Breakfast with the Beatles
In honor of the 45th anniversary of “Hey Jude”, here’s a couple of photos of the an original draft of the lyrics for the Beatles classic. Paul McCartney scrawled the lyrics in a notebook with a red pen.
The Beatles’ “Hey Jude” reached #1 on the U.S. charts for the first time on this day 45 years ago. So we honor the song with its minor-key version, which sounds dark and disturbing…
Today in 1964, the Beatles played their now-infamous show in Cleveland where fans lost their minds to the point of requiring police intervention. Check out a photo of something we never thought we’d see: the Beatles getting booted off the stage.
The Beatles played the Boston Garden on this day in 1964, the only time they’d ever play the Garden together. Check out rare press conference footage from the day the band arrived in the city.
The Beatles played their final show in front of a paying audience at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park on this day in 1966.
Not only was the 1966 Beatles show in San Francisco the last time the Fab Four performed live for fans, it was a time of intense hostility directed at them. John Lennon was mere months removed from his now-infamous “bigger than Jesus” comments.
The Beatles owe a huge debt to their original manager Brian Epstein, who died on this day in 1969. Here are three big reasons Epstein helped make the Beatles into pop legends.
The man credited with bringing the Beatles to America and taking rock concerts into stadiums has died, according to the BBC. Sid Bernstein was 95. As a concert promoter, he was behind some of the Beatles‘ most [...]
After a four-year absence, Paul McCartney returns to Fenway Park tonight for what promises to be a “nearly three-hour musical journey” for the Boston crowd. Check out clips from his last appearance in 2009.
Hand-signed memorabilia from the Beatles, particularly the late John Lennon and George Harrison, get more and more rare every year. That only makes events featuring them more and more special. Such an event returns again [...]