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Beatles 50th Blog posts of '2018' 'January'

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 21, 1968

Soon after the Beatles' arrival, the Maharishi arranged for a group photo of all the students.

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 20, 1968

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr arrive in Rishikesh, India

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 19, 1968

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr fly to India

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 18, 1968

The Beatles arrived in India in February 1968, along with their wives, girlfriends, assistants, and numerous reporters. They joined a group of 60 people who were training to be TM teachers, including musicians Donovan, Mike Love and Paul Horn, and actress Mia Farrow. While there, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Harrison wrote many songs, and Ringo Starr finished writing his first. Eighteen of those songs were recorded for The Beatles ("the White Album"), two songs appeared on the Abbey Road album, and others were used for various solo projects.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 17, 1968

The Beatles visiting India…

The Beatles travelled to India to stay and study Transcendental Meditation at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh. In its effect on Western spirituality, this was probably ‘the most momentous spiritual retreat since Jesus spent those forty days in the wilderness.’

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 16, 1968

John Lennon and George Harrison arrive in Rishikesh

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 15, 1968

John Lennon and George Harrison fly to India

 

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 14, 1968

Mal Evans flies to India

 

 

 

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 13, 1968

The Beatles in-between recording.

The Beatles 50 Years Ago Today: February 12, 1968

The Beatles in-between recording.