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The Beatles: Live! at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany, 1962 [Lingasong, 1977]
I don't know exactly how you rate documentary value, especially with a subject as interesting as this one, but I do know that nothing I had read prepared me for the abysmal sound quality of this record, especially how far down (and away) the voices are. Nor for the occasional listlessness of the performances themselves. B-