Released on January 10, 1964 on Vee-Jay records, it’s the debut album … depending upon who you talk to. It comes out 10 days before Capitol Records’ Meet The Beatles which actually beat Introducing to the charts by one week. It’s all so confusing and who the hell cares. Everything changed in 1964.
Sir George Martin ~ b. January 3, 1926.
This is as good a take as anyone but I do think Jordan missed out by not including “I Am The Walrus” and “Eleanor Rigby.”
The things he and Paul did with McCartney’s bass were genius.Revisit 10 Beatles moments that would have been impossible without late producer and “fifth Beatle” George Martin.
Though I know I’ll never lose affection,
For people and things that went before.
I know I’ll often stop and think about them,
In my life I’ll love you more …The Beatles, In My Life
“Rubber Soul.” Released on December 3, 1965. It’s #5 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Some interesting choices …