Rock History

A Rock and Roll Mystery: The Beatles’ “A Carnival of Light”

There is one song by The Beatles that has Beatlemaniacs frothing at the mouth because it has only been heard once and never released, anywhere. Carnival of Light was a 15 minute audio experiment that the Beatles created for the infamous 14 Hour Technicolour Dream at London’s Alexandria Palace. It was played once and then promptly disappeared. The best source of information on Carnival of Light is “Carnival of Light”- The history of the Beatles’ most mysterious unreleased track by and it has been recently updated. Fascinating stuff for those of us who thought that there couldn’t possibly be anything left by The Beatles that hasn’t been released yet. Makes you feel like a great explorer!