Offered for sale is a limited edition red vinyl mono Japanese pressing of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles, including the original obi.
About this copy: This copy of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band us a 1986 Japanese pressing on the EMI/Odeon label of an album that was originally released in 1967.
This release was part of a limited edition series of mono LPs released in Japan in 1986 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the band’s 1966 tour.
All of the discs in this series were pressed on red vinyl.
The cover is M-. The obi is M-. The lyric insert is M-.
This LP was issued without the cutout insert that was included in U.S. and UK copies.
The red vinyl disc is M-. There is a single spindle mark on the side two label and none on the side one label. There are no marks on the vinyl Clean disc!
A beautiful copy of a fairly scarce colored vinyl Beatles LP.
Background: There’s not much point in writing about Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band; entire books have been written about the album. It’s not only the best-known album of the Beatles’ catalog, but it’s regarded as one of the most influential albums ever released.
In the 1960s, most Japanese LPs were issued in stereo only, so most Japanese buyers never had the opportunity to hear the original mono mixes of most of the Beatles songs.
In 1982, EMI records released limited edition red vinyl pressings in mono of all of the Beatles albums from Please Please Me through Yellow Submarine. This series was reissued in 1986, though that series featured a different obi from this one.
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|Country of origin:||Japan|
|Year of Release:||1986|