Butcher cover discography and price guide
Discography & Guide ©1997-2000 M. McGeary. Title graphic & animation by R. York
Butcher cover picture disc

# of Listings
Presented here, for the first time anywhere, is a list and price guide of every known item relating to The Beatles' Yesterday...and Today album. From the original design in 1966 of the Butcher cover album to current bootleg CD releases, it's all here. The list Includes alternate Butcher covers and photos, early artwork and slicks, Capitol's releases and variations, bootleg albums & 45s, CDs, posters and many other items.

Butcher cover albums have always been popular with collectors and many owners of those albums are now branching out and collecting other variations and related items. Beatle fans being completists, there is demand and desirability for just about every item associated with, if even remotely, to this infamous and popular album. In response, even items that just used a Butcher or Trunk photo are included in this discography, such as several 1970s bootleg albums and CDs from the 90s.

We will add to this list as we run across additional items. The prices listed are market retail value, for items in strict NEAR MINT condition, and are just a guide - actual prices may very widely depending on scarcity, demand, exact condition, variations, and other factors.

Counterfeit items are highlighted in red text for easier identification. Information on comparing the differences between real and fake items will be expanded, especially in cases where the fake item could be passed off as an original. However, due to the complexity of the background of the Butcher cover, and the paper that it's printed on, detecting counterfeit Butcher cover albums has not been too difficult, most being very obvious. Over the years many have tried by printing covers and pasting them onto Capitol albums or just selling them as slicks (untrimmed covers). Just a few years ago, someone in Japan counterfeited the entire first state stereo Butcher cover album - disc, inner sleeve and all. Surprisingly, this was the first time ever that anyone had attempted or succeeded to counterfeit this album in a near-perfect version of the original. This is a close enough reproduction to fool a lot of people, especially new collectors. Typically sold "sealed", they look quite convincing under the shrinkwrap, although the cover is darker.

Last updated September 10, 2000


Sealed mono Butcher cover 32-year value graph

Butcher cover Sales Presenter slick

Letter from Capitol's Paul White about the Canadian Butcher cover

Associated Press International press release, June 1966

Butcher Cover Photo Album

9 of the 11 known shots from the Butcher photo session

The Great Livingston Butcher cover find

Beatles Yank Sick Album Cover - KYA BEAT story


Butcher cover basic value chart
Listed here are the basic Butcher cover variations and issues, along with a value range based on current market conditions as of early 2000. The lower range represents copies in at least collectible condition (VG or better) while the upper range is for strictly graded near-mint copies. Copies in shrinkwrap can bring a premium of 20%-30%, while nice sealed copies can go for 2-3 times the near-mint price. Values are in U.S. Dollars. See the Discography below for more detailed information.
  1st State 2nd state
(Pasteover)
3rd state
(Peeled)
Standard Trunk issue 1966
(original black label)
Mono $ 1500 - $ 3500 $ 250 - $ 1250 $ 150 - $ 750 $ 30 - $ 150
Stereo $ 3000 - $ 7000 $ 500 - $ 2500 $ 300 - $ 1500 $ 20 - $ 125


USA ALBUMS TAPES FOREIGN DISCS COMPACT DISCS
BOOTLEGS POSTERS SLICKS MAGAZINES MISC.


