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Grohl: The Beatles are the reason I’m a musician - Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Dave Grohl has never hidden his admiration for the Fab Four – and after playing The Beatles’Hey Bulldog during a TV special for the band the Foo Fighters frontman claims he wouldn’t even be on stage but for Lennon, Macca and co.

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Watch Paul Rehearse 'Queenie Eye' With Ringo Starr - Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Recently, as the world saw, Ringo Starr joined Paul on stage at the GRAMMYs for a performance of 'Queenie Eye'. PaulMcCartney.com is publishing an exclusive look behind-the-scenes shot at the rehearsals featuring Paul and Ringo practicing 'Queenie Eye'.

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All hail Ringo, for 50 years the unsung Beatle - Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Dear Ringo, Congratulations on the 50th anniversary of your appearance with the lads on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” I know you’re aware of the media din surrounding Sunday night’s CBS special commemorating the event.

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Kris Kristofferson, Nile Rodgers, Berry Gordy Remember Beatles Debut - Tuesday, February 11, 2014

On Sunday CBS aired a tribute to arguably the most influential rock and roll band of all time, titled The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles. That night, of course, was February 9, 1964, when the Beatles made their debut appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.

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This photographer's editors thought The Beatles were a 'fad' - Tuesday, February 11, 2014

On a frigid February night 50 years ago, a cavernous sports arena in Washington D.C. became sacred ground. Two days before, the Beatles had performed on the “Ed Sullivan Show,” inaugurating one of the most frenzied, hysterical fan phenomena of all time. Then the foursome hopped a train to Washington, D.C., for their first live concert in America.

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What the critics wrote about the Beatles in 1964 - Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Today, the Beatles hold an exalted place in the history of rock 'n' roll. But 50 years ago, when they first crossed the Atlantic to perform in the United States, the reaction was decidedly mixed. Here is a sampling of what the critics were saying.

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John Lennon's historic guitar goes on display at Rock Hall - Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The British Invasion began 50 years ago on Friday, Feb. 7, 1964, when the Beatles landed at New York's Kennedy Airport. Two days later, on Sunday, Feb. 9, more than 70 million people watched as John, Paul, George and Ringo rocked the house – and the world – on "The Ed Sullivan Show"


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Peter Frampton on Beatles Tribute: 'A Lot of Not-So-Dry Eyes' - Monday, February 10, 2014

Guitarist participated as part of house band for "The Night That Changed America," premiering Sunday Just six weeks into the new year, Peter Frampton can say he's already had a pretty good 2014.

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Being a Beatles baby: Julian Lennon reflects on big Beatles anniversary - Monday, February 10, 2014

Fifty years, ago, when Julian Lennon was just a baby, his father, John, and the rest of the Beatles— Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr—packed their bags and boarded a plane headed for the U.S. There, on Feb. 9, 1964, they would grace the stage of “The Ed Sullivan Show,” making them an international music phenomenon.


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Audio: Lost John Lennon interview from 1968 - Sunday, February 09, 2014

In 1968, Maurice Hindle sent an ambitious letter to a Beatles fanzine requesting an interview with John Lennon. It was always going to be a long-shot; Hindle was a student at Keele University in Staffordshire County, England, and the Beatles were already the biggest band in the country. You can imagine Hindle’s shock, then, when he received a reply from Lennon himself in December, inviting him and his friends to Lennon’s home in Surrey.


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