The day before the press party for the release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Beatles had a photo session in Hyde Park. The photographer was Marvin Lichtner from Time Magazine.
In April 1967, Paul flew to the USA (with Mal Evans) to surprise girlfriend Jane Asher for her 21st birthday. She was on tour with the Old Vic Theatre company.
He visited the Fillmore Auditorium, where Jefferson Airplane were rehearsing.
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and John Lennon in 1967
For A Day In The Life The Beatles hired 40 musicians, dressed them in tuxedos and funny hats, and told them they had 15 bars to ascend from the lowest note on their instruments to the highest. The day’s recording was filmed and is presented in this video.
The promo clip for “Penny Lane” was shot on the 5th and 7th of February, 1967, in preparation for the upcoming mid-February single release. The Beatles were filmed in Stratford, London and in Knole Park in Sevenoaks, Kent
“Strawberry Fields Forever” was intended for the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967), as it was the first song recorded for it, but was instead released in February 1967 as a double A-side single with Paul McCartney’s “Penny Lane”.