Discography & Price Guide
USA Albums
Label/Co.
Number Title Description Year NM Value
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo first state Butcher cover (sealed, Livingston copies, w/letter of authenticity) 1966 $25000.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo first state Butcher cover (sealed) 1966 $20000.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo first state Butcher cover 1966 $5500.00
Capitol T-2553 Yesterday...and Today Mono first state Butcher cover (sealed, Livingston copies, w/letter of authenticity) 1966 $12500.00
Capitol T-2553 Yesterday...and Today Mono first state Butcher cover (sealed) 1966 $11000.00
Capitol T-2553 Yesterday...and Today Mono first state Butcher cover 1966 $3500.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo pasteover (2nd state) 1966 $2000.00
CapitolT-2553 Yesterday...and Today Mono pasteover (2nd state) 1966 $1000.00
CapitolT-2553 Yesterday...and Today Mono "pasteover", Trunk cover that has a different cover underneath 1966 $1000.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, peeled (3rd state) 1966 $1400.00
Capitol T-2553 Yesterday...and Today Mono, peeled (3rd state) 1966 $700.00
Capitol T-2553 Yesterday...and Today Mono, custom peeled (although not really a variation, it's clever enough to warrant mention here, the cover was peeled precisely to show only the Beatles' faces underneath) 1966 $700.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, Trunk cover, black Capitol label, promotional copy 1966 $350.00
Capitol T-2553 Yesterday...and Today Mono, Trunk cover, black Capitol label, promotional copy 1966 $300.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, Trunk cover, black Capitol label 1966 $100.00
CapitolT-2553 Yesterday...and Today Mono, Trunk cover, black Capitol label 1966 $75.00
Capitol ST8-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, black label, Record Club 1966 $350.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, black Capitol subsidiary label (issued w/ and without "Gold Record Award" symbol on cover) 1969 $40.00
Capitol/
Apple
ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, Apple label w/Capitol logo (issued w/ and without "Gold Record Award" symbol on cover) 1968 $30.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, green label (issued w/ and without "Gold Record Award" symbol on cover) 1969 $50.00
Capitol ST8-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, green label, Record Club (issued w/ and without "Gold Record Award" symbol on cover) 1969 $150.00
Apple ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, Apple label, "Mfd. by Apple" (issued w/ and without "Gold Record Award" symbol on cover) 1971 $20.00
Apple ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, Apple label, "All Rights Reserved" (issued w/ and without "Gold Record Award" symbol on cover) 1975 $25.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, orange Capitol label (issued w/ and without "Gold Record Award" symbol on cover) 1976 $15.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, purple Capitol label ("MFD..." in perimiter print of label) 1978 $20.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, black Capitol re-issue label (issued w/ and without "Gold Record Award" symbol on cover) 1983 $15.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo, purple Capitol label ("MANUFACTURED..." in perimiter print of label) 1988 $20.00
Capitol SHAL-12060 Rarities Gatefold cover, Butcher photo inside 1980 $20.00
TAPES
Label/Co.
Number Title Description Year NM Value
Capitol / Ampex YT-2553 Yesterday...and Today 5" reel tape, brown box, 3 3/4 ips 1966 $200.00
Capitol / Ampex Y1T-2553 Yesterday...and Today 7" reel tape, brown box, 3 3/4 ips 1968 $100.00
Capitol/
Ampex
L-2553 Yesterday...and Today 7" reel tape, blue box, 7 1/2 ips 1970 $100.00
Capitol 8X2T-2648 Beatles VI / Yesterday...and Today 8-Track "double tape", alternate Trunk cover 1967 $80.00
Capitol 8XT-2553 Yesterday...and Today 8 Track, white shell, alternate Trunk cover 1968 $35.00
Capitol 8XT-2553 Yesterday...and Today 8 Track, black shell, alternate Trunk cover 1970 $25.00
Capitol 8X2T-2553/
TA-63098
Yesterday...and Today 8-Track Record Club, alternate Trunk cover 1970 $50.00
Capitol / EMI 8EM-051 Yesterday...and Today 8-Track tape, Mexico, tan shell, Trunk cover 1966 $60.00
Capitol 4CL-2553 Yesterday...and Today 4-Track "Muntz" cartridge 196? $50.00
Capitol 2553/0531 Yesterday...and Today 2-Track "Playtape" 1967 $100.00
Capitol 2553/0583 Yesterday...and Today 2-Track "Playtape" (black & white label) 1967 $100.00
Capitol 4XT-2553 Yesterday...and Today Cassette, white shell, paper label 1968 $10.00
Capitol 4XT-2553 Yesterday...and Today Cassette, white shell, round logo 1971 $5.00
Capitol 4XT-2553 Yesterday...and Today Cassette, white shell, dome logo 1978 $3.00
Capitol 4XT-2553 Yesterday...and Today Cassette, clear shell 1986 $3.00
Capitol C4-90447 Yesterday...and Today Cassette, clear shell 1988 $3.00
FOREIGN DISCS
Label/Co.
Number Title Description Year NM Value
Capitol/
EMI
T-2553 Yesterday...and Today LP, Canadian Butcher Cover (This had often been rumored to exist, especially during the past couple of years. Several years ago a mono copy was discovered, but never verified. Earlier in 1997 another mono copy turned up along with a stereo cover slick, both from the personal collection of former Capitol Canada executive Paul White. The LP was authenticated by several top collectors and determined to be authentic. It was sold at the March N.Y. Beatlefest this year. The back cover of the LPs are identical to the standard Canadian trunk cover issue, and the front cover Butcher slicks were factory laminated. We will soon have a scan of this extreme rarity...Click here to see the interesting verification letter from Mr. White. 1966
 
