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THE BEATLES ABBEY ROAD ALBUM WAS RECORDED IN JANUARY 1969 AND THIS WOULD BE THE LAST BEATLES ALBUM
to be recorded
the front cover does not name the group or a the album title
the cover was shot in close proximity to the abbey road studio
this long play would entered thehe British album chart at no.1
in October and stayed there for a total of
seventeen of its 81 weeks in the uk chart. In aMERICA
it would be at nunber 1 for 11 weeks and be on the charts for 83 weeks eleven weeks a
Abbey Road is a rock album that dabbked in various genres blues, pop,
progressive rock, and the moog sybthesizer is very prominent on the record
as is the Leslie speaker.
Although Abbey Road was an immediate commercial success but many music critics of the day
described the music as inauthentic because of the use of artificial effects . but time has
been good to abbey road and it has been ranked as one of the greatest albums of al time.
george harrison's contributions of something and here come the sun particular highlights
The album's cover, featuring the fab 4 waling across a zebra crossing has become one of the mos timitated
images in pop history
the beatles story ..... a narrative and musical biography of beatlemania
The Beatles' Story mono and sterio formats was issued on 23
November 1964 by Capitol Records AS double documenteray
album with selections from their hit records interviews with the
beatles and their fansphotos their whole story on record from the
beginning to fabulous fame This documentary album was issued TO compete
WITH hear the beatles tell all ... A collection of interviews of the Beatles
assembled on THE Vee-Jay Records LABELCapitol Records originally intended
to release TO BE the group's 1964 performance at the Hollywood
Bowl, but the poor quality of the live recording would have the the
beatles live at the hollywood bowl album shelved for many years
until sound improvement technology had evolved to remove
the excessive sound of screaming fans at the hollywood bowl shows,
The Beatles' Story entered the Billboard Pop Albums on December of
1964 reACHED ITS PEAK OF NUMBER 9 IN January 1965
THIS DOULBE GATEFOLD ALBUM DID REACH GOLD RECORD STATUS
THE ALBUM IS CURRENTLY OUT OF PRINT, BUT MANY EXISTING COPIES
CAN BE FOUND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION BECAUSE THIS RELEASE IS
MOSTLY A SPOKEN WORD RECORD, AND WOULD OF BEEN PLAYED ONCE
AND THEN FILED AWAY
exclusive to Australia, New Zealand and singapore
Greatest Hits Volume 1 is a all hits compilation album
compiled by EMI Australia to feed the appetite for
beatles music in between the release of Rubber Soul
and Revolver The compilation and it's follow-up
greatest hits volume 2 were both originally
conceived in early 1966, when EMI Australia
aquired stereo tapes from their UK branch for tracks
not already in their vaults. the volume 1album contains the original
1965 stereo mixes of "I Want To Hold Your Hand"
The cover art was was copied from the beatles IV a U.S. capitol
records Beatles album, with the back cover uses elements from
The Beatles Beat A GERMAN RELEASE
the Greatest Hits Volume 2 is a greatest hits compilation album
was compiled by EMI Australia to fill in the gap between Revolver and
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. THE FRONT COVER IS SIMILAR
TO BEATLES 65 thISalbum contains
the original 1965 stereo mixes of "Day Tripper" and
"We Can Work It Out"
With the massive popularity of Meet the Beatles! IN the early part of 1964 and THE PUBLICS APPETITE
Beatles product, Capitol Records deciderD TO ealease a compilation album drawing from
some A ROSTER OF 25 songs, issued by EMI in Britain with tracks from 1962 and onwards that had yet to be issued by Capitol in america.
The Beatles' Second Album was the first album of the group's work to be assembled by capitol records produced exclusively for THE USA RECORD
BUYING PUBLIC AND WAS Released on10 April 1964
THE TITLE WAS NOT EXACTLY CORRECT BECAUSE TECHNICALLY IT WAS their third
album TO BE ISSUED IN THE u s a ...........Introducing... The Beatles, had been issued three months earlier on Vee-Jay Records labEL
The Beatles' Second Album took over Meet the Beatles! for the number 1 spot on the Billboard Top LPs chart in america
Capitol's engineers, on the direction ofrecord executive Dave Dexter, Jr., added considerable echo and reverb to
the songs on this album to give the material the sound of a live perfromance The inclusion of "Thank You Girl would the only stereo version of
the song released on any album in the US or UK for over 40 years until recent remastering and reissues of
the beatles catalogue
for the candian market the album the album was renamed
since Beatlemania! With the Beatles and Twist and Shout had preceded it, and therefore this would not be the second album at all.
A s different track listing was released for the Canadian market with
basically the same cover with the new title of long tall sally under the title The Beatles' Long Tall Sally.
