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Parlophone 45-R 4983

Released: 1963-01-11    Mono

First press matrix side 1: 7XCE 17217-1N
First press matrix side 2: 7XCE 17218-1N

Side 1     Matrix: 7XCE 17217
Please Please Me

Side 2     Matrix: 7XCE 17218
Ask Me Why

Originally pressed with the red label. In January 1963 EMI moved to the more familiar black label. In March 1963 EMI dropped the "45" prefix. February 1964 and later the text "SOLD IN U.K. SUBJECT ...." was printed on the label.