Written by John Lennon and featured on the 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Good Morning Good Morning is one of the most eclectic songs on the album and Ringo’s drumming really adds to the overall feel of that. What we have in this article is his isolated drums from the song which sound spectacular. Take a listen:
Released to coincide with director Ron Howard’s new Beatles documentary, Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years, Live At The Hollywood Bowl is a beautifully packaged live album which was actually originally released in 1977. However this new edition has been sublimely remixed and remastered with the addition of four new songs that weren’t on the original album. The songs, all recorded from various shows the band played at the Hollywood Bowl in Hollywood, Los Angeles, sound fantastic and about as fresh as if they were performed and recorded yesterday.
Released on the 13th September 1965, exactly 51 years ago to the day as I write this article, Yesterday continues to be one of The Beatles’ most popular song, even though Paul McCartney was the only Beatle who performed on it. In this article are the incredible string arrangements by Sir George Martin which can be heard in beautiful isolated form right here. Take a listen:
As the tenth track on 1966’s Revolver, For No One is one of the highlights on the entire album due to the magnificence of McCartney’s songwriting. But the music itself is exquisite as well and what we have in this article are the isolated piano, clavichord and drum tracks from the song which sound fantastic.
Recorded between the 6th April and 21st June 1966 and released on the 5th August 1966, Revolver continues to be of the finest records ever made by any band. The wealth of music featured in it’s 34 minutes and 43 seconds running time is nothing short of magnificent, with Lennon and McCartney at their very best when it comes to songwriting. As it hits 50, I take a look back at this fantastic album for my CLASSIC ALBUM SERIES #5 instalment.
When it comes to drummers I don’t think there’s one as underrated as Ringo Starr, at least when it comes to public perception. However listening to Ringo’s drumming in the form of an isolated track is the best way to fully understand his ability and and contributions in The Beatles. What we have here is his isolated drum track from Taxman. Enjoy! Continue reading