Let It Be... Naked was released in
2003 as is an alternative mix of the Beatles' 1970
studio album Let It Be, .
Paul McCartney, felt that producer,
Phil Spector, did not capture the group's s
back-to-their-roots intentions for the original let it be album and so intiated the naked project
Naked is mostley new mixes of
Let It Be tracks remvong the majority of Spector's
orchestral overdubbs and studio chatter Dig It" and
"Maggie Mae" are left out and replaced with "Don't Let Me Down",
and "Get Back" which had been had been released as a single.
The album is presented in a form which Paul McCartney considered
closer to its original artistic vision: and the rock and roll
sound of their early beatles years . rather than studio tricks and overdubs
. McCartney had not cared for the wall of sound production
on the let it be album and in particular did not like what had been done with the long and winding road
BEFORE HIS DEATH George Harrison gave his BLESSING for the Naked project
JOHN Lennon' VIEW ON THE PROJECT MIGHT HAVE BEEN DIFFERENT SINCE HE HAD
APPRECIATED SPECTORS WORK AND SAID THE SPECTOR HAD MADE SOMETHING OUT OF A LOAD OF BADLY
In January 1969, the Beatles WERE REHEARSING FOR THEIR FIRSTLIVE CONCERT IN YEARS
IT WAS FILMSED FOR A TV SPECIAL AND ALBUM. THE ORIGINAL TITLE FOR THE PROJECT WAS GET BACK
BY THE TIME THE SESSIONS HAD ENDED AND WITH THE BEATLES HAVE LITTLE TOLERANCE FOR EACH OTHER
THE PROJECT WAS SHELFED
AND After more than a year, and after THE PROJECT HAD BEEN DONE two UNFINISHED versions of the album had already been
compiled by engineer Glyn Johns, Phil Spector was brought in by BEATLES MANGER Allen Klein, TO COMPLETE LET IT BE
the ORIGINAL album VERISION OF Let It Be, WOULD BE released on 8 May 1970, a month after the Beatles' break-up.
Rubber Soul was
released on 3rd December,the beatles rubber soul album would cashin on christmas 1965
only two weeks after mixing
rubber soul produced the bands
- first double A-side with the songs "Day Tripper" and "We Can Work It Out"
The album consisted of eleven songs by lennon mccartney two by harrison
and another with the unique writing credit of Lennon-McCartney-Starkey.
George's growing interest in Indian music and culture is evident with norwegian wood
robert freeman shot the cover of the album and the distorted look was created by
a projection of the cover image
rubber soul spent nine weeks at the top pof album chart in the UK during
and remained on the chart for 43 weeks
the US Rubber Soul had the same album cover but the track listing was different
with 10 tracks from the uk rubber soul and ive just seen a face and its only love
drawn from the british version of help
the Rubber Soul" american album reached # 1 in
January 1966 and staryed there for six weeks and remained on the us charts just
short of a year at 51 weeks
Released: 5 August 1966
Revolver is the seventh studio album by
the Beatles and was the group's most overt use of studio technology up to date
The record included the use of backward recording and tape loops
on the psychedelic "Tomorrow Never Knows", classical strings
"Eleanor Rigby", traditional Indian-music bon "Love You To". The songs on the
the record were certainly nfluenced by the bands use of LSD a
lyrics addressd death and transcendence from
material concerns. the complexitiy of the record would make reproducing their new material in concert
the band made use of studio techniques such as varispeeding,
reversed tapes, automatic double tracking and close micing
The sessions produced a single, "Paperback Writer" and "Rain",
for which the Beatles filmed their first promo films
In the UK, Revolver' were released to radio stations
July 1966. In the US, it was the last Beatles album to be subjected to Capitol's
policy of altering the band's intended content and running order
The release of revolcoincided with the Beatles' final concert tour,
which gain much noterity with John Lennon's
remark that the band had become "more popular than Jesus".
The record topped the UK Albums Chart for seven weeks and America's
Billboard Top LPs list for six weeks. The album cover was designed by Klaus Voormann,
Revolver expanded the scope of pop music in terms of the range of musical
styles used on the album and many music critics feel this was the best beatles album of them all
The Beatles Again or heh jude is a 1970 compilation of b sides OF non-album singles
included are the 2 singles "I Should Have Known Better" and "Can't Buy Me Love",
tHIS CAPITOL RECORDS ALBUM CONSISTS OF TRACKS whose only previous American album appearance had
been on the Hard Day's Night soundtrack album, released by United Artists Records.
The Hey Jude LP had been out of print since the late 1980s,
The beatles again album was a project by Allen Klein and Apple Records.
