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The White Album 50th Anniversary Reissue

Friday, October 19, 2018
Streaming: Three unreleased versions of While My Guitar Gently Weeps

An acoustic demo of While My Guitar Gently Weeps has now been released ahead of the White Album Special Edition re-release on November 9. The acoustic release is also accompanied by a demo of the track recorded at Harrison's bungalow in Esher, Surrey, and a 2018 mix, which are now streaming on the internet.

Source: NME, UK
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Listen: Previously unreleased, acoustic While My Guitar Gently Weeps

The new Super Deluxe Edition of the Beatles White Album, which arrives on November 9th, includes a previously unheard version of the classic While My Guitar Gently Weeps which you can now hear online. It's an early acoustic take, as George Harrison tinkers with the ballad that would turn into one of his most powerful statements.

Source: Rolling Stone
Friday, September 28, 2018
White Album outtakes get Hollywood premiere at Giles Martin-hosted event

Giles Martin previewed his 50th anniversary remix of the White Album at an invitational event at Capitol Records in Hollywood today. Martin presented an overview of the 107-track box, which will contain the 27 "Esher demos" recorded at George Harrison's home, remixes of the 30 original songs and 50 recording sessions outtakes.

Source: Variety
How the Esher demos enhance the White Album

On Wednesday, Giles Martin hosted a listening session in New York to preview tracks from the upcoming 50th anniversary edition of the White Album. The legendary Esher Demos, recorded at Harrison's house in Esher, Surrey, are a blast. It's interesting to listen to these tracks; they give insight to how the White Album was made.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Beatles stream multiple versions of Back in the U.S.S.R.

The Beatles are streaming multiple versions of Back In The U.S.S.R. as a preview to the upcoming 50th anniversary reissue of The White Album. Fans can hear the new 2018 stereo mix of the song by producer Giles Martin and mix engineer Sam Okell, an instrumental backing track, and an early acoustic version from the Esher demos.

Source: AntiMusic
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Giles Martin introduces The White Album remix, outtakes and demos

On November 9, Apple Corps/UMe will release multiple deluxe editions of The White Album. All configurations will include producer Giles Martin's 2018 stereo mix of the album. On Wednesday, he played outtakes and demo tracks and his new stereo mix of the album at The Power Station Berklee in New York City.

Source: Analog Planet
Beatles White Album songs ranked worst to best

The White Album was famously made while the band was falling apart. As they became more entrenched in the studio, tensions boiled over to the point where they weren't a band anymore but backing groups for each other's solo recordings. There's no getting around it, the album often sounds like it was made by four different artists.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Beatles White Album symposium features insiders

A special listening party of the 50th Anniversary edition of The White Album will take place Nov. 8-11 at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ. The four-day event will feature numerous Beatles experts including world-renowned Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn, recording engineer Geoff Emerick and record producer Chris Thomas.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Beatles history rewritten as White Album Tapes reveal secrets

The true story of the White Album is emerging for the first time today. New outtakes mean the history of the most successful band of all time needs a revision after 50 years. Giles Martin says these dozens of unheard tracks which will be released on November 9, give a clearer picture of the dynamic between the quartet's members.

Source: Forbes
Giles Martin: Paul And Ringo have to be happy

About the new White Album reissue, producer Giles Martin has described Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr's input into the reissue process. Giles told the UDiscoverMusic website, "We listened to stuff together... They're my bosses, they have to be happy, that's the first box to tick. It's their record, their stuff that I'm playing around with."

Source: U Discover Music
A real look behind the scenes during the making of the White Album

Since the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles White Album is now underway, in this article, an excerpt from recording engineer/producer Ken Scott's autobiography Abbey Road To Ziggy Stardust provides a behind-the-scenes look into the sessions for the album that has rarely been seen before.

Source: Forbes
Monday, September 24, 2018
The unheard White Album: An exclusive first listen

Everything we know about the White Album is about to change. The album has always been been the deepest mystery in their story, their wildest, strangest, most experimental, most brilliant music. But as it turns out, the White Album is even weirder than anyone realized. The new Super Deluxe Edition of The Beatles is due November 9.

More Information  Source: Rolling Stone
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Before remastering, McCartney hadn't listened to White Album in 50 years

The White Album is getting a 50-year reissue next month, and Paul McCartney has told the Canadian Press that helping to prepare the reissue inspired him to actually give it a listen. "I haven't listened to it in 50 years," he admits, and says when he listens, "I remember where we were and the circumstances of recording each of the tracks."

Source: WFJA FM

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