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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 . . .