It was 50 years ago today... In June 1967 there was an electric atmosphere in the Sixth Form common room. John Benton, Editor The Beatles had just released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Who would be the first to get a copy, bring it in and play it? subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.