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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: Revisiting Beatles Classic 50 Years On 6

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: Revisiting Beatles Classic 50 Years On

I used to talk about the ’60s with Mrs. Davidson, the school librarian, when I was in seventh grade. She was a first generation Beatles fan and when she said she’d lend me some of her old records, the first thing I asked for was Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. It was the band’s eighth studio album, released on June 1 1967, a half-century ago this year. It soared up the charts back then, spending 27 weeks at the No. 1 in the United Kingdom and 15 weeks at No. 1 in the United States....
Beatles Music Being Used to Sell Pots, Pans, Toiletries at Christmas 8

Beatles Music Being Used to Sell Pots, Pans, Toiletries at Christmas

The Beatles were so protective of their music it took years to even get songs on Apple’s iTunes. But this Christmas one of their hits will enter the maelstrom of commercials encouraging consumers to shop at Kohl’s department store. What would John say? Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, collectively The Beatles, were one of the biggest bands of the 1960s....
Jenn Cormack Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs Beatles With Giant Tribute Tattoo 10

Jenn Cormack Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs Beatles With Giant Tribute Tattoo

Jenn Cormack has a Beatles memorabilia collection; now she’s part of it. She loves them, yeah, yeah, yeah and showed it by getting a giant Beatles tribute tattoo on her back. Cormack wasn’t even born when The Beatles broke up in 1970, and surviving band members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are old enough to be her grandfather....