Beatles for Sale (EP)

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For the album, see Beatles for Sale.
Beatles for Sale
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EP by The Beatles
Released 6 April 1965
Recorded 1964, EMI Studios, London
Genre Rock
Length 9:31
Label Parlophone
Producer George Martin
The Beatles EP chronology
4-by the Beatles
(1965)
Beatles for Sale
(1965)
Beatles for Sale (No. 2)
(1965)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Beatles for Sale is an EP released 6 April 1965 by the Beatles. It was the group's eighth official EP and contains four tracks from the parent LP of the same name. The EP was only released in mono. Its catalogue number is Parlophone GEP 8931. It was also released in Australia and India.[2]

Beatles for Sale' entered the EP chart[where?] on 10 April and reached the top spot on 24 April. It remained there for five weeks, and spent another week at number one from 12 June.

As with previous releases, it featured sleeve notes by the group's publicist Tony Barrow. The parent LP (also called Beatles for Sale) was issued in December, 1964. In the weeks before Christmas copies passed over the disc-store counters at such a remarkable rate that Beatles for Sale became one of the world's fastest-selling albums.

Track listing[edit]

Side A
  1. "No Reply" - 2:15
  2. "I'm a Loser" - 2:30
Side B
  1. "Rock and Roll Music" - 2:32
  2. "Eight Days a Week" - 2:43

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