The Beatles & Tony Sheridan – UK 1st Issue “My Bonnie/The Saints” 45 / The First Record in the World to Credit “The Beatles”

A UK first pressing of Tony Sheridan & The Beatles’ debut single “My Bonnie/The Saints”, the first record issued anywhere in the world to use the name “The Beatles”.   This very earliest issue is identified by the use of “broad type” on the labels. Polydor Germany producer Bert Kaempfert signed English singer and guitarist Tony […]

The Beatles – First Ever Record, “My Bonnie” By Tony Sheridan & The Beat Brothers / 1962 German Pressing With “English Intro”

An original 1962 German pressing of “My Bonnie/The Saints” by Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers.  On this record The Beatles backed up English singer Sheridan, in their first-ever appearance on record anywhere in the world. Evidently the word “Beatles” was close to the German slang word for male genitalia, “peedles”, and so Polydor Records […]