Video Friday: Tim Riley on the Beatles Remastered

With all the buzz about the release of the Beatles Remastered, it’s easy to forget exactly why the new release is such a big deal.

Luckily, Tim Riley, author of “Tell Me Why: A Beatles Commentary” and contributing music critic for NPR, spoke with Jeffrey Brown on the NewsHour about the Beatles Remastered.

As Tim explains, the remastering is a “major refurbishing of one of the essential milestones in the rock music catalog.”He continues, saying “it’s like we’re removing the cotton from our ears. There really is this sense that all these familiar songs are being made fresh and new again.”

Watch the full video, alongside related material, here.

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