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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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Capitol
Capitol

Paul McCartney Waxes Nostalgic, Gets Kaleidoscopic on ‘Penny Lane’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

“Penny Lane” is most commonly associated with Paul McCartney – and rightfully so.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

The Beatles Start the Sessions for Their Masterpiece With ‘Strawberry Fields Forever': The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

The Beatles began the recording of their masterpiece with a song that didn't end up on it.

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Roger Daltrey One of the Boys
MCA

40 Years Ago: Roger Daltrey Enlists His Famous Friends for ‘One of the Boys’ Solo LP

For his third solo LP, the Who frontman recruited Eric Clapton, Rod Argent and Mick Ronson, as well as his Who bandmates John Entwistle and Keith Moon.

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Queen
Queen

15 Years Ago: Queen’s ‘We Will Rock You’ Musical Debuts

On May 14, 2002, We Will Rock You, a musical based on the music and theatrics of Queen, made its debut at the Dominion Theatre in London.

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Paul McCartney Linda Eastman
John Pratt, Hulton Archive

50 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Meets Linda Eastman

It was just another night out in London for Paul McCartney.

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eBay
eBay

25 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Guns N’ Roses and Metallica were not only sitting pretty at the dawn of the '90s, they decided kick it up a notch.

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EMI
EMI

Why Some Critics Initially Hated the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’

Critic Richard Goldstein infamously called the Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band' “an undistinguished collection of work” – but he wasn’t alone in criticizing the project.

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Hulton Archive / Getty Images
Hulton Archive / Getty Images

25 Years Ago: Rob Halford Leaves Judas Priest

Judas Priest survived the '80s, only to see singer Rob Halford exit the group in the spring of 1992.

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YouTube
YouTube

30 Years Ago: MTV’s Headbangers Ball Premieres With Motorhead Mirth

On April 18, 1987, Headbangers Ball premiered on MTV.

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