It’s the ultimate collector’s item
A one-off blue version of the Beatles celebrated “White Album” has been unveiled today at the Beatles Story permanent exhibition in Liverpool.
It is 38 years to the day since the Beatles released their ninth studio album entitled “The Beatles” more commonly known as the “White Album.”
The double-album was usually produced on white vinyl, but this blue version has been verified by Sotheby’s and Christie’s Auction houses as the only blue version in existence.
The rare album’s owner, Colin McDonald, worked for the record pressing plant that produced the “White Album” in 1978 and the plant also happened to be pressing Linda Ronstadts “Blue Bayou” on blue vinyl at the same time.
McDonald seized the fabulous opportunity to make himself a unique version of the “White Album” – the sleeve of which has since been autographed by Paul McCartney – making it the ultimate collector’s item.
The blue “White Album” will be on display at the Beatles Story visitor attraction for a limited time.