The Beatles – Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band

Written by on May 18, 2020

18th May 2011, https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/the-beatles-sgt-peppe…/John Lennon's handwritten lyrics for the 1967 Beatles song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' sold for $237,132 (£145,644) at an auction in the US. The sale of the sheet, which featured the song's third verse and the opening words to 'She's Leaving Home', took place at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. Both songs feature on the 1967 album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. It was speculated the song was about the drug LSD, however, The Beatles denied this, with Lennon saying the inspiration had come from a picture his son Julian had drawn of a classmate named Lucy Vodden – who died of the immune system disease Lupus in 2009. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/the-beatles-sgt-peppers-l…/

The Beatles – Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band

The greatest album ever? The best Beatles album? Well that's all subjective, and we're all entitled to our own opinion, but in mine, it is neither. I would argue that Revolver is a better album,


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