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Matt Kindelmann

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....

Matt Kindelmann

Matt Kindelmann has taught high school English and Creative Writing for the past twenty years in Brooklyn and on Long Island. He has freelanced many articles and wrote a column called The Road Less Traveled" for the Smithtown News, for which he placed first in the Best Column category for the New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest in 2014.