Posts From Jeff Burger

The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Reissue Reviewed: The Anniversary It Deserves

Our reviewer: this latest anthology offers 3 compelling reasons to buy it. The excellent sound quality, the demos + outtakes and the 100-page hardcover book

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Paul Young Live CD/DVD: Exhilarating and Exuberant

His light shone much brighter in Europe than in the U.S., but most of the performances on this set hold up well, and Young’s vocals remain exhilarating.

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John Lennon’s ‘Imagine Ultimate Collection’: Review

The original 10-track 1971 album has been expanded for this release to include…well, more than you could have possibly imagined.

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Elvis Presley ‘Live 1969’ Review: ‘He Meant Every Word’

After years of making mostly cringe-worthy movies, the King returned to the stage, fully engaged, in fine voice and clearly having a ton of fun.

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NRBQ’s ‘Turn On, Tune In’ Review: Virtually Unclassifiable

Although it’s not their most diverse set, you can tell they are having a lot of fun with this music. You probably would, too.

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Woodstock ’69 Complete on 38 CDs: Review

The box is well worth considering: It gives you just about everything from the festival except the mud, the rain and the traffic jams.

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Procol Harum’s ‘Broken Barricades’ Reissue: Review

The new three-CD edition adds extensive liner notes and 36 bonus tracks (most of them previously unreleased) to a remastered version of the 1971 album.

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Rolling Stones ‘Bridges to Bremen’ Review

In this 1998 show, Mick Jagger is at the top of his stage-prancing form throughout, and the rest of the band delivers the goods as well.

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Grateful Dead’s ‘Aoxomoxoa’ @50: Review

Like its predecessors, the 1969 psychedelic classic didn’t sell all that well—it took nearly two decades to go gold—but it has aged nicely.

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Glen Campbell ‘The Legacy’ Box Set Review

He scored no fewer than 20 pop hits in a 10-year period that began in 1967, and, in 1969, he actually outsold the Beatles.

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