The Beatles - Abbey Road

The Beatles: Abbey Road

Album #78 - September 1969

Episode date - April 25, 2018

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    Is “Abbey Road” the best album of all time? Of course, that’s a subjective question, but there are certainly an awful lot of people who would say so, and there are many, many ‘best-of’ lists that rate this album at the all-time #1 spot.

    There’s plenty of good reasons for this. Lennon and McCartney were not writing together per se, but their individual ideas are paired together here in seamless form, adding a sense of unity that the ‘White Album’ lacked. Also, George provides two of the best songs he had ever written. There is an underlying sadness, as it is impossible to ignore the finality that “Abbey Road” represents, but as far as swan songs go, this is certainly the standard bearer.

    Featured tracks are;

    Come Together

    Something

    Maxwell’s Silver Hammer

    Oh Darling

    Octopus’ Garden

    I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

    Here Comes the Sun

    Because

    You Never Give Me Your Money

    10)Sun King

    Mean Mr. Mustard

    Polythene Pam

    She Came in Through the Bathroom Window

    Golden Slumbers

    The End/Her Majesty

    September 1969 - Billboard Charted #1

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