Beatles White Album, Their Best? By Tom Donelson

https://www.weeklystandard.com/dominic-green/the-beatles-white-album-at-50-when-they-was-fab  The author makes the case that this was their best album but the Beatles produced so many great albums.  Starting with Rubber Soul, Beatles began to change from being pop hits to serious artists.  Revolver continued that process with one of my favorite Tax Man, which the Beatles sang about the marginal high rates under the Labour Party. These lyrics sums up any conservative observations about taxes:

Let me tell you how it will be
There’s one for you, nineteen for me
‘Cause I’m the taxman, yeah, I’m the taxman
Should five per cent appear too small
Be thankful I don’t take it all
‘Cause I’m the taxman, yeah I’m the taxman
If you drive a car, I’ll tax the street,
If you try to sit, I’ll tax your seat.
If you get too cold I’ll tax the heat,
If you take a walk, I’ll tax your feet.
Brilliant analysis and Sgt. Pepper was the combination thematic melodic album and while many view this as the first conceptual album but Beach Boys Pet Sounds was one of inspiration for Sgt. Pepper.
White Album was the continuing maturity of the Beatles of a group that was soon destined to end.  From the early 60’s to end of the sixties, the Beatles was the greatest rock and roll band.

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