Album Reviews

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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