#1 albums of 1967

Capitol Records

Who Are All The People On The Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Cover?

The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was recorded over a four month period from December 6, 1966 – April 21, 1967.  Released on June 1, 1967, is is almost universally considered to be […]

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Capitol Records - 1967

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds – A Song About Drugs?

Circumstantial evidence would lead one to believe it is.  Consider the drug culture of the times when it was recorded, and the initials in the title – L-S-D.  The third song on The Beatles Sgt. […]


Was The Beatles “A Day In The Life” A Song About Drugs?

it was banned by the BBC because of its supposed reference to drugs.  These are the lyrics in question: “I read the news today oh, boy Four thousand holes in Blackburn, Lancashire And though the […]


A Version Of Sgt Pepper You Haven’t Heard

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is the #1 album of all time.  And it’s been sliced, diced, played backwards, slowed down, sped up, and analyzed in every way possible.  So when […]


Eagles Blasted For Their “Disco” Record

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Eagles[/lastfm]?  Disco?  Really?  One song in particular was singled out as fitting the fad of the 70’s , and when group members [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Don Henley[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Glenn Frey[/lastfm] were asked about it, […]


The Beginning Of The “Sgt. Pepper’s Episode” Didn’t Make It On To the Album

That’s according to [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] producer [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]George Martin[/lastfm], who also said the track was a huge leap forward musically, comparing it to Debussy and Ravel.  And it was definitely a [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm] […]


Beatles Descent From Sgt. Peppers To Magical Mystery Tour In Two Words

Brian died.  After that, there was no one to apply the brakes to a project like Magical Mystery Tour, which intensified the rift between [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paul McCartney[/lastfm].  Creatively it proved [lastfm […]


John Lennon: Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds Is Not About Drugs

If you hear it directly from [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm] will you finally believe it?  I’ve told the real story of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds for years and still have a […]


Sgt’ Peppers Was A Great Concept Album – John Lennon Said No It Wasn’t

Today’s Fab 4 @ 4 features [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beatles[/lastfm] Songs with Girl’s Names including Lovely Rita from their most acclaimed album. What a summer 1967 turned out to be.  In one summer we got [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jefferson […]


Critical Reaction To Sgt. Pepper Included Jimi Hendrix

On this day in 1968, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] won four Grammys for their album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] recalled being very pleased at the the time that the albums release […]