Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Revolver named best Beatles album

Revolver album cover by The Beatles
Great deals on musical instruments
Revolver has been identified as The Beatles' greatest album in a poll by MusicRadar.

The website attributed the result partly to John Lennon's electric guitar work on tracks such as She Said She Said and Dr Robert.

This, it stated, made the LP a much more rocking effort than their previous record Rubber Soul, which contained more folk-influenced acoustic guitar-based tracks.

Revolver secured nearly a quarter of the public vote, ahead of other Beatles classics such as Abbey Road and their self-titled 1968 double album.

MusicRadar also praised bass guitar player Paul McCartney's work on the LP, as songs such as For No One, Here, There and Everywhere and Eleanor Rigby showed him "firing on all glorious cylinders".

McCartney also plays lead guitar on opening track Taxman, which was described as George Harrison's "first real venture to the fore".

Revolver saw the electric guitar player get three songs on a Beatles album for the first time, with Love You To and I Want To Tell You also making it onto the record.

Buy an electric guitar nowADNFCR-2133-ID-19354811-ADNFCR

Posted on 10 Sep 2009 14:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach Spills the Beans On His Less Than Complimentary Thoughts Towards Today's Rock Musicians and Their Work Ethic In the Studio

11 Jan 2017 11:33
thumbnail

The prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction will be honouring several artists this year, including prog legends Yes. Rick Wakeman has stated that he will not be attending.

3 Jan 2017 16:45
thumbnail

Laying the foundations for generations of artists to follow, the legendary musician Leonard Cohen has passed away from unspecified causes.

11 Nov 2016 10:48
thumbnail

Stating it as more of a necessity for the band, M. Shadows highlights the importance of not stagnating and keeping things exciting

31 Oct 2016 16:10
thumbnail

Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health

26 Oct 2016 13:08
thumbnail

Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame

10 Oct 2016 16:17

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Iconic Zakk Wylde bullseye design? Check. Monstrous and uncompromising tone? Check. The Odin Grail Genesis guitar delivers the goods to the metal masses

17 Jan 2017 13:40
thumbnail

Utilising state of the art recording and playback operation, the Fireface UFX II interface combines premium quality manufacturing with next level audio quality

17 Jan 2017 13:02
thumbnail

Also providing updates to their Masters, Signature, Giant Beat and Signature traditional lines, Paiste spill the beans on their NAMM 2017 releases.

16 Jan 2017 13:54
thumbnail

Revealing their new range of highly affordable S series, Gibson dish the dirt on their 2017 Line up including the Traditional Series, High Performance Series and more.

16 Jan 2017 13:11
thumbnail

Ideal for those players who flourish in an intuitive education environment, Flowkey puts you in charge of your learning offering a variety of insightful tools.

13 Jan 2017 16:14
thumbnail

The Sonzera series consists of a 50W combo, 50W Head and 20W combo.Used by Black Stone Cherry and Snarky Puppy, expect professional grade tone right off the bat

13 Jan 2017 13:25