A Hard Day’s Night – The Beatles
This Wiki article on the film includes a section on the influence of Lester’s techniques on the development of the music video.
The Beatles perform for the Queen and finish the set with “Twist and Shout,” an American soul song originally performed by The Isley Brothers. At one time, the song was titled “Shake It Up Baby”—making it perfect for a Royal performance. Contrast this with The Sex Pistols’, “God Save the Queen,” or The Clash, “London Calling.”
Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band– the first of the great integrated rock albums.
“Here Comes the Sun,” George Harrison. From Abbey Road.
John Lennon—post Beatles. “Working Class Hero”