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reviewed in BeatleFan Magazine
#106 - May-June issue 1997.
Capitol T/ST 2553 Released Jun 15th 1966. Black Label with rainbow-color band. Referred to as the "first state" cover. Cover has a controversial photo of the group dressed in white butcher smocks showing cuts of raw meat & parts of toy dolls strewn about their apparel. Very few copies were reportedly sold in stores with this cover in its first state.
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I have decided to sell my sealed mono 1st State butcher.
Photos are available at this link.
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