It's upon us, the official 50th anniversary of the legendary Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
I still don't have my boxed set (getting that, getting that) but have listened on Spotify and the sound is glorious. Behold
The album was a major event, nothing to date sounded like it, and continues to cast its influence today. I still have my mom's original vinyl, though not worth much I don't think since the cover isn't in the best condition. Still, it's a treasure, and the album will instantly take me back to my childhood as any Beatles album will.
We've seen the iconic album cover. But of all those figures displayed, who was cut? Paul McCartney tells us
!Interview with Giles Martin
From Rolling Stone: How a corn flakes ad inspired "Good Morning Good Morning"
From Rolling Stone: All about "Within You Without You".
. I remember being fascinated by that sitar sound as a kid.
From Rolling Stone: How an old circus poster inspired "Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite!"
Happy anniversary, Sgt. Pepper!