Show Business: Spector of the Beatles

When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary come to me, Speaking words of wisdom, let it be . . . And when the brokenhearted people, Living in the world of grief. There will be an answer, let it be.

So begins the recent Beatles' song Let It Be. For two months, as a single, it has floated high on the Top 40 charts, even though its message is mystic and ambiguous. "Let it be," for example, can be taken as an invocation to God to "let there be" an...

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