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Canadian Cassette Tapes, 8-Tracks, Reels

Developed by Piers A. Hemmingsen



NOTE: This list is by no means complete and will be updated as further information is obtained.








Canadian Capitol Cassettes

Serial Number Artist Title
4XT 6051 The Beatles Beatlemania ! With The Beatles
Stereo
4XT 6054 The Beatles Twist And Shout
Stereo
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4T 6063 The Beatles Long Tall Sally
Mono - 1970s
4XT 6063 The Beatles Long Tall Sally
Stereo - 1980s
k7
4TO 7777 06063 43 The Beatles Long Tall Sally
Stereo - 1990s
Capitol 4XT-2653 The Beatles Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
 LP
Capitol 4XW-160 and 4XW-161 The Beatles The Beatles aka The White Album .. although the cover is now black !
 LP
Capitol TBD The Beatles 1962-1966 / 1967-1970
 LP
Capitol 4N-12199 The Beatles Reel Music
 LP
Capitol 4XO-12246 The Beatles 20 Greatest Hits
 LP
Capitol 4N-16020 / ..21 The Beatles Rock 'N' Roll Music - Volume 1 & 2
 LP
4XO 6351 The Beatles Let It Be
Stereo, original cassettes have paper labels and a warranty card inside
4XT-6242 The Pink Floyd The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
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4XT-6279 The Pink Floyd A Saucerful Of Secrets
Black plastic shell, Harvest logo
k7
4XT-6318 The Pink Floyd OST More
Harvest logo. Super Dynamic Range
k7
4XVV-388 The Pink Floyd Umma Gumma
Black plastic shell, Harvest logo
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4XT-6381 Mrs Mills Music Hall Party
k7
4XT-6470 The Monks Bad Habits
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4XT-6476 Kate Bush Never For Ever
4XT-6487 Klaatu Magentalane
1981
4XT-6497 Bob Schneider Listen To The Children
1980
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4XT-6503 David Wilcox My Eyes Keep Me In Trouble
Later re-issued on cassette using 4N-66171
4XT-6505 David Wilcox Out Of The Woods
Later re-issued on cassette using 4N-66170
4XT-6506 Frank Mills A Special Christmas
C4-6522 David Wilcox The Best Of David Wilcox
4XQ-6524 Club Hits Non Stop Dance Mix
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4XT-6527 Glass Tiger The Thin Red Line
1986
4XT-6541 Zappacosta A To Z
1986
4XT-6543 Partland Brothers Electric Honey
4XT-11078 Pink Floyd Obscured By Clouds
k7
4XT-12276 Pink Floyd Works
Super Dynamic Range
k7
4XT-16234 Pink Floyd Relics
Super Dyanmic Range
k7
4XVV-388 Pink Floyd UmmaGumma
White shell, Harvest logo
k7
4XW-382 Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother
Super Dynamic Range
k7
4XW-832 Pink Floyd Meddle
Super Dynamic Range
k7
4XW-11163 Pink Floyd Dark Side Of The Moon
Super Dynamic Range
k7
4XT-1224 The Beatles 20 Greatest Hits
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Capitol 4XA 12060 The Beatles Rarities
 LP
BBX1 The Beatles Box Set
This black box set known as the "Bread Box" was issued in the late 1980s and featured Canadian cassettes of all UK albums accompanied by a booklet detailing the albums.
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C4 29325 The Beatles 1
Clear shell, this is one of the last Beatles cassettes issued in Canada
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Canadian Capitol 8-Tracks


Capitol did not start manufacturing 8-track tapes in Canada until 1970. These tapes are 3 3/4 IPS speed. The tapes were issued in various styles of black and white cardboard container boxes, all bearing the stamp Capitol Records Of Canada. They feature the text «Capitol 8-Track Stereo» in large font.

Apple tapes such as Hey Jude (8XT 385) were housed in a black and white cardboard container box , bearing the stamp Capitol Records (Canada) Ltd.. They feature the text «Apple 8-Track Stereo» in large font. One variation of this box has an Apple logo (white outline on black) on the back.




