THE BEATLES: MEET THE BEATLES (US VERSION)

THE BEATLES: MEET THE BEATLES (US VERSION)

On February 7, 1964, The Beatles arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport, greeted by scores of screaming, swooning fans who rushed the gate to catch a glimpse of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr as they took their first steps on American soil. Two nights later, on Sunday, February 9, 73 million viewers in the U.S. and millions more in Canada tuned in to CBS to watch The Beatles make their American television debut on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show.’ In what remains one of the world’s top-viewed television events of all time, The Beatles performed five songs on the live broadcast and ‘Beatlemania,’ already in full, feverish bloom in The Beatles’ native U.K., was unleashed with blissful fervor across America and around the world. The British Invasion had begun. The U.S. albums were originally issued between 1964 and 1970 by Capitol Records, Apple Records, and United Artists in the United States. These new releases seek to replicate the unique listening experience heard by Americans at the time by preserving the sequences, timings, and artwork found on the albums. Capitol’s engineers in the 1960s took great care to produce what they believed to be the best possible sound for the playback equipment in use at that time. Due to the limitations of the record players of the day, engineers often compressed the sound by raising the volume of the softer passages and lowering the volume for the louder parts of the songs. They also reduced the bass frequencies since too much bass could cause the record to skip. In some cases, reverb was added to the tracks to make them sound more “American.” This album is packaged in a miniature vinyl sleeve that faithfully recreates the original U.S. LP release down to the finest detail, including the inner sleeve. MEET THE BEATLES was originally released January 10, 1964 in the U.S. It spent 11 weeks at No. 1. This album is a limited edition release.

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Tracklist
Mono
1 I Want To Hold Your Hand
2 I Saw Her Standing There
3 This Boy
4 It Won’t Be Long
5 All I’ve Got To Do
6 All My Loving
7 Don’t Bother Me
8 Little Child
9 Till There Was You
10 Hold Me Tight
11 I Wanna Be Your Man
12 Not A Second Time
Stereo
13 I Want To Hold Your Hand
14 I Saw Her Standing There
15 This Boy
16 It Won’t Be Long
17 All I’ve Got To Do
18 All My Loving
19 Don’t Bother Me
20 Little Child
21 Till There Was You
22 Hold Me Tight
23 I Wanna Be Your Man
24 Not A Second Time

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