The Beatles: Let It Be (Apple)
John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, 11 June 1970
TO THOSE WHO found their work since the White Album as emotionally vapid as it was technically breathtaking, the news that the Beatles were about to bestow on us an album full of gems they'd never gotten around to polishing beyond recognition was most encouraging. Who among us, after all, wouldn't have preferred a good old slipshod 'Save The Last Dance For Me' to the self-conscious and lifeless 'Oh! Darlin'' they'd been dealing in?
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