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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Let It Be
The album Let It Be, released by The Beatles on May 15, 1970, was actually recorded in early 1969, before the Abbey Road album but was the last album released before the group broke-up.
The album and the movie with the same name were released on May 8, 1970; the Beatles had already broken up by that time.
In 2002, the "Let It Be" film was being prepared for release on DVD sometime in 2003.
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 Let It Be
It seems that Let It Be will be released before the end of the year, and although these kind of rumour should always be taken with precaution, all logic leads to a Christmas release of the tape.
Well, in Let It Be one tends to think that all Beatles behind their frown are wearing still a deep feeling for the other 3.
Let it Be is one of those songs that by one mean or another achieves to stay in one's heart forever.
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 The Beatles Lyrics Let it Be
And in my hour of darkness She is standing right in front of me Speaking words of wisdom, let it be.
And when the night is cloudy, There is still a light that shines on me, Shine on until tomorrow, let it be.
Let it be, let it be, Whisper words of wisdom, let it be
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  Let It Be Records - Auction Policies
Let It Be Records does not guarantee that any other collector or dealer will grade a record in the same condition that Let It Be Records has.
Let It Be Records does try to be as accurate and conservative in its grading as possible.
If you request Let It Be Records to open a sealed record that you have the winning bid for, you are still obligated to purchase the record regardless of whether it is a first pressing or not, and the record does not have any major, discernable damage to it.
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  Let It Be - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Let It Be is also the title of an album by The Replacements and an album by Laibach.
Let It Be was an album by The Beatles, released on May 8, 1970.
Let It Be is the title of a 1970 film, released by United Artists and directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, documenting The Beatles' recording of the album as well as the interpersonal conflicts which eventually split the group apart.
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Let It Be is also the name of a DVD in 2004.
Naked Let It Be… Naked, which was released in George Harrison gave his approval to the project befo...
It was released on 23 June 1977 as ATCO #36151.
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 Live and Let Die: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Live and Let Die is considered one of Fleming's most controversial novels due to its depiction of African-American (An American whose ancestors were born in Africa) s.
Live and Let Die is the first James Bond film from which Q (The 17th letter of the Roman alphabet) was absent.
Fillet of Soul-New Orleans/Live and Let Die/Fillet of Soul-Harlem
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/live_and_let_die.htm   (1787 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Reviews | Let It Be - no strings attached
That notion is enhanced with this new version of Let It Be, cleaned up using the latest digital expertise and stripped of the orchestral bombast added by "wall of sound" producer Phil Spector amid the turmoil of their break-up.
Let It Be may never be revered by some fans in the same breath as Abbey Road, Revolver or the White Album, but 33 years on it remains an iconic and enjoyable record.
Let It Be Naked, something that would never have come about were it not for Paul's push, is magnificent.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/reviews/3271755.stm   (1768 words)

 Alan W. Pollack's Notes on "Let It Be"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But, "Let It Be", with its quaint, diatonic style, its inclusion of pseudo-religious imagery in the lyrics, and its lingering afterglow of having stated some mysterious truth, earns it a unique, high place in Macca's songbook, a niche that it shares, perhaps alone, with "Hey Jude".
The Spectorized "Let It Be" album track features a different guitar solo, the brass, marracas, cymbals and original bass part mixed very loud, additional lead guitar licks in the final sections of the track, a different drumming pattern on the cymbals, and an additional refrain section tacked on before the bitter end.
Indeed, the truly sublime appeal of "Let It Be" as well as LVB's Opus 135 is in the extent to which each encourages us toward a vivid foretaste of that blessed state in which both desires converge and become one and the same.
www.icce.rug.nl /~soundscapes/DATABASES/AWP/lib.html   (1817 words)

 PopMatters Music Feature | Reconsidering Let It Be
Let It Be, as released, is flawed album that manages to rock nearly as hard as McCartney and Lennon probably intended.
The version on Let It Be, which uses a different take, offers a fairly clear view into all that is both good and bad about the Spector version of the album.
Ultimately, I think, Let It Be has to be viewed as what it is: a flawed document, but still a remarkable record and that could have been better.
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 The Beatles: Let It Be... Naked: Pitchfork Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nevertheless, Let It Be was released in January 1970, after Abbey Road, and despite considerable differences of opinion on its "greatness" at the time, it has become yet another canonical set of Beatle music.
Lennon's "Don't Let Me Down" wasn't on the original LP but was rehearsed at the same sessions.
Lennon lets loose with some wailing falsetto near the end, and even though they weren't the tightest outfit ever to play, few can deny the contagious enthusiasm they mustered onstage.
www.pitchforkmedia.com /record-reviews/b/beatles/let-it-be-naked.shtml   (1789 words)

