An excerpt from an OUPblog article published on 1st June 2017, written by the Oxford Reference marketing team.
'The summer of 1967 was a turbulent time. In the middle of the hippie-filled “Summer of Love,” war broke out in the Middle East and the US escalated its bombing of Vietnam. That June also saw the most famous rock band in the world release their magnum opus and change music history and American pop culture forever. The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was unlike anything that had come before it...'
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