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.
One of the defining movies of the early 70s could’ve gone in a different direction if fans of the Rolling Stones had gotten their way.
“Rubber Soul” was a race against the clock, as The Beatles had only 30 days to write, record and mix an album — from scratch!
“Penny Lane” is full of inventive twists, starting with this chord. See how Sir Paul wove it together so seamlessly. It’s a master class in composition.