 "Let It Be"
Let It Be began at a Beatle rehearsal in the fall of 1968.
Let It Be should be an "honest" album, without overdubs, mixing, or even editing.
Let It Be was held up until the album, single, and movie could all be ready at the same time.
www.superseventies.com /1970_7singles.html   (573 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Let It Be: Music: The Beatles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Generally regarded as the Beatles' last album, LET IT BE was actually recorded in 1969, before the recording and release of ABBEY ROAD.
LET IT BE was greeted with mixed reviews when it came out in 1970, and is still a controversial disc inthe band's catalogue--many fans reject it, while others defend it fiercely.
Many of the problems associated with 'Let It Be' are through the circumstances of its recording and release which in turn is responsible for its lack of polish and focus when compared with the fine songcraft and sparkling production normally associated with Beatles releases.
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 Blogcritics.org: "Let It Be . . . Naked" - November 17
Let It Be Fans will notice that "Dig It" and "Maggie Mae" have been removed from the original lineup, replaced by "Don't Let Me Down." Also removed from the album is the studio chatter, which I always kind of liked.
Different take to the released versions on Let It Be and Anthology 3; It is a studio performance from the last day of recording; it is the one on the Let it Be film; with lyrics alternation and that excellent middle passage with Billy Prestons keyboards to the fore.
Let's all pray this campaign leads to an expanded "Let It Be" dvd, (at the very least) and eventually a catalog upgrade to either dvd-audio (most likely they'll go all out with graphics) or sacd-hybrid.
blogcritics.org /archives/2003/09/19/121721.php   (7413 words)

 The Beatles: Let It Be... Naked : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone
But here, on the other hand, is Lennon's assessment of Spector's work on Let It Be: "He was given the shittiest load of badly recorded shit with a lousy feeling to it ever, and he made something out of it.
Let It Be....Naked is better the the original Let It.
Let It Be, Across the Universe, and Dont Let Me down are great but the album is ok and not The Beatles best it was the beginning of the end when they made the original album for the Beatles
www.rollingstone.com /artists/thebeatles/albums/album/299660/review/5942382/let_it_be_naked   (0 words)

 The Beatles - Let It Be... Naked CD review
Let It Be… Naked has an entirely different running order than the original album, which was originally released in May of 1970, as well as the first pressing of the CD, which was released in 1990.
“Let It Be” is now the final song on the album (where I’ve always felt it belonged) and, again, the beauty of the song is in the hands of the Beatles.
After listening to Let It Be… Naked, I went back to the original just to see how different the mix was, and came to the conclusion that I prefer this new release.
www.avrev.com /music/revs/let_it_be_nakedp1.html   (848 words)

 Let It Be   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Let it be is one of my favorite Beatle songs.
This time the words "Let it be" have a different meaning.
It means "let it happen"-- let some new world, a happier and more peaceful world, become a reality.
www.wpe.com /~musici/letitbe.html   (391 words)

 The Beatles - Let It Be
Let It Be Released - May 8, 1970, Apple Records.
Most blame Phil Spector and the way he let it be released, but considering what he had to deal with, he did a good job.
The album was not released till after they had broke up in 1970, and the title was rename Let It Be, which by that point made more sense.
www.keno.org /classic_rock/album_reviews/let_it_be.htm   (460 words)

 The Beatles Let It Be Naked   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The long talked about de-Spectorised Beatles 'Let It Be will be released by EMI in November.
The Beatles have often spoken about how Phil Spector drowned their sound in orchestration on the original Let It Be release in 1970 and Paul McCartney has vowed to rewrite history by having the version originally intended finally released.
Let It Be…Naked will also come with a booklet that features historic photography of the recording sessions and extracts of band dialogue from the original booklet that first accompanied early copies of the 1970 album.
www.undercover.com.au /news/2003/20030918_beatles.html   (321 words)

