YBEX 50070-1[moonag]
(Compilation Reissue) 'Toshiba/EMI Japan issued this Euro-Dutch compilation 1978 as part of Japan's 'Country Flag' OBI / EAS re-issue series of the Beatles Japanese LP catalog which began in 1976. This is title n° 32 in the series, with Netherlands/Dutch flag OBI.
It's a re-issue of the Odeon release 'Beatles Greatest' compilation, originally released there June 1965.
-Pressed from a copy of a Dutch master, as identified by the matrix stamp, true stereo.
-She Loves You A7 is fake stereo
-I Feel Fine B1 is true stereo with the 'whispering' intro.
-All My Loving B8 has the hi-hat intro.
-Includes Japanse-English bio-lyric sheet insert
-Disc comes with clear rice-paper inner sleeve.
-Some copies imported to North America may have come with an 'imported Japan' Capitol-EMI sticker that sealed the outer plastic sleeve (see photo)
-Black & silver Odeon.
Manufactured by Toshiba-EMI, Ltd., Japan.
ST33 logo is circular rather than oval (see pic)
No 'n' suffix anywhere.
No label code.