Tag: George Martin

I’d Love To Turn You On: Classical And Avant-Garde Music That Inspired The Sixties Counter-Culture (El Records)

I’d Love To Turn You On: Classical And Avant-Garde Music That Inspired The Counterculture offers a fascinating peek behind the curtain of the artists and musicians that inspired the British underground in the late 1960s.

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.

Cilla Black: Cilla/In My Life/Sher-oo!/Modern Priscilla (SFE)

The latest installment in SFE’s Cilla Black reissue campaign focus on her career with EMI, offering two of her first albums and two of her final albums for the label. The four albums offered here highlight Black’s stylistic versatility as she takes on R&B, Pop, Jazz, and Disco, to mostly good effect.

Cilla Black: Surround Yourself With Cilla/It Makes Me Feel Good (SFE/Cherry Red)

The second album in the first installment in the Cilla Black reissue campaign is a satisfying collection of two of her more modest albums.

The Beatles: Live At The Hollywood Bowl (Capitol Records)

The long-awaited reissue of the Beatles’ only official live album may have taken nearly four decades, but it was worth the wait; Giles Martin has done wonders in terms of cleaning up the 1977 mix.

3AM Eternal: Paul McCartney “Take It Away” (1982)

Paul McCartney’s first solo single after the death of John, it was a fine mellow rocker that’s not really aged, with a video that feels oddly but appropriately nostalgic.