The Beatles - Abbey Road

(Apple PCS 7088)

Released 1969, Apple label, manufactured in Great Britian.

Single sleeve.

 

Track Listing

Side 1

Track 1: Come Together - 4:19

Track 2: Something - 3:03

Track 3: Maxwell's Silver Hammer - 3:27 

Track 4: Oh! Darling - 3.27

Track 5: Octopus's Garden - 2:51

Track 6: I Want You (She's So Heavy) - 7:47

Side 2

Track 7: Here Comes The Sun - 3:06

Track 8: Because - 2:46

Track 9: You Never Give Me Your Money - 4:02

Track 10: Sun King - 2:26

Track 11: Mean Mr Mustard - 1:06

Track 12: Polythene Pam - 1:13

Track 13: She Came In Through The Bathroom Window - 1:58

Track 14:  Golden Slumbers - 1:32

Track 15: Carry That Weight - 1:37

Track 16: The End - 2:20

Track 17: Her Majesty - 0.23

 

Description

Abbey Road is the eleventh studio album by English rock band the Beatles, released on 26 September 1969 by Apple Records. The recording sessions for the album were the last in which all four Beatles participated. Although Let It Be was the final album that the Beatles completed before the band's dissolution in April 1970, most of the album had been recorded before the Abbey Road sessions began. A two-sided hit single from the album, "Something" backed with "Come Together", released in October, topped the BillboardHot 100 chart in the US.

Abbey Road is a rock album that incorporates genres such as blues, pop, and progressive rock, and it makes prominent use of the Moog synthesizer and the Leslie speaker. Side two contains a medley of song fragments edited together to form a single piece. The album was recorded amid a more enjoyable atmosphere than the Get Back/Let It Be sessions earlier in the year, but there were still frequent disagreements within the band. John Lennon had privately left the group by the time the album was released and McCartney publicly quit the following year.

Although Abbey Road was an immediate commercial success and reached  No. 1 in the UK and US, it initially received mixed reviews, some critics describing its music as inauthentic and bemoaning the production's artificial effects. Many critics now view the album as the Beatles' best and rank it as one of the greatest albums of all time. In particular, George Harrison's contributions, "Something" and "Here Comes the Sun", are considered to be among the best songs he wrote for the group. The album's cover, which features the four band members walking across a zebra crossing outside Abbey Road Studios, has become one of the most famous and imitated images in the history of popular music.

 

(information sourced from wikipedia)

Internet Location

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbey_Road

The Beatles - Abbey Road, 1969, UK

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  • Details

    Band: The Beatles

    Album: Abbey Road (Single sleeve)

    Label: Apple, PCS 7088

    Year: 1969

    Country: Great Britain

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  • Condition

    Used.

    Single Sleeve in very good condtion.

    Internal sleeves (Generic) in good condition.

    Vinyl in very good condition, play tested, no jumps etc, usual crackling, but nothing to affect listening pleasure.

    Sleeve and records have been very well looked after and are overall in very good condition. Very good copy.