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50 Years Ago: CAPITOL RECORDS SIGNS DEAL FOR BEATLES

50 Years Ago: CAPITOL RECORDS SIGNS DEAL FOR BEATLES

On December 4, 1963, Capitol Records announced they had obtained the exclusive U.S. rights to recordings by the Beatles.

50 Years Ago: I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND RELEASED IN U.K.

50 Years Ago: I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND RELEASED IN U.K.

The week of November 25, 1963, started with the Beatles at Granada TV Centre in Manchester.

50 Years Ago: TALES OF TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY–THE BEATLES KENNEDY CONNECTION

50 Years Ago: TALES OF TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY–THE BEATLES KENNEDY CONNECTION

November 22, 1963, was a triumphant day for the Beatles. In their homeland, the group had dominated the record charts …Read

50 Years Ago: A WEEK WITH THE BEATLES AND PRESIDENT KENNEDY

50 Years Ago: A WEEK WITH THE BEATLES AND PRESIDENT KENNEDY

The week of November 18, 1963, started with the Beatles at EMI House in London receiving a slew of silver disc awards.

50 Years Ago: BRIAN LINES UP ED SULLIVAN SHOW APPEARANCES

50 Years Ago: BRIAN LINES UP ED SULLIVAN SHOW APPEARANCES

The real action took place in New York, where Brian Epstein lay the groundwork for the Beatles February 1964 invasion of America.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES PLAY BEFORE ROYALTY WHILE BRIAN HEADS TO AMERICA

50 Years Ago: BEATLES PLAY BEFORE ROYALTY WHILE BRIAN HEADS TO AMERICA

The group performed before British royalty at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES WELCOMED BACK FROM TOUR OF SWEDEN

50 Years Ago: BEATLES WELCOMED BACK FROM TOUR OF SWEDEN

The Beatles continued with their tour of Sweden

50 Years Ago: BEATLES BEGIN TOUR OF SWEDEN

50 Years Ago: BEATLES BEGIN TOUR OF SWEDEN

George Martin supervised a mixing session for the songs recorded the previous week for the Beatles next single

50 Years Ago: BEATLES RECORD “I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND”

50 Years Ago: BEATLES RECORD “I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND”

After a well-deserved day off, on Tuesday, it was back to work with a concert at Floral Hall in Southport.

50 Years Ago: BEATLEMANIA IS BORN

50 Years Ago: BEATLEMANIA IS BORN

The Beatles began the week of October 7, 1963 with a Monday night concert at Caird Hall in Dundee, Scotland

50 Years Ago: BEATLES RETURN FROM VACATION

50 Years Ago: BEATLES RETURN FROM VACATION

The Beatles began the month of October 1963 fresh from their two-weeks plus vacations

50 Years Ago: “SHE LOVES YOU” RELEASED IN AMERICA WHILE BEATLES ON VACATION

50 Years Ago: “SHE LOVES YOU” RELEASED IN AMERICA WHILE BEATLES ON VACATION

The Beatles were finally given a break in their schedule, allowing the members of the group to have some vacation time.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES RECORD SONGS FOR SECOND ALBUM

50 Years Ago: BEATLES RECORD SONGS FOR SECOND ALBUM

After enjoying two days off on Monday and Tuesday, the Beatles spent the afternoon and evening of September 11, 1963, recording additional songs for their second album.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES TAPE FOUR MORE SHOWS FOR BBC

50 Years Ago: BEATLES TAPE FOUR MORE SHOWS FOR BBC

The Beatles started September 1963 by recording the final three installments of their BBC radio program Pop Go The Beatles.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES IN SOUTHPORT AND SUBJECT OF BBC DOCUMENTARY

50 Years Ago: BEATLES IN SOUTHPORT AND SUBJECT OF BBC DOCUMENTARY

The Beatles spent the week performing at the Odeon Cinema in Southport.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES IN BOURNEMOUTH, SHE LOVES YOU RELEASED

50 Years Ago: BEATLES IN BOURNEMOUTH, SHE LOVES YOU RELEASED

The Beatles spent the week performing at the Gaumont Cinema in Bournemouth.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES IN WALES; SHE LOVES YOU READY TO GO

50 Years Ago: BEATLES IN WALES; SHE LOVES YOU READY TO GO

The Beatles spent the week of Monday, August 12, through Saturday, August 17, 1963, performing concerts in Wales.

50 Years Ago: BEATLES ON THE ROAD AGAIN; STRANGE HAPPENINGS

50 Years Ago: BEATLES ON THE ROAD AGAIN; STRANGE HAPPENINGS

The Beatles began the week of August 5, 1963, headlining a Bank Holiday concert .