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‘Restoring’ - Beatles Laminated flip back sleeves?

Discussion in 'music' started by Gerard124, Aug 1, 2015.

  1. What are the ingredients on the bottle?
  2. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

    Your havin a laugh Barry, if you think I’m going to start typing up ingredients - get yourself off to Halfords in the morning :p
  3. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

    ooh these Beatles LPs sound nice - I don’t think I have heard a single click or pop on them :D

    I do love ‘I need you’, guess thats George Harrison’s guitar?
  4. MichaelC

    MichaelC pfm Member

    Sounds like a rather good find.
  5. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

    I’m not complaining at £1.98 for the pair! The labels have spindle marks and I can see scuffs/scratches - but they don’t sound, I guess records were just manufactured better back then. Hard to believe these discs are 50 years old and still good to go.
  6. MichaelC

    MichaelC pfm Member

    Definitely a result.

    I have found that the records pressed in the sixties and very early seventies are so much more robust than later offerings.
  7. Michael J

    Michael J pfm Member

    Mono, it's just a sideways wiggling groove... ;)
  8. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

  9. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

    In addition all this modern heavyweight vinyl isn’t without it’s issues at the pressing stage re temperature - get it wrong and lots of noise.
  10. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Looking good! What are the matrix numbers?!
  11. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

    Cheers Tony

    I think they are 2nd presses


    Matrix / Runout (1): XEX 549-2

    Matrix / Runout (2): XEX 550-2
  12. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

    Rubber Soul:

    Matrix / Runout: Side 1: XEX 579-4

    Matrix / Runout: Side 2: XEX 580-4
  13. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

    To the best of my knowledge they are the following entries on Discogs: Help and Rubber Soul
  14. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

    Blew the remainder of my £5 pocket money on these:


    I do like the Previn cover - sorry about my crap photo
  15. I was stuck in a lift with him and his wife Mia Farrow years ago.
  16. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

    Old Rimsky and Mia eh :eek:

    Did they run out of the lift ;)
  17. It was nice as it happens, We had a good chat about Payton Place.
  18. Mullardman

    Mullardman Resident Philistine

    You certainly 'dropped on' finding any Beatles vinyl in a charity shop. I thought everybody knew that all Beatles vinyl is now worth millions.

  19. Colonel_Mad

    Colonel_Mad pfm Member

    Help! was released 50 years ago his week!

    I'm about to buy a CD copy at the weekend as part of my ongoing mission to buy the entire Beatles catalogue in order exactly 50 years on from the original release dates.

    So far, so fascinating to hear the change in style between each album with the time interval since the last release in real time for perspective.

  20. Gerard124

    Gerard124 pfm Member

    Thanks Jonathan - I didn't know about the anniversary.

    You really should get the LP!

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