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The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band': 50 Things You Probably Didn’t Know (Photos)

1 June 2017 7:02 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

    50 ‘Sergeant Pepper’s Facts’ to Celebrate the Beatles’ Landmark Album It was 50 years ago today that the Beatles unleashed “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” on an unsuspecting world, upping the rock game to a level that most musicians are still trying to match. In honor of the 50th anniversary of “Sgt. Pepper’s,” TheWrap presents 50 facts about the Beatles’ landmark masterpiece. 1. The fictional band  name was inspired by salt-and-pepper packets Here’s a spcy detail about “Sgt. Pepper’s.” As Paul McCartney has mentioned, the genesis of the name came during a flight he was on with Beatles road manager Mal. »

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