Re: Milk & Honey - Half Baked
Posted by **Beatles Fan Robert** on Aug 17, 2017 at 3:38:14 PM:
In Reply to: Re: Milk & Honey - Half Baked posted by **imaginer** on Aug 16, 2017 at 5:05:11 PM:
****Should Milk & Honey ever seen the light of day? Seeing that most of the songs are incomplete, and some actually didn't make the cut for the Double Fantasy album?
****For instance, Grow Old With Me was on a very poor quality cassette, which is how Lennon recorded the first takes (like Free as a Bird and Real Love, the latter appearing in several iterations spread among some post-1980 compilations).
****I'm Stepping Out is very sparse, good production but obviously not much more than a concept at that stage.
****I don't think this album lent itself to adding to his legacy, but that is just me pondering the vast unknown universe in which the post-1980 albums reside.
****Just wondering is all.
***For those of us who were in shock at the time, it was a wonderful album. Like John himself, it was unfinished. With that in mind, I still love the album.
**I like it too, sans Yoko. But who knows how much the tracks would have evolved before he included them on any album?
*Obviously, he would have finished the songs, if he had lived.
*And he wanted Yoko to get equal time. So be it!
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