The Beatles - The Beatles (aka The White Album) (1968)
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Four Sides Of Genius: 15 Great Double Albums
4. The Beatles - The Beatles (aka The White Album) (1968)
The grandaddy of all rock double albums, this 30-song collection was the result of the time the Fab Four spent in India in the Spring of '68. They came up with enough tracks to fill a triple, but honed it down to four sides - and still people complained it was too self-indulgent. The penultimate track, John Lennon's avant garde sound collage Revolution 9, is probably the most-skipped track in musical history. Brilliant cover, too.