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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby Quaco » 07 Sep 2018, 02:48

Matt Wilson wrote:I'm sure it'll be exactly like the Sgt Pepper's box: remaster (mono & stereo), remix, 5.1, & extra discs of various takes of each song. And now we know the Esher demos will be included.

I think you're probably right. And it sounds like a cool thing. I just wish that this album, which could be the best album of all time, could have some form of commemoration that is above and beyond such normal things. I mean, like, a movie that was shot at the time but nobody's seen, 10 new tracks we haven't heard, that kind of thing.
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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby Matt Wilson » 07 Sep 2018, 03:15

There might be some kind of making of doc. There was for Sgt Pepper's.
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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby Muskrat » 07 Sep 2018, 03:17

An entire disc -- maybe 2! -- of the individual elements used on Revolution #9.
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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby Charlie O. » 07 Sep 2018, 03:30

I assume it'll have the long psychedelic mix of "Revolution 1" that turned up in Bootlegland a few years back.

I also assume that we still won't get the legendary 27-minute "Helter Skelter" (though that's probably for the best).
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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby Matt Wilson » 07 Sep 2018, 03:43

You know what I liked on the Pepper's box set? Videos for "A Day in the Life," "Penny Lane," and "Strawberry Fields." I hope every video of them performing any 1968 song in its entirely is included. You can see much (all?) of them on the Anthology DVDs, but it was extra cool in hi def.
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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby Quaco » 07 Sep 2018, 04:20

Maybe they can get a better version of this:

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Postby C. » 07 Sep 2018, 04:32

There must be an hour or two of Abbey Road footage from 68/69, no? there are bits all over youtube. I'd pay top whack to see that if it was cleaned up.
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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby The Modernist » 07 Sep 2018, 08:47

BOXO wrote:There must be an hour or two of Abbey Road footage from 68/69, no? there are bits all over youtube. I'd pay top whack to see that if it was cleaned up.


I think the only thing that was filmed was "Hey Bulldog" wasn't it?

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Postby C. » 07 Sep 2018, 09:09

There's all sorts of low-grade studio footage on youtube, G. Have a look.
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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby Quaco » 08 Sep 2018, 18:34

BOXO wrote:There's all sorts of low-grade studio footage on youtube, G. Have a look.

Oh yeah, but that would be more Let It Be, wouldn't it? (If it's the stuff I'm thinking of.)
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Postby C. » 08 Sep 2018, 18:59

There's more. I'll post something tomorrow.
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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby Moleskin » 28 Sep 2018, 15:19

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Hugh wrote:Yeah but you can’t let the anniversary go by without product. It should come bundled with the BCB Beatles.


We should remaster and re-release Bcbeatles to an undeserving public. Its probably ten years now.


At least. I'm just re-ripping at 320 as I only had it at 192.

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C wrote:I said nothing for years but enough is enough.


Lord Rother wrote:Big Big Train’s Gregory Spawton sums it up pretty well

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Postby toomanyhatz » 09 Oct 2018, 21:27

The Esher Demos are marvelous. Considering how "produced" the final versions are it's really interesting to hear how thoroughly conceived they were from the beginning.
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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

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C wrote:I said nothing for years but enough is enough.


Lord Rother wrote:Big Big Train’s Gregory Spawton sums it up pretty well

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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby Ghost of Harry Smith » 18 Oct 2018, 01:21

SUMPTUOUS SI wrote:A White Album celebration


Thanks for the link, enjoying listening to this right now ... Bill Nighy is telling Martin Freeman about his love of the sound of Lennon’s voice and how he likes Siouxsie’s version of Dear Prudence but the original is not only better but weirder and more transportive.

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Postby Bent Fabric » 18 Oct 2018, 15:36

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/beatles-while-my-guitar-gently-weeps-739393/?fbclid=IwAR2aj5s7Mfgru2yX7XGpNbRCorVOuRWJObIsDoJ-s3f_jNEuekZaE9y4IbY

Take 2 of "While My Guitar..." (as opposed to Take 1, which has been available in various places for decades). Fairly clumsy, all in all, but...that doesn't mean I'd dare live without it.

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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby ChrisChopping » 24 Oct 2018, 13:59

Enjoyed listening to the celebration thing although the between song chatter didn’t add much.
All I will say is, the new version of Rev. 9 is no fun to listen to on headphones which is a shame as I love that song.

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Re: McCartney says White Album Anniversary Release Nearly Ready

Postby C. » 31 Oct 2018, 17:54

C wrote:I said nothing for years but enough is enough.


Lord Rother wrote:Big Big Train’s Gregory Spawton sums it up pretty well