The World’s Greatest Hits: The Beatles (The White Album) – The Beatles
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The World’s Greatest Hits: The Beatles (The White Album) – The Beatles

The Beatles (The White Album)¬† – The Beatles¬†–¬†1968 Claimed Sales: 19m First listen?: Yes Format Listened?: Apple Music The White Album is a daunting prospect for a new listener. Thirty songs split over two records that last over 90 minutes when combined, it’s certainly a far cry from the conciseness of their previous album Sgt … Continue reading

The World’s Greatest Hits: Rubber Soul – The Beatles
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The World’s Greatest Hits: Rubber Soul – The Beatles

Rubber Soul marks the true turning point in the career of The Beatles. Fresh off a series of soundtrack albums for films starring the band, it’s the first true ‘album’ they released and all but changed the format for good. There’s certainly big hit-worthy singles on here, but it’s much more of a single body of work than anyone would have expected from the boys just two years after Beatlemania. Continue reading