Now that Abbey Road has reached the top of the charts — again — on its 50th anniversary, it seems a good time to appreciate a less-celebrated aspect of their collective genius: John Lennon’s guitar playing.
Oct. 1, 1969: “Abbey Road” was released in the U.S. In celebration, a special “super-deluxe” version has just been released. We review it.
“She’s So Heavy” is given lots of kudos for helping craft prog-rock. But Billy Preston — and multiple black artists — found (and further built) the gospel groove beneath.