July 22nd, 1963 The Beatles' first album was pressed

Jul 22, 2013

By AM740 Staff

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On July 22nd, 1963 The Beatles‘ first US album Introducing The Beatles was pressed. Their first album was pressed by Vee-Jay records, who the band thought had obtained the legal rights from EMI affiliate, Trans-Global Records. But there was much controvery surrounding this release.

When the album was finally released in 1964, Capitol Records hit Vee Jay records with a court order against manufacturing, distribution, advertising or disposing of records by the Beatles. After October 1964, they no longer had the right to distribute or issue andy Beatles products.

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