Friday, May 26, 2017

So It Was 70 Yrs. Ago Today, Then?

PickyWeedia claims 'twas 50 yrs. ago today that the album that ruined everything dropped in Britain.
Alternate shot for Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Mar. 30, 1967.
From #askNat – concerning the laughter passages on Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Yanks had to wait until 2 June. Or "1st June" if you believe the Beatles website. Need we add:
It’s part of the album’s Anniversary Edition – out on 26 May – which features the album newly mixed by Giles Martin and Sam Okell, notes from Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, and a whopping 34 previously unreleased recordings.
A mere U.S.$149.98. Two early takes:
Also foisted on the world zackly 50 yrs. ago (again, if one trusts the iNternet ...)
Mere coincidence? Sinister liberal plot? Or orders from Moscow?

1 comment:

D. said...

Thanks for reminder about Absolutely Free--a favorite when I'm feeling particularly quirky.