Beatles 8-tracks:

Serial Number Artist Title
Capitol 8XT-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles
Early 1970s, White shell, target logo
Capitol 8XT-2080 The Beatles Second Album
Early 1970s, White shell, target logo
United Artists U3006 The Beatles A Hard Day’s Night
Fall of 1968, very rare white shell, stereo LP cover and its later 1972 black shell version.
Hard Days Night 8 track
Capitol 8XT-2108 The Beatles Something New
Early 1970s, White shell, target logo
Capitol 8XT-2228 The Beatles Beatles ‘65
Early 1970s, White shell, target logo
Capitol 8XT-2228 The Beatles Beatles ‘65
Early 1970s, white shell, older Capitol logo; the logo is on the front side-panel
Capitol 8XT-2309 The Beatles The Early Beatles
Early 1970s, White shell, target logo. The later version has a white shell
Capitol 8XT-2386 The Beatles Help
Early 1970s, White shell, older Capitol logo
Capitol 8XT-2386 The Beatles Help
Early 1970s, White shell, target logo
Capitol 8XT-2442 The Beatles Rubber Soul
Early 1970s, White shell, target logo
Capitol 8XT-2553 The Beatles Yesterday And Today
Early 1970s, White shell, target logo.
Note that the graphic has the plain white background like the Lp cover whereas the USA Capitol
8-track graphic features the purple, alternate trunk cover
Capitol 8XT-2576 The Beatles Revolver
White shell, older Capitol logo
Capitol 8XT-2653 The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
White shell, target logo
Capitol 8XT-2835 The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
Early 1970s, White shell, target logo
Apple 8XWB101 The Beatles The Beatles (aka The White Album)
Part 1 and Part 2 - 2 separate tapes, early 1970s, White shell, white paper with black text, b/w Apple Logo
Apple 8XW 153 The Beatles Yellow Submarine
White Shell, programme 3 has Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
Yellow Submarine 8 track
Apple 8XT-383 The Beatles Abbey Road
White shell, b/w Apple logo. Note that initial copies were imported from the USA
Apple 8XT 385 The Beatles Hey Jude
White shell, green and white Apple logo
Apple 8XO 6351 The Beatles Let It Be
1970. The only Beatles 8-track on 6000 series. White shell, b/w Apple logo
Let It Be 8 track




Other 8-tracks:

Capitol 8XT-6418 Hugo Strasser Und Sein Orchester
May 12, 1975
Capitol 8XT-6441 Sylvia Tyson Cool Wind From The North
September 1976
Harvest 8XW-759 Pink Floyd Relics
Let It Be 8 track








