New Beatles launch: The Christmas Singles
The Beatles will launch a field set with the seven Christmas singles they recorded between 1963 and 1969. It’s a restricted version, with the seven singles on coloured vinyl and a booklet. It’s the primary time that the information get an official, public, launch.
The singles have been initially flexi discs that have been despatched to the members of the official Beatles Fan Membership within the UK and the US annually with Christmas. The primary 5 have been solely playable on one aspect, those from 1968 and 1969 additionally had a B-side. In 1970, the seven singles appeared on a compilation album, which was additionally launched solely for the fan membership members. The seven collectively give a novel perception within the band’s growth from 1963 to 1969.
The singles include spoken and musical messages from John, Paul, George and Ringo. A Christmas single, like Lennon and McCartney did solo, was by no means launched by the band. Nevertheless, a canopy of Christmas Time (is right here once more) was recorded for the 1967 version.
Video: The Beatles – Christmas Time (Is Right here Once more)
Within the new field set the seven coloured 7”singles are in sleeves with the unique paintings and the booklet accommodates the fan membership Christmas newsletters amongst others. The Restricted Version set can be launched earlier than the top of the 12 months, an official announcement is predicted this week.
These are the singles within the field set:
1963: The Beatles’ Christmas Report
1964: One other Beatles Christmas Report
1965: The Beatles’ Third Christmas Report
1966: Pantomime – All over the place It is Christmas: The Beatles’ Fourth Christmas Report
1967: Christmas Time (Is Right here Once more): The Beatles’ Fifth Christmas Report
1968: The Beatles’ Sixth Christmas Report
1969: The Beatles’ Seventh Christmas Report
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