|UK Release Date||5 January 1962|
|UK Catalogue Number||Polydor NH 66833|
|Weeks On UK Chart (to date)||48|
|Peak UK Chart Position||1|
|Lowest Matrix Numbers||NH66833-A1 / NH66833-B1|
Released in Germany in October 1961 and in the UK in January 1962 this is the single that brought The Beatles to Brian Epstein’s attention. It’s one week appearance in the UK charts didn’t occur until June 1963.
My copy below is a UK second press from May 1962, the matrix numbers are NH66833-A1 and NH66833-B1. It’s virtually identical to a first press except for the artist name being in thinner text on the label. You’ll see that on my copy Tony Sheridan lines up almost exactly under Trad arr. Sheridan, on first press copies the Tony Sheridan starts and finishes further out.
Both the sleeve and vinyl are in excellent condition.
Estimated Value : £100