Apple’s PR headline aims at revisionist history: “These sessions weren’t so bad, they actually had fun!” But how will Beatles historians react? What revelations will Get Back deliver? Will it inflect the way we hear these Let It Be tracks, and Abbey Road? Does it change your assumptions about the breakup?
Jackson has cut rehearsal footage from January, 1969, that nobody has ever seen before (although we know a lot of the music from bootlegs). Alongside the deluxe Let It Be box and book, and Paul McCartney’s Lyrics: 1956-Present, Get Back counts as the biggest update in the Beatles’ story since 1995’s Anthology.
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