The Beatles And Frank Ifield - The Beatles And Frank Ifield On Stage album
Ifield toured the UK in 1963. While Vee-Jay Records temporarily had the US rights to a number of The Beatles' recordings, they released Jolly What! on 26 February 1964.
According to a RareBeatles. com story; "It (The Beatles and Frank Ifield On Stage) was the last album manufactured by Vee Jay Records, before their rights to the Beatles were to expire on Oct. 10, 1964. They had taken their Jolly What! The Beatles and Frank Ifield On Stage album, of which the cover had a drawing of a British Statesman (referred by collectors as the "old man" cover) and quickly redesigned a new cover, prominently featuring a drawing of the Beatles, for a rush release
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Frank Ifield was an easy listening and country music singer who had multiple hits in the early ‘60s.
This release has been blocked from sale in the marketplace.
This version, titled The Beatles & Frank Ifield on Stage also listed all four Beatles' tracks on the front cover, but none of the eight contributed by Ifield). Probably less than one hundred copies were pressed, making it one of the rarest Beatles albums.
The back of the Jolly What! album jacket reveals the inclusion of only four Beatles songs: Please Please Me, From Me To You, Ask Me Why and Thank You Girl. These were the song that appeared on VJ 498 and VJ 522, the first two Beatles singles released in the United States.
This marketing ploy contains only four, previously released, studio tracks by the Beatles-"Please Please Me," "From Me To You," "Ask Me Why," and "Thank You Girl"-plus recordings by Frank Ifield (remembered for "I'll Remember You").
|1||–The Beatles||Please Please Me|
|3||–Frank Ifield||Lovesick Blues|
|4||–Frank Ifield||I'm Smiling Now|
|5||–Frank Ifield||Nobody's Darling|
|6||–The Beatles||From Me To You|
|7||–Frank Ifield||I Remember You|
|8||–The Beatles||Ask Me Why|
|9||–The Beatles||Thank You Girl|
|10||–Frank Ifield||The Wayward Wind|
|11||–Frank Ifield||Unchained Melody|
|12||–Frank Ifield||I Listen To My Heart|
- Transferred By [Uncredited] – Dr. Ebbetts
|VJLP 1085||The Beatles And Frank Ifield||The Beatles And Frank Ifield - Jolly What! (LP, Comp, Mono)||Vee Jay Records||VJLP 1085||US||1964|
|VJLP 1085||The Beatles & Frank Ifield||The Beatles & Frank Ifield - The Beatles And Frank Ifield On Stage (CD, Comp, Unofficial)||Vee Jay Records||VJLP 1085||Unknown|
|VJS 1085||The Beatles And Frank Ifield||The Beatles And Frank Ifield - The Beatles And Frank Ifield On Stage (CD, Comp, Unofficial)||Vee Jay Records||VJS 1085||US||Unknown|
|VJS 1085||The Beatles And Frank Ifield||The Beatles And Frank Ifield - Jolly What! (CD, Comp, Unofficial)||Vee Jay Records||VJS 1085||US||2006|
|VJLP 1085||The Beatles And Frank Ifield||The Beatles And Frank Ifield - The Beatles And Frank Ifield On Stage (LP, Comp, Mono)||Vee Jay Records||VJLP 1085||US||1964|