Do you own The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by elgecko, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. Yes

    134 vote(s)
  2. No

    30 vote(s)
  3. Lucy in the Sky With Carrots

    3 vote(s)
  1. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Part 7 of my "Do you own [insert album]?" series


    Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles' 8th studio album. The 12th best selling album of all time. Considered by some (including Rolling Stone) to be the greatest album of all time. Muse of possibly my most epic Photochop!

    I own it on mp3. Back in the olden days, I would just listen to my sister's vinyl version and never got around to buying my own hard copy.

  2. mimaz

    mimaz Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2005
    Wheeling WV
    Endorsing Artist: Crook Custom Guitars
  3. echoSE7EN


    Jul 1, 2010
    Balto., MD
    I celebrate their entire catalog.
  4. Passinwind

    Passinwind I Know Nothing Supporting Member

    Nope...7 for 7. ;)
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  6. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Wow dude! What's in your collection? :confused:
  7. Biggbass


    Dec 14, 2011
    Planet Earth
    Yep-Got it on vinyl, vinyl picture disc, first gen digital, and the latest remastered digital.
  8. mapleglo

    mapleglo Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2013
    phoenix, az
    Yes, I own a copy of all the Beatles studio albums on CD. The Beatles 2nd album was the first record (on vinyl) I ever purchased back in the 60's (before the earth cooled)
  9. Yes, but it is far from my favorite Beatles album. I like about half.

    I have a hell of a time hearing the last track, but my dog goes nuts for some reason. ;)
  10. Passinwind

    Passinwind I Know Nothing Supporting Member

    Not much classic rock, obviously, although my wife owns a few. Lots of bebop, post-bop, fusion, world music, and quite a few live or studio discs of various bands I've mixed or hung out with over the years. I can hear and/or play classic rock anytime on the radio or at open mikes, and being 60 I kind of got my fill when those albums weren't "oldies."

    If I were going to buy a Beatles album it'd be Revolver or Rubber Soul, most likely. ;)
  11. Couldn't resist. :D

    Perhaps the strongest back-to-back offerings of any group in the history of pop music. Get both.
  12. elgecko


    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    Okay, but you never owned any of the albums back in the olden days? Also, Jaco's albums kind of fits in the fusion category.

    ...and Abbey Road is my favorite Beatles album! :)
  13. dougjwray


    Jul 20, 2005
    "Rubber Soul" is my favorite.

    (But, in my opinion, all of their albums are essential.)

    Anyway, I do own "Sgt. Pepper"... and I once got to fondle an LP copy which had been signed by McCartney. It was literally kept in a vault at radio station WBCN-FM (in Boston). :smug:
  14. Sixgunn


    Jun 6, 2012
    Colorado Springs
    I don't wait 30 minutes after eating, to go swimming.
    If I never hear the beetles again, I'll be a happy camper. Enough was too much 20+ years ago aw-ready!
  15. Passinwind

    Passinwind I Know Nothing Supporting Member

    If you ask about former ownership of the Woodstock-ish bands' output, sure, I owned quite a few up to the mid-70s or so. None on your list so far though.

    I really prefer Jaco's work with Pat Metheny or Joni Mitchell to his solo sides.

    I've always been more wired into live performances than recordings if the artists in question are still alive. I can see that changing as I get older though.
  16. mam1862

    mam1862 Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2008
    Northfield, Ohio
    I to have the entire Beatles collection on CD. I really like A Hard Day's Night the best with Abbey Road a close second.
  17. tangentmusic

    tangentmusic A figment of our exaggeration

    Aug 17, 2007
    Way Out West
    Pepper is a masterpiece. Has been since '67.

    Yep... I've got it.
  18. GBassNorth


    Dec 23, 2006
  19. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Yes I do thanks for asking.
  20. AaronVonRock


    Feb 22, 2013
  21. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Yes, of course...Revolver is my favourite, though that orchestral/chromatic climb in "A Day In The Life" puts lead in my pencil every time, if you get my drift.