The new remix of the White Album keeps yielding surprises. From previously-unheard asides by the Fab Four to musical bits that now stand out. We break down the second album of the double-album set.
The 50h anniversary remix of the Beatles’ 1968 album has fans mostly listening for the good, new bits.
Steely Dan expert Anthony Robustelli has nice things to say (and unique insights) about all their studio albums but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have his personal preferences.
The White Album’s songs embraced the musical styles that helped shape The Beatles into the force that they had become, while putting a fresh spin on genres already familiar to the public.
Back in the day, Tin Pan Alley songwriters wrote introductory “verses” that were nothing like the song that followed. Steely Dan modernized this old-world technique on “Babylon Sisters.” See how.