The Singles Collection 1962-1970 (1976)

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The Singles Collection 1962-1970 (1976)

The Singles Collection 1962-1970 (1976)

One of the earliest reissues by EMI after their contract with the Beatles expired in 1976, The Singles Collection 1962-1970 collected the 22 singles released by the band during their recording career. The discs were issued in newly-designed sleeves featuring green fronts and different photos for each on the back.

A second edition was issued in a newly-designed box and included Yesterday / I Should Have Known Better (R 6013). The second edition was reissued with another new addition,Back In The U.S.S.R. / Twist And Shout (R 6016).

The third edition, issued 1978, included another new single, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band/With A Little Help From My Friends / A Day In The Life (R 6022).

Release history

  • EMI EMI/6 (second edition), released March 6, 1976 (as The Beatles Collection)
  • EMI/World Records BS 24 (third edition), released 1978 (as The Beatles Collection, mail order only)

Disc sleeves

The Beatles Singles Collection (1976), disc sleeve selection

Second edition (1976) box

The Beatles Singles Collection (1976)

2 Responses

  1. Victor Boggio says:

    Where could I buy the 22 single songs that weren’t included in any cd

    • ItsAMe says:

      All of these songs were released on CD. The ones that aren’t on regular albums are collected in the Past Masters discs.

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