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The Beatles Stereo Box Set

The Beatles Stereo Box Set

by The Beatles

CD(Remastered / Special Edition / Bonus DVD)

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Get all 13 studio remasters of the Beatles' albums plus the previous Past Masters collection. The stereo box set is packaged in a hard, glossy black lift-top box with a magnetic clasp. Remastered by Guy Massey, Steve Rooke, and Sam Okell with Paul Hicks and Sean Magee, the CDs are packaged in a three-panel digi-pak with digital mini-documentaries.


Please Please Me

With the Beatles

A Hard Day's Night

Beatles For Sale


Rubber Soul


Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Magical Mystery Tour

The Beatles

Yellow Submarine

Abbey Road

Let It Be

Past Masters

DVD of all 13 mini-documentaries (Running time: 40 minutes)

Product Details

Release Date: 09/09/2009
Label: Capitol
UPC: 5099969944901
catalogNumber: 99449
Rank: 3023


Disc 1

  1. I Saw Her Standing There
  2. Misery
  3. Anna (Go to Him)
  4. Chains
  5. Boys
  6. Ask Me Why
  7. Please Please Me
  8. Love Me Do
  9. P.S. I Love You
  10. Baby It's You
  11. Do You Want to Know a Secret
  12. A Tast of Honey
  13. There's a Place
  14. Twist and Shout
  15. Please Please Me Mini-Documentary

Disc 2

  1. It Won't Be Long
  2. All I've Got to Do
  3. All My Loving
  4. Don't Bother Me
  5. Little Child
  6. Till There Was You
  7. Please Mister Postman
  8. Roll Over Beethoven
  9. Hold Me Tight
  10. You Really Got a Hold on Me
  11. I Wanna Be Your Man
  12. Devil in Her Heart
  13. Not a Second Time
  14. Money (That's What I Want)
  15. With the Beatles Mini-Documentary

Disc 3

  1. A Hard Day's Night
  2. I Should Have Known Better
  3. If I Fell
  4. I'm Happy Just to Dance with You
  5. And I Love Her
  6. Tell Me Why
  7. Can't Buy Me Love
  8. Any Time at All
  9. I'll Cry Instead
  10. Things We Said Today
  11. When I Get Home
  12. You Can't Do That
  13. I'll Be Back
  14. A Hard Day's Night Mini-Documentary

Disc 4

  1. No Reply
  2. I'm a Loser
  3. Baby's in Black
  4. Rock & Roll Music
  5. I'll Follow the Sun
  6. Mr. Moonlight
  7. Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!
  8. Eight Days a Week
  9. Words of Love
  10. Honey Don't
  11. Ever Little Thing
  12. I Don't Want to Spoil the Party
  13. What You're Doing
  14. Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby
  15. Beatles for Sale Mini-Documentary

Disc 5

  1. Help!
  2. The Night Before
  3. You've Got to Hide Your Love Away
  4. I Need You
  5. Another Girl
  6. You're Going to Lose That Girl
  7. Ticket to Ride
  8. Act Naturally
  9. It's Only Love
  10. You Like Me Too Much
  11. Tell Me What You See
  12. I've Just Seen a Face
  13. Yesterday
  14. Dizzy Miss Lizzy
  15. Help Mini-Documentary

Disc 6

  1. Drive My Car
  2. Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
  3. You Won't See Me
  4. Nowhere Man
  5. Think for Yourself
  6. The Word
  7. Michelle
  8. What Goes On
  9. Girl
  10. I'm Looking Through You
  11. In My Life
  12. Wait
  13. If I Needed Someone
  14. Run for Your Life
  15. Rubber Soul Mini-Documentary

Disc 7

  1. Taxman
  2. Eleanor Rigby
  3. I'm Only Sleeping
  4. Love You To
  5. Here, There and Everywhere
  6. Yellow Submarine
  7. She Said She Said
  8. Good Day Sunshine
  9. And Your Bird Can Sing
  10. For No One
  11. Doctor Robert
  12. I Want to Tell You
  13. Got to Get You into My Life
  14. Tomorrow Never Knows
  15. Revolver Mini-Documentary

Disc 8

  1. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  2. With a Little Help from My Friends
  3. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
  4. Getting Better
  5. Fixing a Hole
  6. She's Leaving Home
  7. Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!
  8. Within You Without You
  9. When I'm Sixty-Four
  10. Lovely Rita
  11. Good Morning Good Morning
  12. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
  13. A Day in the Life
  14. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Mini-Documentary

