- With a Triple Plus (A+++) shootout winning side one and a Double Plus (A++) side two, this copy would be hard to beat
- The sound was huge, rich, Tubey Magical, smooth and – gulp! – natural in a way that no other copy was
- The big hits are here: Photograph, You’re Sixteen, Oh My My and many, many more
- “Ringo’s best and most consistent new studio album, Ringo represented both the drummer/singer’s most dramatic comeback and his commercial peak.”
This copy had the top and bottom that was missing from most of the pressings we played. It also had tremendous energy throughout, especially noticeable on a song like Photograph.
Like Nilsson Schmilsson, an amazing Richard Perry production with much the same amazing sound, the bad copies are really just awful — veiled, smeary, compressed, rolled off up top and leaned out down low. It’s a big studio pop production with a lot going on; when it doesn’t work it really doesn’t work. Thankfully, on some copies it does, and this is one of those. (more…)