If you're a big Beatles collector, you'll no doubt be aware of the 'Yoko diary tape' - recorded while Yoko walked around the studio, speaking quietly into a tape recorder, as the Beatles listened to, overdubbed and finally mixed the 10-minute version of "Revolution 1". This tape has garnered a LOT of hate over the years - mostly for the petty reason that 'Yoko talks over everything' - but that's silly; I mean, it WAS her audio diary, she wasn't consciously trying to bootleg (and then spoil) the Beatles' session. No one was ever meant to hear it but John and herself. That said, though, I think it has a lot of merits: * It's still the ONLY place to hear the ten-minute "Revolution 1" without John's irritating harmony loop - mainly because he doesn't create that loop until the very end of her tape. (You hear it being set up, and then the first two minutes of the mix that leaked a few years back.) * It's more or less the only long piece of audio showing the Beatles at work in the studio, pre-January 1969 - jamming, listening to their own work, chatting, overdubbing, etcetera. * It's not impossible to just focus on the music and not pay attention to Yoko; I mean, she's not overbearingly loud or anything. * If you *do* care to listen to Yoko, it's quite interesting - other than the rather personal details about her relationship with John (sometimes WAY TOO personal), she does offer interesting tidbits of information, like her idea of only releasing "Two Virgins" privately to friends, or issuing it under the pseudonym 'Doris and Peter'. I dunno, I just feel like that whole recording gets far too much hate simply because Yoko's voice happens to be on it. It's the bloody Beatles recording "Revolution", enjoy it for what it is.