Disc 9

  1. Magical Mystery Tour
  2. The Fool on the Hill
  3. Flying
  4. Blue Jay Way
  5. Your Mother Should Know
  6. I Am the Walrus
  7. Hello Goodbye
  8. Strawberry Fields Forever
  9. Penny Lane
  10. Baby You're a Rich Man
  11. All You Need Is Love
  12. Magical Mystery Tour Mini-Documentary

Disc 10

  1. Back in the U.S.S.R.
  2. Dear Prudence
  3. Glass Onion
  4. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
  5. Wild Honey Pie
  6. The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill
  7. While My Guitar Gently Weeps
  8. Happiness Is a Warm Gun
  9. Martha My Dear
  10. I'm So Tired
  11. Blackbird
  12. Piggies
  13. Rocky Raccoon
  14. Don't Pass Me By
  15. Why Don't We Do It in the Road?
  16. I Will
  17. Julia

Disc 11

  1. Birthday
  2. Yer Blues
  3. Mother Nature's Son
  4. Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey
  5. Sexy Sadie
  6. Helter Skelter
  7. Long, Long, Long
  8. Revolution 1
  9. Honey Pie
  10. Savoy Truffle
  11. Cry Baby Cry
  12. Revolution 9
  13. Good Night
  14. The Beatles Mini-Documentary

Disc 12

  1. Yellow Submarine
  2. Only a Northern Song
  3. All Together Now
  4. Hey Bulldog
  5. It's All Too Much
  6. All You Need Is Love
  7. Pepperland
  8. Sea of Time
  9. Sea of Holes
  10. Sea of Monsters
  11. March of the Meanies
  12. Peppeland Laid Waste
  13. Yellow Submarine in Pepperland
  14. Yellow Submarine Mini-Documentary

Disc 13

  1. Come Together
  2. Something
  3. Maxwell's Silver Hammer
  4. Oh! Darling
  5. Octopus's Garden
  6. I Want You (She's So Heavy)
  7. Here Comes the Sun
  8. Because
  9. You Never Give Me Your Money
  10. Sun King
  11. Mean Mr. Mustard
  12. Polythene Pam
  13. She Came in Through the Bathroom Window
  14. Golden Slumbers
  15. Carry That Weight
  16. The End
  17. Her Majesty
  18. Abbey Road Mini-Documentary

Disc 14

  1. Two of Us
  2. Dig a Pony
  3. Across the Universe
  4. I Me Mine
  5. Dig It
  6. Let It Be
  7. Maggie Mae
  8. I've Got a Feeling
  9. One After 909
  10. The Long and Winding Road
  11. For You Blue
  12. Get Back
  13. Let It Be Mini-Documentary

Disc 15

  1. Love Me Do
  2. From Me to You
  3. Thank You Girl
  4. She Loves You
  5. I'll Get You
  6. I Want to Hold Your Hand
  7. This Boy
  8. Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand
  9. Sie Liebt Dich
  10. Long Tall Sally
  11. I Call Your Name
  12. Slow Down
  13. Matchbox
  14. I Feel Fine
  15. She's a Woman
  16. Bad Boy
  17. Yes It Is
  18. I'm Down

Disc 16

  1. Day Tripper
  2. We Can Work It Out
  3. Paperback Writer
  4. Rain
  5. Lady Madonna
  6. The Inner Light
  7. Hey Jude
  8. Revolution
  9. Get Back
  10. Don't Let Me Down
  11. The Ballad of John and Yoko
  12. Old Brown Shoe
  13. Across the Universe
  14. Let It Be
  15. You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)

Disc 17

  1. Please Please Me
  2. With the Beatles
  3. A Hard Day's Night
  4. Beatles for Sale
  5. Help!
  6. Rubber Soul
  7. Revolver
  8. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  9. Magical Myster Tour
  10. The Beatles (The White Album)
  11. Yellow Submarine
  12. Let It Be
  13. Abbey Road

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Beatles   Primary Artist
George Harrison   Guitar
John Lennon   Rhythm Guitar,Group Member
Paul McCartney   Bass Guitar,Group Member
Ringo Starr   Drums,Group Member
Anvil Bhagwat   Tabla
Alan Civil   Horn

