An Endless Fascination with the Beatles’ “White Album”

Rutherford Chang wants to buy your white albums—all of them

Neal Umphred
Jan 11, 2019 · 11 min read
Photo courtesy of Rutherford Chang.

IN NOVEMBER 1968, the Beatles released their long-awaited new album. It had been eighteen months since the release of their landmark Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, an unheard of period of time between albums in the ’60s. Unlike the over-the-top presentation of that…