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13 June 2014
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Revolver is my favourite, though I have always had a soft spot for BeatlesVI as well. 

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30 July 2014
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Not sure if this has been said before or not, but Rolling Stone Magazine ranked the top 500 albums of all time a few years back and Revolver was No. 1. I somehow think that disqualifies it as criminally underrated. 

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Well I guess that John's statement about Jesus effected the Revolver sales and popularity, otherwise it would be just like Sgt Pepper. I think Revolver is pretty close to Sgt Pepper, if Sgt Pepper is 100% then Revolver is 98%. Yea and when is RIAA going to certify Rubber Soul & Revolver as Diamond Albums, seriously they must have sold over 10M by now 

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trcanberra said

On Anthology George suggested that maybe "Rubber Soul" and "Revolver" are volumes 1 and 2 in a pair; 'I think I disagree' - "Revolver" is another step above in terms of imagination and consistency (though "Soul" is great as well).

I agree with George Harrison on this one.  I can open my iTunes and play Revolver & Rubber Soul mixed together and they really do sound astonishingly the same.  Both have great songs, but sound like they were recorded together at the same time. (Dec. '65 & Aug. '66)

I guess you could almost say the same about Sgt Pepper & Capitols MMT, (both made in '67), because of Strawberry Fields Forever, Penny Lane, Hello Goodbye, All You Need Is Love & Baby, You're A Rich Man. (1967,  What a year for the Beatles.........) a-hard-days-night-ringo-15

And going back to Please Please Me & With The Beatles, both sound they were also recorded together.  Mar.'63 & Nov. '63 

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I too prefer Revolver to Sgt Pepper, even though they are both absolute masterpieces (The White Album is my personal favorite). I feel that Sgt. Pepper was praised for a long time as the Beatle best work because of the production and the societal impact. Production on Sgt. Pepper is undeniably superior, and listeners at the time were probably in such awe of this it overwhelmed all else. Secondly, society seemed to recognize the high art and intelligent music the Beatles were making with Sgt. Pepper, even though the change had already come with Revolver

Sgt. Pepper was also the first album that was release with its original track listing that the Beatles had desired (instead of Capitol butchering the record) and thus establishing the monolithic principle of the album a rock's medium. 

Something must be said for the album covers as well. While Revolver's black and white cover had signaled the strange, mysterious direction The Beatles were headed, Sgt Pepper's explosion of color made you turn your head.

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It seems like when I ask someone what their favorite Beatles album is the response is usually Revolver or Abbey Road and very seldom is it Sgt. Pepper's. I definitely wouldn't call Revolver "criminally underrated."

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