26 January 2017
Holy crow are we really about to get remastered deluxe box sets for Plastic Ono Band and All Things Must Pass ? Absolutely amazing stuff. Aside from all the other shit its a really great time to be alive.
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"The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles!"
-Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues
"We could ride and surf together while our love would grow"
-Brian Wilson, Surfer Girl
14 June 2016
I'll be curious if they'll put the album on 2 discs with sides 1-3 on disc one and sides 4-6 on disc 2 with the apple jam in the LP order like the original cd, or if they'll keep the 2001 tracklist.
Here | There | Everywhere
The one and only Billy Shears (AKA Paul's Replacement)
2017:"He still remains active while being away."
15 February 2015
Damn, I wish my headphones hadn't chosen recently to break on me!
I managed to resurrect my headphones to listen to this I have to hold them just so with one hand because one earpiece is sorta broke or else the right ear cuts out coz the broken left side wire is finicky and but this song is worth it
I rather wish they hadn't lowered the acoustic guitar track quite so much though...? Turning the treble up just a wee bit wouldn't kill it, I think. I know it sounds warmer this way and it's nice but the chinga was the best part of the old mix. It's a but loud but the new one's not loud enough imo... but eh it's a small thing.
George's vocal trill around 2:55 is a freakin' revelation.
It verges from the sublime to the ridiculote
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8 January 2015
Ran into this (I don't know how I missed it but I did), and it's the most astonishing job I've heard, outdoing anything Giles could muster. Augers well for the album, I hope EMI aren't going to be idiots about this.
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I'm like Necko only I'm a bassist ukulele guitar synthesizer kazoo penguin and also everyone. Or is everyone me? Now I'm a confused bassist ukulele guitar synthesizer kazoo penguin everyone who is definitely not @Joe. This has been true for 2016 & 2017 but I may have to get more specific in the future.
10 June 2015
A booter identified as MisterClaudel has been producing CDs containing the outtakes from most of the Beatle's solo albums. These are links to the tracks on a site named Internet Archive, that is a little tidier than YouTube and makes it easy to compare the different versions of the songs. The album covers with track info, inserts, and CD reproductions are usually available in the JPEG section under Download Options. I can't find much information about the producer and I'm not sure why they are allowed to operate in the open. They claim the CDs contain "Everything that happened in the studio" (a bit of hyperbole me thinks), but there are quite a few takes I have never heard before.
[Mod note: link led to pages where some officially released material can be downloaded and has therefore been removed]
You and I have memories
Longer than the road that stretches out ahead
3 February 2021
Here is my ultimate redux.
Ballad Of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll)
I was 10 when this was happening and my 10 year old self would have explained it like this:
"Mr Harrison there are too many sad songs and too many long things that don't mean anything. It's better with just these ones and it is a proper album length that way too. You can still use the same name for the record though, it still makes sense on it's own. You can use some of the other songs later on if you still like them. I put It's Johnny's Birthday at the end to make it funny like The Beatles used to do sometimes."
So sue me.
Unless Paul McCartney knocks on my door I am unlikely to be impressed.