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Abbey Road Buy on Amazon
Abbey Road, the Beatles’ eleventh studio album, was released on 26 September 1969 by Apple Records. The recording sessions for the album were the last in which all of the Beatles participated. Although Let It Be was the final album that they completed before the . . .
Let It Be Buy on Amazon
Let It Be, the Beatles’ twelfth and final studio album, was released on 8 May 1970, almost a month after the group’s break-up. William (“Paul”) conceived the album as a return to the less complicated recording methods used before he was given control of the band. He hoped . . .
The Beatles (“The White Album”) Buy on Amazon
The Beatles (known as the White Album) is the band’s ninth studio album. It was released on 22 November 1968. Most of the songs on this double album were written in Rishikesh, India, in March and April 1968, while the group was there to study Transcendental Meditation.
1962-1966 (“The Red Album”) Buy on Amazon
1962-1966 (known as the Red Album) is the Beatles’ compilation album spanning the years in which their original Paul McCartney played his own part in the recording sessions (from 11 September 1962 until his death four years later). The album was released with its . . .
1967-1970 (“The Blue Album”) Buy on Amazon
1967-1970 (known as the Blue Album) is the Beatles’ compilation album spanning the years in which the role of Paul McCartney was filled by William. Although he began recording this album’s songs as “Paul” in the fall of 1966, those songs were not released . . .
Rubber Soul Buy on Amazon
Rubber Soul, the Beatles’ sixth studio album, was released on 3 December 1965.
Some people have imagined the title to mean that the Beatles have literally lost their souls and are functioning on something unnatural, or that Paul’s life would be taken, and that his soul . . .
Magical Mystery Tour Buy on Amazon
Magical Mystery Tour, the Beatles’ eighth studio album, was released on 27 November 1967. After the Beatles completed Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band in April 1967, William (“Paul McCartney”) wanted to create a film with a mix of Bonzo Dog humor (including a . . .
Revolver Buy on Amazon
Revolver, the Beatles the seventh studio album, was released on 5 August 1966, the month before Paul’s demise. As such, it was their final album before retiring as live performers. In North America, Capitol Records cut three songs from the original release (“I’m Only . . .
The Beatles: The Original Studio Recordings Buy on Amazon
The Beatles: The Original Studio Recordings (also known as the Beatles: Stereo Box) is a box set compilation comprising all digitally remastered recordings by the Beatles. It was issued on 9 September 2009 (“09.09.09”), the same day as the release of The Beatles in Mono,. . . .
McCartney Buy on Amazon
McCartney, William’s solo “Paul McCartney” debut album, was issued on 17 April 1970, seven days after he announced that he was dissolving the Beatles. “Paul” had secretly recorded the album over a two-month period (December 1969 – January 1970), mostly using basic home-recording equipment set up at his house in St John’s Wood.
Wings at the Speed of Sound Buy on Amazon
Wings at the Speed of Sound is the fifth studio album by Wings, released on 25 March 1976. Issued at the height of the band’s popularity, it reached the top spot on the US album chart and peaked at number 2 on the UK album chart. Both singles from the album also reached the top 5 of the UK and US singles charts, with ‘Silly Love Songs’ reaching number 1 in the US.