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Beatles - 5 Deccagone Colored Vinyl 45s w/Pic Sleeves

End price:

USD

100

  End date:

2011-01-10

Start price:

USD

75

Start date:

2011-01-03

Number of  bids:

10

Auctioned at:

ebay


Country:

USA

 The Beatles

The Deccagone Singles

 The Deccagone Singles refers to a set of seven colored vinyl 45s of material from the Beatles now famous and ill-fated Decca audition of January 1, 1962, when John, Paul, George and Pete performed 15 songs for Decca producer Tony Meehan. The tape of that audition had remained unheard until 1977, when Joe Pope, publisher of the Beatles fanzine Strawberry Fields Forever, obtained a copy. Joe Pope used this tape to produce seven 45 rpm singles, pressed on colored vinyl on the Deccagone label. (One track from the audition, “Take Good Care Of My Baby,” was left out of the set.)  The Deccagone Singles were sold through Pope’s fanzine, starting with “Three Cool Cats” b/w “Hello Little Girl”. This was the first time the public was able to hear the songs from that ill-fated audition. Until then, the tape had been shrouded in mystery, and no one had known exactly which songs had been performed.

The complete set of Deccagone Singles are:

  1. Hello Little Girl/Three Cool Cats  (PRO-1100)
  2. Shiek Of Araby/September In The Rain (PRO-1101)
  3. Memphis/Love Of The Loved (PRO-1102)
  4. Searchin’/Like Dreamers Do (PRO-1103)
  5. Sure To Fall/Money (PRO-1104)
  6. Crying, Waiting, Hoping/’Till There Was You (PRO-1105)
  7. To Know Him Is To Love Him/Besame Mucho (PRO-1106)

This auction if for 5 of The Deccagone Singles:

  1. Shiek Of Araby – Pink vinyl - Record and picture sleeve are in Very Good+ condition;
  2. Searchin’ – Red vinyl - Record is Very Good+; sleeve has a substantial tear at the top which has been taped;
  3. Sure To Fall – Red vinyl -Record and sleeve are in Very Good+ condition;
  4. Crying, Waiting, Hoping – Yellow Vinyl – Record and sleeve are in Very Good+ condition;
  5. To Know Him Is To Love Him – Green Vinyl – Record and sleeve are in Very Good+ condition.

If you have questions, please ask before bidding – I always answer.

The Fine Print: Payment is required within 3 days. These records  may be returned within 7 days if they are not as described, they are returned as a set, and I am notified first. I reserve the right to cancel the auction at any time. Shipping is by Media Mail within the U.S. International bidders: Please contact me for shipping information before bidding.

I have many Beatles group and solo items including LP's, 45's, CD's, promo's, books and memorabilia. Please call Ron at (619) 328-2891 if you have questions about this or any other Beatles item.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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