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Best Album Art of All Time

Wish I had this one! Beatles, The - 1967 - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band


March 30, 1967. Sgt. Pepper's photo session. We could see this iconic/ surrealist frame as a way to capture elements of NextNOW in the background. (the silhouettes of dancers, instruments, hands, Reggie Watts, the Dumpster Monster, etc)The Drum set could be in the center with the NextNOW Fest logo on it.


Front cover of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, "the most famous cover of any music album, and one of the most imitated images in the world".[178]


Being for the benefit of Mr Kite - This is a reproduction of the original 1843 circus poster that inspired John Lennon to write the song Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!, which appeared on The Beatles’ 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Lennon bought the poster in an antiques shop and hung it in his music room. While writing for Sgt. Pepper one day, he drew inspiration from the quirky, old-fashioned language and set the words to…