Articles tagged the white album

George Harrison’s “Savoy Truffle”: Holiday Reflections on Sweets and the Beatles

George Harrison knew that in the time and space that get between us and our food, there's a sense of longing.

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Revolution None: The Beatles’ ‘Wide Album’

How the Beatles fell into avant garde hell with 1968’s unreleased Wide Album.

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25 Nov 2008 // 12:00 AM

Trying to cut "The White Album" down to size is ultimately like chasing that whale around all the continents and hunting him down: it can’t be done.

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The White Album: Side Four

The potential breakthrough and the impending breakup, the final side celebrates the Beatles' artistic experimentation -- and the creative contradictions that signaled their eventual end.

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20 Nov 2008 // 6:30 AM

The Beatles: White Album - Side 3

Check out the PopMatters tribute to the 40th anniversary of the White Album. Side Three songs highlighted below posted today. Side Three Paul McCartney Birthday

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The White Album: Side Three

It's back to basics once again as the band finds the musical muscle memory to mesh all their influences into seven sensational tracks.

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19 Nov 2008 // 3:34 AM

The Beatles: White Album - Side 2

Check out the PopMatters tribute to the 40th anniversary of the White Album. Side Two songs highlighted below posted today. Side Two Andie Forgie from

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18 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

The White Album: Side Two

It's the Beatles 'unplugged' -- from stardom, from pressures, from the friendship that held them together -- while simultaneously reaching inward and outward.

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17 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

The White Album: Side One

It's all guitars and good times as the Fab Four rediscover the joys of jamming -- as well as the hidden pain and problems poised to tear them apart.

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16 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

Birthday: The White Album Turns 40

In the first day of PopMatters' week-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Beatles' self-titled double album, Bill Gibron and Zeth Lundy discuss the record's importance and impact, and why it continues to resonate within popular culture some four decades later.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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