MOJO celebrates the 50th Birthday of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – rebooted in 2017 with a thrilling new stereo mix. Paul McCartney tells us how they “vibed” it; Jon Savage on the songs and the significance; Nigel Hartnup relives THAT sleeve shoot; Giles Martin defends his Pepper for the new millennium; and more! Meanwhile MOJO’s covermount CD, Children Of Pepper, brings together mind-blowing tracks by psych inheritors including Ty Segall, Apples In Stereo, Pond, Thee Oh Sees and The Moonlandingz. Also in a bumper issue: remembering Jeff Buckley; saluting Chuck Berry; interrogating Christine McVie; moshing to At The Drive In. Plus: Jack White; Jane Birkin; Paul Weller; Loudon Wainwright III; Otis Redding and Slowdive. MOJO: Fixing A Hole in your record collection since 1993.
In a massive WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE, MOJO chinks glasses with KEITH RICHARDS, the Rolling Stones riff machine on the occasion of his new solo album. Mick, Brian, coke, the cops and his reading matter – all are up for grabs. Read it while treating your lugholes to 15 tracks of Keith-inspiring music – Little Richard, Jay McShann, Jimmy Reed, Sanford Clark – on our free covermount CD, Life Companion. Also in this month’s magazine: inside Simon & Garfunkel’s awkward alliance; New Order weigh life with and without Hooky; Tame Impala take their psych pop to the next level… Plus! 150 reviews; the wildest rock films ever; Yes man Chris Squire remembered; and what happened when P-Funk ingenue Ruth Copeland met Sly Stone’s baboon. Happy? You will be.