Beatles – Abbey Road 1976 Japan LP with obi

$75.00

Free U.S. shipping!  A 1976 Japanese pressing of Abbey Road by the Beatles, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of Abbey Road by the Beatles, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Abbey Road is a 1976 pressing on the Apple label of an album that was originally released in 1969.

The cover is VG++, with slight edge and corner wear.  The obi is M-.  The original black inner sleeve is included.

The lyric insert is VG++ with slight foxing.

The disc is M- with one very faint inaudible scuff on side one.  The record looks like it may have been played only once.  Clean disc!

A nice copy of a classic LP.

Background: Released in 1969, Abbey Road was the final studio album recorded by the Beatles.  The album reached #1 on both the U.S. and UK album charts.

Allmusic.com gave Abbey Road a 5 star review:

 In many ways, Abbey Road stands apart from the rest of the Beatles’ catalog, an album that gains considerable strength from its lush, enveloping production — a recording so luxuriant, it glosses over aesthetic differences between the group’s main three songwriters and ties together a series of disconnected unfinished songs into a complete suite. Where Sgt. Pepper pioneered such mind-bending aural techniques, Abbey Road truly seized the possibilities of the studio and, in doing so, pointed the way forward to the album rock era of the 1970s. Many of the studio tricks arrive during that brilliant suite of songs, a sequence that lasts nearly a full side of an album. … While a single song or segment can be dazzling, having a succession of marvelous, occasionally intertwined moments is not only a marvel but indeed a summation of everything that made the Beatles great.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Apple
Catalog Number:
EAS-80560
Year of Release: 1976
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in