Released on 5 October, 1962, the single is one of only 250 issued with McCartney (McArtney) incorrectly spelled in the writing credit. In October 2017, this same variant of Love Me Do broke the record for most expensive 7″ sold, going for $14,757. More information on The Beatle’s Love Me Do single can be found in the Discogs Database HERE.
A second copy of The Beatles’ first demo single for Parlophone Love Me Do has been sold through Discogs for $10,553, although it has fallen short of the record for the most expensive 7″ ever sold.
Love Me Do was comfortably the most expensive item sold on Discogs in March 2018. The second biggest sale was a copy of Pet Shop Boys 11×12″ 2009 Yes boxset, which fetched $7,337. A self-titled Gorilla Biscuits 7-inch on Revelation Records went for $6,143, with LaRom Baker’s You’re The Best: Love Will Make It Better ($6,000) and Joy Division’s An Ideal For Living ($3,387) making up the rest of the top 5.
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View The Entire Top 30 Most Expensive Items Sold On Discogs For March 2018 HERE.