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The Beatles – Let It Be

21 09 2010

Listened: Thursday September 2

In some ways, Let It Be is pioneering album in the “skits” style (a style, as I noted before, of which I am not generally a fan). No matter, the Beatles can get away with it. Two of Us is an underrated song, and one of my favorites.

I haven’t heard the “naked” version, so I don’t know any better than to like all the Phil Spector production layered on these recordings. Once I get used to how something sounds, it’s hard to get me to think it sounds better some other unfamiliar way, but I guess I should check it out for the sake of comparison. In general I like the Wall of Sound style, though.

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22 09 2010
The Beatles – Live At The BBC « Emily's Albums A to Z

[…] Paul knocks it out of the park with The Honeymoon Song and John’s treatment of Phil Spector’s To Know Her is To Love Her is another favorite. Wonder if it would have blown their minds to know that they’d be working with Phil later on Let It Be? […]

9 09 2011
John Lennon & Yoko Ono – Some Time In New York City « Emily's Albums A to Z

[…] I have a more dispassionate reaction, being too young to remember the Beatles breaking up, but I think Yoko Ono gets way too much crap, from everyone. She is a total badass, and […]

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