51 years ago, “Let It Be”, the Beatles’ final album, appeared

A day like today appeared in 1970 Let it be, The last album of the Beatles.

In addition to the title track, the album included classics such as get backAnd the The long and winding road s About the universe.

The documentary premiere is expected in August The Beatles: BackWhich dealt with in the classic recording sessions and the last stage of the quartet.

The movie is to blame Peter JacksonTriple Director Lord of the Rings.

The Beatles’ 12th and final studio album (the thirteenth and final in the United States) was released on May 8, 1970, days after the release Paul McCartney The band, and with it the general solution of the group.

Although mostly recorded during January 1969, the album is the band’s last album, as it was released afterwards Abbey Road, Published September 1969.

Controversial album

It is a controversial album since its inception.

Once they stopped playing live in 1966 due to the impossibility of capturing their music on stage, the Beatles set out to record an album to run their last live concert, taking into account various possibilities such as holding the event on a full-sail ship.

The proposal has been called get back.

So he began filming the disc recording sessions in 1969 by director Michael Lindsay-Hogg.

The material was released as a movie and Won an Oscar for best soundtrack In 1970.

The rehearsals were tense, with constant discussions among the group members, which from their previous albums indicated an increasingly worse and more hostile coexistence between them.

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The increasingly frequent presence of Yoko Ono In the sessions, Lennon, Harrison, and Starr fatigue and lack of interest were important factors.

The group’s collapse caused the recording sessions to be abandoned in favor of Abbey Road, and until April 1970 only Phil Spector.

The album is considered one of the best albums in music history, although it did not receive critical acceptance regarding the group’s other works.

Despite this, it was a commercial success, ranking first in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Singles were extracted get backAnd the Let it be s The long road and the width/You blue.

Its cover also became iconic, as it was recreated numerous times by other artists, TV series, and movies.

In 2020, the album was ranked 342 in their list of the 500 best albums of all time, by the American magazine. Rolling rock.

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