Bill DeMain is a Grammy-nominated music journalist and writer with over twenty years experience who's contributed to publications such as MOJO, Classic Rock and Entertainment Weekly, and published four books, including the popular humor collection, The Sterling Huck Letters. He is also co-author of Sgt. Pepper at 50 (Omnibus Press, June 2017), a book celebrating the 50th anniversary of the classic Beatles' album.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band celebrates its 50th anniversary in June 2017. Even after half a century, the Beatles' groundbreaking work thrillingly evokes the sights, sounds, and mood of the sixties at their most joyously psychedelic and creative. Featuring contributions from leading authorities on the Beatles' music, Sgt. Pepper at Fifty provides an in-depth critique of the album, by looking at the unique cultural circumstances that led to its creation; examining the rich assemblage of influences that informed its sound; exploring the landmark cover art, which continues to inspire debate and intrigue; and assessing the record's enduring legacy as the pinnacle of British pop.
Bill DeMain will join us at Howlin' Books to read from his Sgt Pepper book, answer your nerdiest Beatles questions and sign your copy of the book, if you like.