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What 'd I Say Single Error?

October 26, 2007 | Music
Apparently the the "Viva Las Vegas" re-issue single contains the wrong version of "What 'd I Say". The original B-side contained the 1964 version of "What'd I Say" and not the 1970 version from the Platinum box set as the preview copy our reader received contained. What happened to quality control ...

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Harvey Alexander wrote on October 26, 2007
Quality control? Ya gotta be kidding! Who at Sony BMG would know the difference between the original version and a live one?
dannyboy1 wrote on October 26, 2007
The 1970 version on Platinum was a rehearsal version, not a live one, Harvey, but your point is still valid. This is clearly commercialisation only, there is no knowledge or expertise involved. Ironically, even though the 1964 version clearly belongs on this single, I personally like the 1970 rehearsal verson better!
Paul Reno wrote on October 30, 2007
This has surely got to be deliberate? Someone must have searched out the digital master. Well, at least the Platinum version is quality.