LHC: The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’


Throughout the next month, we’ll be featuring certain Beatles songs that have a certain significance to our Book of the Month, The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg. The Beatles play a significant role in the novel, and were a big influence for Eulberg. Each of the songs we feature will be important to the novel.

Today’s song is: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” … because that’s where the title of the novel came from, of course! Below, you’ll find a video of the song, plus lyrics & the cover of the album it was originally released on.

It was twenty years ago today,
Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play
They’ve been going in and out of style
But they’re guaranteed to raise a smile
So may I introduce to you
The act you’ve known for all these years
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
We’re Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
We hope you will enjoy the show
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Sit back and let the evening go
Sgt. Pepper’s lonely, Sgt. Pepper’s lonely
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
It’s wonderful to be here
It’s certainly a thrill
You’re such a lovely audience
We’d like to take you home with us
We’d love to take you home
I don’t really want to stop the show
But I thought that you might like to know
That the singer’s going to sing a song
And he wants you all to sing along
So let me introduce to you
The one and only Billy Shears
And Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

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One response to “LHC: The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’

  1. Pingback: March 9th – On This Day In Beatles History | The Beatles Place

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