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The White Album 50th Anniversary Reissue

Friday, November 30, 2018
How Paul McCartney helped create White Album cover

Richard Hamilton's cover for the eponymous 1968 double album by the Beatles achieved a rare feat. Andrew Wilson, the senior curator of Modern and contemporary art at Tate Britain said, "I can't think of many other records where the title that people give them is actually a description of the design for the cover."

Source: The Art Newspaper
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Ringo Starr glad to be heard better on White Album reissue

Ringo Starr thanked Giles Martin, producer of the recently released expanded version of the Beatles' White Album, for making it possible to hear his drumming more clearly in the 1968 LP and its accompanying bonus material. He says that, with the new mixes, fans were able to better enjoy the power and energy Starr injected.

Source: Ultimate Classic Rock
Untold Beatles stories emerge as White Album climbs charts

More secrets of the Beatles' White Album are emerging as it again climbs charts around the world. Producer Chris Thomas and engineer Ken Scott recall John Lennon's surprising choice of favorite songs, why Ringo Starr walked out at one point, and how George Harrison came into his own and stood up to George Martin.

Source: Forbes
Monday, November 12, 2018
The Beatles White Album: Facts and trivia

The Super Deluxe 50th anniversary edition of The White Album is a deep behind-the-scenes look at how that 30-song, double-album masterpiece came to be. Many of its tracks are the work of a sole Beatle, but other tracks, and much of what we can now hear on the six-CD edition, display a quartet that still enjoys making music together.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Beatles White Album 50th reissue is #1 seller

One day after the Nov. 9 release of the 50th Anniversary editions of The White Album, the 7-disc Super Deluxe edition vaulted to #1 on Amazon in the U.S. In addition, the 3-CD edition was at #1 in the U.K. and #3 in the U.S. Within hours of the initial Sept. 24 announcement, pre-orders for the Super Deluxe edition put it at #1.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Beatles release new video for Back In The U.S.S.R.

A new video for Back In The U.S.S.R. has been unveiled to mark the upcoming anniversary of The White Album. Flicking rapidly through various locations, including Moscow's Red Square, the clip ends with the group taking off in a plane. The video features the 2018 Mix of Back In The U.S.S.R., which will be included in the upcoming release.

Source: NME, UK
Beatles producer Giles Martin to join YouTube White Album panel

Producer Giles Martin, who recently helmed the 50th anniversary edition of the White Album, will join a YouTube livestreamed panel discussion about that classic LP on November 7. It will include commentary about the newly remixed and expanded White Album, including the individual songs and its influence on modern music.

Source: Rolling Stone
10 great cover songs of the Beatles White Album

The White Album contains countless sublime moments. It's the record where George Harrison proved himself to be Lennon and McCartney's songwriting equal, and where each Beatle's impact on the group is crystal clear. But most importantly, it contains a ton of great songs that countless other artists have been moved to perform.

Source: Consequence of Sound
Friday, November 2, 2018
Digging into the Beatles' 50th anniversary White Album box set

The 50th-anniversary White Album offers the deepest dive yet into the Beatles archives of Beatles material. The bonus tracks are generating at least as much excitement among Beatles enthusiasts as the upgraded sonics of the original album. The set includes three discs with 50 tracks, the majority never previously released.

Source: Los Angeles Times
Thursday, November 1, 2018
New animated video for Glass Onion premieres on Apple Music

With the release of the 50th anniversary reissues of The White Album less than two weeks away, a newly created animated video for Glass Onion has premiered on Apple Music. The clip brings to life the poster that was packaged with the original two-LP set, which featured a collage of photos and drawings provided by all four Beatles.

Source: WFJA FM
Friday, October 26, 2018
Paul McCartney praises modern White Album

Paul McCartney listened back to The Beatles' iconic White Album while preparing for the new reissue, and he told Giles Martin, son of the famed "fifth Beatle" Sir George Martin, how contemporary it still feels. Giles said, "We listened to The White Album mix and Paul said, I never realised how modern this record sounds."

Source: The List, UK
John Lennon exhibit documents 50th anniversary of White Album

Images of the Beatles taken by Paul Saltzman in India at an ashram with the Maharishi in 1968 will be on display from Nov. 2 to 4 at the Pacific Edge Gallery in Laguna Beach. The exhibition is in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' White Album. The band wrote many of the songs at the ashram.

Source: Los Angeles Times

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