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The Poet
06-01-2017, 10:44 AM
Sgt. Pepper blew the world away.

You can love the Beatles, you can hate the Beatles, or you can be completely indifferent. Yet by any objective measure it cannot be denied that this is a viable candidate for the most influential album ever released. Maybe you should check it out some day. :D

Ever the taciturn sage, Bob Dylan told Paul McCartney upon his first preview of the music, "Oh I get it, you don't want to be cute anymore." :r

icehog3
06-01-2017, 10:50 AM
I like the Beatles. I iike this album. I wish it was 20 years ago today, I'd be 30 years younger. :D

Porch Dweller
06-01-2017, 11:21 AM
I still prefer Abbey Road, but Sgt Pepper's is undeniably great.

Dave128
06-01-2017, 11:32 AM
I'm in the "meh" category but, for those that get a chubby for the Beatles, there's a new SeriousXM channel dedicated just to them - channel 18.

jonumberone
06-01-2017, 11:45 AM
Never heard of it.

Greentud
06-01-2017, 01:37 PM
There are 7 or 8 or so Beatles albums I like better.

The Poet
06-01-2017, 01:54 PM
Never heard of it.

Maybe you soon shall, as it is projected to top the charts again in the following weeks. :D

There are 7 or 8 or so Beatles albums I like better.

I prefer Abbey Road and The White Album myself, but that wasn't the point. ;)

Greentud
06-01-2017, 02:11 PM
It was very influential. Didn't care for Abbey Road or the White album much. I greatly preferred the lps leading up to Sgt. Pepper except Magical Mystery Tour which came after but I really liked better.
;s

The Poet
06-01-2017, 04:20 PM
Revolver and Rubber Soul are great albums, and MMT gave us "I Am The Walrus", which by itself is worth the price of admission. But the first two were arguably "only" the first steps towards Sgt. Pepper, while MMT would have been a strange outlier without it . . . much like Satanic Majesties Request was for the Stones.

And no need to be sorry. I lived through Beatlemania, but never caught the disease, so there's no offense taken. People like or dislike what they will. Yet one should give the boys their due, and thus I do.

Subvet642
06-01-2017, 04:24 PM
I like Revolver better; Taxman, Eleanor Rigby and Tomorrow Never Knows are among their best ever.

Weelok
06-01-2017, 04:47 PM
Great album and the cover art was amazing. Classic.

The Poet
06-01-2017, 05:05 PM
For what it's worth (insert Buffalo Springfield link here), Rolling Stone names Revolver as the #3 greatest album of all time. Rubber Soul appears at #5, and The White Album comes in at #10.

Three guesses which is #1, and the first two do not count. :r

Greentud
06-01-2017, 05:31 PM
Trout Mask Replica?

Greentud
06-01-2017, 05:34 PM
Just looked it up. It was way down to #60.

The Poet
06-01-2017, 05:42 PM
Captain Beefheart does hold a higher rank than Sgt. Pepper. :r

Greentud
06-01-2017, 05:43 PM
I have 4 or 5 copies of Sgt. Pepper on vinyl. I play it at least once a year.

Greentud
06-01-2017, 05:45 PM
Captain Beefheart does hold a higher rank than Sgt. Pepper. :r

It does on my turntable. :banger

The Poet
06-01-2017, 09:11 PM
I'm more a Clear Spot guy myself, what with Low Yo Yo and Long Neck Bottles. :D

Subvet642
06-02-2017, 04:15 PM
Captain Beefheart does hold a higher rank than Sgt. Pepper. :r

Not to mention Commander Cody. :D

The Poet
06-02-2017, 04:31 PM
You're gonna drive me to drinkin'. Those Airmen are truly lost in the ozone.

Subvet642
06-02-2017, 10:40 PM
You're gonna drive me to drinkin'. Those Airmen are truly lost in the ozone.

I had that 45 when I was a little kid.

icehog3
06-03-2017, 11:19 AM
Not to mention Commander Cody. :D

Two Triple Cheese, Side Order of Fries please.

The Poet
06-25-2017, 10:10 AM
And today is the golden anniversary of the live worldwide broadcast of "All You Need Is Love", which remains to this day the single most misunderstood song that The Beatles ever produced. It was and is hailed at the anthem of the Summer Of Love, yet everything from the meaningless platitudinous prattle of the lyrics ("There's nothing you can do that can't be done/There's nothing you can sing that can't be sung" . . . well, duh!) to the braying horselaugh of the brass (Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha!) clearly declares the whole Flower Power generation was full of crap. Whether this is due to Lennon's brilliance or some unconscious insight shall forever remain buried with him.

Regardless, that broadcast was a landmark in musical history.

icehog3
06-26-2017, 10:38 AM
And today is the golden anniversary of the live worldwide broadcast of "All You Need Is Love", which remains to this day the single most misunderstood song that The Beatles ever produced. It was and is hailed at the anthem of the Summer Of Love, yet everything from the meaningless platitudinous prattle of the lyrics ("There's nothing you can do that can't be done/There's nothing you can sing that can't be sung" . . . well, duh!) to the braying horselaugh of the brass (Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha!) clearly declares the whole Flower Power generation was full of crap. Whether this is due to Lennon's brilliance or some unconscious insight shall forever remain buried with him.

Regardless, that broadcast was a landmark in musical history.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cS85r9mfpGk

Porch Dweller
06-26-2017, 12:31 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cS85r9mfpGk

Sammy himself responds thusly. (https://youtu.be/70c50hGCZJw)

:D:D:D

icehog3
06-26-2017, 05:56 PM
Sammy himself responds thusly. (https://youtu.be/70c50hGCZJw)

:D:D:D

Sammy says one thing is even more important than love:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQrbd0VWxBU

:al :wo