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Sgt. Pepper's
Lonely Hearts Club Band

(Forty Year Anniversary: 1967 ~ 2007)
A Few Facts
The Beatles 8th album
Recorded: December
6th 1966–April 21st 1967 at Abbey Road Studios
Released: June 1st 1967 in the United Kingdom @ No.1 for 15 weeks
Released: June 2nd 1967 in the United States @ No.1 for 27 weeks
Label: Parlophone PMC 7027 (Mono)/PCS 7027 (Stereo)
Album cover: created by Jann Haworth and Peter Blake.
Grammy Award winner: Album of the Year - 1967
Grammy Award winner:
Contemporary Album - 1967

Grammy Award winner: Best Album Cover, Graphic Arts - 1967
Grammy Award winner: Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical - 1967
Induced into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - 1988
No.1 on Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums of All Time" - 2003
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THE ALBUM COVER


LIST OF PEOPLE & OTHER ITEMS

Top row:
Sri Yukteswar Giri (guru)
Aleister Crowley (occultist)
Mae West (actress)
Lenny Bruce (comedian)
Karlheinz Stockhausen (composer)
W. C. Fields (comedian/actor)
Carl Gustav Jung (psychologist)
Edgar Allan Poe (writer)
Fred Astaire (actor/dancer)
Richard Merkin (artist)
The Vargas Girl (by artist Alberto Vargas)
Leo Gorcey (actor) (removed)
Huntz Hall (actor)
Simon Rodia (designer and builder of the Watts Towers)
Bob Dylan (singer/songwriter)

Second row down:
Aubrey Beardsley (illustrator)
Sir Robert Peel (British Prime Minister)
Aldous Huxley (writer)
Dylan Thomas (poet)
Terry Southern (writer)
Dion (singer)
Tony Curtis (actor)
Wallace Berman (artist)
Tommy Handley (comic)
Marilyn Monroe (actress)
William S. Burroughs (writer)
Sri Mahavatar Babaji (guru)
Stan Laurel (comedian/actor)
Richard Lindner (artist)
Oliver Hardy (comedian/actor)
Karl Marx (political philosopher)
H.G. Wells (writer)
Sri Paramahansa Yogananda (guru)
Sigmund Freud (psychologist) - barely visible below Bob Dylan
Anonymous (wax hairdresser's dummy)

Third row down:
Stuart Sutcliffe (artist/former Beatle)
Anonymous (wax hairdresser's dummy)
Max Miller (comedian)
The Petty Girl (by Artist George Petty)
Marlon Brando (actor)
Tom Mix (actor)
Oscar Wilde (writer)
Tyrone Power (actor)
Larry Bell (artist)
Dr. David Livingstone (missionary/explorer)
Johnny Weissmuller (swimmer/actor)
Stephen Crane (writer) - barely visible between the hand above Paul McCartney's head, and the next head to the right
James Dean (actor) - right above the wax Mccartney's head
Issy Bonn (comedian) - his hand is above McCartney's head
George Bernard Shaw (playwright)
H.C. Westermann (sculptor)
Albert Stubbins (soccer Player)
Sri Lahiri Mahasaya (guru)
Lewis Carroll (writer)
T.E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia")

Front row:
Wax model - Sonny Liston (boxer)
The Petty Girl (by George Petty)
Wax model - George Harrison
Wax model- John Lennon
Shirley Temple (actress and diplomat)
Wax model - Ringo Starr
Wax model - Paul McCartney
Albert Einstein (physicist)
John Lennon
Ringo Starr
Paul McCartney
George Harrison
Bobby Breen (singer)
Marlene Dietrich (actress/singer)
Gandhi (Indian Leader) (removed)
Tin Tan (Mexican Actor) (Changed )
Legionnaire from the Order of the Buffalos
Diana Dors (actress)

Other objects within the group include:
*Adolf Hitler covered up behind the band .. *A doll wearing a sweater (hommage to The Rolling Stones) .. *A velvet snake .. *Fukusuke, Japanese china figure .. *A stone figure of Snow White .. *A garden gnome .. *A tuba .. *Cloth grandmother-figure by Jann Haworth .. *A hookah, or water tobacco pipe .. *Cloth Figure of Shirley Temple by Jann Haworth .. *A Mexican candlestick .. *A television set .. *A stone figure of a girl .. *Another stone figure .. *A statue brought over from John Lennon's house .. *A trophy .. *A doll of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi .. *A drum skin, designed by fairground artist Joe Ephgrave.

