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RIP George Martin

We knew it would come sooner or later, of course — he was ninety years old, and given the horrible tendency of those associated with the Beatles to die prematurely we were *very* lucky he was with us for as … Continue reading

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The Beatles Mono Reviews 11: The Beatles (The White Album)

An edited version of this essay is now included in my book The Beatles In Mono. Hardback paperback I’ve gone a week without posting because this is going to be a huge one, and I wanted to make a big … Continue reading

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The Beatles Mono Reviews 10: Magical Mystery Tour

An edited version of this essay is now included in my book The Beatles In Mono. Hardback paperback So we’re getting near the end of these reviews now – after this there’s only the White Album in the mono box … Continue reading

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The Beatles Mono Reviews 9: Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Sgt Pepper was always going to be a difficult one for me to review. Quite simply, I don’t think it’s a very good album. Oh, it’s far from a bad album – I’d go so far as to say it … Continue reading

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The Beatles Mono Reviews 3 – With The Beatles

An edited version of this essay is now included in my book The Beatles In Mono. Hardback paperback With The Beatles, the band’s second album, is a triumph of style over substance. Significantly inferior to the albums immediately preceding and … Continue reading

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