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"The Beatles: Stereo Box Set CD & DVD 1ST EDITION SEALED"

Item specifics - Music: CDs Artist: Beatles (The) Release Date: Sep 09, 2009 Format: CD Record Label: Capitol Records (USA) Number of Discs: 17 Discs Genre: Pop Duration: Box Set Sub-Genre: 1960s Condition: Brand new Special Attributes: Remastered, Special Edition Track listing DISC 1: PLEASE PLEASE ME: 1. I Saw Her Standing There 2. Misery 3. Anna (Go To Him) 4. Chains 5. Boys 6. Ask Me Why 7. Please Please Me 8. Love Me Do 9. P.S. I Love You 10. Baby It's You 11. Do You Want To Know a Secret 12. Tast of Honey, A 13. There's a Place 14. Twist and Shout 15. Please Please Me Mini-Documentary DISC 2: WITH THE BEATLES: 1. It Won't Be Long 2. All I've Got To Do 3. All My Loving 4. Don't Bother Me 5. Little Child 6. Till There Was You 7. Please Mister Postman 8. Roll Over Beethoven 9. Hold Me Tight 10. You Really Got a Hold On Me 11. I Wanna Be Your Man 12. Devil In Her Heart 13. Not a Second Time 14. Money (That's What I Want) 15. With the Beatles Mini-Documentary DISC 3: A HARD DAY'S NIGHT: 1. Hard Day's Night [From the Film "a Hard Day's Night"], A 2. I Should Have Known Better [From the Film "a Hard Day's Night"] 3. If I Fell [From the Film "a Hard Day's Night"] 4. I'm Happy Just To Dance With You [From the Film "a Hard Day's Night"] 5. And I Love Her [From the Film "a Hard Day's Night"] 6. Tell Me Why [From the Film "a Hard Day's Night"] 7. Can't Buy Me Love [From the Film "a Hard Day's Night"] 8. Any Time At All 9. I'll Cry Instead 10. Things We Said Today 11. When I Get You Home 12. You Can't Do That 13. I'll Be Back 14. Hard Day's Night Mini-Documentary, A DISC 4: BEATLES FOR SALE: 1. No Reply 2. I'm a Loser 3. Baby's In Black 4. Rock and Roll Music 5. I'll Follow the Sun 6. Mr. Moonlight 7. Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey! 8. Eight Days a Week 9. Words of Love 10. Honey Don't 11. Ever Little Thing 12. I Don't Want To Spoil the Party 13. What You're Doing 14. Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby 15. Beatles For Sale Mini-Documentary DISC 5: HELP!: 1. Help! [From the Film "Help!"] 2. Night Before [From the Film "Help!"], The 3. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away [From the Film "Help!"] 4. I Need You [From the Film "Help!"] 5. Another Girl [From the Film "Help!"] 6. You're Going To Lose That Girl [From the Film "Help!"] 7. Ticket To Ride [From the Film "Help!"] 8. Act Naturally 9. It's Only Love 10. You Like Me Too Much 11. Tell Me What You See 12. I've Just Seen a Face 13. Yesterday 14. Dizzy Miss Lizzy 15. Help Mini-Documentary DISC 6: RUBBER SOUL: 1. Drive My Car 2. Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) 3. You Won't See Me 4. Nowhere Man 5. Think For Yourself 6. Word, The 7. Michelle 8. What Goes On 9. Girl 10. I'm Looking Through You 11. In My Life 12. Wait 13. If I Needed Someone 14. Run For Your Life 15. Rubber Soul Mini-Documentary DISC 7: REVOLVER: 1. Taxman 2. Eleanor Rigby 3. I'm Only Sleeping 4. Love You To 5. Here, There and Everywhere 6. Yellow Submarine 7. She Said She Said 8. Good Day Sunshine 9. And Your Bird Can Sing 10. For No One 11. Doctor Robert 12. I Want To Tell You 13. Got To Get You Into My Life 14. Tomorrow Never Knows 15. Revolver Mini-Documentary DISC 8: SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND: 1. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 2. With a Little Help From My Friends 3. Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds 4. Getting Better 5. Fixing a Hole 6. She's Leaving Home 7. Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite! 8. Within You Without You 9. When I'm Sixty-Four 10. Lovely Rita 11. Good Morning Good Morning 12. