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Double Fantasy Stripped Down
5 October 2010
3.30pm
mjb
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Wow- this CD is just utterly brilliant! That superb Lennon voice coming through with hardly any echo or reverb on the songs just gets those hairs standing up on the back of your neck.

 

You simply HAVE TO buy this folks – it's like going back thirty years in time and listening to it new all over again. Stunning a-hard-days-night-john-1

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5 October 2010
5.42pm
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Hey, nice to hear from you again.

My copy is dispatched from Amazon, will hopefully arrive tomorrow. In the meantime, I gather iTunes is giving away (Just Like) Starting Over from DF/SD today.

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5 October 2010
8.23pm
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Cool--can't wait to get me mitts on it…..!a-hard-days-night-john-6

5 October 2010
8.48pm
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Thanks for telling me Joe
sounds awesome but it will be weird the first time you hear it

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
6 October 2010
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It's as if you're there in the studio with him listening along. And dare I say this, even Yoko's songs (which are given the same treatment) sound good.  In fact, her melodies are very tuneful; it's just her voice…. And she's done some nice things with Every Man Has A Woman Who Loves Him and Hard Times Are Over.  Not going to say what, but let's just say John gets a bigger role on them both this time around!

Highlights for me are John's off mic messing about that you didn't quite catch on the originals and the fact you get to hear the songs in totally different ways although they are technically the same versions. It really is 'stripped' in places.

And Joe – I got an email from Amazon to say they'd reduced the price from £11.99 to £8.95. Anyway, how come I got mine earlier than yours if we both were ordered in advance?!

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6 October 2010
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Joe said:

Hey, nice to hear from you again.

My copy is dispatched from Amazon, will hopefully arrive tomorrow. In the meantime, I gather iTunes is giving away (Just Like) Starting Over from DF/SD today.


Thanks for the notice on the iTunes freebie!  Snagged Watching the Wheels last night and I like it much better without the "Dexterization" (ha!) on it.  Though it was a bit jarring to hear it without the background vocals, I really didn't miss 'em; it's so great to hear John's voice just sweet and pure rock 'n' rolly…..just got to figure out if I want the CD packaging or if just the iTunes version will satisfy me….the sample begs for more!

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6 October 2010
5.54pm
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Got it, and the Signature Box.

Double Fantasy Stripped Down is wonderful. Well, the John songs are. The Yoko ones are still pretty bad (mainly because of her 'singing'). I recommend it.

I haven't explored the Signature Box properly yet, but it's a lot bigger than I thought it'd be. Also, even though it's not included, DF/SD does fit in there. I'll probably put all the CDs on the shelf, though, like I did with the Beatles remasters.

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6 October 2010
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Joe – in order for The Beatles Bible to get "credit" for my online purchase, do I start at the Buy on Amazon link on the Home page or do I go through the Store link at the top of this page? Does it make a difference?

**doing math in his head to save post**

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6 October 2010
7.18pm
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I've got Mind Games and Walls & Bridges remastered and am a tad disappointed.  They are a little cleaner but not THAT much to my ears.

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6 October 2010
11.47pm
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To be honest, these are the first good reviews of it I have heard- everyone else I've seen has just been bitchin and complainin- so maybe now I will give it a look when before I was a bit undecideda-hard-days-night-john-1

7 October 2010
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Here are your second good reviews
DFSD Does John's songs real justice while making Yoko seem that much more of the secondary star
Buy it it is amazing

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7 October 2010
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Zig said:

Joe – in order for The Beatles Bible to get "credit" for my online purchase, do I start at the Buy on Amazon link on the Home page or do I go through the Store link at the top of this page? Does it make a difference?

**doing math in his head to save post**


Why thank you! It doesn't matter which route you take – you can click on an Amazon link anywhere on the site, and whatever you buy during that session will give a bit of cash back to the site.

However, the 'store' link at the top of the page is probably way out of date, so I wouldn't bother visiting there for now. I really need to put some more stuff in there.

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14 October 2010
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I got it and love it- really really good.

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