Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band : the album, the Beatles, and the world in 1967

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Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge,, United States, p.192 pages : (2017)



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1961-1970, Nineteen sixty-seven, A.D., Pictorial works., Rock music


"An Imagine book."First published: London : Carlton Books, 2017.Includes bibliographical references (page 191) and index.The Beatles. John Lennon ; Paul McCartney ; George Harrison ; Ringo Starr ; Brian Epstein ; George Martin -- Sgt. Pepper, side one -- Sgt. Pepper, side two -- Music meets art: the cover -- Reception -- It was fifty years ago today -- Turn on, tune in and drop out: 1966 -- The rise of psychedelia -- 1967: the year that everything changed -- 1968: the year after.Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band is considered one of the most popular and influential albums of all time. Southall offers an insider's account of the album's creation, reception, and influence. He then discusses the music, the Beatles, and global events between 1966 and 1968 to paint a portrait of the social, cultural, and political changes that shaped the legacy of the album.