It Was 40 Years Ago Today
In the springtime when the Hollywood Bowl announced their schedule, a friend of mine made sure to secure tickets to the “Sgt. Pepper’s at 40...a Beatles Celebration featuring Cheap Trick”. For some reason he agreed to go camping at Catalina Island for the weekend with friends, so I ended up with tickets for Saturday night's performance.
Looking around the audience in our Section R1 seats, the audience was what was expected for a bunch of people who grew up with Beatles’ posters tacked to their walls while imagining being devirginized by John.
Surprisingly I got no response and a couple of glares when I asked where the pot and acid were.
The show was broken up in two acts, the first being a bunch of Beatles’ numbers and the second being Sgt/ Pepper’s in its entirety.