John Lennon, George Harrison and Paul McCartney all chose what famous people would appear photographed with them on The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album cover. There were a few other famous people that were supposed to be included in the photo but for different reasons were either never made, obscured or airbrushed out of the final album cover
In 1980, during the recording of the Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers album “Hard Promises”, Petty was looking forward to meeting John Lennon, who was scheduled to be in the same studio at the same time as him. The meeting never happened and of course Lennon was murdered on December 8, 1980.
On March 25, 1966, The Beatles took the photos that would become their most controversial photos ever taken. The infamous “Butcher Photo Session” would later provide the short-lived album cover for The Beatles US release of “Yesterday And Today” before they were destroyed and or pasted over.
We need your vote!!! Out of the group of people that are sometimes referred to as “The Fifth Beatle” these four nominees Pete Best, George Martin, Billy Preston and Stuart Sutcliffe have the most Beatles credentials. Here’s the rundown…
“Get Back” might be the only song by The Beatles that has studio recorded versions with individual lead vocals by Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison. McCartney wrote the song and his version was the one released by The Beatles on “Let It Be”. Lennon’s version was recorded during The Beatles “Get Back” sessions.
Most people want to meet and take pictures with musicians but musicians want to meet and take pictures with the “Greatest Of All-Time” Muhammad Ali. Check out some of these awesome pictures of Ali with rock stars and musicians.
Random photo of two legends playing a quick game of tennis. Bob Dylan and George Harrison, Isle of Wight, August 29, 1969.
Now here’s a cool photo we put together of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr as school children a few decades before they would become the biggest band in the world.
When The Beatles released Sgt. Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band they included in the LP a set of Sgt. Pepper cardboard cut-outs, which included a moustache, a picture card, sergeant stripes, 2 badges, and a Beatles Sgt. Peppers Band stand-up.
In 1967, Capitol Records made a limited edition modified version of The Beatles “Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band” album cover art. The limited edition album cover (thought to be only about 100 made) features the faces of executives from The Beatles American record label Capitol Records.