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Sgt. Pepper
24 August 2012
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Kjolaf
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Before the cover art of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band could be used, all the depicted have to give his acceptance for the purpose. Only one of the respondents insisted to hear the album before he / she gave his answer. Does anybody know: who was this person?

24 August 2012
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meanmistermustard
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Was it Mae West who asked why she would be in a Lonely Hearts Club? Just a random thought.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
24 August 2012
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I remember someone asking to listen to it beforehand bit I can´t remember who. It might come to me.

''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''

25 August 2012
7.26pm
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ay, qué pesado
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I believe that was Shirley Temple.

All living things must abide by the laws of the shape they inhabit
30 August 2012
8.35pm
Zig
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8We have a winner…

http://performingsongwriter.co…..bum-cover/

"Fred Astaire was pleased. Mae West was aghast that she would be a member of a lonely hearts club. Shirley Temple asked to hear the finished album before she agreed."

Some people will do anything to get free stuff.a-hard-days-night-george-10

To the fountain of perpetual mirth, Let it roll for all its worth.

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30 August 2012
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meanmistermustard
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Zig said
a-hard-days-night-ringo-8We have a winner…

http://performingsongwriter.co…..bum-cover/

"Fred Astaire was pleased. Mae West was aghast that she would be a member of a lonely hearts club. Shirley Temple asked to hear the finished album before she agreed."

Some people will do anything to get free stuff.a-hard-days-night-george-10

 

I'd do many things for a cup of Tetley Tea.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
12 November 2012
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Into the Sky with Diamonds
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See artdaily.org.

 

"On 13th November 2012, Sotheby's London will offer an image familiar to millions of music fans around the world – Sir Peter Blake's original 1967 collage for the insert for The Beatles' legendary Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band – one of the best-selling albums of all time, and a landmark in musical history (one which the critic Kenneth Tynan called “a decisive moment in Western Civilisation”). This rare and highly influential artwork is the centrepiece of 18 works from the Collection of the late architect Colin St John “Sandy” Wilson (1922-2007) which will be offered for sale in Sotheby's Modern & Post-War British Art Evening Sale. Appearing on the market for the first time, the collage is estimated to realise £50,000-80,000. James Rawlin, Sotheby’s Senior Specialist, Modern British Paintings, commented: “Sir Peter Blake’s collage is a tangible slice of rock history. … "

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