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December 15 at 11:33am

Pressure, Competition, Disruption, Change, Betrayal, Unity, Community, Collaboration, Creation

One of my favorite creation tales is the story of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s & The White Album.  I am no expert and I am sure I get the details wrong, so please feel free to correct me, but in my version it is a great example of the conditions that can lead to creative output (Note: since writing this I have made some amendments)

We all are told that Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is the great album of the rock era, the first true exploration of the art form.  Whether that’s true or not is open for debate, but what it is the first album that The Beatles had no back catalogue to exploit.   [...]

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