Friday, 7 July 2017

Beatles, The - Whitology (Walrus Records 2CD) [SBD]

The Beatles
(1997 Walrus Records : Walrus 008/009)
Outtakes / Demos / Alternates
Studio Soundboard Recordings
Encoded: 192 Kbps MP3

Track List: (Artwork Included)
Disc 1:
1. dialogue: the making of the jet noise
2. Back In The USSR
-Mono Mix, Rec. on Aug 23, '68
3. Dear Prudence
-Unreleased Take with different ending and different backing vocals
4. Glass Onion
-Mono Mix, Rec. on Sept 26, '68
5. dialogue: Paul introducing "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da"
6. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
-Early Take
7. Wild Honey Pie
-Alternate Take, Rec. and Mixed on Aug. 20, '68
8. The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill
-Mono Mix, Rec. on Oct 8, '68
9. While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Take 1, Rec. on July 25, '68
10. Happiness Is A Warm Gun
-Mono Mix, louder bass at "I Need A Fix" part
11. Martha My Dear
-Mono Mix, Rec. on Oct 4, '68
12. I'm So Tired
-Alternate Take, Rec. on Oct 8, '68
13. Blackbird (Demo '68)
-Early take
14. Piggies
-Mono Mix, with different piggies sounds, Rec. on Sept 20, '68
15. Rocky Raccoon
-Take 8, Rec. on Aug 15, '68
16. Don't Pass Me By
-Instr. Take 3 and Vocal Take 5, Rec. on June 5 and 6, '68
17. dialogue: Paul introducing "Why Don't We Do It In The Road?"
18. Why Don't We Do It In The Road?
-Mono Mix, no handclaps in intro, Rec. on Oct 10, '68
19. I Will
-Take 1, Rec. on Sept 16, '68
20. Julia
-Take 2, Rec. on Oct 13, '68
Bonus Tracks:
21. promo for "White Album" 25 Anniversary, Part 1
22. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
-Different mix, prefaced by a false start on piano and laughter
23. Don't Pass Me By
-Different mix, it includes an 30 seconds reprise of the first verse before the final "Don't Pass Me By" chorus
24. Back In The USSR
-Alternate mono mix, the jet noise at the beginning and end lasts a few seconds longer and does not have the beginning of "Dear Prudence" layered over the end
25. Why Don't We Do It In The Road?
-Take 4, Rec. on Oct. 9, '68
26. Blackbird
-Take 4, Rec. on June 11, '68
27. Piggies
-Esher demo, Rec. in May, '68
28. Glass Onion
-Esher demo, Rec. in May, '68
29. I'm So Tired
-Early mix, with a different Lennon vocal as well as unused lead guitar and organ overdubs, Rec. on Oct 8, '68
30. Julia
-Alternate take
31. Happiness Is A Warm Gun
-Esher demo, Rec. in May, '68

Disc 2:
1. dialogue: Paul introducing "Birthday"
2. Birthday
-Mono Mix, Rec. on Sept 18, '68
3. Yer Blues
-Mono Mix, Rec. on Aug 14, '68
4. Mother Nature's Son
-Take 2, Rec. on Aug 9, '68
5. Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except For Me And My Monkey
-Alternate Version, with Count-in and a significantly different version of the lead vocal (many of John's lines are not double tracked here, whereas on the legitimate release all of his vocal is. Also noticeably different is the "Come on, Come on" conclusion of the song
6. Sexy Sadie
-Unedited version, the released take has an edit 2:56 into the song, cutting out 38 seconds of music, and continuing on with the last 17 seconds of the song. This outtake does not contain this edit, and even continues on a hair longer at the fade
7. dialogue: Paul introducing "Helter Skelter"
8. Helter Skelter
-Mono Mix, this version is shorter and has louder backing vocals
9. Long, Long, Long
-Mono Mix, Rec. on Oct 7, '68
10. Revolution 1
-Mono Mix
11. Honey Pie
-Esher demo, Rec. in May, '68
12. dialogue: George introducing "Savoy Truffle"
13. Savoy Truffle
-Mono Mix, Rec. on Oct 3, '68
14. Cry Baby Cry
-Take 1, Rec. on July 16, '68
15. Revolution 9
-Mono Acetate, Rec. on June 20, '68
16. Good Night
-Alternate take, besides differences in the backing vocals, the section that falls between 1:37 and 1:58 on this outtake is significantly different, with less time given to the transition between Ringo's vocal and the instrumental string section, making the outtake six seconds shorter than the released version.
17. promo for "White Album" 25 Anniversary, Part 2
18. Sexy Sadie
-Take 6, Rec. on July 19, '68
19. Helter Skelter
-Take 2, Rec. on July 18, '68
20. Step Inside Love/Los Paranoias
-Jam, Rec. on Sept 16, '68
21. Not Guilty
-Different take as on Anthology 3, Rec. in Aug, '68
22. Junk
-Esher demo, Rec. in May, '68
23. A Beginning
-Orchestral arrangement, Rec. on July 22, '68
24. Good Night
-Rehearsal, Rec. on June 28, '68

A bootlegger's selection of the best demos, outtakes, and alternate mixes of all of the songs from "The Beatles" a.k.a. "The White Album". Also included are some relevant interview pieces and promo ads from a radio special aired, presumably, during the 25th anniversary of the "White Album". -Original

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