21/03/2015

The Beatles "Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967)



Label : Parlophone


01 - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
02 - With A Little Help From My Friends (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
03 - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
04 - Getting Better (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
05 - Fixing A Hole (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
06 - She's Leaving Home (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
07 - Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
08 - Within You Without You (George Harrison) 
09 - When I’m Sixty-Four (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
10 - Lovely Rita (John Lennon & Paul McCartney) 
11 - Good Morning Good Morning (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
12 - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)
13 - A Day In The Life (John Lennon & Paul McCartney)


Produced by George Martin
Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Recorded at EMI Studios & Regent Sound Studio, London


The Beatles :

John Lennon : Lead, Harmony & Background vocals, Lead, Rhythm & Acoustic Guitars, Piano, Hammond Organ, Harmonica, Tape Loops, Sound Effects, Comb & Tissue Paper, Handclaps, Tambourine & Maracas
Paul McCartney : Lead, Harmony & Background vocals, Lead & Bass Guitars, Piano, Lowrey & Hammond Ogans, Handclaps, Vocalisations, Tape Loops, Sound Effects, Comb & Tissue Paper
George Harrison : Lead, Rhythm & Acoustic Guitars, Sitar, Lead, Harmony & Background vocals, Tamboura, Harmonica & Kazoo, Handclaps & Maracas
Ringo Starr : Drums, Congas, Tambourine, Maracas, Handclaps & Tubular Bells, Lead vocals, Harmonica, Final Piano E Chord 


01 - Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Recording commenced in studio two at Abbey Road on February 1, 1967
Album version mixed from take ten
Lead vocal : Paul McCartney
French Horns : Neill Sanders, James W. Buck, John Burden & Tony Randall
Arranged & Conducted by George Martin & Paul McCartney
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Second Engineer : Richard Lush

02 - With A Little Help From My Friends

Recording commenced in studio two at Abbey Road on March 29, 1967
Working title "Bad Finger Boogie"
Album version mixed from take eleven
Lead vocal : Ringo Starr
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Second Engineer : Richard Lush 

03 - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds

Recording commenced in studio two at Abbey Road on March 1, 1967
Album version mixed from take eight
Lead vocal : John Lennon
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Second Engineer : Richard Lush

04 - Getting Better

Recording commenced in studio two at Abbey Road on March 9, 1967
Album version mixed from take fifteen
Lead vocal : Paul McCartney
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineers : Malcolm Addey, Ken Townsend, Geoff Emerick & Peter Vince
Second Engineers : Graham Kirkby, Richard Lush & Keith Slaughter 

05 - Fixing A Hole

Recording commenced in Regent Sound Studio, Tottemham Court Road, London, on February 21, 1967, and later completed at Abbey Road
Album version mixed from take three
Lead vocal : Paul McCartney
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineers : Adrian Ibbetson (Regent Sound) & Geoff Emerick (Abbey Road)
Second Engineer : Richard Lush 

06 - She's Leaving Home

Recording commenced in studio two at Abbey Road on March 17, 1967
Album version mixed from take nine
Lead vocal : Paul McCartney
String Section & Harp Arranged by Mike Leander
Conducted by George Martin
Producer : George Martin
Score : Mike Leander
Recording Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Second Engineers : Richard Lush & Keith Slaughter

07 - Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite

Recording commenced in studio two at Abbey Road on February 17, 1967
Album version mixed from take nine
Lead vocal : John Lennon
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Second Engineer : Richard Lush 

08 - Within You Without You

Recording commenced in studio two at Abbey Road on March 22, 1967
Album version mixed from take two
Lead vocal : George Harrison
Harmonium, Tabla, Sitar, Diruba, Eight Violins & Four Cellos Arranged & Conducted by George Harrison & George Martin
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Second Engineer : Richard Lush

09 - When I’m Sixty-Four

Recording commenced in studio two at Abbey Road on December 6, 1966
Album version mixed from take four
Lead vocal : Paul McCartney
Clarinet Trio : Robert Burns, Henry MacKenzie & Frank Reidy
Arranged & Conducted by George Martin & Paul McCartney
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Second Engineer : Phil McDonald

10 - Lovely Rita

Recording commenced in studio two at Abbey Road on February 23, 1967
Album version mixed from take eleven
Lead vocal : Paul McCartney
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Second Engineer : Richard Lush

11 - Good Morning, Good Morning

Recording commenced in studio two at Abbey Road on February 8, 1967
Album version mixed from take eleven
Lead vocal : John Lennon
Saxophones Arranged & Conducted by George Martin & John Lennon
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Second Engineer : Richard Lush

12 - Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)

Recording commenced in studio one at Abbey Road on April 1, 1967
Album version mixed from take nine
Lead vocal : John Lennon, Paul McCartney & George Harrison
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Second Engineer : Richard Lush

13 - A Day In The Life

Recording commenced in studio two at Abbey Road on January 19, 1967
Working title "In The Life Of..."
Album version mixed from takes six and seven
Lead vocals : John Lennon with Paul McCartney
Forty-piece Orchestra, including Strings, Brass, Woodwinds & Percussion Arranged by George Martin, John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Conducted by George Martin & Paul McCartney
Producer : George Martin
Recording Engineer : Geoff Emerick
Second Engineers : Richard Lush & Phil McDonald