What was the real inspiration for the cover art of the Beatles’ album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”? Here’s another theory.
“Magical Mystery Tour” was a rare misstep by the Beatles. But the music saved the project from becoming a total bust. Here’s how it went down.
“Sgt. Pepper’s” is oft credited as the first concept album. Truth be told, Mothers of Invention’s “Freak Out” predates it by a year. That doesn’t matter.
George Burns, Aerosmith, and Earth, Wind & Fire are three compelling reasons this almost-universally panned movie deserves another look 40 years later.
What went into the creation of this Beatles masterpiece? And what was done to make John Lennon comfortable with his own singing voice? Details courtesy of “Sound Pictures,” Ken Womack’s second George Martin biography.