The Beatles (White Album) [VINYL]

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The Beatles (White Album) [VINYL]

The Beatles (White Album) [VINYL]

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They are so good that they not only expand the idiom, but they are also able to penetrate it and take it further.

In addition, Harrison gave " Sour Milk Sea" to the singer Jackie Lomax, whose recording, produced by Harrison, was released in August 1968 as Lomax's debut single on Apple Records. Aside from the Apple version you see here, there was also a Capitol Records pressing that’s much more common in the U.Style and production [ edit ] Sessions [ edit ] The album was recorded largely at Abbey Road Studios. In John Lennon’s famous 1971 interview with Rolling Stone, he claimed The Beatles, better known as The White Album, really was the work of each Beatle working solo and bending the rest of the band to his will. Martin said he was against the idea of a double album at the time and suggested that the group reduce the number of songs to form a single album featuring their stronger work; the band refused. As work began, Abbey Road Studios possessed, but had yet to install, an 8-track machine that had supposedly been sitting unused for several months. Author Ian MacDonald said Sgt Pepper was "shaped by LSD", [12] but the Beatles took no drugs with them to India aside from marijuana, and their clear minds helped the group with their songwriting.

During 1978 and 1979, for the album's tenth anniversary, EMI reissued the album pressed on limited edition white vinyl in several countries. Background vocals throughout the album prove richer on the 2018 edition, with the lower harmonies claiming superior resonation. However, with this foldout cover, my sample is not accurately cut and, as a result, the cover does not stay flat.

c] Several backing tracks do not feature the full group, and overdubs tended to be performed by the composer of the song. In 1981, Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (MFSL) issued a unique half-speed master variation of the album using the sound from the original master recording. The positive spirit of the session disappeared immediately, and engineer Ken Scott later claimed that "you could cut the atmosphere with a knife". This 2LP ‘White Album’ release includes Martin’s new stereo album mix, sourced directly from the original four-track and eight-track session tapes.

This was one of the tracks that led Manson to believe the album had coded messages referring to apocalyptic war, and led to his movement of the same name. He moved the White Album master copy onto the Blue Bayou press and produced one totally blue vinyl version of the White Album.

Happiness Is a Warm Gun" evolved out of several song fragments that Lennon compiled into one piece, having previewed two of the segments in his May 1968 demo. Writing for Paste, Mark Kemp said The Beatles had been wrongly described as "three solo works in one (plus a Ringo song)", saying it "benefits from each member's wildly different ideas" and offers "two of Harrison's finest moments". Martin composed an orchestral introduction to the song but it was rejected as "too bizarre" and left off the album.

For what it may be worth, last year some friends in the US gave me a copy of the 1978 white vinyl Capitol 2LP issue as a gift. If you have collected/heard some, or all, of the "Esher" bootlegs before, throw them away, as the versions here are vastly superior. The original album too maintains its quality, making the box set a must for Beatle fans, despite the cost. The Beatles was recorded between 30 May and 14 October 1968, largely at Abbey Road Studios in London, with some sessions at Trident Studios.The album features 30 songs, 19 of which were written during March and April 1968 at a Transcendental Meditation course in Rishikesh, India.

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