Sgt. Pepper’s …

It’s by far the most copied and parodied album cover in the world. There are at least 100 versions here!

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Original sleeve

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Numbered outlines version:

  1. Sri Yukteswar Gigi (guru)
  2. Aleister Crowley (dabbler in sex, drugs and magic)
  3. Mae West (actress)
  4. Lenny Bruce (comic)
  5. Karlheinz Stockhausen (composer)
  6. W.C. Fields (comic)
  7. Carl Gustav Jung (psychologist)
  8. Edgar Allen Poe (writer)
  9. Fred Astaire (actor)
  10. Richard Merkin (artist)
  11. The Varga Girl (by artist Alberto Vargas)
  12. Leo Gorcey (Painted out because he requested a fee)
  13. Huntz Hall (actor one of the Bowery Boys)
  14. Simon Rodia (creator of Watts Towers)
  15. Bob Dylan (musician)
  16. Aubrey Beardsley (illustrator)
  17. Sir Robert Peel (politician)
  18. Aldous Huxley (writer)
  19. Dylan Thomas (poet)
  20. Terry Southern (writer)
  21. Dion (di Mucci)(singer)
  22. Tony Curtiss (actor)
  23. Wallace Berman (artist)
  24. Tommy Handley (comic)
  25. Marilyn Monroe (actress)
  26. William Burroughs (writer)
  27. Sri Mahavatara Babaji(guru)
  28. Stan Laurel (comic)
  29. Richard Lindner (artist)
  30. Oliver Hardy (comic)
  31. Karl Marx (philosopher/socialist)
  32. H.G. Wells (writer)
  33. Sri Paramahansa Yogananda (guru)
  34. Anonymous (wax hairdresser’s dummy)
  35. Stuart Sutcliffe (artist/former Beatle)
  36. Anonymous (wax hairdresser’s dummy)
  37. Max Miller (comic)
  38. The Pretty Girl (by artist George Petty)
  39. Marlon Brando (actor)
  40. Tom Mix (actor)
  41. Oscar Wilde (writer)
  42. Tyrone Power (actor)
  43. Larry Bell (artist)
  44. Dr. David Livingston (missionary/explorer)
  45. Johnny Weissmuller (swimmer/actor)
  46. Stephen Crane (writer)
  47. Issy Bonn (comic)
  48. George Bernard Shaw (writer)
  49. H.C. Westermann (sculptor)
  50. Albert Stubbins (soccer player)
  51. Sri lahiri Mahasaya (guru)
  52. Lewis Carrol (writer)
  53. T.E. Lawrence (soldier, aka Lawrence of Arabia)
  54. Sonny Liston (boxer)
  55. The Pretty Girl (by artist George Petty)
  56. Wax model of George Harrison
  57. Wax model of John Lennon
  58. Shirley Temple (child actress)
  59. Wax model of Ringo Starr
  60. Wax model of Paul McCartney
  61. Albert Einstein (physicist)
  62. John Lennnon, holding a french horn
  63. Ringo Starr, holding a trumpet
  64. Paul McCartney, holding a cor anglais
  65. George Harrison, holding a flute
  66. Bobby Breen (singer)
  67. Marlene Dietrich (actress)
  68. Mohandas Ghandi (painted out at the request of EMI)
  69. Legionaire from the order of the Buffalos
  70. Diana Dors (actress)
  71. Shirley Temple (child actress)
  72. Cloth grandmother-figure by Jann Haworth
  73. Cloth figure of Shirley Temple by Haworth
  74. Mexican candlestick
  75. Television set
  76. Stone figure of girl
  77. Stone figure
  78. Statue from John Lennon’s house
  79. Trophy
  80. Four-armed Indian Doll
  81. Drum skin, designed by Joe Ephgrave
  82. Hookah (water tobacco-pipe)
  83. Velvet snake
  84. Japanese stone figure
  85. Stone figure of Snow White
  86. Garden gnome
  87. Tuba

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US Capitol sleeve

bigger picture

The bigger picture

b & w picture

Black and white print

sgt pepper's 3

Alternative photo session take

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Another alternative photo session take

alternative 7

Another alternative photo session take

alternative 4

Another alternative photo session take

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More alternative takes

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backcover

Backcover

inner gatefold

Inner gatefold picture

inner 2

Alternative inner gatefold picture

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Another alternative inner gatefold picture

cut-out cardboard sheet

Cut-out cardboard sheet

painted

Painted example

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Drawing

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Parody

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Another parody

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Back Beatles

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Mercblecket Beats The Beatles (Philips EP 433445-PE) 1964

