Reblog: Impressions and Observations on the Beatles’ ‘Get Back’ documentary — Music Enthusiast – At the intersection of rock, blues, R&B, jazz, pop,and soul

This is not intended to be a review so much as observations on a band I’ve known, loved and read about almost literally my entire life. This documentary greatly changed my perception of them in a way none of the other stuff I’ve seen or read ever has. Minor review bits – too damn long, […]

Impressions and Observations on the Beatles’ ‘Get Back’ documentary — Music Enthusiast – At the intersection of rock, blues, R&B, jazz, pop,and soul

Get Back to the Process

Peter Jackson’s Get Back has hit the internet with the six hour plus look at The Beatles at work.

Image via the wrap.com

The Get Back / Let It Be sessions have faced numerous revisions right from the start when Phil Spector joined the project to produce an album from the abandoned sessions – It’s rather unfathomable that some of these great songs were facing the cutting room floor. This series is Jackson’s turn in the revision of the project.

To the documentary itself, with Jackson’s more is more approach, whether the viewers will like it will not depend on if they like the band, but instead if they find interest in the creative process.

It might not always be exciting, but as far as this bureau is concerned, it agrees with Rick Beato’s perspective that it’s endlessly fascinating. Thankfully Disney’s head honchos didn’t get their wishes.