When you think of The Beatles’ “Revolver,” 12th-century religious music is probably not the first thing that leaps to mind. Here’s one reason why it should.
The Beatles’ “Carnival of Light” is nearly 15 minutes of…we don’t know what. It was an early attempt at avant-garde, but fell flat.
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.
Besides the Maharishi, there was one other person in India who had a big impact on the Beatles — and ultimately, The White Album.