The Beatles were sick and tired of their “mop top” movie image. Edgy playwright Joe Orton stepped in – but it went sideways fast.
“Rubber Soul” was a race against the clock, as The Beatles had only 30 days to write, record and mix an album — from scratch!
Their trip to India was meant to be a chance for the Beatles to recharge and reconnect. It didn’t work out quite that way.
Everyone knows the importance of George Martin and Brian Epstein in the career of the Beatles. But three other men deserve a shout-out.