The October 2020 issue of Britain's excellent Mojo magazine features a cover story on the Beatles' "first masterpiece," Rubber Soul.
DRUGS, GAGS, SITARS, and the loos at Buckingham Palace: visit them all on our deep dive into Rubber Soul, The Beatles’ masterpiece that changed music and culture forever.
The Fabs’ first masterpiece said goodbye to Beatlemania, hello to drugs and weirdness. Paul Du Noyer, John Harris, Rob Sheffield and more celebrate a watershed for music and culture, 55 years on.
ALSO: Marvel at a rare chat with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, as the Rolling Stones relive the “hairy” creation of Goats Head Soup; get sucked into the byzantine machinations of Prince’s Sign ‘O’ The Times; be inspired by a fitting tribute to Peter Green and a revealing interview with James Taylor. Meanwhile, a new school of singer-songwriters is explored on our Covermount CD, with tracks by Waxahatchee, Blake Mills, Ren Harvieu, Bright Eyes and This Is The Kit, while two of its brightest stars – Sufjan Stevens and Phoebe Bridgers – explain themselves inside. Plus: Idles return; Ennio Morricone is saluted; The Fall reach their peak; Dan Penn; Michael Rother; Joachim Cooder; Bill Callahan, Afel Bocoum; the birth of Glastonbury, and… Penetration!