The 10-inch disc 1962 includes the songs “For There Was You” and “Hello Little Girl” and has been described as a “sacred object”.
It is the last recording made by the band before they breakthrough. The titles of the songs are primarily written by their manager Brian Epstein, who spelled wrong in several places. They are attributed to “John Lennon and The Beatles.” On the album it appears that the two tracks have been recorded in an HMV store on Oxford Street in London.
The specimen was found in the attic at the home of Les Maguire, pianist and member of the Gerry and the Pacemakers. It will be the recording sent to producer George Martin in hopes of securing a record deal.
There was a man in Manchester who bought it is very rare specimen, which was sold by auction firm Warrington auctions in England.