As you may have heard Revolver is 50 years old this year. I know. Awesome. And kind of depressing too.
Revolver remains my favourite Beatles album largely for the breathtaking scope. Here's some interesting articles.
Ultimate Rock answers Five Big ‘Revolver’ Questions
I was surprised the see the consensus on which song they'd cut (it wasn't Yellow Submarine) and the best cover (Earth Wind & Fire’s Got to Get You Into My Life) and I think this is spot on
Exactly what is it that makes Revolver so great?
Along with Rubber Soul, this is the time in their career where Paul and John are equals. For the first few years, it was Lennon’s group, and, beginning with Sgt. Pepper, McCartney started to take over. But for a couple of albums, they were on the same level.
Guitar World breaks down the tech side
Ray Davies reviews Revolver in 1966 (and doesn't rate it)
Vanilla blogs on the downside of Revolver
My review of Revolver. How The Beatles Reimagined Rock 'N' Roll
And the LA Times proposes it might just be something in the water. Pet Sounds, Blonde On Blonde, Freak Out - 1966 was a great year for music.
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