Capitol/
EMI
T-2553 Yesterday...and Today LP, Canada, mono, same Trunk cover as USA, the words LITHO IN CANADA are printed sideways alongside the left front cover slick. Back cover album photos include the three Canadian issues, Beatlemania, Long Tall Sally, and Twist and Shout. Canada was the only other country to issue the U.S. Yesterday...and Today album in 1966. 1966 $225.00
Capitol/
EMI
ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today LP, Canada, same Trunk cover as USA, no stereo banner, "Stereo" is printed under the Capitol logo. 1966 $150.00
Capitol/
EMI
LEM-051 Yesterday...and Today LP, Mexico, Mono, same Trunk cover as USA, completely different back cover unique to Mexico. Black label. Released August 1966. 1966 $150.00
Capitol/
EMI
SLEM-051 Yesterday...and Today LP, Mexico, Stereo, same Trunk cover as USA, completely different back cover unique to Mexico. Black label. Released August 1966. 1966 $100.00
Capitol/
EMI
SLEM-051 Yesterday...and Today LP, Mexico, Stereo, same Trunk cover as USA, completely different back cover unique to Mexico. Green label. Released 1971. 1966 $50.00
Corporación Los Ruices/
EMI
SOLP - 7078 Yesterday...and Today LP, Venezuela, Stereo, same Trunk cover as USA. 1966? $50.00
EMI Rodven SOLP - 7078 Yesterday...and Today LP, Venezuela, Stereo, same Trunk cover as USA. Reissue. 197? $50.00
Capitol/
EMI
ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today LP, Canada, Orange label reissue, same Trunk covers as USA, no stereo banner, "Stereo" is printed under the Capitol logo. 1976 $10.00
Parlophone GEPO 70044 Norwegian Wood EP, Australia, standard Trunk cover photo, also contained Paperback Writer, We Can Work It Out, and Day Tripper. Released 2/8/68 1968 $20.00
Apple AP-80061 Yesterday...and Today LP, Japan, red vinyl, same Trunk cover as USA but with gatefold jacket. Songs are from U.K. master tapes, different than USA pressings. Lyric sheet included. (value is $30 higher with Obi banner) 1970 $120.00
Apple AP-80061 Yesterday...and Today LP, Japan, black vinyl, same Trunk cover as USA but with gatefold jacket. Songs are from U.K. master tapes, different than USA pressings. Lyric sheet included. (value is $30 higher with Obi banner) 1970 $60.00
Apple EAS-80568 Yesterday...and Today LP, Japan, same Trunk cover as USA, reissue of above, "#23 in a series", lyric sheet included. (value is $20 higher with Obi banner) 1976 $35.00
N/L FL-1200 Yesterday...and Today LP, Taiwan/China, same Trunk cover as USA, but poor printing/jacket quality 1970s $35.00
Lyou Fang LF-2156 Yesterday...and Today LP, Taiwan/China, same Trunk cover as USA, but poor printing/jacket quality 1970s $35.00
N/L FL-1813 Yesterday...and Today LP, Taiwan/China, same Trunk cover as USA, but poor printing/jacket quality, blue label 1971 $35.00
N/L N/L Yesterday...and Today LP, Korea, same Trunk cover as USA, but poor printing/jacket quality 1970s $45.00
Hit HVL-797 Yesterday and Today Let It Be LP, Korea, same Trunk cover as USA, but poor printing/jacket quality. Label says "Beatles Delux" 1970s $35.00
EMI PCS0 7581 Rarities LP, Australia 1981 $15.00
EMI   Rarities LP, Canada 1980$12.00
EMI   Rarities LP, Germany 1980 $12.00
EMI EAS-63010 Rarities LP, Japan 1980 $18.00
Parlophone RP-5452 Paperback Writer / Rain 45, picture disc, released as part of a singles anniversary series in the UK, Butcher photo on 'B' side 1986 $60.00
Odeon MEO-134 Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane EP, France, Alternate Trunk cover photo, exclusive to this release, also contained And Your Bird Can Sing and I'm Only Sleeping 19?? $25.00
COMPACT DISCS
Label/Co.
Number Title Description Year NM Value
