Sgt. Pepper: 'It Was 40 Years Ago Today...'
Saturday 02 June
10:45pm - 11:45pm
To mark the 40th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles, the album's engineer, Geoff Emerick, heads back to the studio with some of today's top artists to create new versions of the album's classic tracks. Will today's musicians succeed in recording their versions of the songs using the original studio equipment from 1967, and with only a day to record each song? The Kaiser Chiefs, Razorlight and Bryan Adams are among those taking up the challenge.
afterwards, Ken Russell's beautifully demented film version of The Who's Tommy, which is genuinely worth a watch even if you dont like The Who just for the sheer dementia and for the joy of seeing Southsea pier in portsmouth burning down.