Canadian Capitol & Ampex Reel To Reel Tapes

Serial Number Artist Title
TBD Malka And Joso Introducing
TBD
Z4 2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles
Stereo, 7 1/2 ips - Canadian box, Canadian tape. Gold label with black writing
Z4-2047 The Beatles Meet The Beatles
Stereo, 4-track, 3 3/4 ips. Cardboard box, 5 inch plastic tape reel. US box, Canadian tape - gold label, Capitol logo. On the reel, the label is printed «Mfd. In Canada By Capitol Records Of Canada Ltd.
meet the beatles reel tape
7 L 2309 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Early Beatles
double reel 3 tape
Y2T-2382 The Beatles Beatles VI / Something New
Stereo, 7 1/2 ips. US box, Canadian tape - gold label with black writing
double reel 2 tape
Y2T-2467 The Beatles Rubber Soul / Second Album
Stereo, 7 1/2 ips. US box, Canadian tape - gold label with black writing)(on the reel it indicates thatthis item is : «a Capitol records inc. USA recording, MFD in Canada by Capitol records (Canada)» and on the card it says: « Made in USA»
double reel 2 tape
ZT 2576 The Beatles Revolver
Full dimensional stereo, 7 1/2 ip. US box, Canadian tape - gold label with black writing
revolver reel tape
Y1T 2653 Capitol The Beatles Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Full dimensional stereo, 3 3/4 ip. US box, Canadian tape - gold label with black writing
sgt peppr's reel tape
L 2442 The Beatles Rubber Soul
Stereo, 5 inch reel, 3 3/4 ips. Canadian «Ampex Gold Box Series» box - gold cover with inset picture of Rubber Soul Lp cover on front)(white label on top half of reel has Capitol target logo in black, tape number L 2442 below it, track listing, and says «Manufactured by AMPEX of Canada». Some reels have «PROMOTION COPY» stamped on the reel label
rubber soul reel tape
Y1T 2835 The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
Stereo, 4 track, 3 3/4 ips. US box, Canadian tape - gold label with black writing. Text on the reel label reads: A Capitol Records, inc. U.S.A. recording, manufactured in Canada
Y2WB 101 The Beatles The Beatles (aka White Album)
Stereo, 4 track, 3 3/4 ips. US Apple box, Canadian tape - gold label with black writing. There are no Canada markings on the gold color sticker on the reel. It only indicates the product number Y2WB-101 and of course the songs. These reels may have been imported (TBD)
white album reel tape
L 385 The Beatles Hey Jude
Stereo, 5 inch reel, 3 3/4 ips. Canadian «Ampex Gold Box Series» box - gold cover with inset picture of Hey Jude Lp cover on front. The white label on the top half of the reel has Apple logo in black, tape number L 385 below it, track listing, and says «Manufactured by AMPEX of Canada»
L 383 The Beatles Abbey Road
Stereo, 5 inch reel, 3 3/4 ips. Canadian «Ampex Gold Box Series» box - gold cover with inset picture of Abbey Road LP cover on front. The white label on the top half of the reel has Apple logo in black, tape number L 383 below it, track listing, and says «Manufactured by AMPEX of Canada»
abbey road reel tape
L 3401 The Beatles Let It Be
Stereo, 5 inch reel, 3 3/4 ips. Canadian «Ampex Gold Box Series» box - gold cover with inset picture of Let It Be Lp cover on front. The white label on the top half of the reel has an Apple logo, tape number L 3401 below it, track listing, and says «Manufactured by AMPEX of Canada».
Let It Be reel tape








USA Capitol & Ampex Reel To Reel Tapes (five inch, 4 track stereo)

Serial Number Artist Title
3 Z2 2047 Capitol The Beatles Meet the Beatles
2 Track, Mono, Black Box
3 Y1T 2047 Capitol The Beatles Meet the Beatles
7 L 2047 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Meet the Beatles
7 L 2080 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Second Album>
7 L 2228 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Beatles ‘65
3 Y2T 2365 Capitol The Beatles Beatles ‘65/Early Beatles
3 UAX 6366 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles A Hard Day’s Night
7 UST 6366-A Capitol Magtec The Beatles A Hard Day’s Night (BBC promo copy)
7 L 2358 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Beatles VI
3 Y2T 2382 Capitol The Beatles Beatles VI / Something New
7 L 2386 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Help
7 L 2442 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Rubber Soul
3 Y2T 2467 Capitol The Beatles Rubber Soul / Second Album
7 L 2553 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Yesterday and Today
7 L 2576 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Revolver
7 ZT 2576 Capitol The Beatles Revolver
3 Y1T 2653 Capitol The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
7 L 2653 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
3 Y1T 2835 Capitol The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
7 L 2835 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
3 Y1W 153 Capitol The Beatles Yellow Submarine
7 L 153 Capitol Ampex A/R The Beatles Yellow Submarine
3 Y2WB 101 Capitol The Beatles The Beatles (aka The White Album)
7 L 101 Apple Ampex A/R The Beatles The Beatles (aka The White Album) (Vol 1)
7 L 2101 Apple Ampex A/R The Beatles The Beatles (aka The White Album) (Vol 2)
7 L 383 Apple Ampex A/R The Beatles Abbey Road
7 L 3401 Apple Ampex A/R The Beatles Let it Be
7 L 385 Apple Ampex A/R The Beatles Hey Jude




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