Beatles ‘Love Me Do’ Demo Single Sold for Record-Breaking Price

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The Beatles 'Love Me Do' sold for thousands - Photo courtesy of The Beatles
The Beatles 'Love Me Do' sold for thousands - Photo courtesy of The Beatles

By JOHN DALY

The Beatles first demo single for Parlophone ‘Love Me Do’ has been officially confirmed as sold through Discogs for $14,757 (or £11,250.00) breaking a Discogs sales record for a 7″ single.

Released on Oct. 5, 1962, the single was one of 250 issued with Paul McCartney’s last name spelled incorrectly (McArtney) in the writing credit. The single was purchased through Discogs nearly 55 years to the day of release, having sold on Oct. 9, 2017.

Love Me Do is more than 50 years old - Photo courtesy of Discogs
Love Me Do is more than 50 years old – Photo courtesy of Discogs

More information on The Beatles ‘Love Me Do’ single can be found in the Discogs Database HERE.

View the entire Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold on Discogs for October of 2017.

Discogs is the user-built database of music; with a catalog of more than 9,000,000 recordings and 5 million artists, Discogs is considered one of the largest physical music databases in the world.