Unbridled ambition and bruised egos created an irreparable fissure.
As the album celebrates its 50th anniversary, an expert in sound recording details how the band deployed stereo and synthesizers to put a unique artistic stamp on this iconic album.
Regarded as one of The Beatles finest albums, Abbey Road is the last time all four band members were in the studio together.
Fifty years after its release, the Beatles' White Album continues to inspire and provoke creativity.
The Fab Four made a less than fabulous film.