The resulting album titles The Beatles vs. The Four Seasons was designated DX(S)-30, with the DX prefix highligting the deluxe packaging. There are both mono and stereo versions of the cover. The front cover features a boxing theme billing the two record set as the international battle of the century with each group delivering their greatest vocal punches.The back cover is a score card, complete with rules of contest, enabling the listener to assign points to twelve rounds of Beatles song pitted against Four Seasons songs. The left inside gatefold liner notes recycle the Beatles liner notes from Songs, Pictures And Stories.
The right inside part of the jacket conteins the 4 Seasons Biography, which informs the reader that three of the the Four Seasons are married with children and that they like jazz, Leonard Bernstein and Montovani. A comparison of the notes on the two groups shows that John had the most in common with the competition as he was married and listed traditional jazz as his favorite type of music. "The Beatles vs Four Seasons" DXS-30 Vee-Jay Records, 2Lp, stereo version, October 1, 1964. Gatefold cover have the front jacket slick positioned to reveal the number DXS-30. Stereo covers have the front jacket slick positioned to reveal the number DXS-30 and the word STEREO in red at the top of the cover.
The big full-color Beatles poster 11 1/2 x 23 included. The poster features the same familiar faces of the Beatles that previously appeared on the picture sleeve to Do You Want To Know A Secret, the cardboard jacket to the Souvenir EP and the cover to Songs, Pictures And Stories. The For Seasons were paired with Version Two "Introducing The Beatles" records. All stereo discs had colorband brackets logo labels with the double STEREO.This record variation has left justified song titles and indented credits, and with INTRODUCING the BEATLES and LONG PLAYING (two words) on the label. The trail off areas include the matrix numbers S 63-3402 on SIDE 1 and S 63-3403 on SIDE 2. Each side also includes the hand etched date 2-6-64 (not legible visible), URJ and the letters ARC as well as the machine stamped Audio Matrix logo. This record was pressed by ARC. The Four Seasons records have same colorband brackets logo labels. All the 4 Seasons discs were manufactured by Monarch Records and ARC. Many come with ARC pressings of Golden Hits Of The 4 Seasons, which have most of the characteristics of Beatles ARC discs, including the words LONG PLAYING and MICROGROOVE on the labels and the initials ARC in the trail off areas. These discs also have the MR logo, indicating that they were prepared from metal parts previously used by Monarch.
Original VeeJay inner sleeve included. This extremely rare beautiful authentic copy!! All records from my personal collection, collected for many years. Cover - Ex++ (no splits, no tears, no ring wear, there is a slight crease in the upper right corner). Records - Beatles record - Ex++ (shinny, no jumps, no clicks , few minor scratches only); 4 Seasons record - Mint Minus (shinny, very clean, like mirrors, no jumps, no clicks).
Inner sleeves - Near Mint, Poster - Mint. The item "THE BEATLES THE BEATLES VS FOUR SEASONS VEE-JAY DXS-30 2LP STEREO! VERY RARE" is in sale since Sunday, January 3, 2021.
This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Music Memorabilia\Rock & Pop\Artists B\Beatles\Records (Vintage & Awards)". The seller is "8701konstantin" and is located in Limassol, Agios Tychonas. This item can be shipped worldwide.