UK release date:
Feb 16, 1987
Publisher:
Parlophone
Reference:
RP 5570

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Track list

Side 1


1.

Strawberry Fields Forever

Written by Lennon - McCartney

4:07 • Studio versionA • Mono

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Bongos, Electric guitar, Mellotron, Timpani
Ringo Starr :
Drums, Percussion
John Lennon :
Acoustic guitar, Bongos, Mellotron, Piano, Vocals
George Harrison :
Electric guitar, Maracas, Svarmandal, Timpani
George Martin :
Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
Mal Evans :
Tambourine
Derek Simpson :
Cello
Norman Jones :
Cello
Neil Aspinall :
Guiro
Terry Doran :
Maracas
Tony Fisher :
Trumpet
Greg Bowen :
Trumpet
Derek Watkins :
Trumpet
Stanley Roderick :
Trumpet
Joy Hall :
Cello

Session Recording Take 7:
Nov 29, 1966
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

Session Recording Take 26:
Dec 08, 1966
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Overdubs:
Dec 09, 15 and 21, 1966
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
Dec 22, 1966
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

Side 2


1.

Penny Lane

Written by Lennon - McCartney

2:58 • Studio versionB • Mono

Paul McCartney :
Bass, Harmonium, Percussion, Piano, Tambourine, Vocals
Ringo Starr :
Drums, Handbell
John Lennon :
Backing vocals, Congas, Guitar, Handclaps, Piano
George Harrison :
Backing vocals, Guitar
George Martin :
Piano, Producer
Geoff Emerick :
Recording engineer
David Mason :
Flugelhorn, Trumpets
Ray Swinfield :
Flutes, Piccolos
P Goody :
Flutes, Piccolos
Manny Winters :
Flutes, Piccolos
Dennis Walton :
Flutes, Piccolos
Leon Calvert :
Flugelhorn, Trumpets
Freddy Clayton :
Flugelhorn, Trumpets
Bert Courtley :
Flugelhorn, Trumpets
Duncan Campbell :
Flugelhorn, Trumpets
Dick Morgan :
Cor anglais, Oboes
Mike Winfield :
Cor anglais, Oboes
Frank Clarke :
Double bass

Session Recording:
Dec 29, 1966
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio Two, Abbey Road

Session Overdubs:
30 Dec 1966 and 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12 Jan 1967
Studio :
EMI Studios, Abbey Road

Session Mixing:
Jan 25, 1967
Studio :
EMI Studios, Studio One, Abbey Road

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From The Beatles 20th Anniversary Singles | Beatles Blog (beatlesblogger.com):

Back in 1982, to mark the 20th anniversary of the release of “Love Me Do” – the Beatles first UK single, EMI released the record in a special picture sleeve. (They also released it as a picture discs as well)

Then over the following eight years, on the 20th anniversary release date of each the official UK singles, they continued to do the same for each and every disc. That means it took some collectors eight years to complete the set! All singles were released on black vinyl and, as already mentioned, in picture disc versions too. […]

The release program for this set of singles was as follows:

Love Me Do / P.S. I Love You (Parlophone/October 4, 1982)
Please Please Me / Ask Me Why (Parlophone/January 10, 1983)
From Me To You / Thank You Girl (Parlophone/April 11, 1983)
She Loves You / I’ll Get You (Parlophone/August 22, 1983)
I Want To Hold Your Hand / This Boy (Parlophone/November 28, 1983)
Can’t Buy Me Love / You Can’t Do That (Parlophone/March 19, 1984)
A Hard Day’s Night / Things We Said Today (Parlophone/July 9, 1984)
I Feel Fine / She’s A Woman (Parlophone/November 26, 1984)
Ticket To Ride / Yes It Is (Parlophone/April 9, 1985)
Help / I’m Down (Parlophone/July 23, 1985)
We Can Work It Out/ Day Tripper (Parlophone/December 2, 1985)
Paperback Writer / Rain (Parlophone/June 9, 1986)
Yellow Submarine/ Eleanor Rigby (Parlophone/August 5, 1986)
Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane (Parlophone/February 16, 1987)
All You Need Is Love / Baby You’re A Rich Man (Parlophone/July 6, 1987)
Hello Goodbye / I Am The Walrus (Parlophone/November 23, 1987)
Lady Madonna / The Inner Light (Parlophone/March 14, 1988)
Hey Jude /Revolution (Apple/August 30, 1988)
Get Back / Don’t Let Me Down (Apple/April 10, 1989)
The Ballad Of John And Yoko / Old Brown Shoe (Apple/May 30, 1989)
Something / Come Together (Apple/October 30, 1989)
Let It Be / You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)(Apple/March 3, 1990)

From The Beatles 20th Anniversary Picture Discs Complete – Catawiki:

The artwork on these picture disc singles mirrors the artwork in the Blue Box Singles set on all but 2 singles. For whatever reason, All you need is love and Hey Jude were redesigned before becoming picture discs.

From The Beatles 20th Anniversary Picture Discs Complete – Catawiki – 22 Limited Edition Picture Discs from the ‘It Was 20 Years Ago Today’ project. A RARE full set of all 22 EMI UK issued picture disc singles – released between October 4, 1982 and March 5, 1990 – as part of the lengthy 20th anniversary re-release project. The 20th anniversary set were issued independently as limited editions. They were re-released approximately 20 years after the original 1960’s releases. The artwork on these picture disc singles mirrors the artwork in the Blue Box Singles set on all but 2 singles. For whatever reason, All you need is love and Hey Jude were redesigned before becoming picture discs.
From The Beatles 20th Anniversary Picture Discs Complete – Catawiki

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