Dear Prudence by The Beatles

“My Top 10 Albums of All-Time ~ 4. The Beatles - The White Album (1968) ~ It is with great courage that I select...THE BEATLES! It's boring, I know, but it's necessary. Now, here's where the actual controversy comes into play. I waxed poetic about choosing Can's Tago Mago over Ege Bamyasi because it was the more cohesive album despite the latter being a better collection of songs. Now, I select the sprawling, relatively inconsistent (compared to other Beatles albums), jumbled collection that is the White Album, rather than more cohesive albums like Abbey Road or Revolver. I'd like to say I have some brilliant explanation for this discrepancy, but I do not. Despite the inconsistency -- or perhaps because of it -- I find the Beatles' 1968 eponymous record to be perfect in its own right. It's some kind of statement that the Beatles released this kind of sprawling giant between the two most carefully (and pretentiously) arranged albums of their career (Sgt. Pepper and Abbey Road).”

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My Top 10 Albums of All-Time ~ 4. The Beatles - The White Album (1968) ~ It is with great courage that I select...THE BEATLES! It's boring, I know, but it's necessary. Now, here's where the actual controversy comes into play. I waxed poetic about choosing Can's Tago Mago over Ege Bamyasi because it was the more cohesive album despite the latter being a better collection of songs. Now, I select the sprawling, relatively inconsistent (compared to other Beatles albums), jumbled collection that is the White Album, rather than more cohesive albums like Abbey Road or Revolver. I'd like to say I have some brilliant explanation for this discrepancy, but I do not. Despite the inconsistency -- or perhaps because of it -- I find the Beatles' 1968 eponymous record to be perfect in its own right. It's some kind of statement that the Beatles released this kind of sprawling giant between the two most carefully (and pretentiously) arranged albums of their career (Sgt. Pepper and Abbey Road).   14

btener 11 Sep 2014

Been on a bit of a Beatles kick again recently (blame The Powerpuff Girls), so here's one of my three favourite Beatles tracks.   1

CallumPetch 31 Jul 2013

The Beatles,,Dear Prudence

thisaintfair 13 Feb 2015

Here's a little Beatle-jewel that few times heard but highly prized.   7

gnoinc 4 Aug 2015

Rest In Peace to my cat Prudence who left us this week. Forever Dear Prudence xxx   3

nighty 19 Sep 2015

It is the second track in "The Beatles" album commonly known as "The White Album" So, is this one of the best songs with a woman´s name in it or what? GOD!!! "The sun is up, the sky is blue, it's beautiful, and so are you" it is just a simple gorgeous song and perhaps influenced by its meditation "context"? The subject of the song is Prudence Farrow (Mia Farrow´s sister), who was present when the Beatles went to India to study with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Farrow was so serious about her meditation that she hardly ever came out. John Lennon was asked to "contact her and make sure she came out more often to socialize". So, how does Lennon take on this task? HE WRITES THIS!!!!!!   6

Beatlemaniacs 22 Oct 2014