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"Let It Be" is 40

It was 40 years ago this weekend that the Beatles "Let It Be" album was released, two months after Paul announced the Beatles break-up. I didn't buy the album until much later...I found it for $2.99 in a cut-out bin at Woolworth's in Stevens Point. I ran home, threw it on the turntable, and was very disappointed. I'm not sure if it was the lavish Phil Spector arrangements that bothered me, or just the fact that the songs weren't very good! In later years, the album grew on me, and I did like a few of the songs, like "Across The Universe," and "Get Back." But it never lived up to other Beatles albums in my collection. Despite my ambivalence about the album, I thought I'd share with you this video tribute...by some one who has a lot more free time (and more patience) than I do.

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