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The Beatles: 1962-1966, 1967-1970 (Apple)

Richard Riegel, Phonograph Record, July 1973

Author's Note, 2009: This review of "the red and blue albums" generated the first-ever hate mail from a reader in my rock-critical career. He wasn't going to have his sacred Beatles' legend tampered with, no sir! I'd arrived!

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