A Hard Day's Night album cover signed by The Beatles
A Hard Day's Night album cover signed by The Beatles is a signed Beatles album cover and a notable item of music memorabilia.
A Hard Day's Night is The Beatles' third studio album and also forms the soundtrack to their 1964 film of the same name. The album includes popular Beatles songs Can't Buy Me Love and of course, A Hard Day's Night.
The album is thought to portray the classic image of The Beatles, as it features some of their most popular songs as was released at the peak of 'Beatlemania'.
In the United Kingdom, the album was released on 10 July 1964, 4 days after the release of the film. It was released two weeks earlier in the United States with a different track listing. This US version was replaced with the UK version in February 1987.
Approximately 8-10 signed A Hard Days Night covers are known to exist. In 2006, Sotheby's, London, sold an example for £22,800.
In June 2011 it was reported that Paul Fraser Collectibles were offering a signed copy of "A Hard Day's Night" album cover with an estimate of £35,000.
The cover is signed on the reverse by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in blue ink. Each autograph appears below the corresponding Beatle's photograph.