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Michael Fremer Posted: May 10, 2017 21 comments
It all started as a misheard request for a condiment, Paul McCartney recollects in one of the introductions to the box's sumptuously produced book. During a flight back from America, the band's roadie Mal Evans asked Paul to "pass the salt and pepper", which he misheard as "Sergeant Pepper".

Michael Fremer Posted: May 07, 2017 Published: May 06, 2017 17 comments
As the 50th anniversary approached of the 1967 release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Apple Corps and its president Jeff Jones set about deciding how best to mark the occasion (or not).
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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 29, 2017 Published: Apr 28, 2017 27 comments
Today at The World of McIntosh Townhouse Producer Giles Martin Introduced his new "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Band" 50th anniversary stereo mix. Apple Corp and UMe introduce the new 50th anniversary box.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Apr 18, 2016 0 comments
Yes, this is slightly off topic, but at AXPONA 2016 Prudence Farrow Bruns, who inspired John Lennon to write "Dear Prudence" signed copies of her book "Dear Prudence The Story Behind the Song" and I thought you'd enjoy watching our "The Marketplace" encounter.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Jan 27, 2016 24 comments
Music re-mixes may not be as complicated or as critical as brain surgery but when it comes to The Beatles, you could make the case.
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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 29, 2015 53 comments
It's easy to forget in today's image and video drenched world how little we got to see during the 1960s of The Beatles and other rock groups.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 07, 2015 21 comments
Had enough Beatles? Then don't read this and whine about it. But if you never have enough Beatles, this new 27 song singles collection on DVD, Blu-ray, CD and eventual double LP (the latter two audio only obviously) is for you. You will fall in love all over again.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 24, 2014 19 comments
The producer Ralph Sall had an idea ten years ago or so: why not get some of the greatest musical talents of our time to pay tribute to Sir Paul McCartney by having them cover his songs? What could possibly go wrong?

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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 11, 2014 Published: Nov 10, 2014 3 comments
The Audio Salon In Santa Monica California announced today a Beatles event that sounds fascinating. I'd go if I lived out there.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 06, 2014 12 comments
The upcoming double 180g LP sets of Love and 1 will be digitally sourced according to mastering engineer Sean Magee.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Nov 03, 2014 42 comments
The two upcoming Beatles compilations, the "Red" (1962-1966) and "Blue" (1967-1970) were cut from the original analog tape used to produced the original LP sets—with a few exceptions, says Abbey Road mastering engineer Sean Magee.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Oct 06, 2014 Published: Oct 05, 2014 19 comments
Due to popular demand, we've started a new "Beatles" site listing.

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Michael Fremer Posted: Sep 12, 2014 50 comments
Wow, just read the Beatles in Mono "book shocker" thread... It's not surprising that they originally were going to cut from CDs, being that they're only the moldy mono mixes anyway right?... :)

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