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Deconstructing "Deconstructing 'Sgt. Pepper's'"

Oct 4, 2017

It was 50 years ago that The Beatles released Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. It's been called the beginning of the album era. In 2003, Rolling Stone ranked it #1 on their "500 Greatest Albums of All Time." It is the best-selling album of the 1960s.

Deconstructing "Sgt. Pepper's" is a filmed lecture by musicologist Scott Freiman. Freiman joins Colin and Hartford's favorite local musicologist Steve Metcalf for the hour.

GUESTS:

  • Scott Freiman - A musicologist, a composer, and a producer, and the lecturer behind the Deconstructing The Beatles series
  • Steve Metcalf - Director of the University of Hartford's Presidents' College, and WNPR's Metcalf on Music columnist

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Colin McEnroe and Betsy Kaplan contributed to this show, which originally aired April 4, 2017.