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Spotify playlist: John Lennon

You’d have thought that after spending much of the last month finishing writing a book on the Beatles which required listening and relistening to every track they ever recorded multiple times, that I’d have had enough John Lennon for a … Continue reading

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I Rit A Buk

OK, so after a mammoth final push at proofreading, cover design, file conversion etc, I have now finally (mere hours late for John Lennon’s seventieth birthday) completed my magnificent octopus, The Beatles In Mono. It’s 203 pages in hardback, for … 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 8: Revolver

An edited version of this essay is now included in my book The Beatles In Mono. Hardback paperback One… two… three… four… ONE TWO THREE FOUR! The Beatles’ seventh album – and their last as a touring band – starts … Continue reading

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The Beatles Mono Reviews 7: Rubber Soul

An edited version of this essay is now included in my book The Beatles In Mono. Hardback paperback Rubber Soul, the Beatles’ second album of 1965, is generally considered the first album of their middle, most creative period. Only the … Continue reading

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