Talk:Introducing... The Beatles

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UK release?[edit]

Was this album ever released in the UK? My mother owns (rather OWNED! ;) ) this LP, and I'm reasonably sure it wasn't an import and that it was bought during the 1960s. --Mal 05:58, 10 March 2006 (UTC)

Certainly not a British release. Maybe it was released in the Republic of Ireland? It's that or she unwittingly had a US import. --kingboyk 06:27, 10 March 2006 (UTC)

I just spoke to her about it lol. And fetched the LP from my collection. On the back cover it says "VJLP 1062" and on the front it says "SR 1062". My mum can't remember when she bought it, but says she might have picked it up "second-hand from somewhere". My guess is that someone had bought the import, or come over from the US with it, and sold it here. Interesting though - I'd always wondered about it because, having read a Beatles biography, I knew that Please Please Me was their first ever LP release. The song "Do You Want To Know A Secret" has a question mark at the end of it btw. I love the comment at the bottom of the back side: "America's greatest recording artists are on Vee-Jay records"! (EDIT: Its the "1963 version" btw) --Mal 07:12, 10 March 2006 (UTC)

This section is for discussing the article and not what it's about. It clearly says that this particular record was only released in the States. FotoPhest (talk) 01:03, 27 March 2010 (UTC)

New Vee-Jay discography on line[edit]

Check out which is a new Vee-Jay discography which naturally includes both versions of this album. Steelbeard1 21:15, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Rename or redirect?[edit]

First of all, the way the article is titled - because of the location of the ellipsis - makes it almost impossible to find. I knew it was here, and I wanted to wikilink to it from another article, but damned if I could figure out what it was called! I finally had to search for it and copy/paste to get the link correct!

At the very least, there needs to be a re-direct with the words Introducing the Beatles, which, despite the front cover of the album, is the commonly used name of the LP. That is how it appears on the record label; that is how it was listed when it was on the Billboard and Cash Box charts in 1964; that is how record collectors and dealers refer to it today. Using an ellipsis is as awkward as it would be to use the ellipsis in Yesterday and Today. Cheemo 03:43, 26 May 2007 (UTC)

A redirect from Introducing The Beatles to this article was created. The proper title is what the sleeve indicates so it is Introducing... The Beatles. Steelbeard1 03:58, 26 May 2007 (UTC)
Thank you. Most people looking for the album on Wikipedia via "search" will type "introducing the beatles," so a redirect is appreciated. Cheemo 15:56, 26 May 2007 (UTC)


the photo of the copy of the copy of "Introducing... the Beatles" is an obvious counterfeit,no CD's were ever made(other than bootlegs)so I feel a legitimate record would be better,also a genuine copy of "songs pictures and stories of the fabulous Beatles would be far better.(this low quality counterfeit pictured has the title shortened to "songs and pictures of the fabulous Beatles"both counterfeits will be deleted immediatly,please come up with a genuine copy.thank you.--Isshii (talk) 18:22, 14 September 2008 (UTC)

"Introducing..." should not redirect to this page[edit]

Because there are many other albums with "Introducing..." as a prefix to the artist's name, such as "Introducing... Harry Chapin" or "Introducing... Judy Collins" —Preceding unsigned comment added by 4RM0 (talkcontribs) 22:31, 26 December 2008 (UTC)


There was an article in Beatles Examiner saying that Vee-Jay continued to make the records long after the court order and passed them off as counterfeits. The site unfortunately is blacklisted, so I have to wait for that to change first. FotoPhest (talk) 01:05, 27 March 2010 (UTC)


I think this article is ready for GA review. I would do it, but I don't know how to. --Yeepsi (Talk to me!) 12:55, 22 June 2011 (UTC)

Full instructions are available at WP:GAN. However, I note that you have not edited the article. Have you checked that it meets the good article criteria. Are you prepared to work to make this meet GA status? Jezhotwells (talk) 22:59, 11 September 2011 (UTC)