The cover photo was taken at EMI's former headquarters at Manchester Sq. by Angus McBean on 5th March 1963.
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"Please Please Me (PMC 1202)"One sided test pressing. Before the records are put out on general release, a small run of test pressings are produced.
The Beatles "Please Please Me" Wrap Around Cover Straight Cut Corner Catalog No.
UK LP release: Please Please Me Parlophone PMC 1202 (mono). Rough paste-up advertisement for Please Please Me.
Please Please Me is the debut studio album by the English rock band the Beatles. Parlophone rush-released the album on 22 March 1963 in the United Kingdom to capitalise on the success of the singles "Please Please Me" (No. 1 on most lists though only No. 2 on Record Retailer) and "Love Me Do"...
The iconic cover photo for the LP is by Angus McBean. It was taken at the EMI headquarters building in London and has the young band smiling, full of hope and looking down at the photographer.
Please Please Me was recorded on a two-track BTR recording machine, leaving little opportunity for overdubs or elaborate arrangements.
The first pressing has Ernest J.Day & Co front laminated cover, with large “stereo” on front. The photo credit for the front cover: “Photo Angus McBean” is printed in the lower right corner. The text starts at the end of “s” in “songs”.
The Beatles' Please Please Me album was rush-released by Parlophone on 22nd March, 1963 to capitalise on the enormous success