The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is the eighth proper UK studio album by English pop/rock foursome The Beatles, released in June 1967 on Parlophone/Capitol.

Tracklist:
A1. “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (2:02)
A2. “With a Little Help From My Friends” (2:44)
A3. “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” (3:30)
A4. “Getting Better” (2:49)
A5. “Fixing a Hole” (2:38)
A6. “She’s Leaving Home” (3:37)
A7. “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!” (2:39)
B1. “Within You Without You” (5:07)
B2. “When I’m Sixty-Four” (2:39)
B3. “Lovely Rita” (2:44)
B4. “Good Morning Good Morning” (2:43)
B5. “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)” (1:18)
B6. “A Day in the Life” (5:33)

Credits:
John Lennon – lead, harmony and background vocals; rhythm, acoustic and lead guitars; Hammond organ and final piano E chord; harmonica, tape loops, sound effects, and comb and tissue paper; handclaps, tambourine and maracas
Paul McCartney – lead, harmony and background vocals; bass and lead guitars; electric and acoustic pianos, Lowrey and Hammond organs; handclaps; vocalisations, tape loops, sound effects, and comb and tissue paper
George Harrison – harmony and background vocals; lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars; sitar; tamboura; harmonica and comb and tissue paper; handclaps and maracas; lead vocals (B1)
Ringo Starr – drums, congas, tambourine, maracas, handclaps and tubular bells; lead vocals (A2); harmonica; final piano E chord

Sounds Incorporated – saxophone sextet (B4)
Neil Aspinall – tamboura and harmonica
Geoff Emerick – audio engineering; tape loops and sound effects
Mal Evans – counting, harmonica, alarm clock and final piano E chord
George Martin – producer and mixer; tape loops and sound effects; harpsichord (A5), harmonium, Lowrey organ and glockenspiel (A7), Hammond organ (A1), piano (A4, B3); final harmonium chord.
Session musicians – four French horns (A1): Neill Sanders, James W. Buck, John Burden, Tony Randall, arranged and conducted by Martin and McCartney; string section and harp (A6), arranged by Mike Leander and conducted by Martin; tabla, dilrubas, tamboura and swarmandal (B1), played by members of the Asian Music Circle, with eight violins and four cellos arranged and conducted by Harrison and Martin; clarinet trio (B2): Robert Burns, Henry MacKenzie, Frank Reidy, arranged and conducted by Martin and McCartney; saxophones (B4), arranged and conducted by Martin and Lennon; and forty-piece orchestra, including strings, brass, woodwinds and percussion (B6), arranged by Martin, Lennon and McCartney and conducted by Martin and McCartney.

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