Album Reviews

Let It Be Deluxe Set Review

The Beatles Get Back/Let It Be sessions and the resulting unreleased and released albums and bootlegged recordings are among the most interesting and confusing aspects of the group’s recorded legacy. From these January 1969 sessions came the April 1969 “Get Back”/“Don’t Let Me Down” single, the March 1970 “Let It Be” single, the May 1970…

The Beatles Get Back by the Beatles

Apple and Callaway Arts & Entertainment have released a 240-page Get Back book that serves as a companion piece to the Peter Jackson film, The Beatles: Get Back. The 10″ x 12″ hardcover book is not a reprint or an expanded edition of the Get Back book that was packaged with the 1970 Let It…

Review: All Things Must Pass 50th Anniversary Edition

Back in 2001, for the 30th anniversary of All Things Must Pass, George Harrison looked back on the recording of the album and made the following observation: “I still like the songs on the album and believe they continue to outlive the style in which they were recorded. It was difficult to resist re-mixing every…

The White Album Listening Session

by Bruce Spizer A listening session for the upcoming of 50th anniversary release of The White Album was held on September 26 at the Power Station recording studio in New York City. The event was hosted by Apple Corps and Universal Music Group. After playing a brief promo video on the super deluxe edition, Apple…

Review: Christmas Time Is Here Again

Beginning in 1963, the Beatles started a holiday tradition of recording Christmas messages for their fans. The recordings were edited and issued on flexi-discs through the Official Beatles Fan Club in England. The records were not available for sale, but were distributed free to Fan Club members. In 1964, Beatles (U.S.A.) Ltd., the official national…

A Splendid Job Was Done By All

By Bruce Spizer In coordination with the 50th anniversary of the release of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” Apple, Capitol and Universal Music Group are giving fans multiple options to experience the Beatles landmark album. Prior to jumping into this review, I must disclose that I served as a consultant on the project, contributing…

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