Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – 52 Years Ago Today

On this day in music – EMI released Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

1967 EMI releases “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” a few days early in the UK; it would go to number one for 15 weeks in the US and 22 weeks in the UK

An interesting reworking of it being this:

More than anyone can want to know about it here.

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is the eighth studio album by the English rock band the Beatles.

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Beatles Fought For Islamic State – So Unfair They Lose UK Citizenship, Eh?

That at least is the complaint being made, that the remaining pair of the “Beatles” who fought for Islamic State think it is unfair that they lost their UK citizenship as a result.

The men were allegedly among four British jihadis who made up the ISIS cell nicknamed “The Beatles” by surviving captives because of their English accents. The cell became known for its brutality, holding in captivity more than 20 Western hostages, and torturing and killing several, including American, British and Japanese journalists and aid workers, in 2014 and 2015.

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