The Beatles - Again (Hey Jude) - US 1970 1st Pressing Apple LP EX+
- Item # 511422
- Qty Available 1
This early U.S. 1st pressing of this exclusive compilation album dates form February 1970 release on the Apple Record label: SO-385
Both labels of this Los Angeles pressing bear the album's original title 'The Beatles Again'.
Matrix numbers: SO-1-385 Z-24: & SO-2-385 Z-23:
Both run outs have the 'Bell Sound' stamp along with initials 'SF' and the asterisk which denotes an LA pressing.
Vinyl weight: 147g
Housed in a heavy slick-on-posterboard cover with the catalogue number 'SW-385' and 'The Beatles - 'Hey Jude' printed on the spine.
Complete with original white die-cut inner-sleeve.
Disc Visual: EXCELLENT +
Clean and unworn playing surfaces on which the only visual blemish is a 1.5cm light scratch at the end of the track 1 on side 1. Both labels are in perfect condition with no spindle trails or wear to either centre hole.
Audio: EXCELLENT +
Exceptionally clean & clear sound fomr this barely played dis. The aformntioned mark produces a few very faint ticks on the fade-out of 'Hey Jude', otherwise this is an flawless sounding album
Strong & fully intact with some shelfwear bruising to the corners but no ringwear or blemishes to front or rear panels. All seams are unworn and the spine text is clean & readable.
Inner-sleeve: EXCELLENT +
Clean & flat with no tears or seam splits.