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  paul walsh

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Bob Dylan: Blood on the Tracks        (0 of 4 found this review helpful)
  February 3, 2009

Well I am currently on a 'burn your CDs' vote '24/96 or better' mission and that inevitably includes SACDs. However .. this SACD disappoints. It failed the 'volume up or volume down?' test - I switched it off after 30 seconds. It sounds cold and sterile , devoid of harmonics just like a CD. Shame. ... more

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