Episode 611: Editing the Beatles’ White Album

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May 30, 2019

Music:

All music in this episode from the Beatles White Album (titled The Beatles), which was released on Apple Records in 1968.

Jim’s rearrangement

Patrick’s rearrangement

All songs

  • “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
  • “I’m So Tired”
  • “Blackbird”
  • “Savoy Truffle”
  • “Back in the U.S.S.R.”
  • “Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey”
  • “Dear Prudence”
  • “Mother Nature’s Son”
  • “Happiness is a Warm Gun”
  • “Yer Blues”
  • “Helter Skelter”
  • “Julia”
  • “Don’t Pass Me By”
  • “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da”
  • “Martha My Dear”
  • “Glass Onion”
  • “Long, Long, Long”
  • “Revolution 9”

Notes:

Today, Jim and Patrick answer a question that they’ve been pondering for quite some time: would the Beatles double White Album be better as a single album? They create their hypothetical song arrangements of the legendary album, as well as arguments to back-up their choices.

Thumbnail photo of the Beatles by Don McCullin.

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