025) The Beatles: The Classic Albums

This course will survey five classic Beatles albums:  Rubber Soul (1965), Revolver (1966), Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967), The Beatles White Album (1968) and Abbey Road (1969).  We will explore the genesis of how the songs were conceived and written, their musical influences, recording and production techniques and album cover art. To quote John Lennon “A splendid time is guaranteed for all!”

NOTE: This will be a lecture course with approximately 15 minutes at the end reserved for questions from the class.