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Daily Mail
Daily Mail

The Beatles Rip ‘She’s Leaving Home’ From the Headlines: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

When Paul McCartney began writing “She’s Leaving Home,” he didn’t know he had met Melanie Coe.

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John Pratt, Getty Images
John Pratt, Getty Images

Paul McCartney Praises Pot, Slams Fans on ‘Fixing a Hole’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

For a while, there were two prevailing opinions on what “Fixing a Hole,” the fifth track on the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, was about.

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John Pratt, Getty Images
John Pratt, Getty Images

The Beatles Balance Light and Dark on ‘Getting Better': The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

Interestingly, the song's title didn't spring from the rich imaginations of either John Lennon or Paul McCartney.

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Charisma Records
Charisma Records

40 Years Ago: Genesis’ ‘Pure Prog’ Era Ends With ‘Spot the Pigeon’ EP

'Spot the Pigeon' was comprised of songs that were left off 'Wind & Wuthering.'

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EMI
EMI

35 Years Ago: Queen Finds It Difficult Being in a ‘Hot Space’

After scoring a No. 1 album with 'The Game,' Queen learned there was nowhere to go but down on 'Hot Space.'

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Capitol
Capitol

‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds’ Finds John Lennon in ‘Wonderland’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

The Beatles’ most famous tribute to the effects of drugs had nothing to do with psychedelic drugs. Well, maybe not nothing…

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Capitol
Capitol

Beatles’ Aptly Named ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’ Showcases Ringo Starr: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

Perhaps Ringo Starr's most famous moment with the Beatles, "With a Little Help From My Friends" also recalled the early partnership between John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

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The Beatles A Day in the Life
John Pratt, Hulton Archive

50 Years Ago: The Beatles Experience an Amazing Series of Pre-‘Sgt. Pepper’ Highs and Lows – All on a Single Day

The Beatles didn’t record or release any music on May 19, 1967, but it became an important (and infamous) day anyway.

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Uni
Uni

45 Years Ago: Elton John Releases His First No. 1 Album, ‘Honky Chateau’

Elton John was well on his way to becoming a star when he released his fifth album in May 1972.

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Capitol
Capitol

Paul McCartney Disguises the Beatles as ‘Lonely Hearts Club Band’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

By 1966, the four Beatles had more than their fill of Beatlemania.

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