The Beatles Revolver

Written by on August 13, 2018


13th August 1966, Revolver The Beatles seventh album release in three years started a seven-week run at No.1 on the UK charts. It spent a total of 34 week’s on the UK chart and was also a US No.1. The title “Revolver”, like Rubber Soul before it, is a pun, referring both to a kind of handgun as well as the “revolving” motion of the record as it is played on a turntable. Do you have a favourite track from Revolver? More on the album here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/revolver

The Beatles Revolver

There is just so much happening on Revolver, tape loops, backwards guitar solos, Indian sitars and tablas, string quartets and ripe horns. The group’s competitive drive had them, at times, working to match Bob Dylan or Brian Wilson. On Revolver they achieved this, no question.


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