Beatlemania

How The Fab Four Captivated America

By Penelope Rowlands This is part of a series of essays to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first American television appearance on CBS’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” It culminates with CBS News Live Experiences’ “50 […]

01/17/2014

The Beatles

Where The Heck Did You Get That Hair?

By Bill Crandall This is part of a series of essays to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first American television appearance on CBS’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” It culminates with CBS News Live Experiences’ […]

01/17/2014

Beatles In Seattle

The Earliest Strain of Beatlemania

By Bill Crandall Five decades before Bieber Fever crept over the Canadian border or One Direction Infection slid across the Atlantic, Beatlemania absolutely stormed America. Britain’s Daily Mail was the first major publication to print the […]

01/17/2014

Beatle Girls

Boss To Cray: Teen-Speak Then & Now

By Bill Crandall This is part of a series of essays to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first American television appearance on CBS’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” It culminates with CBS News Live Experiences’ […]

01/17/2014

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I Saw The News Today, Oh Boy

By Bill Crandall This is part of a series of essays to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first American television appearance on CBS’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” It culminates with CBS News Live Experiences’ […]

01/17/2014

The Beatles Behind-The-Scenes at The Ed Sullivan Show

Ed Sullivan: ‘Who the Hell Are The Beatles?’

By Bill Crandall This is part of a series of essays to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first American television appearance on CBS’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.” It culminates with CBS News Live Experiences’ […]

01/17/2014

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Asimov’s Predictions Vs. Reality Today

Isaac Asimov, an author and professor of biochemistry at Boston U., wrote of the 1964 World’s Fair — which looked ahead to a world without thermonuclear war — and guessed what the world would be […]

01/17/2014

Money (ClipArt)

The Price of Living: From 1964 To 2014

See what a difference 50 years makes.

01/17/2014

John Lennon

Imagine This: John Lennon On Twitter

Imagine we had this groundbreaking technology fifty years ago when a band as innovative as The Beatles were around. They would certainly take advantage of it, just as they did with every button, knob and fader at their disposal in the studio.

01/15/2014

CBS Photo Archive

Behind-The-Scenes At The Ed Sullivan Show

73 million people tuned into the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964 to watch The Beatles perform. But there were only a select few who were able to catch a glimpse of the activity […]

01/13/2014

The Beatles With Ed Sullivan

The Beatles Perform On The Ed Sullivan Show

These exclusive photos from the CBS archive of The Beatles, Ed Sullivan (in a Beatles wig!), and the crowd taken from all areas of the studio during the Fab Four’s monumental performance on February 9, […]

01/13/2014

The Beatles Live

Dissecting 4 Great Songs Minus The Music

An interesting way to listen to The Beatles music is by removing the music entirely; leaving just the vocals, that is. Paul‘s bass, John rhythm, George‘s unique style and Ringo on drums… all gone! The recording process is a long and tedious one, and fortunately, the parts that made The Beatles’ music whole can be dissected and appreciated on their own.

01/13/2014