The Beatles Box

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The Beatles Box[1]
Compilation album by The Beatles
Released 3 November 1980
Recorded 1962–1970, Abbey Road Studios, London, England, United Kingdom
Genre Rock
Label Parlophone: World Records Ltd. (SM 701-8)
Producer Bryan Tyrrell and June Pengelly (Co-ordinators)
Compiler Simon Sinclair
The Beatles chronology
The Beatles' Ballads
(1980)
The Beatles Box
(1980)
Reel Music
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Anthology of the Beatles Records (?)[2]

The Beatles Box is an eight-record compilation of Beatles recordings, initially issued in 1980 by World Records, a mail-order subsidiary of EMI. It was also issued in 2 formats by Reader's Digest in New Zealand and Mexico.

This was the last Beatles collection to be released during John Lennon's lifetime.

Track listing[edit]

Record 1[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Love Me Do" (original UK single with Ringo on drums)[2]
  2. "P.S. I Love You"
  3. "I Saw Her Standing There"
  4. "Please Please Me"
  5. "Misery"
  6. "Do You Want to Know a Secret"
  7. "A Taste of Honey"
  8. "Twist and Shout"

Side 2[edit]

  1. "From Me to You"
  2. "Thank You Girl" (mono)
  3. "She Loves You" (mock stereo remix from "A Collection of Oldies")
  4. "It Won't Be Long"
  5. "Please Mr. Postman"
  6. "All My Loving" (hi-hat intro)
  7. "Roll Over Beethoven"
  8. "Money (That's What I Want)"

Record 2[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
  2. "This Boy"
  3. "Can't Buy Me Love"
  4. "You Can't Do That"
  5. "A Hard Day's Night"
  6. "I Should Have Known Better"
  7. "If I Fell"
  8. "And I Love Her" (from U.S. Rarities LP)[2]

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Things We Said Today"
  2. "I'll Be Back"
  3. "Long Tall Sally"
  4. "I Call Your Name"
  5. "Matchbox"
  6. "Slow Down"
  7. "She's a Woman" (stereo)
  8. "I Feel Fine" ("whisper" version)[2]

Record 3[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Eight Days a Week"
  2. "No Reply"
  3. "I'm a Loser"
  4. "I'll Follow the Sun"
  5. "Mr. Moonlight"
  6. "Every Little Thing"
  7. "I Don't Want to Spoil the Party"
  8. "Kansas City"/"Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!"

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Ticket to Ride"
  2. "I'm Down"
  3. "Help!" (mono)
  4. "The Night Before"
  5. "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away"
  6. "I Need You"
  7. "Another Girl"
  8. "You're Going to Lose That Girl"

Record 4[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Yesterday"
  2. "Act Naturally"
  3. "Tell Me What You See"
  4. "It's Only Love"
  5. "You Like Me Too Much"
  6. "I've Just Seen a Face"
  7. "Day Tripper" (US "Yesterday"… and Today mix)
  8. "We Can Work It Out"

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Michelle"
  2. "Drive My Car"
  3. "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)"
  4. "You Won't See Me"
  5. "Nowhere Man"
  6. "Girl"
  7. "I'm Looking Through You"
  8. "In My Life"

Record 5[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Paperback Writer" (stereo A Collection Of Beatles Oldies mix)[2]
  2. "Rain"
  3. "Here, There and Everywhere"
  4. "Taxman"
  5. "I'm Only Sleeping"
  6. "Good Day Sunshine"
  7. "Yellow Submarine"

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Eleanor Rigby"
  2. "And Your Bird Can Sing" (US Stereo)
  3. "For No One"
  4. "Doctor Robert"
  5. "Got to Get You into My Life"
  6. "Penny Lane" (US Rarities edit)[2]
  7. "Strawberry Fields Forever"

Record 6[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
  2. "With a Little Help from My Friends"
  3. "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"
  4. "Fixing a Hole"
  5. "She's Leaving Home"
  6. "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!"
  7. "A Day in the Life" (from "The Beatles 1967-1970 [Blue Album]")

Side 2[edit]

  1. "When I'm Sixty-Four"
  2. "Lovely Rita"
  3. "All You Need Is Love"
  4. "Baby, You're a Rich Man" (stereo)
  5. "Magical Mystery Tour"
  6. "Your Mother Should Know"
  7. "The Fool on the Hill"
  8. "I Am the Walrus" (US Rarities composite)[2]

Record 7[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Hello, Goodbye"
  2. "Lady Madonna"
  3. "Hey Jude"
  4. "Revolution"
  5. "Back in the U.S.S.R."
  6. "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"
  7. "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"

Side 2[edit]

  1. "The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill" (minus the opening mellotron obbligato.)
  2. "Happiness Is a Warm Gun"
  3. "Martha My Dear"
  4. "I'm So Tired"
  5. "Piggies"
  6. "Don't Pass Me By"
  7. "Julia"
  8. "All Together Now"

Record 8[edit]

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Get Back" (LP version)
  2. "Don't Let Me Down"
  3. "The Ballad of John and Yoko"
  4. "Across the Universe"
  5. "For You Blue"
  6. "Two of Us"
  7. "The Long and Winding Road"
  8. "Let It Be" (LP version)

Side 2[edit]

  1. "Come Together"
  2. "Something"
  3. "Maxwell's Silver Hammer"
  4. "Octopus's Garden"
  5. "Here Comes the Sun"
  6. "Because"
  7. "Golden Slumbers"
  8. "Carry That Weight"
  9. "The End"
  10. "Her Majesty"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Beatles Box at WorldCat
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Bagirov, Alex (2007) [2007]. The Anthology of the Beatles Records. Rostok, Germany: Some Thing Something Verlag. pp. 476–477. ISBN 978-3-936300-44-4. OCLC 227009755. Retrieved 2009-07-18.