N/L BT6267 2 Back-Track Alternate Butcher cover photo, Beatles sitting on floor, first pressing, blue cover, label says "25 tracks" 1988$30.00
N/L BCK 009 Back-Track Alternate Butcher cover photo, Beatles sitting on floor, re-issue of above, red cover, inferior quality 1990 $10.00
GSN Vol. 4 Beatle Breaks Authorized Radio station CD, B&W Butcher cover photo on front. Contains 50 cuts of assorted short interview segments and stories designed to be played before and after specific Beatles songs. 1990 $25.00
PDL PDL-1001 "Yesterday and Today" CD reproduction of the Capitol stereo Butcher cover album, using standard Butcher photo, but printed with B&W slipsleeve 1991 $75.00
PDL PDL-1001 "Yesterday and Today" CD reproduction of the Capitol stereo Butcher cover album, using standard Butcher photo (color), issued as part of a beautiful limited edition box set package which also included a button, miniature copy of the recall letter, and a 45 rpm interview disc featuring John talking about the Butcher cover (PRO-1001) 1991 $200.00
"PDL" PDL PRO-1001 "Yesterday and Today" Similiar to above box set release, but this is a 2-CD "special advance promo" version, of which only 50 numbered copies were made - but not by the original "PDL" person. Includes additional bonus CD - an advance "promotional" extended play CD w/title cover, (CD titled "Please Please Me"), a different button, a keychain mirror w/Beatles photo, and a small "baby doll". Released in 1992) 1992 $250.00
PDL PDL PRO-1001 "Yesterday and Today" Butcher cover picture disc CD release of the above title, limited pressing of 100 copies. Issued in jewel case with white insert title card 1991 $150.00
Yellow Dog YDB-303 The Ultimate Collection - Studio Sessions 1965-1966 CD with alternate Butcher cover photo, the first appearance of this outtake photo, with the Beatles looking upward 1994 $25.00
Beat CD 006 Yesterday and Today / Revolver From "The Capitol Versions" series 1994 $30.00
BMI CPCS-9402 Alternate Masters Japanese CD containing alternate versions of songs from the Yesterday and Today album. Butcher cover photo on front. 1994 $30.00
Roaring Mouse DPRO-79964 "Yesterday...and Today" CD Reproduction of Capitol stereo Butcher cover album, 22 tracks- 11 titles in mono & stereo. 199? $25.00
"Capitol/
Apple"
DPRO-79960 "Yesterday...and Today" CD reproduction of the Capitol stereo Butcher cover album, using photo from Rarities, disc is catalog # YAT-420 1995 $50.00
N/L STCD-2553 "Yesterday...and Today" CD reproduction of the Capitol stereo Butcher cover album, using standard Butcher photo, black label 1995 $50.00
"Capitol" T-2553 / OMR-5 "Yesterday...and Today" CD reproduction of the Capitol mono Butcher cover album, using standard Butcher photo, pink label, states "Original Monaural Recording" 1995 $50.00
??? M0R-10001 Real Stereo Album Japanese CD featuring a cover reproduction of the stereo Butcher cover. Contains Hollywood Bowl live cuts and other selections. The CD also featured a collage of other session photos on a foldout mini-poster. Click here and here to see photos. 1996 $25.00
Jumbo TJ LCD 1966A Don't Touch That Dial Interview CD featuring a radio interview taped on the same day, and just before the Butcher cover photographs were taken. 1996 $25.00
"Capitol" SPRO-9489 "Casualties" CD reproduction of the Casualties bootleg LP) 1996 $25.00
"Capitol" (no #) "Top of the Pops" CD reproduction of the Top of the Pops bootleg EP) 1996 $35.00
BOOTLEG VINYL & OTHER UNAUTHORIZED ITEMS
Label/Co.
Number Title Description Year NM Value
Berkeley 2043 Yesterday and Today LP, reproduction of Butcher cover on front, Tokyo 1966 concert 1970s $10.00
N/L 1/2 Shea, The Good Old Days LP, B&W reproduction of Butcher cover on front, no song titles on cover. 1970s $10.00
