THE BEATLES FIRST U.S.TOUR ON THIS DATE IN 1964

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When The Beatles arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York,
they were greeted by an estimated crowd of about three thousand exuberant
fans.The groups first U.S.concert was on February 11th at the Sports Arena
in Washington, D.C. (poster shown below).

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PHIL EVERLY IS 72 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Phil Everly of The Everly Brothers, the most successful rock
and roll duo on the Hot 100 charts from 1957 to 1965. Phil 
along with his older brother Don had a strong influence on 
rock groups of the 1960’s. The Beatles and The Beach 
Boys developed their early singing styles by covering
Everly  Brothers songs. 

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A recent picture of Phil Everly (right) is seen here with Charlie Louvin

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FIRST ALBUM RELEASED IN THE US ON THIS DATE IN 1964

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The Beatles album introducing…THE BEATLES was released in United States
by the Chicago based VEE-JAY label just ten days prior to the release of 
MEET THE BEATLES! by Capital Records. After much legality, VEE-JAY was
allowed to sell their album until late 1964. 
   

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A REALLY BIG SHOW IN SUNDAY NIGHT’S

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The “Ed Sullivan Show”, originally ”Toast of the Town”, aired on
CBS TV from Sunday June 20, 1948 to Sunday June 6, 1971. The
Show was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were among the guests of the first
show. Elvis Presley and The Beatles also made appearances.
A little Italian mouse named Topo Gigo was a regular guest. 
 

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Elvis Presley with Ed Sullivan.
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The Beatles performing on the show.
 
 
 

 

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Ed with his puppet friend Topo Gigio.
 
 
 
 

 

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