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The Beatles: Abbey Road: Super Deluxe Edition (Apple Records)

A superb box set released to honor the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest swan songs ever made, and one of the greatest rock and roll albums ever released.

Song Of The Day: The Beatles, “Something” (Studio Demo)

Taken from the Apple Records release, Abbey Road: Super Deluxe Edition.

Ravi Shankar: In Concert 1972 (HariSongs)

The George Harrison estate recently launched a Digital archival label dedicated to the late Beatle’s Indian music productions and collaborations. The label’s first offering is a reissue of a rare live album first released on Harrison’s former label, Apple.

Song Of The Day: George Harrison, “Ding Dong, Ding Dong”

Happy New Year! We kick off 2017 with one of our favorite anthems.

Yoko Ono: Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band (Chimera Music)

Yoko Ono’s proper solo debut album, released in 1970 alongside John Lennon’s proper solo debut album, is a stunning work of experimental rock and roll, where pure emotion blends nicely with rock and roll groove and intense, uncompromising emotion.

John Lennon & Yoko Ono: Two Virgins/Life With The Lions (Chimera Music)

The Unfinished Music series was designed as a way for John Lennon and Yoko Ono to document their budding relationship. The sounds held within are uncompromising, unique, and occasionally frustrating. In other words, Yoko Ono at her best.

Twilight Music: The Modern Jazz Quartet “Three Little Feelings” (1968)

A lovely offering from the first release of an unusual business partnership.

Jackie Lomax: Rare, Unreleased, and Live, 1965-2012 (Angel Air)

This two-disc collection of rarities, unreleased songs, and a live performance from the late British blues-rocker does an excellent job of documenting a greatly underrated singer.

Heavy Jelly: Heavy Jelly (Angel Air)

A long-lost project from Liverpool singer Jackie Lomax, this album was recorded after his stint on Apple Records, and is just now seeing the light of day.

3AM Eternal: Modern Jazz Quartet: Space (1969)

Jazz legend’s second album for Apple Records is a trippy, mellow journey into space.