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Portrait of British pop group The Beatles (L-R) Paul McCartney, George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Ringo Starr and John Lennon (1940 - 1980) at the BBC Television Studios in London before the start of their world tour, June 17, 1966. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

The Beatles are getting into the Christmas spirit early this holiday season.

Just announced for a December 15 release is The Christmas Records, a box set of seven 7” colored vinyl singles featuring the Beatles’ special Christmas messages they sent to their fan club members from 1963-1969. Up until now, there has been no official reissue of these recordings.

Also included in the box set is a special 16-page booklet that contains copies of the newsletters that come with each yearly Christmas greeting.

Check out the video below for a special preview! For complete details and to pre-order this release, head to


Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights