20 Greatest Hits is a compilation album featuring a selection of songs by The Beatles that were number one singles in the UK and US. It was released on 11 October 1982 in the United States and 18 October in the United Kingdom and marked the 20th anniversary of The Beatles' first record release, "Love Me Do," in the UK in October 1962
Greatest Hits Volume 1 is a greatest hits compilation album by The Beatles which was exclusive to Australia, Singapore and New Zealand. The album was compiled by EMI Australia to fill in the gap between Rubber Soul and Revolver (much like A Collection of Beatles Oldies would in 1966 in between Revolver and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band)
1963 - Please Please Me. 1963 - With The Beatles. 1964 - A Hard Day& Night. 1964 - Beatles For Sale. 1967 - Sgt. Pepper& Lonely Hearts Club Band. 1969 - Yellow Submarine.
Certainly the best Beatles album- it shows every side of them. Their rocking side (the opening track, Getting Better, the reprise), their soft, melodic, beautiful side (She's Leaving Home), their experimental side (Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, Fixing A Hole, Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite!, Within You Without You, and A Day In The Life of course. and their pop side. Not just one of the greatest Beatles albums, but one of the greatest albums of all time! Pepper is the bigger album and production and the ultimate moment in Rock. But Revolver is the better album.
The Beatles (commonly known as The White Album) is the eponymous tenth studio album by English rock band The Beatles.
All The Beatles’ previous albums had been rush jobs – their debut was recorded in four hours. But in 1966, the quartet pulled off the road for good to devote themselves to songwriting and record-making. But time has affirmed the enduring worth of Revolver. It now stands as The Beatles’ greatest album. Greg Kot is the music critic at the Chicago Tribune. His work can be found here.
They had the rights to the biggest group in the world ever, the Beatles, and the only way to make any new money out of them was to either rely on steady but unspectacular sales of all their catalog albums or put together a new version of a greatest-hits. When, in 1966, there was a gap in the Christmas market between Revolver and Sgt. Pepper, which wouldn't appear for a further six months, they had released the compilation A Collection of Beatles Oldies, and it hadn't worked.
This is the first Beatles album that's entirely comprised of original material. John Lennon and Paul McCartney had grown into such strong songwriters that they no longer needed to rely on covers. 10. ‘With The Beatles’. Although Lennon and McCartney wrote some great tunes on their second LP ("All My Loving," "I Wanna Be Your Man" and "It Won't be Long"), the covers on 1963's With The Beatles are the real highlights. George Harrison almost manages to one-up Chuck Berry on "Beethoven," while Motown classics "Please Mister Postman," "You Really Got A Hold On Me" and "Money (That's What I Want)" are Beatle-ized to the point that you nearly forget about the original.
Other albums by The Beatles on the chart: Meet the Beatles, A Hard Day's Night, Rubber Soul, Abbey Road, Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, and Revolver. Interesting Facts about the White Album. The working title for the album was A Doll's House. Don't Pass Me By" is the first song written by Ringo Starr to appear on a Beatles album. Producer George Martin suddenly left for a vacation during the recording of the album, leaving engineer Chris Thomas in charge of producing