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Anthology 3

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Want to hear 'the White Album', 'Get Back' sessions and 'Abbey Road' in progress? Buy this album

    This is the Anthology which centers around the 'White Album', 'Get Back' sessions, and Abbey Road works in progress, demos and such. If the only worthy track on the whole set was George Harrison's leftover White Album track "Not Guilty", I would've still bought Ant-3, it is that good and that hard to believe that they left this track off the album (then again, the lyrics of the song seem to target John and Paul, so that's one theory). Luckily, there's plenty besides to make a Beatles fan want it - the alternate "Ob-la-di-Ob-la-da" arguably is better than the released version, the 'Get Back' sessions tracks give great insight as to what they had in mind (unlike 'Let it Be...Naked'), the White Album demos, and George Harrison's 1969 demos all are wonderful insights on the beginnings of great songs. The only quibble I have with Ant-3 is how come "Come and Get It" is included? Yes, it is a Paul McCartney demo, but it was intended for Badfinger, not a contender for a Beatles song (unlike his "Teddy Boy" and "Junk", and Harrison's "All Things Must Pass", which were given Beatle consideration). Still, Ant-3 is very enjoyable if you want to hear the group at work on their later period.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    ''Simply'' Beatles

    Fantastic demo recordings. Worth the price just to hear the acoustic demo of ''While my guitar gently weeps'', THE best track of the entire Anthology series.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A must for any Beatle fan

    Between the 3 Anthology collections, the 3rd is by far the most entertaining. While the 1st dealt with real dry interviews and the 2nd with unusual takes, the 3rd try has really captured the true Beatles. From new versions of tunes from the White Album thru the final takes of Abbey Road, it gives us some new twists on old songs. The versions of Helter Skelter and She Came In Through The Bathroom Window were quite different from the final versions. George's practice session for Something was so great with extra lyrics not on the final cut. The 3rd showed the talent and humor that made the Beatles what they were - the best ever!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    All of the great songs from the Beatles later years.

    The songs are very well arranged and re-mixed for superior quality.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    'The Beatles, Unplugged!'

    Upon first hearing this Anthology 3 package, I was struck by how really wonderful the acoustic 'run-throughs' of these numbers were and how nicely they could stand on their own! And it's great to finally hear the far superior 'un-Spector-ized', un-Ketchup-ed version/mix of the 'Long and Winding Road' and the simpler, charming earlier version of 'Let it Be' with its interesting, somewhat bluesy edge. BUY THIS CD!!!

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