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Beatles World LP Variations

Compiled by Dave Haber
(Updated October 28, 2007)

This is a partial list of Beatles LPs made around the world that were different from an official US or UK Beatles LP.

For the US and UK releases, see The US and UK LP and CD Discography.

Australia

The Beatles' Greatest Hits Vol. 1
Parlophone PMCO/PCSO 7533 (1966)

Side 1
Please Please Me
From Me To You
She Loves You
I'll Get You
I Want To Hold Your Hand
Love Me Do
I Saw Her Standing There

Side 2
Twist and Shout
Roll Over Beethoven
All My Loving
Hold Me Tight
Can't Buy Me Love
You Can't Do That
Long Tall Sally

The Beatles' Greatest Hits Vol. 2
Parlophone PMCO/PCSO 7534 (1966)

Side 1
A Hard Day's Night
Boys
I Should Have Known Better
I Feel Fine
She's A Woman
Till There Was You
Rock and Roll Music

Side 2
Anna
Ticket To Ride
Eight Days A Week
Help!
Yesterday
We Can Work It Out
Day Tripper

The Essential Beatles
Apple (Australia) TVSS 8 (1971)

Side 1
Love Me Do
Boys
Long Tall Sally
Honey Don't
P.S. I Love You
Baby You're A Rich Man
All My Loving
Yesterday
Penny Lane

Side 2
Magical Mystery Tour
Norwegian Wood
With A Little Help From My Friends
All You Need Is Love
Something
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Le It Be

The Number Ones
Play 1024 - 1 LP and 1 EP

LP Side 1
I Want To Hold Your Hand
I Saw Her Standing There
Can't Buy Me Love
A Hard Day's Night
I Should Have Known Better
Ticket To Ride
Help
We Can Work It Out
Nowhere Man
Yellow Submarine
Penny Lane

LP Side 2
All You Need Is Love
Hello Goodbye
Lady Madonna
Hey Jude
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Get Back
Ballad Of John And Yoko
Something
Let It Be

EP Side 1
Love Me Do

EP Side 2
I Feel Fine
Rock And Roll Music

Brazil

Beatlemania
Odeon MOFB 274 (1964)

Side 1
I Want To Hold Your Hand
It Won't Be Long
All I've Got To Do
Little Child
Don't Bother Me
Please Mr. Postman

Side 2
She Loves You
Roll Over Beethoven
You Really Got A Hold On Me
I Wanna Be Your Man
Devil In Her Heart
I Saw Her Standing There

The Beatles Again
Odeon MOFB 287 (1964)

Side 1
Please Please Me
Boys
Twist and Shout
From Me To You
Baby It's You
I'll get you

Side 2
Hold Me Tight
Money
Do You Want To Know A Secret
All My Loving
Love Me Do
Can't Buy Me Love

Musicas do Filme Os Reis do IÉ IÉ IÉ
Odeon (S)MOFB 299 (1964)

Same lineup as UK A Hard Day's Night

The Beatles
Odeon (S)MOFB 317 (1965)

Side 1
Rock And Roll Music
Kansas City
I'm a Loser
No Reply
Mr. Moonlight
I'll Follow the Sun

Side 2
Eight Days a Week
Honey Don't
What You're Doing
Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby
I Don't Want To Spoil The Party
Words Of Love

Trilha Sonora do Filme "Socorro"
Odeon MOFB 333 (1965)

Side One
Help!
The Night Before
I Need You
You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
You're Gonna Lose That Girl
Another Girl

Side Two
Ticket To Ride
I'm Down
I Feel Fine
Thank You Girl
Ask Me Why
P.S. I Love You

Subsequent Odeon releases in Brazil were equivalent to the UK releases, except for:

Beatles Forever
Apple SBTL 1017 (1972)

See Por Siempre (Spain)

Canada

Beatlemania!
Capitol Canada (S)T 6051 (1963)

Same lineup as UK With The Beatles

Twist and Shout
Capitol Canada (S)T 6054 (1964)

Side 1
Anna
Chains
Boys
Ask Me Why
Please Please Me
Love Me Do
From Me To You
P.S. I Love You

Side 2
Baby It's You
Do You Want To Know A Secret
A Taste Of Honey
There's A Place
Twist and Shout
She Loves You

Long Tall Sally
Capitol Canada (S)T 6063 (May 1964)

Side 1
I Want To Hold Your Hand
I Saw Her Standing There
You Really Got A Hold On Me
Devil In Her Heart
Roll Over Beethoven
Misery

Side 2
Long Tall Sally
I Call Your Name
Please Mr. Postman
This Boy
I'll Get You
You Can't Do That

Starting with the Something New LP, Capitol Canada released equivalent versions of the US Capitol LPs.

