Badfinger singles
No Matter What
compiled by Tom Brennan
last revised: January 11, 2016

thanks to Steve Alburger, Mariano E. López Tarnassi, Stephane Fremon, and Kevin for some scans

special items
Billboard magazine ad (U.S.A.)
U.S.A. (longer) ad

U.K. promo poster (original is approx. 22" x 16")
sheet music (U.S./U.K.) using circle promo photo
sheet music (U.K.) using "No Dice" center gatefold photo

sheet music (Australia)
jukebox strips (U.S.A.)
promo sticker for appearance on In-Laws Soundtrack CD (May 2003)

reviews
Sounds review: January 11, 1971 (U.K.)
Melody Maker review: January 14, 1971
(U.K.)

thanks to Dan Matovina

charting
Cash Box (U.S.): peaked at #6 on week ending December 19, 1970 (14 weeks in Top 100)
Billboard (U.S.): peaked at #8
Melody Maker (U.K.): peaked at #5


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A: No Matter What
produced by Mal Evans/Geoff Emerick
B: Better Days [edited version]
produced by Geoff Emerick

U.K.
Apple 31

released:
November 6, 1970

No Matter What PS front (UK)

No Matter What (Apple 31A) U.K. (scanned by Tom Brennan)

Better Days (Apple 31B) U.K. (scanned by Tom Brennan)

 
Ireland
Apple 31

released:
November 6, 1970
 
No Matter What (Ireland)
   

Japan
Apple AR-2701

released:
January 25, 1971

No Matter What (Japan, picture sleeve)

No Matter What (Japan)


India
Apple APPLE.31

released:
1971


No Matter What (India)

Better Days (India)

Australia
Apple A-9316

released:
1970


No Matter What label (Australia)


 

New Zealand
Apple 31

released:
1970

No Matter What sleeve (New Zealand)

No Matter What (New Zealand)


 

Germany
Apple 1C 006-92-064
(Apple 31)


released:
?

No Matter What/Better Days (German PS)

No Matter What (Germany)

Better Days (Germany)

 

France
Apple 2C 006-92-064

released:
1970

No Matter What PS front (France)



 

Italy
Apple 3C 006-92-064
(Apple 31)


released:
1970

No Matter What PS front (Italy)

No Matter What PS back (Italy)

No Matter What (Italy)

 

Holland
Apple 5C 006-92-064

released:
?

No Matter What (Holland, picture sleeve)


No Matter What (Holland)

Better Days (Holland)

Spain
Apple H-662

released:
?

No Matter What (Spain) picture sleeve

No Matter What PS back (Spain)

No Matter What (Apple H-662, Spain)

Better Days (Spain)

Portugal
Apple N-38-21

released:
?

No Matter What (Portugal, picture sleeve)



 

Denmark
Apple 31

released:
1970

No Matter What (Denmark picture sleeve)

No Matter What PS back (Denmark)

No Matter What (Denmark)

Better Days (Denmark)

Sweden
Apple 31

released:
?

No Matter What/Better Days (Denmark, picture sleeve)



 

Norway
Apple 31

released:
1970

No Matter What PS (Norway)

No Matter What PS back (Norway)

No Matter What (Norway)

Better Days (Norway)

Greece
Apple 31

released:
?


No Matter What (Greece, green vinyl)


 
Lebanon
Apple 31

released:
?

       

Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Apple AP 31
Apple 31J (reissue)


released:
?


No Matter What (Rhodesia)


Brazil
Apple 31

released:
1971


No Matter What (Brazil, Apple 31)

Better Days (Brazil)

 



A: No Matter What
produced by Mal Evans/Geoff Emerick
B: Carry On Till Tomorrow [edited version]
produced by Paul McCartney

U.S.A.
Apple 1822

released:
October 12, 1970

standard Apple sleeve

No Matter What (U.S.A.), doesn't say stereo

No Matter What (U.S.A.) stereo

No Matter What (U.S.A.) stereo with star

Canada
Apple 1822

released:
1970

White Apple sleeve (Canada)
No Matter What label (Canada)



Philippines
Apple-023


released:
1970
 
No Matter What (Philippines)

 
Singapore
Apple 1822

released:
1970
No Matter What (Singapore sleeve)
No Matter What (singapore label)


Nicaragua
Odeon 01-0540

released:
?
 
