Written towards the end of the “White Album” sessions, ‘Long, Long, Long’ was one of George Harrison’s most notable spiritual songs.
With its unlikely origins in a campaign slogan, ‘Come Together’ evolved to become one of The Beatles’ most memorable songs.
Praised by John Lennon as “about the best track on ‘Abbey Road’”, ‘Something’ remains a landmark song in George Harrison’s creative development.
With George Harrison’s songwriting blossoming during the ‘Abbey Road’ sessions, ‘Here Comes The Sun’ emerged as a standout song from the album.
The power of the protest song looks set to be exploited as politics takes centre stage again. That music is used as a means to raise awareness and share a common goal...
The Beatles’ most-covered song, ‘Yesterday’ has inspired a movie of the same name, and remains a high-water mark in The Beatles’ career.
Playing with fans who sought to decipher hidden meanings in their songs, The Beatles laced ‘Glass Onion’ with references to their earlier songs.
With nods to the 50s songs that inspired The Beatles in their early days, ‘Oh! Darling’ found them looking to the past while revealing how far they’d come.
Arguably The Beatles’ most visceral moment on record, ‘Helter Skelter’ grew from a bluesy jam into what’s been cited as the world’s first heavy metal song.
Starting life as a tender acoustic song, ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’ became an epic rock track, and one of George Harrison’s finest Beatles moments.
Written in Rishikesh, ‘Dear Prudence’ has transcended its original inspiration to become one of The Beatles’ best-loved songs.
A classic back-to-basics rocker, ‘Back In The USSR’ incorporated Beach Boys harmonies and Chuck Berry riffs to become a scorching piece of rock’n’roll.
As dark and heavy as any song in The Beatles’ canon, ‘Yer Blues’ demanded an intensity to match – and found it in a cramped Abbey Road storage room.
Inspired by one of the Maharishi’s lectures, ‘Mother Nature’s Son’ found Paul McCartney writing “a heartfelt song about my child-of-nature leanings”.
The summer of 1969 saw the world united in hope, but by the end of the year, the death of the 60s dream left the world asking: what was next?