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Thursday, April 20, 2017
Paul McCartney admits Sgt. Pepper was a risk

In a new interview, Paul McCartney talked to Mojo Magazine about Sgt. Pepper's. Paul remembered, "We were always being told, 'You're gonna lose all your fans with this one.' And we'd say, 'Well, we'll lose some but we'll gain some.' We've gotta advance." He also compares the original stereo mix to the new mix by Giles Martin.

Source: Mojo
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Inside unheard Sgt. Pepper outtakes: Exclusive first listen

The new remix of Sgt. Pepper's is full of nuances any fan will notice, especially the bottom end, Ringo's kick drum really reveals new dimensions. But the real treasures are the 34 bonus tracks, the alternate takes are full of discoveries; hours of new Beatle music that gives a taste of how many treasures remain in the vault.

Source: Rolling Stone
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Beatles $150 Sgt. Pepper Anniversary box set number 1 on Amazon

The Beatles' 50th anniversary edition of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is the number 1 album on Amazon this morning. With very little promotion, the package zoomed to the top of Amazon's album chart, and was announced yesterday after several web sites published its leaked promo video from You Tube.

Source: Showbiz 411
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
It's Official! Beatles Sgt. Pepper gets 50th anniversary reissue

The Beatles formally announced today the release of "a suite of lavishly presented" Sgt. Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band 50th anniversary packages to be released on April 26. The album is newly mixed by Giles Martin and Sam Okell in stereo and 5.1 surround audio and expanded with early takes from the studio sessions.

Official Info at PaulMcCartney.com  Source: Best Classic Bands
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Beatles 6-CD Sgt. Pepper 50th Super Deluxe Edition due

The Beatles are preparing a 50th Anniversary release of Sgt. Pepper's album in a variety of editions including a "Super Deluxe Edition" 6-CD set. Other configurations have not yet been revealed, but Best Classic Bands learned today that this mammoth version, as well as single CD, 2-CD and 2-LP editions, is set for a May 26 release.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Report: Ringo thinks upcoming Sgt. Pepper's reissue sounds great

A friend of Ringo Starr reports he has heard the updated Sgt. Pepper's and thinks it sounds great. He said Ringo was impressed after hearing it in high-def because "it originally was recorded on a 4-track with a lot of overdubs, which buried the drums. Now, the drums have been lifted and come through as they should. He was pleased."

Source: WJBD FM, Salem, IL
Monday, April 3, 2017
Beatles update tease for Sgt. Pepper 50th Anniversary Reissue

The Beatles today further teased a Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band reissue. At just after 9 a.m. ET, the graphic that they had posted on March 31 was revised with animation and the first 10 seconds of the title track, on their social media accounts. The much-beloved album will celebrate its 50th anniversary on June 1.

Source: Best Classic Bands
Friday, March 31, 2017
Beatles tease Sgt. Pepper's Anniversary Edition?

The Beatles today teased a highly colorful graphic on their various social media accounts, leading to speculation that they are planning a Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band reissue. The album will celebrate its 50th anniversary on June 1. On March 6, on the new release, a spokesperson said, "We have no information at this time."

Source: Best Classic Bands
Monday, March 6, 2017
Two classics to finally complete Sgt. Pepper's on June 1 re-issue

Two of the Beatles' most famous songs will finally be included on Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club when the album is re-issued on June 1 to mark 50 years since its release. Despite being written specifically for the album, record label EMI chose to put out Strawberry Fields Forever and Penny Lane as a double A side single.

Source: The Mirror, UK
Friday, February 17, 2017

Beatles extended family charting Sgt. Pepper 50th anniversary

June 1 will mark the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. A new book called "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: The Album, the Beatles, and the World in 1967″ is due May 9. Otherwise, Olivia Harrison and other members of the Beatles extended family are talking right now about what they'll do to mark occasion.

Source: Showbiz 411

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