Allan Steckler of ABKCO/Apple to work on THE LP , STECKLER chose songs that had not
appeared on a Capitol album in the U S A and focused more on recent singles than on earlier material
OF THE BANDS CAREER
The front and back cover pictures were taken AUGUST 22 1969 at the FINAL Beatles photo session,
AT TITITENHURST PARK, WHICH WAS JOHN LENNONS HOME
The FINAL BEATLES photo shoot took place two days after their last recording session together.
photographers were Ethan Russell and Monte Fresco, with additional pictures taken by
Mal Evans. Some low-quality film footage was also shot by linda mccartney
some of which is may have been shown on the BBC September 1969
With the Beatles is the second studio album by the Beatles.
I released on 22 November 1963, on Parlophone, eight months after
the band's debut Please Please Me. eight original compositions
(seven by Lennon–McCartney and "Don't Bother Me", George Harrison's first
recorded solo composition and his first released on a Beatles album)
and six covers Motown, R&B AND R N R HITS.
fashion photographer Robert Freeman SHOT THE COVER PHOTOGRAPH
when it was released in Canada on 25 November IT WAS RETITLEd
Beatlemania! With the Beatles, with additional text on the album cover,
and issued only in mono at the time, (a stereo Canadian
release would come in 1968,
The LP had advance orders of a half million and sold another half
million by September 1965, MAKING THIS ALBUM A MILLION SELLER LP
With the Beatles remained at the top of the charts for 21 weeks,
displacing the Please Please Me album
making it so that the Beatles occupied the top chart spot for
51 consecutive weeks.
Capitol Records released the rarities compilation album in 1980
which was a selection of beatles songs with The album being
inspired by an 1978 earlier compilation of the same name which was released in the uk
. Most of the tracks
Capitol compiled for this album of Beatles songs were
considered rare in the north american market, including selelctions not previously issued
on apple or capitol with alternative versions of well-known tunes
which were also not readily available in America. the
gatefold sleeve featuring a reproduction of the original "butcher"
cover photo of the Yesterday and Today album.
the album was geared towards the usa
market, but was also issued in other countries, including
Australia, Canada, France, Japan and New Zealand.
when this album was released in 1980, Paul McCartney was quoted at saying that rarities
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is the beatles eighth studio
album b Released in the uk May 1967 and the usa june 67
n the United Kingdom[nb 1] and 2 June 1967 in the United States, it spent
27 weeks at number one on the UK Albums Chart and 15 weeks at number one in the US.
winning four Grammy Awards in 1968, including Album of the Year, the first rock LP
to receive this honour.
In August 1966, the Beatles permanently retired from touring and began a
three-month holiday. During a return flight to London in November,
Paul McCartney had an idea for a song involving anmilitary
band that formed the concept of the Sgt. Pepper concept. Sessions began
on 24 November at EMI's Abbey Road Studios with two compositions inspired
by the Beatles' "Strawberry Fields Forever" and "Penny Lane",
but after pressure from EMI, the songs were released as a double
A-side single and not included on the album.
In February 1967, after recording the title track
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" was recorded in february 1967
The cover, was designed by the British
pop artists Peter Blake and Jann Haworth. depicts the Beatles posing in front of a tableau
the Sgt. Pepper is regarded by musicologists as an early concept album
incorporating a range of influences, such
vaudeville, circus, music hall, avant-garde, and Western and I
ndian classical music. the first art rock long play and one of the best selling
albums ever released
Beatles for Sale is the fourth studio album by the beatles
released on 4 December 1964 in the uk on the Parlophone label.
Eight of the album's fourteen tracks would appear
on Capitol Records' release, Beatles '65,
ihich is an albume that would be ssued in North America only.
beatles for sales was a departure from the
upbeat tone on previous beatle songs with a much darker mood
with songs such as im a loser and no reply
The Beatles recorded the album at EMI Studios in London in between radio and touring engagements and
radio engagements. there are four cover by
Carl Perkins, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and Little richard
.the recording sessions for the album yeiled the single, "I Feel Fine" backed by "She's a Woman".
Beatles for Sale held the number 1 spot for 11 of the 46 weeks that it spent
in the top 20., in the uk The album was similarly successful in Australia, where the band's cover of
Berry's "Rock and Roll Music" topped the singles chart.
Beatles for Sale was not released in the US until 1987
Companion book to special release of LP album Let It Be in 1970. In addition to the standard releases worldwide, the Let It Be album was also issued in a deluxe box set package in at least a dozen different countries. In some countries it came out initially only in the box set, and then the LP was later issued by itself in the standard jacket. Designed in the U.K., the limited edition set included a 160-page deluxe Get Back book with lots of text and hundreds of color photos printed on high quality glossy paper. The book was placed in a custom die-cut and recessed cardboard holder which held the LP on top, all of which was encased in an outer slip sleeve.