Pine Tree Records S-2531/2532 Shea, The Good Old Days LP, B&W reproduction of Butcher cover on front, no song titles on cover. 1970s $10.00
Kustom Records ASC-002 Shea, The Good Old Days LP, B&W reproduction of Butcher cover on front, no song titles on cover. 1970s $10.00
CBM WEC-2315 Shea, The Good Old Days LP, B&W reproduction of Butcher cover on front, no song titles on cover. 1970s $10.00
Dittolino Shea 1/2 Shea, The Good Old Days LP, B&W reproduction of Butcher cover on front, song titles listed on left. 1970s $10.00
Dittolino0009Last Live ShowLP, reproduction of Butcher cover on front, Hollywood Bowl and Shea concerts1970s$10.00
N/LN/LListen To This Picture DiscLP, picture disc, contains interview with John talking about the Butcher cover1975$50.00
"Capitol"P9431Top of The Pops7" EP, alternate butcher cover photo on front, purple Trunk cover on back, thick cardboard EP style jacket. First pressings were on colored vinyl & issued in late 1978.1978$35.00
Brown Cloud Records33Top of the PopsA bootleg of the above EP, but with a different picture sleeve featuring the same alternate butcher photo but in black & white. White label with brown printing.1980s?$10.00
AudifönBVP-006Beatles Live at the Sam Houston Colloseum2-LP, alternate Butcher photo on front, Houston 1965 concert1970s$35.00
AudifönBVP-006Beatles Live at the Sam Houston ColloseumLP, alternate Butcher photo on front, single LP re-issue of Houston 1965 concert1980s$20.00
"Capitol" SEAX-11950 Casualties LP, Butcher photo on front 1980 $25.00
"Capitol" SEAX-11950/
SPRO-9462
Casualties Collectors Items 2-LP, Butcher photo on front 19?? $20.00
"Capitol" SEAX-11950 Casualties LP, picture disc, Butcher photo on front 1980 $50.00
N/L SHEA-1/2 Yesterday and Today LP, picture disc, Stereo Butcher cover photo on front, "Chicago Beatlefest Souvenir Record" 1980 $60.00
N/L P-2 Yesterday, Today & Forever LP, picture disc, Butcher photo on front, "Chicago Beatlefest Souvenir Record", variation of above 1980 $60.00
PDL PRO-1001 Yesterday...and Today 45, issued as part of the box set CD package PDL-1001, John Lennon interview talking about the Butcher cover. 1991 $35.00
Metrodisc ?? Hello! Beatles!! 6 Song EP (possibly from Taiwan) 19?? $15.00
"Capitol" ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo "first state" Butcher cover, near-perfect counterfeit issue from Japan (limited pressing of 300 copies, orange inner sleeve, "sealed") 1993 $200.00
"Capitol" ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo "first state" Butcher cover, near-perfect counterfeit issue from Japan (second issue of above, 1500 copies made, white inner sleeve, not shrink wrapped. Capitol rainbow label says "Recorder in England"). 1996 $150.00
N/L N/L Yesterday And Today LP, picture disc, Butcher photo on front. Made in Germany, issued in clear plastic record bag with sticker. 1996?  
"Capitol" ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Stereo "first state" Butcher cover, counterfeit issue. This is an actual Capitol black label re-issue jacket and disc wherein someone "pasted" a reprinted butcher cover slick onto the album jacket. Easily identifiable, as the slick was photographed from a peeled original and glue marks are visible along the left hand side. As well, the slick is on glossy photographic paper. 1996 $20.00
POSTERS
Label/Co.
Number Title Description Year NM Value
Capitol "Incredible" Yesterday...and Today Original Capitol promotional poster, featuring the Butcher cover (repro alert, see below) 1966 $1000.00
Capitol "Buy Beatles Here" Yesterday...and Today Original Capitol promotional poster, featuring the Trunk cover 1966 $850.00
Ace & Space
 
