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Beatles – Reel Music 1982 sealed promo-only yellow vinyl LP

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A still sealed copy of the yellow vinyl pressing of the Beatles’ Reel Music, issued in 1982 as a promotional item only.

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Offered for sale is a still sealed copy (#5877/12,000) of the numbered, promo-only yellow vinyl release of the Beatles’ 1982 LP, Reel Music.

About this copy: The copy offered for sale is a still sealed, numbered, promo-only copy, pressed on yellow vinyl. This copy is numbered 5877 out of 12,000 copies.

The shrink wrap is fully intact, with no rips, tears or holes.  There’s a tiny corner bend in the upper right hand corner.  There is a hype sticker attached to the shrink wrap.

As the album is still sealed, the yellow vinyl disc is presumably new and unplayed.

A nice copy of a great Beatles collectible.

Background: Reel Music was a compilation album released in 1982 by Capitol Records that contained songs that had appeared in the Beatles’ films A Hard Day’s Night, Help!, Magical Mystery Tour, Yellow Submarine and Let It Be.

To promote the album, Capitol pressed 12,000 numbered copies on yellow vinyl. These were issued strictly as promotional items and were not offered for sale to the public.

The album featured stereo mixes that were rare to the US or previously unavailable (per Wikipedia):

  • The first US release of the British stereo mix of “I Am the Walrus”. Previous American releases of the song had the intro edited like the mono mix, although an edit of the British version appeared on Rarities two years before
  • The official American debut of the songs “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Ticket to Ride” in true stereo
  • A unique stereo edit of “I Should Have Known Better”, with the harmonica error in the intro fixed. This version was issued only on the Capitol pressing and has never appeared on any other record.

 

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Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: Capitol
Catalog Number:
SV-12199
Year of Release: 1982
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 24 oz
Dimensions 15 × 13 × 1 in