Released on this day in 1968, The Beatles or as it's become known The White Album is the 9th studio album from The Beatles. The double album offered up no official singles though Hey Jude" and "Revolution" came out of the same recording sessions. Offering a wide range of musical styles the album initially received mixed reviews. Nonetheless, it reached number one in both the UK and US and is now widely regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time, selling more than 10 million copies worldwide.
As previously reported, celebrating the release of the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles White Album (out today), Matt Everitt, Giles Martin, and a panel of journalists, broadcasters & artists discuss how the album has influenced musicians. In a world of snackable content, playlists and short attention spans, would an artist dare release such a diverse body of work now? The Panel includes Giles Martin (Producer), Georgie Rogers (BBC 6 Music / Soho Radio / Foundation FM), Dan Stubbs - (NME), Felix White – (The Maccabees / Yala! Records), Miles Kane - (Artist), and Andy Bell – (Ride).