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Beatles - Yesterday And Today.

Beatles - Yesterday And Today.

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In early 1966, photographer had the Beatles in the studio for a piece entitled "A Somnambulant Adventure." For the shoot, Whitaker took a series of pictures of the group dressed in butcher smocks and draped with pieces of meat and body parts from plastic baby dolls. The group played along as they were tired of the usual photo shoots and the concept was compatible with their own "black humor". Although not originally intended as an album cover, the Beatles submitted photographs from the session for their promotional materials. According to a 2002 interview published in , former Capitol president stated that it was who pushed strongly for the photo's inclusion as the album cover, and that McCartney reportedly described it as "our comment on the ". A photograph of the band smiling amid the mock carnage was used as promotional advertisements for the British release of the "" single. Also, a similar photograph from this shoot was used for the cover of the 11 June 1966 edition of the British music magazine .


Drive My Car     2:25         
I'm Only Sleeping     2:58         
Nowhere Man     2:40         
Dr. Robert     2:14         
Yesterday     2:04         
Act Naturally     2:27         
And Your Bird Can Sing     2:02         
If I Need Someone     2:19         
We Can Work It Out     2:10         
What Goes On?     2:44         
Day Tripper     2:47    

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