From The Byrds to Cheap Trick to The Flaming Lips and XTC, these Beatlesque bands share many qualities with the Fab Four.
From The Pretty Things to Frank Zappa to Janelle Monae to Beyonce, these artists have had stories to tell and they’ve done it in these concept albums.
Over a short period, Jeff Lynne, Bev Bevans, and Roy Wood helped forge what would eventually become Electric Light Orchestra. Revisit their roots via the trippy ’60s band, The Move.
Janet Jackson lifts Satie. Elvis sings Martini. The Stones raided the Renaissance. And let’s not even get started with the Beatles, who regularly tapped the classical music well.