Monday, June 18, 2007

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography celebrates "The Summer of Love"

It's 40 years since the ‘Summer of Love’. To celebrate, the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography links up with the American National Biography to remember some of the performers in Britain and the United States. Don't forget that a JISC Collections agreement is available for the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

In June 1967 the Beatles released Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, complete with Sir Peter Blake's world-famous album cover.

But have you ever wondered just who are all those faces in the crowd?

Discover the real lives behind the cut-outs with Oxford University Press' …

interactive Sgt Pepper record sleeve

And having found out … why not listen to the life of George Harrison (one of the Oxford DNB's regular podcast episodes)?

Further details can be found here.

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