On 11/15/2012 11:16 AM, Lou Judson wrote:
> Didn't you ever hear the L.O.V.E. CD or the 2009 remasters? Remember, the originals were half-inch four tracks on souped up EMI/Studer tape machines. George Martin himself commented that they sounded "stunning" when he went to remaster them...
Actually, the original tracks (up to late in the White Album sessions)
were done on a Studer 1" 4-track machine. The wide tracks help explain
how they managed to avoid noise problems despite multiple generations of
bounce-downs. (Using CCIR equalization rather than NAB helped with the