Technical Credits

Arthur Alexander   Composer
Chuck Berry   Composer
George Harrison   Composer
Buddy Holly   Composer
Carole King   Composer
John Lennon   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer,Author
Carl Perkins   Composer
Smokey Robinson   Composer
Ringo Starr   Composer
Larry Williams   Composer
Johnny Russell   Composer
Burt Bacharach   Composer
Gerry Goffin   Composer
Jerry Leiber   Composer
Mike Leander   Orchestration
George Martin   Composer,Producer
Ken Scott   Engineer
Malcolm Addey   Engineer
Peter Bown   Engineer
Hal David   Composer
Geoff Emerick   Engineer
Wes Farrell   Composer
Robert Freeman   Cover Photo
Glyn Johns   Engineer
Berry Gordy   Composer
Jeff Jarratt   Engineer
Richard Lush   Engineer
Ian MacMillan   Cover Photo
Phil McDonald   Engineer
Phil Medley   Composer
Alan Rouse   Liner Notes
Barry Sheffield   Engineer
Bob Smeaton   Director
Norman Smith   Engineer
Mike Stoller   Composer
Derek Taylor   Liner Notes
Peter Vince   Engineer
Klaus Voormann   Cover Illustration
Martin Benge   Engineer
Kevin Howlett   Liner Notes
Bert Russell   Composer
Luther Dixon   Composer
Richard Penniman   Composer
Peter Blake   Liner Notes
Tony Barrow   Liner Notes
Mark Lewisohn   Liner Notes
Graham Kirkby   Engineer
Angus McBean   Cover Photo
Robert "Bumps" Blackwell   Composer
Janie Bradford   Composer
Enotris Johnson   Composer
Adrian Ibbetson   Engineer
Christiana Drapkin   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Voni Morrison   Composer
Drew Lorimer   Redesign
Chris E. Thomas   Producer
Dan Davis   Liner Notes
Jeff Jones   Executive Producer
Jonathan Clyde   Producer
Dan Davis   Liner Notes