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Peter Knight & His Orchestra – Instrumental Beatles Themes From Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Mercury MG-21132) 1967

Lyndon Johnsons Lonely Hearts Club Band Earle-Doud

Earle Dood & Alen Rodin – Lyndon Johnson’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Atco SD33-230) 1967

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Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention – We’re Only In It For The Money (Verve V-65045X) 1967

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Vintage Blake; Peter Blake’s 80th; Family, Friends & Icons

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Numbered outlines edition

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George Harrison – Dark Horse (Apple PAS-10008) 1974

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The Rutles fake edition

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Big Daddy – Sgt. Pepper’s

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Various Artists – Burning Ambitions; A History Of Punk

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Various Artists – Pepperisms Around The Globe

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Various Artists – Golden Throats; The Great Celebrity Sing Off

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The Simpsons – The Yellow Album

exotica

Various – Exotica; The Exotic Beatles, Part Two

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The Easy Stars Lonely Hearts Dub Band

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Macabre – Sinister Slaughter / Sonny Vincent – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly (Munster MR-249) 2003 

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Plavi Orkestar – Soldatski Bal

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Def Leppard – Songs From The Sparkle Lounge

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Kilfenora Ceili Band

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Naftalina – Historia Del Rock De Aqui De Mexico

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Various Artists – RMM’s Tropical Tribute To The Beatles

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Various Artists – Daptone Records Remixed; Scion CD Sampler (Scion 2CD 00430-CDV-1907) 2007

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Plagar – CD Dos Hinos Placar

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The Moonlight Tapes – Moonlight Live Club Bands

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RPO – Symphonic Sgt. Pepper’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra persiflage

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Pearl Jam – bootleg

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Thee Mighty Caesars – John Lennon’s Corpse Revisited

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Various Artists – A Day In The Life; Impressions Of Pepper (Impulse B-002911501) 2018

The Parodies (mostly just for the picture, but some of these really exist as albums):

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Elvis Presley parody

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Sgt. Pepper’s Midlife Crisis; 40th Anniversary Mashup tribute parody

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Comic version

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Other Peoples – Patent Pending – Greatest Hits – New York parody

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Summit Of Creativity – Michigan Sgt. Pepper

Patton Jmaes - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Paton James parody

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Jon & Simon Horner – Artistic Differences ‘Record Collector’ parody

Bloco Do Sargento Pimenta - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Bloco Do Sgt. Pimentia parody

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Clube Dos Coracoes Solitairios – CID Do Capitao parody

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Ophelias parody

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Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Ukes Club Band – Ukelele parody

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The Beatles Complete On Ukulele parody

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Joelanta parody

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The Monkees – Drum parody

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Another Monkees parody

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St. Twisted Golden Hearts Club Band parody

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Ray Connolly’s Lovely Hearts Club Band parody

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Brexit 2016 parody

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Brexit ‘Sorry mate, apparently you were last year …

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Brexit 2017 parody

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Sgt. Kosher’s Jewish Hearts Club Band parody

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Beatles Pet Peppers Beach Boys parody
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Buggies ‘Coco’s Good Band parody

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Exp (Live at the Highwayman Inn) parody

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Azteca parody

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Pokemon ‘Gotta Catch ’em All parody

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Seinfeld parody

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The Ponies – Sgt. Pinkies Lonely Hooves Club Band parody

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Beadochons – A Beadochons Dans Le Vent parody

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Old Growth; Uncle Sam’s Ancient Forest Last Tree Stand parody

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Rangzen parody

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Sgt. Pete’s Lonely Hairy Club Bear ‘Bears 4 Ever’ parody

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Cab City – Cabbie Road parody

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Animated All Star Band – Children In Need parody

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The Moon Loungers – Sgt. Pepper’s Acoustic Covers parody

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Jovink En De Voederbietels – Thuis Voor De Dwangbuis parody

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Bob & Tom’s All Star Band – same – parody

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The Thrones – The Winter Game Of Thrones Is Coming parody

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Nir’s Lonely ‘Nothing Is Real’ Pid Trio parody

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Peg + Cat – The Really Big Album parody

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The Friends Of Celebrities – Can You Guess The Old Celebrity parody

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Sgt. Mario’s Videogame Crew – Nintendo’s parody

