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Revolution 9


The Beatles - Revolution


The Beatles - Revolution 9 (vinyl LP - first 40 seconds backwards)


The Beatles - Revolution 9 (Official "Number 9" Sample)


The Beatles - Revolution 9 (An Abstract Explanation Of An Abstract Song) The HollyHobs


The Beatles - Revolution 9 (Alternate Version)

"Revolution 9" is a recorded song and composition that appeared on the Beatles' 1968 eponymous release. The sound collage, credited to Lennon–McCartney, was created primarily by John Lennon with assistance from George Harrison and Yoko Ono. Lennon said he was trying to paint a picture of a revolution using sound. The composition was influenced by the avant-garde style of Ono as well as the musique concrète works of composers such as Edgard Varèse and Karlheinz Stockhausen.