Sgt Pepper’s 50th


The Beatles, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Deluxe Edition)

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The monumental Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is 50 years old today. Let’s roll out the bunting and imagine where the characters of Mr Kite and Rita are today. What has happened 50 years on in ‘Leaving Home’? Has that family come together again? Is the daughter still with the man from the motor trade, perhaps with grown up children of her own? Has Lucy come down, or is she still riding high through recessions and elections? The question is how to conceptualise anything new about this definitive album when there is 50 years’ worth of literature to wade through?

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