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.
19 Nov 2008
Side Two: It's the Beatles 'unplugged' -- from stardom, from pressures, from the friendship that held them together -- while simultaneously reaching inward and outward.
18 Nov 2008
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.
17 Nov 2008
Forty years later, the impact of the Beatles' self-titled 'return to rock' stands as a statement of a disenchanted group trying to have fun while slowly fracturing. The PopMatters staff celebrates this undeniable achievement with a five day, song-by-song, side-by-LP side breakdown of the entire White Album.
16 Nov 2008
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.
Zeth Lundy and Bill Gibron
16 Nov 2008
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