The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Full Album)
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Facts
Recorded: December 6, 1966- April 21, 1967
Released: June 1, 1967 (UK) June 2, 1967 (US)
Label: Parlophone (UK) Capitol (US)
Writers: Lennon/McCartney (except songwriters as noted below)
Producer: George Martin
Chart Success: UK No. 1, US No. 1
1. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 0:00
The opening track, complete with sounds on an orchestra tuning up, introduces the fictitious band.
2. With a Little Help From My Friends 2:03
Of all his vocals on Beatles' albums, this may be Ringo's best.
3. Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds 4:47
This track was inspired by a painting by John's son, Julian, of classmate Lucy O'Donnell. She had asked him to draw a picture of her on a black background with stars. Julian insisted these were diamonds in the sky, and not stars. The lyrics also reflect John's love of Lewis Carroll's children's book "Through The L