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The Beatles Stereo Box Set 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 204 reviews.
Billman More than 1 year ago
Like so many people, I know all these songs very well. This version, however, offers an aural experience that is simply astounding. The sound is so sharp and clear -- and all of a sudden Ringo's drumming jumps out and make him sound like one of the top rock drummers of all time. Overall, I'm really glad I got this set.
Rocko_Jerome More than 1 year ago
The CD versions of The Beatles album catalog are long overdue for an overhaul. The discs available up to now haven't benefitted from the almost 20+ years of advancement in remastering since their release. They are absolutely bottom of the line in packaging that verges on generic. They have no bonus tracks or liner notes. And the cherry on top: they're overpriced. So now finally we're getting what The Beatles clearly deserve. Great presentations of each album all the way around. Long overdue, and a reason to celebrate. If you've been waiting to take the plunge on The Beatles on CD, now is the time.
Toby16 More than 1 year ago
I received this as a gift.It was boxed perfectly in what appears to be the original shipping carton. No external damage. The box itself, album sleeves and book are excellent.Unfortunately several of the albums have serious noise issues. Specifically, the lead in bands to sides one and two of Sgt Pepper's have swishing noises that actually sound like they were intentional ocean sound effects.Side one of Rubber soul has the same thing. There are numerous static and popping noises that my 35 year old records don't have.I didn't even bother to listen to each album. A quick internet search shows there are apparently very serious quality control issues with this product. I am returning mine and will not be purchasing another unless these defects are addressed by Capitol/EMI. The remastering sounds very good but I cannot recommend this product at this time.
Truedogmg More than 1 year ago
The beatles have finally got what they deserved. All their albums remastered perfectly and put together in a nice box. I just bought the set this morning when bestbuy opened. Went home and played Magical mystery tour and A hard days night and found the sound quality to be amazingly clear and smooth. This collection is worth the money. And let me state again the sound quality is unbelivable!!!!!!!
D-Rock More than 1 year ago
Even someone unfamiliar with audio technology like myself can notice an immediate improvement to The Beatles' catalog with these remasters. Everything is fuller, richer, warmer, and the vocals have much greater presence. This is especially evident on earlier tracks like "Please Please Me" and "From Me to You," and the differences are striking. They aren't perfect, however. I've only listened to these on iPod earbuds, so these problems may be nonexistent on a CD player or different headphones. But on the earbuds at least, some tracks, such as "Lovely Rita" and especially "Paperback Writer," lose some punch due to too much channel separation, while the volume level seems a bit too low, and I found myself having to crank up the iPod's volume almost full blast to compensate. Still, this is definitely the best The Beatles' catalog has ever sounded, and it's highly recommended to trade up your old 1987 releases for these remasters.
KathyNC More than 1 year ago
Amazing quality. There are songs in which I hear instruments I didn't realize were used before I bought this set. It is obvious that a tremendous amount of love and time were put into this project, and I think it is perfect. The songs sound brand new. I love it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is probably the easiest review ever.......c'mon, it's the Beatles, do we need to say any more? On top of getting the most influential musical group of all time (and all of their music), I got it at a great price on the Barnes & Noble website. If you're even a passing Beatles fan, you'll be very glad to have this in your music collection.
BeatleJR More than 1 year ago
I have been a Beatles fan since 1964 and this will go down in music history as the best ever recordings of this group you will get next to hearing it live in the studio. The overall sound is brillant and fresh. To get a true feeling of what the boys were really all about is to listen to the Mono remasters, no question about it.
Walterama More than 1 year ago
Attention Beatles Fans! If you are planning to have The Beatles Stereo Box Set as your Christmas gift, now is the time! Just take it from me. I called Barnes and Noble Bookseller at the Ala Moana Shopping Center last Sunday, which was on September 20, and asked them if they have it in stock. The bad news was it was out of stock. They asked me if they could place my name on the waiting list. I said, Yes! So, last Friday, October 1, they called me and told me the good news that it arrived. I picked it up on Saturday, October 2, and I bought it home. I listened to it and it sounded as like it is brand new and better than the old cds. This is the definitive Christmas gift ever.
willyshakes444 More than 1 year ago
If they counted each boxed set as 13 albums, as they rightly should, The Beatles would have come out on top of the Billboard charts their first week of this set and probably every week thereafter. Also, the stereo and mono boxed sets are listed separately, another disingenuous mistake. It took me a few weeks to open, read and digest the great booklets that come with each CD detailing the recording sessions, what else they were doing at the time of release, the release schedule, great pictures and historical tidbits. Wow! Of course, front and center is the sound as they moved from a 4 track, bounced down system to an 8 track, bounced down system; always growing, always creative, always innovative. These remastered CDs are a great way to preserve the traditions and sounds of the best and most influential musical group ever...The Beatles. Despite the hefty price tag, (I don't think any album should cost more than $9.99) it is worth every penny. I love the way they put the instrumentals on one side and the vocals on the other side due to the physical limitations of the recording process. George Martin, Geoff Emerick and all the Beatles knew how to make music that lives up to its legend. In time, they will be considered the Shakespeares of music. As I listen to Magical Mystery Tour, I am astounded over and over again... Long live the sound of The Beatles.
bklvr16 More than 1 year ago
I am a long time Beatles fan; going back to 1964, and when I heard this remastered set was soming out, I simply had to have it. I was not disappointed. This is a must have for any Beatles fan.
Trixter More than 1 year ago
Want to have a true Beatles experience unlike no other? This is the set to buy. The mono set is also excellent. But the stereo set has so many goodies and packaging extras -- it's a must for any music collection, especially if you're a Beatles fan. Check out MusicRadar for a very detailed review, it's the best I've seen yet. Very comprehensive. But in any event, buy this set, it's fantastic.
Suncountry More than 1 year ago
Two generations of Beatles fans are thrilled with this box set. There are notes and lyrics that are crisp and clean like never before. There are albums I never owned when I was in the midst of the Beatles popularity and thanks to my son, really enjoy some of the cuts. This is an essential set for any Beatles or music fan.
Mark58 More than 1 year ago
All tracks sound terrific. I'm hearing the first 3 albums in stereo for the first time. 'It Won't Be Long', 'Little Child', 'Please Please Me', 'I Saw Her Standing There' were particularly standout. I found 'Past Masters - Vol 1' very impressive: Check out 'Thank You Girl' and 'I Feel Fine'. On Volume 2, 'Don't Let Me Down' sounds remarkable... play it loudly, it holds up. Additionally, check out 'It's all too Much', and 'Only A Northern Song' on Yellow Sub., they sound better than I've ever heard. On Revolver, 'Tomorrow Never Knows' is exceptional in Stereo (George and Ringo really shine on this track). For what this opinion is worth, mostly all tracks sound superb (to my ears) crossing over at 100Hz (Rotel 1068 Processor; Rotel 1080 DVD player; Rotel 1095 / 200W dedicated per channel Amp; playing through PSB Stratus Gold i towers), with the exception of 'I Want to Hold Your Hand', where the vocals sound a bit tinny at very high volume. Slightly lower volume, still loud, it's just fine. I'm going to run the same setup on an Anthem processor next weekend, and I expect there'll be a stronger low end response. Definitely worth it.
Dr_Robert More than 1 year ago
The Beatles Remasters are welcomed. The sound is superb, comparing with the originals are 7 to 10. The music is eternal. Unique.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Reserving judgement on the repak until delivered, but would advise others to do their own shopping. Amazon pre-order allocation is now sold out (yup, they got bought up), and just to set the record straight, my price there was $171. Don't believe everything you read/hear. Shop for the price you're willing to pay yourself. B&N at under $175, ain't bad if you can still get it at the member price. Another post says someone couldn't get the price. Find out for yourself. Oh blah di!
FWM More than 1 year ago
Like everyone in the world I have all the albums and the collections, but this one has best sound I have heard for a long time.
tom15706 More than 1 year ago
When the intial Beatles CDs came in 1987,it was just another in a long list of 80's-CD dissapointments.The first four(Please Please Me,With The Beatles,A Hard Day's Night and Beatles For Sale)were wrongly released in only mono sound,the sound quality ranged from shrill and grating to sounding no better than a fresh copy of a LP,and with expection to Sgt. Pepper it featured shoddy packaging and graphics.22 years have passed,and the Fab Four finally given the presention they deserve:the first four finally in true stereo with,along with the rest,excellent remastered sound quality,sounding warm,clean,vibrant and up-front,free of annoying tape hiss,muddiness and tinny,harsh top-end;beautiful full color booklets with rare photos and detailed liner notes;and nice,elegant digipacks with each albums artwork faithfully reproduced.I purchased this thru B&N and service was top-notch.I have fallen in love again with the Beatles music thanks to the folks who made this thing happen.Highly Recomended!
chrono1984 More than 1 year ago
Having listened to quite a few of these remastered tracks I can say with very little doubt that The Beatles Remasters are the best thing to happen to the music scene since The Beatles. Every track is clean, crisp, and oh so very clear. I've grown up on these songs and have heard them on just about every format and the quality of whats presented here is on par with the most recent releases from the recording industry today, these could have been recorded last week based on the audio. I could go on and on, and no doubt will, but to put it as plainly as I can, you MUST own these.
XJ32 More than 1 year ago
So I wanted to order this today, but now the member discount no longer applies...even though it is still there on the site, and it applied to so many other folks a week ago. I called customer service and was told sometimes policies change. I am more than slightly ticked off!
thefifthbeatle More than 1 year ago
The remastered albums from the beatles are a great addition to any fan of the fab four. The quality is great and the bonus DVD is pretty neat. The only downside is that the individual CD's are contained in a soft sided case, not the typical hard plastic which limits transportability. We pay a lot of money for the collection and I do not want to damage the sleeves. They should have spent a few extra bucks and put them in a good protective cover.
MMStaton2469 More than 1 year ago
This should have happened years ago! This is the best and most played set I have.
joe19660307 More than 1 year ago
The stereo box set offers the entire Beatles catalogue in upgraded remastered sound, packaged in a lovely if somewhat awkward container. Perhaps someone at Apple was nostalgic for the early 80s CD longbox, or they didn't get the memo that MP3's are the preferred format for music now. At any rate, this is an ideal (and somewhat more economical) way to acquire all the Beatles' music, even if it's on a format that is quickly becoming obsolete. The Beatles in stereo has always been a somewhat odd experience. They weren't particularly interested in the technology (spending much more time on the mono mixes of their albums until late in their career), and often the engineers seemed to have not known what to do with 2 channels. There's a lot of hard panning on the early albums, and even later recordings have various quirks. Still, overall the sound quality is superb, and certain albums in particular benefit from this latest remastering ("Revolver" now leaps out of the speakers, while "Pepper's" colorful psychedelic swirls glisten with a new sheen). It appears that some limiting or compression was used, since the recordings overall are "louder" than the previous CD versions. (With the mono box, these techniques were not employed, so in that sense the mono versions sound more of their time). One could argue that a true modern remix of the entire catalog should be undertaken to correct some of the stereo idiosyncrasies, but that's probably about as likely as a Paul/Yoko duets album. It's actually a miracle in itself that this box set was released, considering the labyrinth of legal proceedings that accompany any new Beatles product. In sum, it's nice to finally have the Beatles sounding this good, just a shame they waited until the CD's death spiral to get around to it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great remastering. Stay away from B&N gift service though. B&N sent someone else's message with my gift. When contacted by email, they did not respond at all. A wasted few bucks for the gift service.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago