Monday, 3 February, 1964 The Beatles spend part of the day at the US Embassy in Paris to their visas and permits to visit and work in the United States. In the US, The Beatles and Tony Sheridan album “The Beatles With Tony Sheridan and Their Guests” (MGM 4215) is released in the U.S. Tracks: [...]
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Saturday, 16 November, 1963 The Beatles play the Winter Gardens in Bournemouth. Various sections of this gig were filmed by TV crews from all three major US networks, NBC, ABC and CBS. The CBS section (below) earned the distinction of being the first appearance of The Beatles on US TV when it was aired on [...]
Tuesday, 5 November, 1963 Brian Epstein flies to the U.S. with Billy J. Kramer for a promotional visit. While there, Epstein meets with television variety show host Ed Sullivan, who wants to let the American audience see the latest crazy fad from overseas on his program. To Sullivan’s astonishment, Epstein insists that The Beatles be [...]
Monday, 27 May, 1963 The Roy Orbison tour heads in to Wales with a stop at the Capitol Cinema in Cardiff. In the USA, VeeJay release the single “From Me to You/Thank You Girl” (VeeJay 522) it will only reach No.116 on Billboard’s singles chart.