Sgt. Pepper

Written by on April 21, 2018


21st April 1967, Working at Abbey Road studios in London, The Beatles completed the sessions for Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The final recordings were a short section of gibberish and noise which would follow ‘A Day in the Life’, in the run-out groove. They recorded assorted noises and voices, which engineer Geoff Emerick then cut-up and randomly re-assembled and edits backwards. At John Lennon’s suggestion, they also added a high-pitch 15 kilocycle whistle audible only by dogs. These were omitted from the American version of the album. More on Sgt. Pepper here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/sgt_pepper

Sgt. Pepper

On this day February 29th 1968, The Beatles Sgt. Pepper won album of the year, best cover and best-engineered and recorded album at this years Grammy Awards.


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