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The Beatles (White Album) – O Álbum Branco (1968)

The Beatles (White Album) – O Álbum Branco (1968)

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  • play_circle_outlineBack In The U.S.S.R.
  • play_circle_outlineDear Prudence
  • play_circle_outlineGlass Onion
  • play_circle_outlineOb-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
  • play_circle_outlineWild Honey Pie
  • play_circle_outlineThe Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill
  • play_circle_outlineWhile My Guitar Gently Weeps
  • play_circle_outlineHappiness Is A Warm Gun
  • play_circle_outlineMartha My Dear
  • play_circle_outlineI'm So Tired
  • play_circle_outlineBlackbird
  • play_circle_outlinePiggies
  • play_circle_outlineRocky Raccoon
  • play_circle_outlineDon't Pass Me By
  • play_circle_outlineWhy Don't We Do It In The Road
  • play_circle_outlineI Will
  • play_circle_outlineJulia
  • play_circle_outlineBirthday
  • play_circle_outlineYer Blues
  • play_circle_outlineMother Nature's Son
  • play_circle_outlineEverybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey
  • play_circle_outlineSexy Sadie
  • play_circle_outlineHelter Skelter
  • play_circle_outlineLong, Long, Long
  • play_circle_outlineRevolution 1
  • play_circle_outlineHoney Pie
  • play_circle_outlineSavoy Truffle
  • play_circle_outlineCry, Baby, Cry
  • play_circle_outlineRevolution 9
  • play_circle_outlineGood Night

The Beatles, also known as “The White Album”, is the ninth studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, released on 22 November 1968. A double album, its plain white sleeve has no graphics or text other than the band’s name embossed,[a] which was intended as a direct contrast to the vivid cover artwork of the band’s previous LP Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Although no singles were issued from The Beatles in Britain and the United States, the songs “Hey Jude” and “Revolution” originated from the same recording sessions and were issued on a single in August 1968. The album’s songs range in style from British blues and ska to tracks influenced by Chuck Berry and by Karlheinz Stockhausen.

Most of the songs on the album were written during March and April 1968 at a Transcendental Meditation course in Rishikesh, India. The group returned to EMI’s Abbey Road Studios in London at the end of May to commence recording sessions that lasted through to mid-October. During these sessions, arguments broke out among the foursome over creative differences. Another divisive element was the constant presence of John Lennon’s new partner, Yoko Ono, whose attendance in the studio broke with the Beatles’ policy regarding wives and girlfriends not attending recording sessions. After a series of problems, including producer George Martin taking a sudden leave of absence and engineer Geoff Emerick suddenly quitting, Ringo Starr left the band briefly in August. The same tensions continued throughout the following year, leading to the break-up of the band by 1970.

On release, The Beatles received favourable reviews from the majority of music critics, but other commentators found its satirical songs unimportant and apolitical amid the turbulent political and social climate of 1968. The band and Martin later debated whether the group should have released a single album instead. Nonetheless, The Beatles reached No. 1 on the charts in both the United Kingdom and the United States, and has since been viewed by some critics as one of the greatest albums of all time.

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential music band. Rooted in skiffle, beat and more...

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