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The Beatles Go Back To Mono: Or Are They Just Trolling?

by | 18th, June 2014

The Beatles pictured in costume for a sketch during dress rehearsal at the Finsbury Park Astoria, London, of 'The Beatles Christmas Show'.  Date: 24/12/1963


YOU may not know it, but The Beatles split-up in 1969. Since then, they’ve released more albums than when they were actually together.

Of course, most Beatle-nuts can’t help it and will fall salivating onto just about any Beatle release. They’re still capable of fun surprises no-one expected the ‘Love’ album (with Cirque du Soleil) to contain a stone-cold banger like the Within You Without You/Tomorrow Never Knows mash-up.

It also featured on a video game with a load of fun psychedelic effects.



There’s been a host of radio session LPs, outtakes, ‘naked’ versions and, of course, remasters. One thing all fans of the Fab Four can agree on is that the original stereo versions of their famous LPs are a pain in the arse.

The Fabs’ estate re-did the stereo and everyone was happy. Well, diehard fans of the Beatles were. Naysayers spat tea from their noses in disgust, saying ‘oh well… look what we have here… yet another bloody Beatles cash-in! HUH! You pricks will buy anything!’

And so, to the news that The

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