France

Leurs 14 Plus Grands Succes
Odeon OSX 231 (1965)

From Me To You
Please Please Me
She Loves You
Twist and Shout
I Saw Her Standing There
I Want To Hold Your Hand
All My Loving
Roll Over Beethoven
Can't Buy Me Love
A Hard Day's Night
I Feel Fine
She's A Woman
Eight Days A Week
Rock 'n' Roll Music

EMI Odeon in France also issued equivalent versions of the UK LPs.

Germany

The Beatles Beat
Odeon O 83-692 (1964)
And Now: The Beatles
S*R International 73-735 (1967)

Side 1
She Loves You
Thank You Girl
From Me To You
I'll Get You
I Want To Hold Your Hand
Hold Me Tight

Side 2
Can't Buy Me Love
You Can't Do That
Roll Over Beethoven
Till There Was You
Money Please Mr. Postman

The Beatles' Greatest
Odeon SMO 83-991 (1965)

Side 1
I Want To Hold Your Hand
Twist and Shout
A Hard Day's Night
Eight Days A Week
I Should Have Known Better
Long Tall Sally
She Loves You
Please Mr. Postman

Side 2
I Feel Fine
Rock and Roll Music
Ticket To Ride
Please Please Me
It Won't Be Long
From Me To You
Can't Buy Me Love
All My Loving (with rare "hi-hat intro")

The World's Best
S*R International 77235 (1968)

Side 1
Good Day Sunshine
All My Loving
Eight Days A Week
No Reply
Rock 'n' Roll Music
A Hard Day's Night
I Should Have Known Better
And I Love Her

Side 2
Things We Said Today
Michelle
Dr. Robert
Yellow Submarine
And Your Bird Can Sing
Girl
Eleanor Rigby

EMI Odeon in Germany also issued equivalent versions of the UK LPs. In addition, equivalent versions of these US LPs were released in Germany:

Something New (contains the extra guitar riff version of And I Love Her)
Beatles Second Album
Beatles '65
Magical Mystery Tour
Hey Jude

Holland

The Beatles Greatest
Parlophone OHMS 3001

See The Beatles Greatest (Germany)

Italy

The Beatles In Italy
Parlophon PMCQ 31506 (1965)

Contrary to popular misconception, this is not a live recording.

Long Tall Sally
She's A Woman
Matchbox
From Me To You
I Want To Hold Your hand
Ticket To Ride
This Boy
Slow Down
I Call Your Name
Thank You Girl
Yes It Is
I Feel Fine

Japan

Meet The Beatles
Odeon OR 7041 (1964)
Odeon OR 8026 (1967 2nd pressing)
Apple AR 8026 (1968)

I Want To Hold Your Hand
She Loves You
From Me To You
Twist and Shout
Love Me Do
Baby It's You
Don't Bother Me
Please Please Me
I Saw Her Standing There
P.S. I Love You
Little Child
All My Loving
Hold Me Tight

The Beatles' Second Album
Odeon OR 7058 (1964)
Odeon OR 8027 (1967 2nd pressing)
Apple AR 8027 (1968)

Can't Buy Me Love
Do You Want To Know A Secret
Thank You Girl
A Taste Of Honey
It Won't Be Long
I Wanna Be Your Man
There's A Place
Roll Over Beethoven
Misery
Boys
Devil In Her Heart
Not A Second Time
Money
Till There Was You

Beatles No. 5
Odeon 7103 (1965)
Odeon OR 8028 (1967 2nd pressing)
Apple AR 8028 (1968)

Side 1
Long Tall Sally
Sie Liebt Dich (only appearance on an LP until Rarities in 1979)
Anna
Matchbox
You Really Got A Hold On Me
She's A Woman
Ask Me Why

Side 2
I Feel Fine
Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand
Chains
Slow Down
All I've Gotta Do
I Call Your Name
This Boy

As of 1979, Japan Odeon had released 29 Beatles albums in all, possibly the most of any country. Odeon in Japan issued equivalent versions of all the UK LPs and in addition, equivalent versions of these US LPs were released:

Meet The Beatles
Second Album
Something New
Beatles' Story
Beatles VI
The Early Beatles
Help!
Yesterday and Today
Magical Mystery Tour
Hey Jude

Mexico

Conozca A The Beatles
Musart D 892
Capitol SLEM 007 (1964)

Side 1
I Saw Here Standing There
I Want To Hold Your Hand
She Loves You
I'll Get You
From Me To You
Thank You Girl

Side 2
I Wanna Be Your Man
Not A Second Time
Don't Bother Me
Little Child
Hold Me Tight
This Boy

