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Can't Buy Me Love picture sleeve

The Beatles' single Can't Buy Me Love / You Can't Do That (Capitol 5150) was released on March 16, 1964. Its picture sleeve is considered the rarest of all the Capitol sleeves and near mint copies have sold for more than $1,000.00. Twelve variations and reissues exist of the disc. The originals were issued on the orange/yellow swirl label and do not have the words "Subsidiary of..." in the perimeter print.

The single was reissued in 1968, adding the "Subsidiary of..." print to the label. One year later it was issued again, on Capitol's red and orange "target" label. It was released on the Apple label in 1971 with 3 minor print variations. In 1976 it came out on the orange Capitol label, in 1978 the purple Capitol label, in 1981 Capitol's blue Starline label, a black Starline label in 1986, and finally the purple Starline label in 1988.

Northern Songs/Maclen Music sheet music for Can't Buy Me Love, issued in 1964. Note the alternate spelling of "vocal", common on several releases. For a complete listing of other Beatles and solo Beatles sheet music releases, see our Sheet Music section.

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