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Re: Milk & Honey - Half Baked

Posted by **Beatles Fan Robert** on Aug 18, 2017 at 7:05:40 AM:
In Reply to: Re: Milk & Honey - Half Baked posted by **imaginer** on Aug 17, 2017 at 9:21:11 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?
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******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).
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******I'm Stepping Out is very sparse, good production but obviously not much more than a concept at that stage.
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******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.
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******Just wondering is all.
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*****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.
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****I like it too, sans Yoko. But who knows how much the tracks would have evolved before he included them on any album?
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***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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**The intention was to record two albums worth of material, so whatever didn't make it onto "Double Fantasy" would end up on the follow-up. What you hear on "Milk and Honey" is that intention more or less, realized.
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*I have a lot of respect for Yoko and the way she has honored John, since his passing..
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Yoko is cool.

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