|07-06-2012, 07:52 PM||#12 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: The Wasteland
In my opinion, The Beatles never made a bad album -although some are better than others.
Let`s not beat about the bush-this is a great album.
Perhaps not as ground breaking as initially thought, but at the time of it`s release (Dec `65) it`s worth remembering that the UK top ten contained such luminaries as Ken Dodd (The River) and PJ Proby (Maria) .
Bob Dylan`s continuing influence can clearly be heard on "Norwegian Wood" (Dylan was to parody this on "Blonde on Blonde" a few months later), but "Nowhere Man", "Girl" and "Michelle" gave Brian Wilson every reason to have sleepless nights!
(But it did inspire him to "Pet Sounds" which is also a fine album .)
47 years after it`s release, this still sells for full price in every music shop-you couldn`t say that about PJ Proby!
|07-06-2012, 09:36 PM||#13 (permalink)|
Live by the Sword
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
^^erm, Beatles for Sale
4th Time Around was written before Norwegian Wood