Doug Podell

4 Things You Might Not Know About The Sgt. Pepper Cover

1.The cover concept began with Paul McCartney's pen-and-ink sketches His first inspiration was a 1920s-era photo of his dad's orchestra, “Jim Mac's Jazz Band,” surrounded by their well-dressed fans. To that, he wove in childhood memories of Northern brass bands playing outdoor events in parks. 2. Artist Peter Blake was well-versed in the “magic crowd”…