The Beatles Revolutionize Rock n’ Roll With Sgt. Pepper
This week we have an amazing selection from the archives, The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is the eighth studio album from The Beatles, released on May 26, 1967. The album spent 27 weeks at number one on the UK album charts and 15 weeks at number one in the U.S.
According to historian David Simonelli, Sgt. Pepper established the standard for rock musicians, particularly British acts, to strive towards in their self-identification as artists rather than pop stars, whereby, as in the Romantic tradition, creative vision dominated at the expense of all commercial concerns
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