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Raft of broadcasters buy Beatles special - Monday, February 17, 2014

A raft of international broadcasters have acquired The Beatles: The Night that Changed America – A Grammy Salute, a two and half hour special celebrating the 50th anniversary of the band’s appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.

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Great new photo of the Beatles' 1964 LA party - Sunday, February 16, 2014

Photos and video of the charity fundraising party held in Brentwood during the Beatles first trip to Los Angeles in August 1964 have been slowly emerging. Now Alison Martino has posted perhaps the most fun picture yet, at her Vintage Los Angeles page on Facebook.

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Local recall first time they ‘met’ the Beatles - Sunday, February 16, 2014
It was 50 years ago this month when the Beatles first came to America; and their impact, much more than just musical, is still felt a half century later — around the world. The Beatles arrived in New York on Feb. 7, 1964, in preparation for their first US performance on the Ed Sullivan show two days later.



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Beatles Fans Wait In Line For Ringo Starr Tickets - Saturday, February 15, 2014

Beatlemania continues in our area in the wake of the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s appearance on the Ed Sullivan show. Ringo Starr’s tour will make a stop this summer in Williamsport. The tickets went on sale Friday morning people lined up bright and early to get their tickets.

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Beatles Help! jackets to be auctioned - Saturday, February 15, 2014

Jackets worn by George Harrison and Ringo Starr in The Beatles' 1965 film Help! are being put up for sale. The jackets also appear on the iconic album cover of the film's soundtrack. The comedy drama was directed by Richard Lester and the jackets are from his private collection.

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'Fifth Beatle' Brian Epstein's Bentley at aucton - Friday, February 14, 2014

Too much of The Beatles isn't enough, apparently. After the hoopla in the U.S. celebrating the 50th anniversary of the band's first performance in the U.S., comes word from auction house Coys that it'll sell the 1964 Bentley S3 owned by the "Fifth Beatle."

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Harry Benson's best photograph: the Beatles pillow-fighting - Friday, February 14, 2014

I was meant to be going to Uganda to do a big news story for the Daily Express but, at the last minute, the paper called and said they wanted me to shoot the Beatles in Paris instead. I considered myself a serious journalist, so I managed to talk them out of it. I knew who the Beatles were, but it was early in 1964 and they had yet to have their big breakthrough. I wasn't interested in running around with them.

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Remembering the John Lennon who showed up for a fight - Friday, February 14, 2014

Having changed the world once with The Beatles, at the beginning of the 1970s John Lennon wanted to do it all over again. But, this time, in line with his personal vision of global concord.

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Why Julian Lennon stayed away from the Beatles anniversary blitz - Thursday, February 13, 2014

As the long period of celebrations in honor of the Beatles’ stateside arrival 50 years ago wrapped on this week, we’d seen Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon, Olivia and Dhani Harrison. But where was Julian Lennon? Not at any of these gala events, but instead about as far away from the Grammy-type hub bub as he could be — in Kenya and rural Ethiopia, working to help restore clean water to the region.

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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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