 CNN.com - 'Stripped' Beatles album revealed - Oct. 6, 2003
The Beatles' record company has unveiled the cover of a stripped-down version of the band's album, "Let It Be," which is due to be released next month.
"Let It Be" was recorded before the acclaimed final album, "Abbey Road," but was released later due to disagreements that ultimately led to the band splitting in 1970.
A spokesman for the band said: "As the release of 'Let It Be...
www.cnn.com /2003/SHOWBIZ/Music/10/06/beatles.letitbe/index.html   (425 words)

 The Fourth Rail: LeT it be
Raman of the South Asia Analysis Group refers to LeT as an Al Qaeda Clone and explains how it operates as al Qaeda's regional affiliate.
LeT has been basically subcontracted by al-Qaeda to run its infrastructure, propaganda, and recruiting efforts in South Asia while the central leadership remains underground.
It's the whole attempt to distinguish between good/bad jihadi groups that is going to bite Musharraf… sooner or later, but for now that's likely to be the Pakistani policy for the immediate future.
billroggio.com /archives/2005/08/let_it_be.php   (923 words)

 Amazon.com: Let It Be... Naked: Music: The Beatles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The old "Let It Be" album is certainly one of the most controversial entities in the Beatles' catalogue.
The back of "Let It Be...Naked" mentions that the bonus CD (which, thankfully, doesn't seem to add to the cost) provides a "unique insight into the recording of the album." This is untrue to a hilarious extent, unless quickly-edited snippets of dialogue and music appeal to you.
Let It Be - The title track was written by Paul McCartney, and it's one of his finest.
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 Amazon.com: Let It Be: Music: The Beatles
I enjoy Spector's LET IT BE and think it worthy of a five-star rating, probably because I'm such a Beatles fanatic.
I think it is clear that in the case of the latter, (1) the band members put aside their differences to focus on the music; and (2) George Martin was allowed to fully work his magic.
Let It Be was the final release by the Beatles.
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 Amazon.ca: Let It Be... Naked: Music: Beatles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Let It Be (1970) est un peu l'album maudit des Beatles.
Let it be, they way it should have been.
All in all, "Let It Be...Naked" is a bit of a ripoff, and I doubt I was the only Beatles fan who more or less felt cheated by it.
www.amazon.ca /Let-Be-Naked-Beatles/dp/B0000T6JH4   (1306 words)

 NME.COM - News - GET BACK TO BASICS!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The majority of 'Let It Be' was recorded in 1969 for an album and film project, originally called 'Get Back', showing The Beatles returning to their roots as a four-piece rock-and-roll band.
The album will be issued together with a bonus fly-on-the-wall disc that features extracts from tapes of the legendary band during the making of the 'Let It Be' album and movie in the late '60s.
There will also be a booklet that features historic photography of the recording sessions and extracts of band dialogue from the original booklet that first accompanied early copies of the 1970 album.
www.nme.com /news/106200.htm   (329 words)

 NPR : Music Review: 'Let It Be... Naked' from The Beatles
Instead, Let It Be was a collection of "live in the studio" performances from a year and a half earlier.
At the time, Let It Be was greeted with more generosity than it deserved, says Washington Post music critic Tim Page, in part due to some excellent songs and in part due to residual Beatlemaniac nostalgia.
In recent years, Let It Be has generally been judged one of the group's worst albums, a disappointing embarrassment along the lines of The Beach Boys' 15 Big Ones or Bob Dylan's Self Portrait.
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 Let It Be
With the exception of I Me Mine, the Beatles recorded all the songs for Let It Be during their "Get Back" sessions in January 1969.
The movie of the same name, filmed during the sessions, was intended to be a documentary of the rebirth of the Beatles but turned out to be hours of jam sessions, arguments, and their last concert on the rooftop of the Apple building in London.
It came to the point where it was no longer creating magic, and the camera, being in the room with us, sort of made us aware of that, that it was a phony situation."...
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 Music Review: The Beatles - "Let It Be ... Naked"
by Merrit M., Grapevine, TX The history lesson "Let It Be" was intended to be a return to the Beatles' original sound as a simple four-piece rock band.
The Beatles began recording "Abbey Road," which was released before the Fab Four picked up "Let It Be" again, but the recordings needed so much help they called in Phil Spector to clean things up a bit.
The addition of "Don't Let Me Down," the replacement of two of the more sub-standard tracks from the original, and the changes in the order all help make the recording a consistent, understandable work.
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