THE BEATLES - Hey Jude - 12" LP ALBUM VINYL

Hey Jude, the 12" LP album vinyl made in Holland with the market code BIEM, immortalizes The Beatles' artistic brilliance and their ability to create music that transcends generations. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.

 

Front Cover Photo Of THE BEATLES - Hey Jude 12" LP ALBUM VINYL

Album Description & Collectors information:

Hey Jude, released as a 12" LP album vinyl, stands as one of The Beatles' most iconic and enduring musical achievements. Made in Holland and adorned with the market code BIEM, this album showcases the band's unparalleled songwriting prowess and their ability to captivate listeners with their timeless melodies and introspective lyrics.

Hey Jude holds a special place in The Beatles' discography and in the history of popular music. Released in 1970, it marked a transitional phase for the band, as it was one of their final studio albums before their breakup. The album's title track, "Hey Jude", became one of the band's signature songs, topping charts worldwide and resonating with audiences for its universal message of love and hope.

Hey Jude exemplifies The Beatles' musical brilliance and their willingness to push creative boundaries. The album seamlessly weaves together various genres and influences, showcasing the band's versatility.

The title track, "Hey Jude", is a magnum opus that has transcended time and continues to resonate with listeners. Clocking in at over seven minutes, the song is a testament to The Beatles' ability to craft epic and emotionally resonant compositions. With its heartfelt lyrics and Paul McCartney's soulful vocals, "Hey Jude" has become an anthem of comfort and perseverance, embodying the enduring power of music.

Beyond the eponymous track, the Hey Jude album features other memorable songs that have become part of The Beatles' canon. From the infectious energy of "Revolution" , each track on the album showcases the band's musical range and their ability to connect with audiences on an emotional level.

The 12" LP vinyl format of Hey Jude adds an additional layer of appreciation to the album. Vinyl enthusiasts cherish the warmth and authenticity of the analog sound, allowing listeners to immerse themselves in the rich sonic experience. The tactile nature of vinyl and the large album artwork offer a tangible connection to the music, making the listening experience more intimate and engaging.

Hey Jude encapsulates a pivotal moment in The Beatles' journey as a band and marks the end of an era. It represents the culmination of their musical evolution and their lasting impact on popular culture. The album's release in Holland with the market code BIEM further highlights the global reach and influence of The Beatles' music.

This album "Hey Jude" is a compilation album by "The Beatles" and contains songs recorded between 1964 and 1969.

Music Genre:

 British Pop-Rock

Album Production Information:

The album: "THE BEATLES - Hey Jude" was produced by: George Martin

George Martin, a name that resonates with the very essence of music production, was a man who revolutionized the way we experience and appreciate music. Born on 3rd January 1926 in London, England, Martin's extraordinary talent as a producer, composer, and arranger propelled him to iconic status within the realm of popular music. Often referred to as "the Fifth Beatle", Martin's collaboration with the Beatles defined an era and shaped the course of music history.

  Read more...

George Henry Martin was born into a working-class family in the Holloway area of London. From an early age, he showed a natural affinity for music and developed a passion for the piano. After receiving a scholarship to the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama, he honed his skills as a classical pianist and composer.

Martin's career in the music industry began in the 1950s when he joined Parlophone Records, a subsidiary of EMI. Initially, he worked as a producer of classical and comedy records, which allowed him to experiment with different recording techniques and musical styles. However, it was his encounter with a young and talented band from Liverpool that would change the course of his life and the world of music forever.

In 1962, Martin signed a relatively unknown band called the Beatles to a recording contract. Recognizing their potential, he became their producer and mentor, guiding them through their early years and shaping their sound. Martin's unparalleled creativity and technical expertise helped transform the Beatles' raw talent into timeless and innovative recordings.

He played a crucial role in introducing groundbreaking techniques and instruments to their music, such as the use of orchestral arrangements, studio effects, and unconventional recording methods. Martin's collaboration with the Beatles resulted in the creation of iconic albums like "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", "Revolver", and "Abbey Road", which showcased the band's evolution and artistic brilliance.

