On this Day, June 2, 1967 – Meet Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

  1967 – In the U.S., “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” was released by the Beatles. It was released on June first in Britain. Released on 1st June, 1967, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the band’s eighth album became the soundtrack to the “Summer of Love,” but its appeal is timeless. In the studio The Beatles encouraged George Martin to achieve “the impossible” and in turn, George and the engineers would find innovative ways of realizing this despite still using only four-track equipment. Not only was the music different, exciting and colourful, so too was the way it was delivered. The glossy double wallet featured the guys in their Pepper uniforms surrounded by images of people they either admired or were interested in whilst on the back of the sleeve there were the lyrics to all the songs. Inside each side of the wallet were other surprises,...

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