The Beatles: DOTM Part 2 (U.S. releases)

Here is part two of the Beatles discography of the moment. This one, as the title suggests, is a listing of their U.S. released studio albums.

Introducing…The Beatles
Released in January 1964 by Vee-Jay Records.
Produced by George Martin.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
“Twist and Shout” and “Do You Want to Know a Secret”

Meet the Beatles!
Released in January 1964 by Capitol Records.
Produced by George Martin.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
“I Want to Hold Your Hand”

The Beatles 2nd Album
Released in April 1964 by Capitol.
Produced by George Martin.
Tracks: 11
Singles:
“She Loves You?

A Hard Days Night
Released in June 1964 by United Artists (strangely the US version of this album was released a month before the UK version)
Produced by George Martin.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
“A Hard Days Night/I Should Have Known Better” “And I Love Her/If I Fell” and “I’ll Cry Instead/I’m Happy Just to Dance With You”

Something New
Released in July 1964 by Capitol.
Produced by George Martin.
Tracks: 11

Beatles ’65
Released in December 1964 by Capitol.
Produced by George Martin.
Tracks: 11
Singles:
“If I Fell/She’s a Woman”

The Early Beatles
Released in March 1965 by Capitol.
Produced by George Martin.
Tracks: 11
Notes: This album contains 11 of the 14 tracks that were released in the U.K. on the album Please Please Me in March 1963.

Beatles VI
Released in June 1965 by Capitol.
Produced by George Martin.
Tracks: 11

Help!
Released in August 1965 by Capitol (released a week later than the UK version).
Produced by George Martin.
Tracks: 12
Singles:
“Ticket to Ride”
Notes: The differences between the UK version and the US version include:
The songs “From Me to You” “In the Tyrol” “Another Hard Days Night” “The Bitter End/You Can’t Do That (medley)” and “The Chase” are not present on the UK version.
The songs “Act Naturally” “Its Only Love” “Tell Me What You See” “You Like Me Too Much” “I’ve Just Seen a Face” “Yesterday” and “Dizzy Miss Lizzy” do not appear on the US version.

Rubber Soul
Released in December 1965 by Parlophone/Capitol/EMI (both in the US and the UK)
Produced by George Martin.
Tracks: 12
Differences between the UK version and the US version include:
The songs “Drive My Car” “What Goes On” and “If I Needed Someone” do not appear on the US release.
The song “It’s Only Love” does not appear on the UK release.

From here on out the albums the Beatles released their albums simultaneously in the UK and the US with identical track listings starting with the album Revolver.

If you have not already, you can view the UK Beatles DOTM here.

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