Sunday, August 16, 2015

It was 50 years ago today

Fifty years ago, well, not today, but yesterday, the Beatles played the first mega-concert of the rock and roll era. They were booked into Shea Stadium in New York and sold out all 55,000 seats. Back in those days the amplification systems were primitive and couldn't compete with the screaming of all those fans so this concert went largely unheard. The Wall Street Journal has an article on the event.

I think that, many years later, George rather summed things up when he said that "the whole world decided to go mad--and blamed it on us!"

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