Let It Be (LP)






The date on this disc would indicate that it is merely a US acetate copy of the standard Phil Spector mix as released. It was auctioned in late 2004 on eBay.

See a UK acetate for the LP - here
See another Bell acetate - here

AUCTION DESCRIPTION:

1970. This metal acetate, dated 4/21/70 has Bell Sound Studios (New York) labels. It appears to be the released version of the Phil Spector-produced “Let It Be” album. Also included is the classic Bell Sound LP cover and Sam’s handwritten EQ notes which also indicate how many acetates were prepared and to whom they were sent. The “1st Ref” was sent to Phil Spector. Disc VG+, Cover M-. The sleeve is not seen here but see a Hey Jude acetate for an image of a Bell Sound sleeve - here

Auctioned again by Christies in Christies
in
November 2005.

Lot Description The Beatles

A double-sided twelve-inch acetate for the 1970 Capitol Records album Let It Be, the Bell Sound Studios Inc. label with typescript artist, track listing and date 4/21/70; accompanied by two file cards from Bell Studios inscribed in blue and red ballpoint pen in an unknown hand with mixing, production and distribution notes (3)

Provenance The Estate Of Sam Feldman.


COMPLETE PHIL SPECTOR
RECORDING-MIXING HISTORY:


23 March 1970
E97101 Z
I've Got A Feeling
Dig A Pony
One After 909

23 March 1970
E97102 Z
One After 909
I Me Mine
Across The Universe

25 March 1970
E97103 Z (remix from 8T)
For You Blue (EDIT SECTIONS RS1-RS8) BASIC RS1 *B
Teddy Boy (RS1-RS2) *B
Two Of Us (RS1-RS2) *B
Job No. 1085 (PHIL SPECTOR MIX)
*CUT OUT

26 March 1970
E97131 Z
The Long And Winding Road
Let It Be
Get Back
Maggie May

27 March 1970
E97132 Z
Georgie Wood 27 Mar 1970
Goodnight, John + Paul
Natanth
Quiet Please
Sorow Driver
Paul + John Talking
Dig It
(SPEECH FOR FILM)

30 March 1970
E97110
Dig A Pony

1 April 1970
E97357 8T
Across The Universe
The Long And Winding Road
I Me Mine

2 April 1970
E97136 Z
The Long And Winding Road
I Me Mine
Across The Universe

2 April 1970
E97137 Z
Across The Universe

3 April 1970
AR16350 LP "LET IT BE" STEREO LP
(YEX 773/4)
(FOR CUTTING)

5 April 1970
AR16216 "LET IT BE" STEREO LP
(YEX 773/4)
(FOR TAPE COPIES)