"Rarities" contains 17 songs not available on regular-release British LPs - a precursor to Past Masters. The LP was assembled with the intent of providing UK listeners owning the complete collection of Beatles LPs with tracks hereto unavailable on LP. "Rarities" features linear notes by Hugh Fielder, a writer for the British music magazine "Sounds".
"Rarities" is out of print and has not officially been released digitally or on compact disc.
- Across The Universe
- Yes It Is
- This Boy
- The Inner Light
- I'll Get You
- Thank You Girl
- Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand
- You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)
- Sie Liebt Dich
- Parlophone PSLP 261 (included with The Beatles Collection, Parlophone BC 13), released November 2, 1978 (US) and December, 1978 (UK)
- Parlophone PCM 1001, released October 12, 1979