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Author Topic: How do You Do It --forgotten gem  (Read 1813 times)

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Re: How do You Do It --forgotten gem
« Reply #20 on: September 12, 2007, 05:27:16 PM »

Well, since I started this thread, I should add one parting note on "How Do You Do It"

Don't misunderstand me, never implied it was one of their best early tunes--far from it. Just meant that it wasn't their worst--but that's all subjective It's pretty obvious the Beatles sounded something less than inspired on the disc, and I was merely pointing out the comparison between it and the Pacemakers version.

(ps: I wonder if Peter Noone would've scoffed at it--sounds right up the Hermit's alley :D) (not to demean them, even some of THEIR stuff was slightly decent by early Brit Invasion standards --e.g., "No Milk Today" "Kind of a Hush" (although they were later singles) etc..)
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Re: How do You Do It --forgotten gem
« Reply #21 on: January 22, 2015, 10:13:29 PM »

I've been after that too - there is an except of it on the Anthology 1 DVD. I wanted to see just how much The Beatles added to Mitch Murray's original arrangement.

Did you know Mitch Murray is now a professional speach writer?!


The demo was not sung by Mitch Murray but by Barry Mason, backed by some group called Dave Clark Five. Here it is:
How Do You Do It demo by Barry Mason
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« Reply #22 on: January 23, 2015, 04:24:47 AM »

The demo was not sung by Mitch Murray but by Barry Mason, backed by some group called Dave Clark Five. Here it is:

Interesting! I know The Beatles' version might not have been their best effort but I like it, especially the "Ooh La La" parts. LOL
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