The Beatles released their ninth album, known as The White Album, back in 1968. If you’re a fan of the band, you’ll know that this album was presented in a plain white sleeve-a stark contrast from their previous album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
New York-based artist Rutherford Chang is quite a fan of the White Album, having collected more than 1,000 first-pressings of the release. Over 8 years of collecting, his albums have all changed due to coffee stains, doodles, mold, and rips, making each one just as unique as the next.
And this month, Beatles fans will be able to sell their very own White Albums to Chang in Liverpool, to help him build his collection even further. ‘We Buy White Albums’ is the name of this event and it’s part of the Liverpool International Music Festival.