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The Beatles: Anthology 3

Chris Ingham, MOJO, November 1996

"WHAT DO YOU THINK OF ALL THAT?" ENQUIRES PAUL McCartney after half a dozen silly-voice choruses of ‘Why Don’t We Do It In The Road’. "Do you think I could do it better?" Yes Paul, you could, and you did. But once again, for the last time, we listened entranced as you do it worse than you did it a few tries later. I’ve become so used to the six-monthly rush I get from Unheard And Unkempt Beatles, what am I doing to do now? It’s the aural rockumentary experience of all time. The fact that most of this can be filed under Not As Good As The Master is hardly relevant. The point lies in hearing this stuff at all particularly for the peculiarly magical first time. Settle yourself down and make the first listen a good one; these tracks are not growers.

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