How Yellow Submarine Made The Beatles Lovable Again

The Beatles was a world famous rock band formed in the year of 1960. The main members of this band were John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr.  These members make this band as one of the most prominent bands of all time. They were publicized as leaders of the ear’s youth. They were played the main role in the sociocultural movements. This was mainly because these members were integral to the overall development of recognition of the counterculture and popular music in the 1960s as an art form. 

The sound of these artists have incorporated elements of traditional pop and classical music in some innovative methods. This band successfully explored music styles like ballads, Indian music, psychedelia, and hard rock. This band revolutionized various aspects of the music sector like songwriting, artistic presentation, and recording.   




About the Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine is one of the most popular songs from the Beatles, an English rock band from their album Revolver in 1966. This song was issued on a double A-side single as well as paired with a renowned “Eleanor Rigby”.  John Lennon and Paul McCartney had written this children’s song. This song was the vocal spot of the drummer Ringo Starr on the album. This song won an Ivor Novello Award as the highest certified sales of the single and written by a British songwriter. This song peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US.

The Beatles successfully recorded the Yellow Submarine in the recording studio during a period characterized by the experimentation in such a studio. They held a session to overdub all the nautical sound effects, chorus singing, and party ambiance after taping the basic track as well as vocals in 1966. The single marked a radical departure for the band as a novelty song coupled with the Eleanor Rigby track without any rock instrumentation. This song inspired the animated film Yellow Submarine, an animated film in 1968. This song has appeared as the first-class opening track of the accompanying soundtrack album.

The second life

Yellow Submarine release in the US coincided with so many controversies surrounding the “More popular than Jesus” remarks of Lennon. This situation led some radio stations to force a ban on the music of the band Beatles. The public opposition of this band to the Vietnam War also played the leading role behind it.  It is the right time to find how Yellow submarine made The Beatles lovable again.

Yellow Submarine found a second life as the classic of kids and getting a restoration in 1999 on DVD. This project gets a theatrical re-release in select theatres. Lennon used this project as a way to introduce his son to the fact that he was once a Beatle.  Many people adore the music of The Beatles and still love the film, especially on its own merits. This movie reminds them of being any age they were when they saw it. This second life that no one thinks about coming. It is what they ended up successfully doing.