Two Beatles-Branded Turntables in Time for the 50th Anniversary of Sgt. Pepper

June 1 will mark fifty years since the Beatles released their groundbreaking Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album. Along with a super deluxe box set, there are a number of other Sgt. Pepper products in the pipeline, including these two Beatles-themed high-end turntables from Pro-Ject, the largest manufacturer of record players in the world.

The first is based on the drum head we see on the cover of the album.It has an MSRP of €499 (call it $750 CAD).

Then there’s special edition model limited to just 1,000 copies and is a true audiophile machine. MSRP is €1399 (about $2,000 CAD).

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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