What is there to say about the Sgt. Pepper album that hasn’t already been said? Widely seen as the best album ever recorded, the songs found within contain the kind of musical magic that only comes around once in a lifetime. It’s difficult to think of another studio album that has last such a lasting impression on millions and millions of listeners the world over. What The Beatles did on this album was revolutionise music and it would never be the same again.
The Beatles are one of my favourite bands so I thought I’d have a go at ranking their studio albums. There were eleven in total, not including Magical Mystery Tour and Yellow Submarine which aren’t considered “proper” albums or the US only releases that many of you reading this will know. The eleven albums that follow are their major albums, and the ranking is my opinion only. I go from “worst” to best. Let me know your thoughts.
For a new series of articles I pick my top five favourite albums from each decade from the 1960’s onwards. Starting with the 1960’s is exciting because it’s my favourite decade for music and it was going to be tough trying to narrow down my selection to only five albums. After careful consideration I was able to do it with the following five albums making the cut.
When you think of the song With A Little Help From My Friends, the first thing you think of musically probably isn’t the piano. But when you focus on it more you realise how great it is, even though it’s pretty simplistic. What we have in this article is the full isolated piano track from the song. Take a listen:
There’s one thing that the Sgt. Pepper album isn’t short of and that’s fantastic vocal performances from Paul, with When I’m Sixty-Four perhaps leading the way as the best of the lot. What we have in this article is the isolated vocal track from the song, take a listen!
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: