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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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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Listen to the Beatles’ First Take of ‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds’

The first-ever take of the groundbreaking Beatles track “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” has been released from the band’s archive in advance of the upcoming Sgt. Pepper’s reissue.

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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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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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Facebook
Facebook

Beatles Documentary ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution’ Scheduled for Summer Debut

PBS will join the 50th anniversary celebration surrounding the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band next month.

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BBC / John Williams, Getty Images
BBC / John Williams, Getty Images

Why the BBC Wasn’t ‘Turned On’ by the Beatles’ ‘A Day in the Life’

These new details arrive as the Beatles prepare an expanded reissue of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band,' which featured "A Day in the Life" as its finale.

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