The Beatles Vol. 2
Capitol SLEM 043 (1964)

Roll Over Beethoven
Baby It's You
Please Please Me
Boys
Twist and Shout
Ask Me Why
Love Me Do
P.S. I Love You
A Taste Of Honey
Do You Want To Know A Secret
All My Loving
It Won't Be Long

The Beatles Vol. 3
Musart D 928
Capitol SLEM 045 (1964)

Side 1
Devil In Her Heart
Money
Anna
Chains
Misery
You Can't Do That

Side 2
There's A Place
All I've Got To Do
Till There Was You
Please Mr. Postman
You Really Got A Hold On Me
Can't Buy Me Love

The Beatles Vol. 4
Capitol SLEM 008 (1964)

A Hard Day's Night
I Should Have Known Better
If I Fell
I'm Happy Just To Dance With You
And I Love Her
Tell Me Why
Anytime At All
I'll Cry Instead
Things We Said Today
When I Get Home
I'll Be Back
Long Tall Sally

Subsequent Capitol de Mexico releases were equivalent to the UK releases, except for equivalent versions of these two US LPs:

Help!
Yesterday and Today

New Zealand

The Beatles' Greatest Hits Vol. 1
Parolophone PMCM 7533

Same as Australian issue, except only issued in mono

The Essential Beatles
Apple TVSS8

See The Essential Beatles (Australia)

Beatles VI
Parlophone PCSM 6042

Same as American issue, except label in New Zealand read "Beatles IV"

Magical Mystery Tour
Apple PCSM 6084
World SLZ 8308 (Record Club Issue)

Released in Australia in a non-gatefold cover

Please Please Me
Young World EZ/SEZ 1033 (Record Club Issue)

(Same as British release)

Peru

20 Exitos De Oro
EMI BE.02.0015 (1982)

Side 1
She Loves You
I Want To Hold Your Hand
Can't Buy Me Love
A Hard Day's Night
Ticket To Ride
Help!
Something
We Can Work It Out
Michelle
Hey Jude

Side 2
All You Need Is Love
Penny Lane
With A Little Help From My Friends
Lady Madonna
Paperback Writer
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Yesterday
Get Back
Here Comes The Sun
Let It Be

S.E. Asia/Malaysia/Hong Kong

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

This album was issued in the Far East apparently without the perceived drug-related songs (With A Little Help From My Friends, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, A Day In The Life) and replaced them with the songs denoted with †.

Side 1
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Fool On The Hill †
Baby You're A Rich Man †
Getting Better
Fixing A Hole
She's Leaving Home
Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite

Side 2
Within You Without You
When I'm Sixty Four
Lovely Rita
Good Morning, Good Morning
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
I'm The Walrus (sic) †

Spain

Por Siempre
EMI Odeon C 064-004973 (1971)

Side 1
Day Tripper
Yes It Is
I'm Down
The Fool On The Hill
Strawberry Fields
We Can Work It Out

Side 2
Your Mother Should Know
Penny Lane
Baby, You're A Rich Man
I Call Your Name
The Inner Light (only appearance on an LP until Rarities in 1979)
Blue Jay Way

EMI Odeon in Spain also issued equivalent versions of the UK LPs, except for a version of Hey Jude without "The Ballad of John and Yoko":

The Beatles Again
Odeon 062-04.348 (1970)

Side 1
Can't Buy Me Love
I Should Have Known Better
Paperback Writer
Rain
Lady Madonna
Revolution

Side 2
Hey Jude
Old Brown Shoe
Don't Let Me Down

Uruguay

Para Ti

Side 1
From Me To You
Thank You Girl
You Can't Do That
She's A Woman
I Feel Fine
Long Tall Sally

Side 2
She Loves You
I'll Get You
I Want To Hold Your Hand
This Boy
Slow Down
Matchbox

Venezuela

Por Siempre
EMI 102.04239

See Por Siempre (Spain)

20 Exitos De Oro
EMI 103.04436

See 20 Exitos De Oro (Peru)



Go to The Beatles US and UK LP and CD Discography
Go to The Beatles US and UK Singles and EP Discography



Brazil info courtesy of Rafael Silva Netto. Venezuela info thanks to Charlie Moore. New Zealand thanks to Ross Penman. Additional info thanks to Frank Daniels and Albert Navarro.

Other sources of information:

"Goldmine's Price Guide to Collectible Record Albums - Fourth Edition", by Neal Umphred, published in the US in 1994 by Krause Publications.

"The Beatles Forever" by Nicholas Schaffner, published in the US in 1978 by MJF Books.



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