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Sgt Pepper Live

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Genre  Psychedelic rock, Power pop
Sgt Pepper Live movie poster
Release date  25 August 2009

Sgt. Pepper Live is a performance by the American rock band Cheap Trick with a full orchestra, released on August 25, 2009, in commemoration of the 42nd anniversary of the release of the historic album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles. Both a live album and a companion DVD of the performance were released. The album was engineered by Geoff Emerick. Cheap Trick performed the "Sgt. Pepper Live" show at the Las Vegas Hilton for two weeks in September 2009.

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Cheap Trick members performing

  • Robin Zander: lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Rick Nielsen: lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Tom Petersson: bass, backing vocals
  • Bun E. Carlos: drums, percussion
  • w/ Magic Cristian: keyboards, backing vocals
  • Danny Louis from Gov't Mule: special guest keyboardist
  • Special guests (at Las Vegas Hilton 9/09)

  • Joan Osborne
  • Ian Ball
  • Bill Lloyd
  • Rob Laufer
  • Band (at Las Vegas Hilton 9/09)

  • Todd Youth: bass
  • Karl Rosqvist: drums
  • Orchestra members performing on the album

    (as listed in the album credits)

    Steve Armour, Laura Bontrager, Dibyarka Chatterjee, Tom Christiansen, Nicenovia Cummins, Stephanie Cummins, Glen Drewes, Netanel Druiblate, Eric Fraser, Prateek Haldar, Craig Johnson, Chris Komer, Bill Lloyd, David Mann, John Miller, Jeff Nelson, Chris Parker, Patrick Pridemore, John Putnam, Maxine Roach, Glen Roven, Dave Sharma, Samita Sinha, Liah-Wen Ting, Una Tone & Belinda Whitney

    Track listing

    All tracks written by Lennon–McCartney except where noted.

    "Sgt. Pepper Live" concerts also included the band performing a few of their own biggest hits live as well, including "Dream Police" and "I Want You To Want Me". Also, a number of the live performances (particularly the later ones at the Paris Las Vegas) did not feature Bun E. Carlos on drums, but rather, Rick Nielsen's son Daxx.

    References

    Sgt. Pepper Live Wikipedia


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