Here's why Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is worth celebrating 50 years later

It was 50 years ago today (almost), Sgt. Pepper taught the world to play a different kind of record. On July 2, 1967, The Beatles released Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in the United States, a week after its release in Britain, and people credibly argue that popular music, recorded music was never quite the same. Here's the short version:

On PBS NewsHour, Anthony DeCurtis gave a longer explanation of why Sgt. Pepper was such a seminal album for the music world, and for The Beatles....


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