The Who’s Pete Townshend delivered the inaugural John Peel Lecture in Manchester, England yesterday, an event which was broadcast live on BBC 6 Music. The lecture can now be heard on demand on the BBC 6 Music Web site.
Goldmine was curious: Which of Paul McCartney’s efforts minus The Beatles are the most valuable on vinyl?
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A price guide to The Beatles’ Abbey Road album and associated singles, from the "Goldmine Standard Catalog of American Records 1950 to 1975, 6th Edition"
A team of engineers at EMI Music’s Abbey Road Studios in London have spent more than four years digitally remastering The Beatles’ original catalog for the first time. The results will be released by Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI on individual CDs and CD box sets Sept. 9, 2009, simultaneously with “The Beatles: Rock Band” video game.
The Beatles’ 1968 double album — The Beatles to discographers, The White Album to its friends — represents both the most monumental achievement of their recording career, and the most controversial.
The notion of recording a double album surfaced very early on in The Beatles’ White Album sessions, partly because there were so many new songs scrabbling for attention, but also because The Beatles were in very real danger of being left behind in one of the most exciting new races in rock.
With The White Album, Paul McCartney, too, drew inspiration from far and wide, most impressively from an interview with The Who’s Pete Townshend, published in one of the music papers.
In the second part of our exclusive, extended interview with Donovan, he shares his thoughts and observations about the famous musicians he came to know, admire and in some cases even inspire — Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and most famously, The Beatles.