Abbey Road 50th Anniversary Discussion. What Can We Expect?

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  1. Gill-man

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    To be fair to Apple, they have to deal with the betrayal of an employee. That’s something every employer takes seriously.
     
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  2. Mickey2

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    What we’re hearing about ‘Abbey Road’

    At this time, the “Abbey Road” 50th anniversary set is 3 cds and a Blu-ray. The first disc is the remix, the second CD is alternate versions in order (with “Her Majesty” in its original spot) and a third disc of tidbits and associated songs from the time period.

    Our source heard the first run-thru of “I Want You” from Feb. 15, 1969, at Trident Studios and said it was “haunting.” The 5.1 surround mix has the “Because” vocals-only, as well as the separated vocals from “Come Together” (which finally settle that is is indeed Paul on backing vocals).

    For the book, Paul has contributed 80 “never before seen” photos by Linda from the studio sessions, and Kevin Howlett has done the majority of the writing.

    At this point, both Paul and Ringo are due to attend the Aug. 28 unveiling of the album at Abbey Road’s Studio 2 in London.​
     
  3. Gill-man

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    No offense to any insider, including those in this thread, but I find this whole “I know something you don’t” and the games being played here with the whole holding candy in front of everyone’s faces to juvenile clues such as “yellow and red” so everyone posts yellow and red guesses do be incredibly immature and childish. Do we really have to act like a bunch of petulant children?? Just announce it at announcement and leave it be. I don’t care if things are leaked or announced early and I won’t demand that I know certain things about it and demand answers about it. Why should I? It’s not going to be released sooner. The “insiders” here shouldn’t be encouraging said juvenile behavior in this thread. Don’t give subtle hints and play games.
     
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  4. reb

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    I'm in for the 2cd Deluxe
     
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  5. jmxw

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    Or a carnival of light. [Same thing... :p ]
     
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  6. noahjld

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    Double A-side 7" single: No Pakistanis/Commonwealth.
     
  7. A well respected man

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    I agree. I never buy bootlegs, so if Apple decided not to include something because it's been bootlegged, I would be mad about it, because it would mean they care less about people who give their money to the right owners.


    It's a pity, but I'm not mad. I have plenty of copies of the original mix, in different forms. It's readily available. The mono mixes were not, so I understand why they included them in the previous sets.
     
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  8. Cristiano Cortellazzi

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    It's everywhere. You can have it for a few bucks. I don't get all your anger, honestly.
     
  9. multi.flacs.project

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    Yes indeed. :)
     
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  10. Mickey2

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    The Daily Beatle: Abbey Road formats

    Here's a list we found posted on Facebook, purporting to be five formats of the 50th anniversary release of The Beatles' "Abbey Road" album on September 27.

    ABBEY ROAD’ ANNIVERSARY SUPER DELUXE EDITION (4 DISC)

    12” x 12” hardcover book to house:
    CD1: New ‘Abbey Road’ stereo album mix
    CD2: Demos and Outtakes
    CD3: Demos and Outtakes
    DISC 4 (Blu-ray): Dolby Atmos mix of whole album / 5.1 surround of whole album / hi-res stereo mix of whole album
    Book
    Limited Edition

    Although we have seen a draft of a 3CD track list, this was not final:

    CD1
    Abbey Road usual track list

    CD2
    I Want You (She’s So Heavy) [Take 32 + Billy Organ]
    Goodbye [Demo]
    Something [Demo]
    Ballad Of John And Yoko [Take 7]
    Old Brown Shoe [Take 2]
    Oh Darling [Take 4]
    Octopus Garden [Take 9]
    You Never Give Me Your Money [Take 36]
    Her Majesty [Takes 1-3]
    Golden Slumbers - Carry That Wait [Takes 1-3]
    Here Comes The Sun [Take 9]
    Maxwell's Silver Hammer [Take 12]

    CD3
    Come Together [Take 5]
    The End [Take 3]
    Sun King / Mean Mr Mustard [Take 20]
    Polythene Pam - Bathroom Window [Take 27]
    Because [Take 1]
    The Long One [Trial Edit and Mix]
    Something [Orchestral – Take 39]
    Golden Slumbers [Take 17]

    ‘ABBEY ROAD’ ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION (2CD)

    Expanded 2CD package features the new stereo album mix on and adds a second CD of demos and outtakes
    Limited edition

    ‘ABBEY ROAD’ ANNIVERSARY EDITION (1CD)

    1CD digi featuring the new ‘Abbey Road’ stereo album mix
    Unlimited edition

    ‘ABBEY ROAD’ ANNIVERSARY SUPER DELUXE EDITION (3LP BOX)

    12” x 12” lift off lid box to house:
    LP1: New ‘Abbey Road’ stereo album mix
    LP2: Demos and Outtakes
    LP3: Demos and Outtakes
    Limited edition

    ‘ABBEY ROAD’ ANNIVERSARY EDITION (1LP)

    180-gram 1LP vinyl featuring the new stereo album mix
    Packaging faithful to the original album

    Of course, there will also be non-physical formats for purchase or streaming.


     
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  11. noahjld

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    Aren't things subject to change though?
     
  12. supermd

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    Funny, I never view it that way.
     
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  13. jmxw

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    Yeah, but certainly Commonwealth would be a nice ironic commentary on the whole Brexit situation...? :magoo:
     
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    ^This
     
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  16. Cristiano Cortellazzi

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    Logical attitude. But come on.. this is a game as well ! I think getting hints by others is better than knowing ZERO till the last minute.
     
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  17. bktouchstone

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    It’s mostly just in fun. Either you like it or you don’t.

    I had a dog who didn’t like to play, and when the other two played she would jump off the couch and growl at them until they stopped. It was pretty funny, really.

    I rather enjoy having crumbs dropped by insiders as it passes the time, adds to my overall excitement about the upcoming release, and allows me to enjoy things with my fellow Beatle fans. No harm no foul. Keep the crumbs coming!
     
  18. noahjld

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    Love to know how the "Goodbye" demo fits into things.
     
  19. Ern

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    Wow, wasn't expecting so many photos, cool! :righton:
     
  20. noahjld

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    Could you ask your sources?
     
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  21. Cristiano Cortellazzi

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    The book seems to be VERY attractive too...:goodie:
     
  22. maccawings

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    Safe bet
     
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  23. SunSon

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    yeah 80 never before seen pics snapped by Linda should be real good
     
  24. Wingsfan2012

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    Labelmate and contemporary Steve Miller announced his "From the Vaults" box set two months ago for an October release-also through Capitol/Universal.....big difference is Steve and his "people" are not dealing with "the Apple Empire".
     
  25. dewey02

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    Hey Blue Meanie, won't you come join us? Hook up and otherwise co- mingle?
    Or are you going to Argentina?
    [​IMG]
     
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