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18 April 2011
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mr. Sun king coming together
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I truly love this album. I also have a theory as to why it is overlooked. George's solo worked dipped in the mid 70's, with bad reviews and bad press (see the My Sweet Lord case), so I feel this isn't rightfully viewed as the masterpiece it is. Does anyone else have this, and if so, how do you like it.

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

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Do you think the "My Sweet Lord" case needs its own thread?

Never heard it, but I will soon, I promise. It got two stars from Rolling Stone, and three-and-a-half from Allmusic. What are some songs that it features?

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mr. Sun king coming together said:

I truly love this album. I also have a theory as to why it is overlooked. George's solo worked dipped in the mid 70's, with bad reviews and bad press (see the My Sweet Lord case), so I feel this isn't rightfully viewed as the masterpiece it is. Does anyone else have this, and if so, how do you like it.

You are correct. This album was overlooked. George was pretty upset that he had to re-write some tunes due to Warner not liking some of his low key songs and three of them were deleted and replaced with new ones. They even rejected his original cover. 

I like this album especially 'That Which I have Lost' (great guitar playing by him) and of course 'All Those Years Ago' (he does a great version of that song on the 'Live In Japan' album)

 

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Sgt. Pepper said:

I really enjoy All Those Years Ago and Life Itself. Poor George was always underrated, if you ask me...

YES! He was.

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Can anyone explain to me why they ditched this beautiful cover? 

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Warner Brothers didn't like it, @Silly Girl. For some reason, they had huge problems with the whole album and rejected the original version. It was only released with a new cover and four tracks being replaced (Flying Hour, Lay His Head, Sat Singing and Tears of the World being replaced by Blood from a Clone, All Those Years Ago, Teardrops and That Which I Have Lost).

Blood from a Clone was George's comment on the rejection of the original album:

They say they like it, now, but in the market it
May not go well as it's too laid back...

Don't have time for the music
They want the blood from a clone...

 

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