It was fifty years ago today … Sergeant Pepper tought the band to play
What better to be the first in this new Classic Album section, because I guess it was the first album to be called a ‘Classic Album’ from the outset. It certainly coined the phrase It was twenty years ago today in a musical context, and you just couldn’t get away from it during the summer of love in 1967.
Album: Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Artist: The Beatles
Released: 26th May 1967
Weeks in UK Album Chart: 291
Number of Weeks at No.1: 28