Let It Be — The Beatles Documentary You’ve Waited Decades To See

James Gaunt
The Riff
4 min readNov 17, 2021

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Before Peter Jackson’s Get Back miniseries arrives on November 25, I wanted to look back at The Beatles’ first attempt to release this footage over 50 years ago.

Back in 1969, The Beatles began recording what would become their final album Let It Be. A film crew accompanied the sessions for what was first planned as a TV special, but became a theatrical…

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James Gaunt
The Riff

An Australian writer with a passion for research. James edits music fanzine The Shadow Knows and writes regularly about Mo’ Wax Records. www.jamesgaunt.com