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) 13. Day In the Life, A 14. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Mini-Documentary DISC 9: MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR: 1. Magical Mystery Tour [From the Film "Magical Mystery Tour"] 2. Fool On the Hill [From the Film "Magical Mystery Tour"], The 3. Flying [From the Film "Magical Mystery Tour"] 4. Blue Jay Way [From the Film "Magical Mystery Tour"] 5. Your Mother Should Know [From the Film "Magical Mystery Tour"] 6. I Am the Walrus [From the Film "Magical Mystery Tour"] 7. Hello Goodbye 8. Strawberry Fields Forever 9. Penny Lane 10. Baby You're a Rich Man 11. All You Need is Love 12. Magical Mystery Tour Mini-Documentary DISC 10: WHITE ALBUM DISC 1: 1. Back In the U.S.S.R. 2. Dear Prudence 3. Glass Onion 4. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da 5. Wild Honey Pie 6. Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill, The 7. While My Guitar Gentley Weeps 8. Happiness is a Warm Gun 9. Martha My Dear 10. I'm So Tired 11. Blackbird 12. Piggies 13. Rocky Raccoon 14. Don't Pass Me By 15. Why Don't We Do It In the Road? 16. I Will 17. Julia DISC 11: WHITE ALBUM DISC 2: 1. Birthday 2. Yer Blues 3. Mother Nature's Son 4. Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me and My Monkey 5. Sexy Sadie 6. Helter Skelter 7. Long, Long, Long 8. Revolution I 9. Honey Pie 10. Savoy Truffle 11. Cry Baby Cry 12. Revolution 9 13. Good Night 14. Beatles Mini-Documentary, The DISC 12: YELLOW SUBMARINE: 1. Yellow Submarine 2. Only a Northern Song 3. All Together Now 4. Hey Bulldog 5. It's All Too Much 6. All You Need is Love 7. Pepperland [Original Film Score] 8. Sea of Time [Original Film Score] 9. Sea of Holes [Original Film Score] 10. Sea of Monsters [Original Film Score] 11. March of the Meanies [Original Film Score] 12. Peppeland Laid Waste [Original Film Score] 13. Yellow Submarine In Pepperland [Original Film Score] 14. Yellow Submarine Mini-Documentary DISC 13: ABBEY ROAD: 1. Come Together 2. Something 3. Maxwell's Silver Hammer 4. Oh! Darling 5. Octopus's Garden 6. I Want You (She's So Heavy) 7. Here Comes the Sun 8. Because 9. You Never Give Me Your Money 10. Sun King 11. Mean Mr Mustard 12. Polythene Pam 13. She Came In Throught the Bathroom Window 14. Golden Slumbers 15. Carry That Weight 16. End, The 17. Her Majesty 18. Abbey Road Mini-Documentary DISC 14: LET IT BE: 1. Two of Us 2. Dig a Pony 3. Across the Universe 4. I Me Mine 5. Dig It 6. Let It Be 7. Maggie Mae 8. I've Got a Feeling 9. One After 909 10. Long and Winding Road, The 11. For You Blue 12. Get Back 13. Let It Be Mini-Documentary DISC 15: PAST MASTERS DISC 1: 1. Love Me Do [Original Single Version] - (mono) 2. From Me To You 3. Thank You Girl 4. She Loves You - (mono) 5. I'll Get You - (mono) 6. I Want To Hold Your Hand 7. This Boy 8. Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand 9. Sie Liebt Dich 10. Long Tall Sally 11. I Call Your Name 12. Slow Down 13. Matchbox 14. I Feel Fine 15. She's a Woman 16. Bad Boy 17. Yes It is 18. I'm Down DISC 16: PAST MASTERS DISC 2: 1. Day Tripper 2. We Can Work It Out 3. Paperback Writer 4. Rain 5. Lady Madonna 6. Inner Light, The 7. Hey Jude 8. Revolution 9. Get Back - (featuring Billy Preston) 10. Don't Let Me Down - (featuring Billy Preston) 11. Ballad of John and Yoko, The 12. Old Brown Shoe 13. Across the Universe 14. Let It Be 15. You Know My Name (Look Up the Number) - (mono) DISC 17: THE MINI DOCUMENTARIES: 1. Please Please Me 2. With the Beatles 3. Hard Day's Night, A 4. Beatles For Sale 5. Help! 6. Rubber Soul 7. Revolver 8. Sgt. Pepper's Lovely Hearts Club Band 9. Magical Myster Tour 10. Beatles, The (the White Album) 11. Yellow Submarine 12. Let It Be 13. Abbey Road Details Playing time: 618 min. Contributing artists: Billy Preston Producer: George Martin, Jonathan Clyde Distributor: n/a Recording type: Studio Recording mode: Stereo Composers: John Lennon; Paul McCartney. Personnel: George Harrison (guitar); Paul McCartney (bass guitar); Ringo Starr (drums). Audio Mixer: Peter Bown. Audio Remasterers: Sam Okell; Sean Magee; Steve Rooke; Guy Massey; Paul Hicks. Liner Note Authors: Tony Barrow; Dan Davis; Derek Taylor; Mark Lewisohn; Kevin Howlett. Director: Bob Smeaton. Editor: Julian Caidan. Photographers: Robert Freeman; Iain Macmillan; Ethan Russell; Bruce a. Karsh; Michael Cooper. The Beatles always stood apart from their peers, a self-evident statement that sadly extended to the treatment of their catalog in the digital age. Where all their contemporaries from the Byrds to the Who have had their catalogs remastered and reissued in deluxe editions, sometimes several times, the Beatles remained stuck in the early days of digital, their 14 albums plus PAST MASTERS singles collections remaining untouched since 1987. The 2009 reissue campaign corrects almost all the problems of the original 1987 CDs: the sound and artwork are improved, and all the original mono and stereo mixes finally see the light of day. Naturally, it's possible to quibble about some details of the presentation, particularly the decision to split the reissue into two separate box sets, one covering the stereo mixes and one the mono mixes, with only the stereo mixes available as individual discs but both boxes still constitute the best Beatles by far. Crucially, it's also inarguably the best-sounding Beatles music ever released, robust and rich even on the earliest rock & roll. None of the albums have been remixed--although HELP! and RUBBER SOUL retain George Martin's 1987 mixes, the original stereo mixes being bonuses on the mono set--so this doesn't shock the way the YELLOW SUBMARINE soundtrack did with its reimagined stereo mix. Nevertheless, these remasters surely do surprise with their clarity and depth, with each album feeling bigger and fuller than the previous CD incarnation, but not artificially so. It's not that these are pumped up on digital steroids; it's that the veil has been lifted, so everything seems full and fresh. Appropriately, there's more to savor from HELP! onward, as the Beatles' productions grew ambitious, but PLEASE PLEASE ME, WITH THE BEATLES, and A HARD DAY'S NIGHT all have a strong punch, while BEATLES FOR SALE is warmer than the previous disc. As a package, the stereo box is slightly unwieldy--it's a large, vertical set with two stacks of discs in slick cardboard sleeves piled on top of each other. No extra book is included with the set, but each disc has its own booklet with dry, straightforward liner notes detailing the recording process instead of analyzing the music. Nevertheless, these do offer annotation, something sorely lacking from the first CDs, and they do replicate the original notes--in the case of MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR, including the entire storybook; in the case of SGT. PEPPER'S, all the 20th anniversary annotation is added-- finally bringing the Beatles to the same standard for reissues that every other major (and most minor) bands have had for years now. And the story, at least for the stereo box, is not the packaging --it's the glorious sound that makes this such a treat. There's also no question that those who waited 22 years to hear a better version of the Beatles will not be disappointed (although they may still wonder why it took so long for the Fabs to be treated as they deserve).
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