Geoff Emerick, the Beatles chief recording engineer, has died. He was 72 and believed to have suffered a heart attack. Emerick, born Dec. 5, 1945, began working with the Beatles in September 1962 at age 16 .
The Beatles‘ 1968 self-titled double album, universally known as the ‘White Album’ will be reissued for its 50th anniversary in November, 9 in four physical editions, including a seven-disc super deluxe edition.
Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has received his knighthood for services to music. “It means a lot actually. It means recognition for the things we’ve done. I was really pleased to accept this.”
Jerry Hammack has just released volume 2 of The Beatles Recording Reference Manual – a book that reveals the secrets behind the recording of some of the band’s most famous albums. It is the second of what will be a four-volume set.
“What Goes On” is a track, credited Lennon/McCartney/Starr, from 1965 Beatles’ album Rubber Soul. It opens the second side, if you still love the vinyls.
Now a rare, unreleased demo is up for sale on eBay.
A documentation of the influences that went on to help create the seminal album, Sgt Pepper’s lonely hearts club band directed by Alan G. Parker.