"A/B Road" Tracks Comparison with Doug Sulpy's "Get Back" Catalog, Part 2 of 20: 1969.01.03
Whereas the catalog numbers between A/B Road and Sulpy in Part 1 of this series happened to correspond, beginning with Part 2 that is no longer true (which, of course, is why an analysis like mine is needed - to match the A/B Road tracks with Sulpy's discussions and analysis of those tracks).
Notice that while the majority of tracks from both sources correspond chronologically, some do not and are out of order. For example, Sulpy #3.95 corresponds to A/B #3.138, while Sulpy #3.94 and 3.96 correspond respectively to A/B #3.131 and 3.133. Why are they out of order? I have no idea...
But where at least that error in chronology still puts the takes as being from the same day, other instances commit yet greater chronological errors by citing the same track on different days. A/B #3.81 is listed as Sulpy #8.30. So was this track recorded on January 3 or January 8? Similarly, Sulpy #s 3.99-3.101 correspond to A/B #s 6.19, 6.28 - 6.30. So were these tracks recorded on January 3 or 6? I am inclined to believe A/B in such situations as A/B appears to be the more thorough and more current of the two catalogs.
I've also noticed on a couple of Sulpy's descriptions that they appear to be multiple A/B tracks which were combined into a single Sulpy track. For example, A/B #3.98 corresponds to Sulpy #s 3.72 and 3.73. I'm not entirely sure why or how that happened, or what that means.
Also, Sulpy #3.79 appears to be missing from A/B. Why? I am uncertain. Perhaps as I wade through the rest of A/B I'll discover it on some other day's recording.
This comparative effort is cumulative, meaning that each successive part of this series will include the results of the previous post in the series. Thus, here is a PDF of both parts 1 and 2:
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