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Do I Buy the Beatles albums again?

I didn't start buying Beatles albums until the 1970's, my age my excuse for being late to the party.

I bought the CD's in the 80's and 90's and forked out dough for remastered versions of the CD's a couple years ago.

Now I've got the opportunity to start the process all over again..as the Beatles record company, EMI, has announced that they're releasing remastered versions of the Beatle albums on 180 gram vinyl. That's great news for vinyl junkies who love the warmer sound of the old LP records, and those who think listening to a band from the 1960's on vinyl is more authentic.

The records will be the United Kingdom versions, and will feature goodies like the cutouts that came with Sgt Pepper and the poster and photos that came with The White Album.

For those of you who have a lot of money to spend, a box set of the all the records with a big heavily illustratrated book that will be available as well. Only 50,000 sets will be produced and I can imagine they'll go for a pretty penny and will be snapped up quickly.

Prefer the mono versions of the Beatle albums? EMI says it's coming out with those on vinyl next year.
As for me,  I think I'll save my money. I'm waiting for them to come out with the 180 gram vinyl of Beatles Yesterday and Today, complete with the dead baby butcher cover, image enhanced for my viewing pleasure.


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