No Matter What (Nicaragua-Odeon label)
   

Argentina
Apple 1336
Odeon promo

released:
1971

no picture sleeve issued

No Matter What (Aregntina) full Apple label

No Matter What (Argentina) sliced Apple

No Matter What (Argentina) Odeon promo

Chile
Apple 20

released:
?







A: No Matter What
produced by Mal Evans/Geoff Emerick
B: It Had To Be
produced by Geoff Emerick

Mexico
Apple 6793

released:
1971


No Matter What label (Mexico)
It Had To Be label (Mexico)


"AMAME" EP
A: No Matter What (No Importa Que)/I Don't Mind (No Me Importa)
B: Love Me Do (Amame)/Believe Me (Creeme)

Argentina
Apple 3045

released:
1971

AMAME EP by Badfinger

AMAME Badfinger EP side A label
AMAME side B
Amame promo EP (Argentina) side A
Amame promo EP (Argentina) side B


A: No Matter What/It Had To Be
B: Love Me Do/I Can't Take It

Mexico
Apple EPEM-10496

released:
1971

No Matter What Mexican EP

No Matter What Mexican EP label A
No Matter What Mexican EP label B


Four Sides Of Badfinger
One: No Matter What/Rock Of All Ages

Two: Come And Get It/Blodwyn

Singapore
(+Hong Kong & Malaysia)
Apple EPEA-1010

released:
?

Four Sides of Badfinger (Hong Kong EP) PS

Four Sides Of Badfinger (Singapore EP) PS back photo
Four Sides Of Badfinger (Singapore EP) side 1 label photo
Four Sides Of Badfinger (Singapore EP) side 2 photo


A: No Matter What
B: No, No, No [by The Voices Of East Harlem]

Spain
HISPAVOX CP-78
(promo)

released:
?

No Matter What (Spain promo, HISPAVOX CP-78) sleeve

No Matter What (Spain promo, HISPAVOX CP-78) label



Creedence Clearwater Revival EP
A: What Is Life [by George Harrison]/She's A Lady [by Tom Jones]
B: Have You Ever Seen The Rain? [by Creedence Clearwater Revival]/No Matter What

Malaysia
Zani Records ZI-1411

released:
1970

Have You Ever Seen The Rain EP (Zani Records) PS front

Have You Ever Seen The Rain EP (Zani Records) PS back

Have You Ever Seen The Rain (Zani Records) EP side A

Have You Ever Seen The Rain (Zani Records) EP side B

Hits Of The Years Vol. III (1970)
A: My Sweet Lord [George Harrison]/Knock Three Times [Tony Orlando & Dawn]
B: No Matter What/
Sugata Sunshiro [soundtrack from "Judo"]

Thailand
MTR-241?
(yellow label)

released:
1970 or 1971?

Hits Of The Years, Vol. III (Thailand EP) picture sleeve

Hits Of The Years, Vol. III (Thailand EP) picture sleeve (back side)

Hits Of The Years Vol. III (side 1) yellow label

Hits Of The Years Vol. III (side 1) yellow label
Thailand
MTR-496 (red label)

released:
1970 or 1971?
Hits Of The Year Vol. III (EP front cover)
Hits Of The Year Vol. III (MTR496) PS back
Hits Of The Years Vol. III side 1 red-black label
Hits Of The Years Vol. III side 2 red-black label


Contains The Hits Vol. XIV (1970)
A: My Sweet Lord [George Harrison]/I Think I Love You [The Partridge Family]
B: No Matter What/
Knock Three Times [Tony Orlando & Dawn]

Thailand
TK Records
TK-465


released:
1970 or 1971?

Contains The Hits Vol. XIV (Thailand EP) front sleeve

Contains The Hits Vol. XIV PS back

Contains The Hits Vol. XIV side 1 label (gold and blue)

Contains The Hits Vol. XIV (Thailand EP) side 2 label
Contains The Hits Vol. XIV (Thailand EP) side 1 label


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