Big Hits From England & U.S.A.

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Lot # 56
Beatles 1964 LP Stereo
Big Hits From England & USA
Capitol ST-2125 (Acetate) EX 7

Lot Information

Final Bid: $2,300.00

Auction Description:
Confirmed thus far to be the only known surviving acetate for the Capitol LP ST-1-2125, a various artists compilation with "Can't Buy Me Love" by the Beatles. A guaranteed authentic acetate cut by Capitol records, the value of this piece is difficult to ascertain. Imagine, if you will, the surfeit of envy and admiration bestowed upon one's Beatles collection having obtained an outlandish rarity such as this, showing it to your compatriots within Beatles circles. Yes, this could certainly plump one's self-esteem! Overall condition is more than respect worthy having two clean white labels and brandishing rather tantalizing playing surfaces. Did we mention this is the only known copy? That translates into a population report consisting of one leaving little room for further rarity. Be the one, be the proud, own this unique Beatles acetate.

This master was recorded June 15, 1964 and is VG+ condition. Original and historic this is the only Capitol album of the 1960s to contain a recording the Beatle's "Can't Buy Me Love".

Additional auction info:
Capitol Records "Big Hits From England and U.S.A." Acetate. The only known copy of this acetate of the summer 1964 compilation album. Prior to the release of the "Hey Jude" LP, "Can't Buy Me Love" hadn't been issued on an American Capitol LP. In VG++ condition, with letter of authenticity

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