The Beatles

Revolver

Favorite Albums | #21: The Beatles – Revolver (1966)

Ah, the Beatles’ finest (half) hour. I can’t count how many times I’ve had the “Which Beatles album was the best?” conversation with friends, family and sometimes total s...

Favorite Albums | #58: The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)

It’s too bad that I came across Sgt. Pepper for academic reasons. Not that school had anything to do with it, because when I was fifteen or sixteen I decided that if I was ever going to learn an...

The White Album

Favorite Albums | #76: The Beatles – The White Album (1968)

While on the surface The Beatles may seem like group effort, the name is a bit of a misnomer. The truth is that the band splintered apart during the making of this album, with each member going in a d...

Rubber Soul

Favorite Albums | #85: The Beatles – Rubber Soul (1965)

Although pretty much all of the Beatles’ work is extraordinary, Rubber Soul marked a definitive shift from writing simple pop songs to crafting great albums. There’s a mastery of mood on R...

The Beatles in Mono

Album Reviews | The Beatles – The Beatles in Mono [Box Set] (2009)

Something I try to hide: I don’t listen to the Beatles’ early albums very much. As far as their albums go, I have always vastly preferred the “Rubber Soul through Abbey Road” era of their storie...