WPDH Album of the Week: the Beatles ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’
Tune in for the WPDH Album of the Week this Sunday at 11PM. We’ll be bringing you the Beatles "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" in it's entirety, start to finish.
Released in 1967, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is now 50 years old. In honor of it's 50th anniversary, we're featuring the Beatles eighth album. The album was an immediate critical and commercial success, spending 15 weeks at number one on the U.S. charts, and 27 weeks at the top of the U.K. charts.
Time magazine declared the album "an historic departure in the progress of music." It won four Grammy Awards in 1968, including Album of the Year, making it the first rock album to receive that honor. More than 30 million copies of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" have been sold, ranking it among the best-selling albums in history. Rolling Stone magazine ranked the album number 1 on their list of the "500 Greatest Albums of All Time".
The WPDH Album of the Week is presented by Darkside Records. They’re giving away copies of the WPDH Album of the Week each week. All you have to do is nominate a new album using the form below the form below: