Sgt. Pepper and the Beatles: It was Forty Years Ago Today

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Olivier Julien
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - 190 pages
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Olivier Julien commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Beatles album 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' by addressing issues that will help put the album in perspective; issues such as the cover, lyrics, formal unity, connections with psychedelia and, more generally, the sociocultural context of the 1960s.

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Olivier Julien teaches the history and musicology of popular music at the Universities of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) and Paris-Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris III), France.

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