"Another Day?" Butcher cover poster, shows large LP cover shot, along with quote from 9/22/67 issue of Time Magazine, "Only once did they show a serious lapse in taste..." 1973 $25.00
Hawaii Poster UNI Photo Press The Beatles Alternate trunk photo poster, this is the only poster made using an alternate trunk photo. Not a Capitol product, it states: "Copyright 1974 by Hawaii Poster" 1974 $50.00
"Capitol" "Incredible" Yesterday...and Today Unauthorized reproduction of the Capitol promotional poster. This is the most common of at least two different reproduction attempts - detected by a blueish spot (with light colored dot in center)to the right of the title word "Yesterday". Click here for a close-up scan of the spot area on the poster. The photo and album title are very sharp, but the cover has several other minor flaws, as if was photographed from a not quite perfect butcher jacket. 1980s $10.00
n/a 0-1000 Yesterday...and Today Ltd. numbered edition of 1000, featuring full-size stereo Butcher cover 1990 $70.00
n/a 0-1000 Yesterday...and Today Ltd. numbered edition of 1000, featuring full-size alternate Trunk cover white background 1993 $15.00
n/a 0-2500 Yesterday...and Today Ltd. numbered edition of 2500, featuring full-size alternate Trunk cover purple background, plus small pictures of three other variations 1994 $15.00
SLICKS / ALTERNATE COVERS
Label/Co.
Number Title Description Year NM Value
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original stereo Butcher slick 1966 $1800.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original stereo Butcher slick, 3-ring punched Sales Presenter 1966 $3000.00
Capitol T-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original mono Butcher slick 1966 $1200.00
Capitol T-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original mono Butcher cover flat (used for promotional purposes) 1966 $1500.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original Stereo Trunk cover slick 1966 $300.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original alternate "purple" Trunk slick (titles on left) 1966 $4000.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Alternate Trunk cover slick (titles on right, "The Beatles" slanted) 1966 $3000.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original early proof Butcher slick, no titling 1966 $2500.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original early proof Butcher slick, quotes in title words "Yesterday" 1966 $3000.00
Capitol T-2553 Yesterday...and Today early proof Butcher slick for logo placement 1966  
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original alternate Trunk slick, Trunk photo appears twice, one photo upright, one sideways 1966 $3000.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original early proof alternate Butcher slick, "purple cover", thick stock, printed alongside cover for an Al Martino album 1966 $3500.00
Capitol YT-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original Trunk cover slick for 5" reel to reel tape release 1966 $150.00
Capitol Y1T-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original Trunk cover slick for 7" reel to reel tape (brown box) release 1968 $200.00
Capitol L-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original Trunk cover slick for 7" reel to reel tape (blue box) release 1968 $200.00
CapitolST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Original stereo Trunk cover slick with "Gold Record Award" symbol on cover 1969 $150.00
Capitol T-2553 Yesterday...and Today Unauthorized reproduction mono Butcher slick1970s $5.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Unauthorized reproduction stereo Butcher slick 1970s $5.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Unauthorized reproduction alternate Trunk cover slick (titles on right, "The Beatles" slanted) 1980s $40.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today Unauthorized reproduction alternate "purple" Trunk slick (titles on left) 1990s $20.00
MAGAZINES, BOOKS, AND NEWSPAPERS
Label/Co.
Number Title Description Year NM Value
New Musical Express Ltd. No. 1012 New Musical Express First printed publication of the Butcher cover photo, B&W full-page EMI advertisement for the Paperback Writer single, June 3, 1966 cover date. Value is for the entire issue. Ad by itself is worth 50% of full issue price. 1966 $75.00
Disc and Music Echo Ltd. June 4, 1966 cover date Disc and Music Echo Second printed publication of the Butcher cover photo (full-page EMI ad, same ad as in NME above) 1966 $75.00
Disc and Music Echo Ltd. June 11, 1966 cover date Disc and Music Echo Third printed publication of the Butcher cover photo, (first in color, alternate photo) 1966 $300.00
Billboard June 25, 1966 cover date Billboard 1st advertisement for the Yesterday And Today LP (full-page trunk cover ad from Capitol. Front page article on the recall including information on the paste-over process and costs) 1966 $75.00
Cashbox June 25, 1966 cover date Cashbox Advertisement for the Yesterday And Today LP (full-page trunk cover ad from Capitol, same as used above in Billboard. Small mention of the recall) 1966 $75.00
Billboard July 2, 1966 cover date Billboard Album review for Yesterday And Today on back cover 1966 $50.00
KYA July 2, 1966
cover date
Vol. 1 No. 49
BEAT BEAT Newspaper, special KYA radio edition, inside story "Beatle LP Cover Banned". Also includes Beatles story announcing upcoming Candlestick Park concert and "Beatles On TV: A Bomb".. 1966 $25.00
KYA July 9, 1966
cover date
Vol. 1 No. 50
BEAT BEAT Newspaper, special KYA radio edition, cover story The S(l)ick Humor of The Beatles. 1966 $45.00
KYA July 16, 1966
cover date
Vol. 1 No. 51
BEAT BEAT Newspaper, special KYA radio edition, cover story Beatles Change Erases Profit. 1966 $20.00
Capitol September Key Notes Capitol Record Club Magazine. Features a two-page album promo titled The Beatles Go Song Tripping Through Yesterday and Today. The 30-page 8-1/2" x 11" magazine also featured on the back a mock-up album cover ad for Y&T, featuring it as the "Young Swingers Selection of The Month". 1966 $85.00
Time, Inc. Vol. 90 No. 12 Time Magazine September 22, 1967 issue with "Only once did they show a serious lapse in taste..." quote - cover story w/5 page Beatles article 1967 $20.00
Creem Magazine, Inc. Vol. 7 No. 11 Creem Magazine Cover story, first publicly printed photo showing a sealed first state Butcher cover album 1976 $20.00
Goody Press Vol. 2 No. 3 Beatlefan magazine Beatlefan Vol. 2 No. 3, Trunk cover on front, Rarities album article 1986 $8.00
Cox & Miller Vol. 2 Beatles Price & reference Guide 2nd Edition Price Guide, Perry Cox/Michael Miller, high quality Stereo Butcher cover, taken from original 4-color separations 1986 $15.00
Diamond Publishing No. 182 Record Collector Record Collector magazine, cover story "The Beatles Banned! The Full Story of The Butcher Sleeve", extensive illustrated article, published in the UK. 1994 $15.00
MISCELLANEOUS
Label/Co.
Number Title Description Year NM Value
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today 4-color separations for the Butcher cover. 1966  
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today 4-color separations for the "purple" alternate Trunk cover. Six or seven known copies exist of original test slicks printed from this artwork 1966 $2500.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today 4-color separations for the "purple" alternate Trunk cover, version # 2, with quotes surrounding entire title. Recently discovered. 1966 $2500.00
Capitol ST-2553 Yesterday...and Today 4-color separations for the original Butcher cover album 1966
 