People intended for the front cover but excluded:
Elvis Presley - removed because ??
Jesus Christ - removed because of John Lennon's Jesus statement
Leo Gorcey - removed because he requested a fee for the use of his likeness

Mahatma Gandhi - removed because EMI felt his presence would offend the Indian market

Germán Valdés "Tin Tan" - removed because he requested Ringo change him for a Mexican Tree.
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ORIGINAL 1967 TRACKS:
Side one
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" – 2:04
"With a Little Help from My Friends"
– 2:46
(mistitled on album label as "A Little Help from My Friends" on early pressings)
"Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" – 3:30
"Getting Better" – 2:49
"Fixing a Hole" – 2:38
"She's Leaving Home" – 3:37
"Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!" – 2:39
Side two
"Within You Without You" (Harrison) – 5:07
"When I'm Sixty-Four" – 2:37
"Lovely Rita" – 2:44
"Good Morning Good Morning" – 2:43
"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)" – 1:20
"A Day in the Life" – 5:33

MUSICIAN CREDITS
:
John Lennon – guitars, keyboards, piano, percussion, vocals
Paul McCartney – bass guitar, guitars, piano, keyboards, vocals
George Harrison – guitars, fuzz, mouth organ, percussion, tambourine, sitar, piano, vocals, tamboura
Ringo Starr – drums, percussion, mouth organ, bells, piano, vocals
George Martin – keyboards, piano, harmonium
Mal Evans – piano, mouth organ, harmonium, percussion, vocals
Neil Aspinall – mouth organ, tamboura
John Oedry – piano on "With a Little Help from My Friends"
James Buck – horn on "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
Neil Sanders – horn on "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
Tony Randall – horn on "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
John Burden – horn on "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
Erich Gruenberg – violin on "She's Leaving Home" and "A Day in the Life"
Derek Jacobs – violin on "She's Leaving Home" and "A Day in the Life"
Trevor Williams – violin on "She's Leaving Home" and "A Day in the Life"
Jose Luis García – violin on "She's Leaving Home" and "A Day in the Life"
John Underwood – viola on "She's Leaving Home" and "A Day in the Life"
Stephen Shingles – viola on "She's Leaving Home" and "A Day in the Life"
Dennis Vigay – cello on "She's Leaving Home" and "A Day in the Life"
Alan Dalziel – cello on "She's Leaving Home" and "A Day in the Life"
Gordon Pearce – double bass on "She's Leaving Home" and "A Day in the Life"
Sheila Bromberg – harp on "She's Leaving Home"
V. Lankshwarna – swordmandel on "Within You Without You"
Shambu-Das – dilruba on "Within You Without You"
Ravi Shankar – dilruba and sitar on "Within You Without You"
Erich Gruenberg – violin on "Within You Without You"
Alan Loveday – violin on "Within You Without You"
Julien Gaillard – violin on "Within You Without You"
Paul Scherman – violin on "Within You Without You"
Ralph Elman – violin on "Within You Without You"
David Wolfsthal – violin on "Within You Without You"
Jack Rothstein – violin on "Within You Without You"
Jack Greene – violin on "Within You Without You"
Reginald Kilbey – cello on "Within You Without You"
Allen Ford – cello on "Within You Without You"
Peter Beavan – cello on "Within You Without You"
Robert Burns – clarinet on "When I'm Sixty-Four" and "A Day in the Life"
Henry Mackenzie – clarinet on "When I'm Sixty-Four" and "A Day in the Life"
Frank Reidy – clarinet on "When I'm Sixty-Four"
Barrie Cameron – sax on "Good Morning Good Morning"
David Glyde – sax on "Good Morning Good Morning"
lan Holmes – sax on "Good Morning Good Morning"
John Lee – horn on "Good Morning Good Morning"
Geoff Emerick –
recording engineer

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