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Offline tmazz

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Beatles 180g LP Set
« on: October 12, 2012, 09:10:51 PM »
Has anyone else pulled the trigger and pre-ordered one of the Beatles box sets. I am getting mine from Music Direct for $349 incluing tax and shipping.

After the Pink Floyd LP SQ disasters last year I was a little gun shy about buying the whole collection without any insight into how the SQ was so I decided to order the set and then an extra copy of Sgt Pepper. I can listen to Sgt Pepper and compare it to the the other versions I have (British EMI, MFSL and MFSL UHQR).  If the SQ is up to snuff then I will open the set. If not I am sure I can either return or sell a sealed set. I missed out on the MoFI set back in the 80s and this is a limited run so figured I had better grab a set while I still could. I would have really hated myself if I sat back and waited for a review only to find out that they were all sold out by then.

The SQ on the recently released McCartney 180g LPs was very good so I am hopeful..... [-o<
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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2012, 11:12:28 AM »
Tom, I like you have a lot of Beatles LPs so I'm not going to buy it (at least that what I'm saying today LOL)
I've heard that they will release a Mono LP set, if so I'll be all over that one.

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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2012, 12:58:18 PM »
Why mono, cuz you're deaf in one ear you old goat.
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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2012, 02:24:40 PM »
Why mono, cuz you're deaf in one ear you old goat.

I don't have to take this crap.
How about I drive down and kick your ass.

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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2012, 02:49:21 PM »
 :pop

I like that song with the long guitar note at the beginning. Is it "I wanna hold your hand?"

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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2012, 03:04:21 PM »
:pop

I like that song with the long guitar note at the beginning. Is it "I wanna hold your hand?"
Hi Rich

A Hard Days Night maybe ??

The Beatles A Hard Day's Night

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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2012, 04:07:53 PM »
Gotta be.

And Rich, is that a real question or are you just 'funning' us?

:pop

I like that song with the long guitar note at the beginning. Is it "I wanna hold your hand?"
Hi Rich

A Hard Days Night maybe ??

The Beatles A Hard Day's Night
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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2012, 04:08:39 PM »
Go ahead and try, but will your nurse let you out of the bed?

Why mono, cuz you're deaf in one ear you old goat.

I don't have to take this crap.
How about I drive down and kick your ass.
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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2012, 04:09:23 PM »
Guess we should bring this back to Tom's question - "No".
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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2012, 04:16:08 PM »
Go ahead and try, but will your nurse let you out of the bed?

Why mono, cuz you're deaf in one ear you old goat.

I don't have to take this crap.
How about I drive down and kick your ass.

If you get close enough l can hit you with my cane

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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2012, 11:28:33 AM »
I don't think that's it, unless that's a different performance from the original hit in 60s? I'll figure out what it is when I go out thisafter...

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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2012, 06:24:08 PM »
Tom, I like you have a lot of Beatles LPs so I'm not going to buy it (at least that what I'm saying today LOL)
I've heard that they will release a Mono LP set, if so I'll be all over that one.

From what I have read the mono set will be release some time in 2013.
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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #12 on: October 14, 2012, 09:32:17 PM »
I ordered Peppers, Revolver, Rubber Soul and Past Masters. I have MMT, Abbey Road and White Album on MFSL LPs (bought new way back when) and the Mono box set CD. Those 4 should hold me.

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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2012, 07:14:28 AM »
Thanks to Dave G for helping me remember the title of that song, it is "I feel fine." This was a big step forward for them, harmonically, rhythmically, arrangement, and using ear candy as a hook. Shades of great things to come. 

The Beatles - I Feel Fine

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Re: Beatles 180g LP Set
« Reply #14 on: November 02, 2012, 07:06:15 AM »
I'm more interested in the mono set.  I have the MoFi Beatles boxed set and a number of Capitol Records US stereo LPs. 

When (and if) the 180g mono set arrives I will compare them with the three minty original UK mono Parlophone pressings I have of Rubber Soul, Revolver, and Sgt. Peppers.

I may end up with the stereo set as well but that is a harder to justify purchase, what with all the various stereo Beatles LPs I have.

--Jerome