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The Archies parody

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The Peace Memorial parody

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Brookline Music School ‘Beatles Summer Project’ (Sgt. Pepper’s 50th Anniversary) parody

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Jim Norley’s Club Band – Heroes parody

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Bastard Pop – No Tricks parody

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Road City – Scientific Road City Romance parody

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Procucenterna – 3rd Wave Multi Image Electronic Band parody

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The Sgt. Stillwell’s Lonely Hearts Club Band parody

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Pink Floyd – In Pepperland (Lonely Hearts California) parody

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Our Psychosomatic Love 3 – Sweet Home 10 Years Records parody

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Federico Tre & Il Destino Infausto parody

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St. Captain Freak Out & The Magic Bamboo Request parody

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The Really Big Album parody

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Slang – Fwendz parody

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Cello Octet – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Cello Band (parody)

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Massimo Bonno E La Banda De La Margia – Vive Il Re! parody

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The Heebee-Jeebees – Christmas Crackers! parody

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S. Bento’s Bonecada Club Band – Contra Informacao parody

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Sonny Vincent – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly parody

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The Wiggles – Let’s Eat parody

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Shelley – Very Proud Of You! (Michael Turns 40) parody

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Various Artists – Graveyard Stomp parody

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The ET Newsroom – Presents: Eklectica parody

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Col. Bastard Nut Band – Horny Left parody

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Sultan Pepa’s Lonely Wives Club Band – Pet Shop Fashion parody

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Freakbeats – It’s Freakbeat Mania! Yeah Yeah parody

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Kiss mash-up

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Los Drugos – Sgt. Drugos Lonely Masks Club Band parody

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Slippery Slopes parody

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The Muppets – Dt. Teeth & The Electric Heath Band parody

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Dplomb parody

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The Chords – It Was Twenty Years Ago; Live From Liverpool parody

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Sesame Street Singing With The Stars parody

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Red vs. Blue parody

dr. who

Doctor Who’s Symphonic Spectacular parody

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The Doctors parody

what time is it?

Adventure Time What Time Is It? parody

ze ramalho

Ze Ramalho Macao Nordestina parody

red rocket

Mike Allred’s Red Rocket 7 parody

kittles

The Kittles – Sgt. Mouse’s Lonely Cats Club Band parody

only dartboard

Fab – Sgt. Pepper’s Only Dartboard Band parody

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The Biscuithead And The Biscuitbadgers parody

hope beatles

The Hope Beatles parody

flaming lips

The Flaming Lips – With A Little Help From My Friends persiflage

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Another colorful edition

zzz

Zzz parody

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Udo Lindenberg Hut Ab Hommage An parody

the king

Jack Kirby’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The King parody

uncle twitchy's

Uncle Twitchy’s Bizarre Fiendy & Stuff Band parody

princess leia's

Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plane – Palette-Swap Ninja parody

school's rock ensemble

The School’s Rock Ensemble parody

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The Universal Military Bubblegum Band (inspiration)

newhart

Newhart Limited Edition Cast Album parody

hip hop

Hip Hop parody

federico tre

Pay; Federico Tre E Il Destino Infausto parody

girls 2

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun parody

celebration

Star Wars Celebration Europe parody

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2000 AD parody

sofla

Sofla – So. Florida’s Lonely Hearts Club Band parody

twisted gold

Twisted Gold – Sgt. Twisted Golden Hearts Club Band parody

bobby-v

Bobby-V – Bobby’s Jalepono Pepper Club Sandwich parody

ray connolly's

Ray Connolly’s Lonely Hearts Club Band parody

laser's edge

Laser’s Edge – Fred Osuna’s Musical Cool Plage parody

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Lovefest 13 – Significant Others, August 31, 2013 parody

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Tenth Avenue North – Decade The Halls, Volume 1 (…) 20.. / Jack O’Reilly’s You Can Be A Ventriloquist, or: CTO’Rourke’s Wooden Hearts Club Band – Wood parody

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Installation in Chiswick Park

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50 Years Of Sgt. Pepper

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Elegance 65; magazine cover

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Various Artists – Mojo Presents Sgt. Pepper … With A Little Help From His Friends (Mojo March) 2007

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Various Artists – Children Of Pepper; Mojo Presents 15 Tracks Inspired By the Beatles’ Classic 1967 Album (Mojo April) 2017

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Ugly Things Magazine #19

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The Analogues – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Live (Decca 5678681) 2017

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All Together Now!

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from the Mad Magazine edition …