For the first #TBTXPN Throwback Thursday on June 1st, WXPN celebrated the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, and the golden year of music that was 1967. Listen to our Spotify playlist of 171 songs – 10 hours of music – curated by the hosts of WXPN – Kristen Kurtis, Dan Reed, Helen Leicht, Mike Vasilikos and World Cafe host Talia Schlanger.
In addition to the Spotify playlist, you can listen to the two hour World Cafe special here.
During the show, you’ll hear clips of David Dye’s interview with Sir George Martin, as well as a new conversation between All Songs Considered’s Bob Boilen with Giles Martin, George’s son, about the 50th anniversary remix project of Sgt. Pepper’s.
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