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Beatles Historian Kevin Howlett

September 9th, 2009

Episode 240 of 797 episodes

All The Beatles' music has been remastered, meaning the engineers at Abbey Road Studio pulled out all the final master tapes (those final mixes of The Beatles' music) and tried to make them sound as pristine as possible, while preserving the integrity of the original mixes. It also means that The Beatles' music now sounds better than ever. Beatles historian and documentarian Kevin Howlett helped write the liner notes for the new releases. In this interview he talks about the process of cleaning and remastering the Beatles albums.

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