Capitol ??? Yesterday... and Today Sheet music book for entire album 1966 $35.00
Capitol
 
Yesterday... and Today Recall letter from Capitol Records (Originals are very hard to find, and to prove as authentic. Thousands of photocopies exist on the market, and rightfully don't command much value. A couple of years ago a U.S. collector made 50 near-perfect quality reprints, Capitol logo and all, printed on high quality paper. These are the cleanest photocopies yet to surface, and would probably sell for around $5.00) 1966 $300
Capitol
 
Yesterday... and Today "Customer response letter" from Capitol Records (as above, originals are very hard to find but are easily identified by the Capitol watermarks in the stationary used and the grey Capitol logo on the letterhead. These letters were used by Capitol to personally answer complaints they received regarding the Butcher cover. An original copy of this letter was recently discovered and sold for $2500.00. The letter was not known to exist until 1996) 1966 $2000
Capitol
 
photograph Trunk Cover promotional publicity photo 1966 $100.00
N/L   photographs 2 different alternate Butcher cover photos, 4" x 6", sold at conventions in the 1970s 1970s $20.00
Get Back
 
Yesterday...and Today Butcher Cover Matches (large) from Japan 1979 $85.00
Get Back
 
Yesterday...and Today Butcher Cover Matches (small) from Japan 1979 $85.00
Album Graphics, Inc. B-10 Yesterday... and Today Chu-Bops bubblegum miniature album reproduction 1980s $5.00
??? ??? The Beatles Live Laserdisc, Japanese bootleg with Butcher cover photo on front, bonus T-shirt included, the first and only Beatles bootleg laserdisc ever made1990s $200.00
Delphi / Apple 84-D19-7.8 "Yesterday and Today" Bradford Exchange Porcelain Plate # 8 in The Beatles Collection series 1992 $50.00
??? N/L Yesterday... and Today Limited edition color print of Butcher cover photo, 100 made. 199? $100.00?
Apple Corps. Ltd. N/L Yesterday... and Today Beatles Album Art Collection series, limited edition of 5000 Yesterday...and Today album cover reproduction, authorized by Apple, Trunk cover version 1996 $200.00
Cult Images Ltd. #PC46 The Beatles 4" x 6" Butcher Cover postcard, U.K. 19?? $15.00


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