A tribute to the producer of almost the entire recorded catalogue of The Beatles and a hugely accomplished writer, arranger and musician with countless other achievements to his name.
The song from 'Flaming Pie' was an evocative reunion, with drums and vocals by Ringo Starr and an orchestral arrangement by George Martin.
uDiscover Music looks at the history of the 1960s composition by Jerry Ragovoy that continues to reverberate in pop culture.
The album has been newly mixed by producer Giles Martin and mix engineer Sam Okell, accompanied by 23 session recordings and demos, most of them previously unreleased.
The station will broadcast from Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 September from London’s iconic Abbey Road Studios,
On 8 August 1969, a zebra crossing, The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ album cover photo was taken, resulting in one of the most famous artworks in history.
The film theme entered the UK singles chart on 9 June 1973, and remains a key moment in McCartney's live set more than 45 years later.
'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
Paul McCartney called it a "radical" release, but the song wasted little time becoming the group's seventh UK No. 1 in two years.
History can be divided as pre-Pepper and post Pepper.
His first album since John Lennon's death featured guests Ringo Starr, Carl Perkins, Eric Stewart and others.
The 1997 album had a title inspired by a John Lennon quote from The Beatles' pre-fame days.
Remastered and housed in a clamshell box, the new set includes all the band's recordings for Capitol from 1979-1985.
On 6 April 1966, the group went into Abbey Road to start creating the extraordinary first track recorded for the landmark 'Revolver.'
Elton's 1995 entry, which contained the lead hit 'Believe,' was a rarity in terms of carrying a co-production credit for Elton himself.