Beyond his work with the Beatles, Martin continued to contribute significantly to the music industry. He produced and arranged countless hits for other artists, including Elton John, Celine Dion, and Jeff Beck, among many others. His extensive discography spans a wide range of genres, showcasing his versatility as a producer and his ability to bring out the best in artists.

In addition to his producing work, Martin also explored his own musical endeavors. He composed and arranged music for film and television, earning him critical acclaim and accolades. His compositions can be heard in films such as "Yellow Submarine" and "Live and Let Die", as well as in TV shows like "The Avengers" and "The Living Daylights".

Throughout his career, George Martin received numerous awards and honors for his outstanding contributions to music. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1996, becoming Sir George Martin, in recognition of his services to the music industry. His impact on popular music cannot be overstated, as he reshaped the boundaries of what could be achieved in the recording studio and inspired countless musicians and producers around the world.

George Martin passed away on 8th March 2016 at the age of 90, leaving behind an indelible legacy. His innovative spirit, creative genius, and unwavering dedication to his craft continue to inspire and influence generations of musicians. George Martin will forever be remembered as a true pioneer in music production, a visionary who shaped the sound of an era, and a legend whose contributions continue to resonate with music lovers worldwide.

Record Label Information:

 Apple Records – 5C 062-04 348, 1C 062-04 348

Media Format:

 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 1970 Netherlands
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: THE BEATLES - Hey Jude
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • John Lennon – Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Harmonica, Lead Guitar, Percussion
  • Paul Mccartney – Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Bass Guitar, Piano, Lead Guitar, Hammond Organ, Drums, Percussion
  • George Harrison – Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar, Hammond Organ, Percussion
  • Ringo Starr – Backing Vocals, Drums, Percussion
  • Guest Musicians:
  • Nicky Hopkins – Wurlitzer Electric Piano

      Nicky Hopkins - Piano (full-name: Nicholas Christian Hopkins a well-known British pianist having worked with "The Rolling Stones" , "The Kinks", "The Who", "Jeff Beck Group", "Quicksilver Messenger Service", "Screaming Lord Sutch's Savages", "Cyril Davies (R&B) All-Stars", "The Beatles" , "Jefferson Airplane" and others)

  • Billy Preston – Fender Rhodes Electric Piano
  • Ronnie Scott – Tenor Saxophone
  • Bill Povey – Tenor Saxophone
  • Harry Klein – Baritone Saxophone
  • Bill Jackman – Baritone Saxophone
Complete Track-listing of the album "THE BEATLES - Hey Jude"

The detailed tracklist of this record "THE BEATLES - Hey Jude" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Can't Buy Me Love 2:10
  2. I Should Have Known Better 2:42
  3. Paperback Writer 2:23
  4. Rain 2:59
  5. Lady Madonna 2:14
  6. Revolution 3:21
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Hey Jude 7:12
  2. Old Brown Shoe 3:16
  3. Don't Let Me Down 2:39
  4. The Ballad Of John And Yoko 2:57

THE BEATLES - Hey Jude 12" LP ALBUM VINYL High Resolution & Quality Photos

Front Cover Photo Of THE BEATLES - Hey Jude 12" LP ALBUM VINYL
Front Cover Photo Of THE BEATLES - Hey Jude 12" LP ALBUM VINYL

---

Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. Images can be zoomed in/out ( eg pinch with your fingers on a tablet or smartphone )

Photo Of The Back Cover THE BEATLES - Hey Jude 12" LP ALBUM VINYL
Photo of album back cover THE BEATLES - Hey Jude 12" LP ALBUM VINYL

---

Close up of record's label THE BEATLES - Hey Jude 12" LP ALBUM VINYL Side One:
Close up of record's label THE BEATLES - Hey Jude 12" LP ALBUM VINYL Side One

 

Close up of record's label THE BEATLES - Hey Jude 12" LP ALBUM VINYL Side Two:
Close up of record's label THE BEATLES - Hey Jude 12" LP ALBUM VINYL Side Two

 

Index of THE BEATLES Vinyl 12" LP Discography & Album Cover Gallery

The Beatles are John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, read their stories

John Lennon Solo Albums on Vinyl Records Discography