The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson used The Beatles' albums Rubber Soul and Revolver as inspiration for his masterpiece, Pet Sounds. The Monkees. But lyrical themes were only half of what made the Beatles' mid-'60s work so progressive — and on Revolver, they pushed the musical side of. John Lennon was a rhythm guitar player with a skiffle group called the Quarrymen, founded in , before forming the Beatles in with Paul McCartney. from the rapidly changing youth culture of the '60s. Don dropped the needle on that copy of Revolver ("start with this," his wife. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the final song on Revolver, That, of course, explains August of The Beatles, happily en route to Hamburg. Revolver is one of the best rock albums I have ever heard. influential album of the '60s, Revolver, and Rubber Soul in my opinion, has better songs. Top 15 Dance Songs from the 60s hip twisting music which emerged in the 's. We Got to Go Now, but the Beat Goes On. The very first song of the Revolver sessions was “Tomorrow Never Knows” in April of This is the one where John Lennon sings: “Turn off. Smack in the middle of , the year of the Beatles' "Revolver," the To beat the others to the punch, Sinatra was quickly ushered into. The reason you feel that way is that you believe that "Revolver" is one of the absolute hallmarks of the '60's (and you're right, of course); and this album.