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BEEB
UK Labels and Company Sleeves 1974-1981

Labels

Philips distribution
PYE distribution
PRT distribution
BEEB 001 - 1974
to
BEEB 016 - 1976
BEEB 018 - 1976
to
BEEB 027 - 1979
BEEB 028 - 1981
Label discontinued
Beeb Records was a subsidiary of BBC Records.
Older domestic UK audiences often refer to the BBC as "the Beeb", a nickname originally dubbed by Peter Sellers in The Goon Show in the 1950s, when he referred to the "Beeb Beeb Ceeb". It was then borrowed, shortened and popularised by Kenny Everett.
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
BEEB 001 - 1974
to
BEEB 017 - 1976
Philips distribution 
Plain navy blue
 Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 2
BEEB 018 - 1976
to
BEEB 027 - 1979
PYE distribution
   Curved top  Glued left/right  
No 3
BEEB 028 - 1981
PRT distribution
   Cut staight/notch  Glued left/right  
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Contact for corrections : erlmehl@online.no
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Thanks to Tony Dowsett, England for scans in this section
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