Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by Brian Southall audiobook

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: The Album, the Beatles, and the World in 1967

By Brian Southall
Read by Johnny Heller

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A carefully crafted and collectible volume celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of a legendary and groundbreaking Beatles album. Expert Brian Southall's unique edition recounts the story behind the music and the cultural climate of 1967 when Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band debuted. The "A-side" of this coolly curated title is all about the Beatles, the music on the album, the recording process, how the disc was received at the time, and how it has been acknowledged as one of the greatest albums ever recorded. The "B-side" looks at the state of the world in 1967, from the Summer of Love to anti-war protests to the launch of Rolling Stone magazine to Jimi Hendrix's first U.K. tour as a solo artist—and so much, much more.

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Summary

A carefully crafted and collectible volume celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of a legendary and groundbreaking Beatles album. Expert Brian Southall's unique edition recounts the story behind the music and the cultural climate of 1967 when Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band debuted.

The "A-side" of this coolly curated title is all about the Beatles, the music on the album, the recording process, how the disc was received at the time, and how it has been acknowledged as one of the greatest albums ever recorded. The "B-side" looks at the state of the world in 1967, from the Summer of Love to anti-war protests to the launch of Rolling Stone magazine to Jimi Hendrix's first U.K. tour as a solo artist—and so much, much more.

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Editorial Reviews

Written by the former EMI Head of Press Brian Southall, this project delivers a rave of photos, interviews, anecdotes, and expert commentary on the album and the Fab Four. Foreword Reviews

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Author Bio: Brian Southall

Author Bio: Brian Southall

Brian Southall, the former Head of Press at EMI Records, has written about music for over fifty years. His books include The Hollies Story, Beatles Memorabilia: The Julian Lennon Collection, Jimi Hendrix: Made In England, The Rise & Fall of EMI Records, and Sex Pistols: 90 Days at EMI.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 3.68
Audience: Adult
Language: English