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The White Album

31 Ratings: 4.1
A 1968 album by The Beatles

The Beatles: George Harrison (vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, violin, organ, bass, tambourine, firebell); John Lennon (vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, harmonica, saxophone, piano, organ, harmonium, bass, 6-string bass, maracas, tambourine, … see full wiki

3 reviews about The White Album
review by . December 21, 2008
When talking about The White Album, it's hard to dismiss how influential that particular album was to music.  You could argue that the birth of "sampling," -- much used as a staple in Hip-Hop -- was found here.   Take "Revolution 9," for example.  It's employment of backward loops, overdubs, and sampling was rampantly used throughout the song.  As you might know, there's a steady diet of this in Hip-Hop songs.      While we're still in discussion …
review by . August 09, 2006
posted in Music Matters
In 'Forrest Gump,' Forrest's dying mother famously tells her dying son, "Life is like a box of chocolates--You never know what you'll get." Actually, if life were like a box of chocolates, you'd have a pretty sweet life. And, while listening to 'The Beatles' ('White Album') you have an adequate fulfillment to that extended metaphor. There are plenty of flavors--not just "Savoy Truffle"--and just enjoying the assortment is always an adventure--even if there are selected favorites.    The …
review by . December 18, 1999
I do not understand why this album is bashed so much by some reviewers. This double record masterpiece explores oh so many styles and does them all well. Even Revolution #9 has some interesting sound effects. Never has controversy brought out such a terrific recording.
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