Official Charts Analysis: The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's returns to No.1 after 50 years

Fifty years years to the week after it first topped the chart, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band returns to the summit, with multiple remastered and expanded editions issued to mark its golden anniversary helping it to its 28th week in total atop the list on sales of 36,559 copies (including 1,289 sales-equivalent streams).

Although all seven prior Beatles studio albums had reached No.1, Pepper made its debut at No.8 - 1965 release Rubber Soul had opened lower (No.12) - ...

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