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Happy Birthday John

Happy Birthday John

On October 9, 1962, John Lennon celebrated his 22nd birthday.

50 Years Ago: EMI Releases First Beatles Single

50 Years Ago: EMI Releases First Beatles Single

October 5th, is an important day for faithful followers of THE BEATLES – EMI released the Beatles first single, Love Me Do c/w P.S. I Love You in 1962.

50 Years Ago: EMI Prepares for Release of First Beatles Single

50 Years Ago: EMI Prepares for Release of First Beatles Single

In mid-September 1962, EMI scheduled the release of the Beatles first single for October 5.

Happy Birthday Brian

Happy Birthday Brian

September 19 is Brian Epstein’s birthday.

50 Years Ago: The Beatles 2nd Recording Session for their 1st Single

50 Years Ago: The Beatles 2nd Recording Session for their 1st Single

On September 11, 1962, the Beatles returned to EMI’s Abbey Road studios to re-record their first single.

50 Years Ago: Beatles First Proper Recording Session

50 Years Ago: Beatles First Proper Recording Session

On September 4, 1962, the Beatles entered EMI Studios at Abbey Road for the group’s first proper recording session.

The Beatles first U.S. concert appearance

The Beatles first U.S. concert appearance

Once upon a time rock concert tickets were affordable to all fans

There may have been no British Invasion had the Beatles been on Decca

There may have been no British Invasion had the Beatles been on Decca

It’s a good thing they failed the Decca audition. Had they passed, they would have been produced by Mike Smith.

FEST FOR BEATLES FANS COLLIDES WITH CHICAGO COMIC CON

FEST FOR BEATLES FANS COLLIDES WITH CHICAGO COMIC CON

This weekend’s Fest for Beatles Fans in Chicago was a true blast from the past.

Beatle connection to the Super Bowl

Beatle connection to the Super Bowl

Beatle connection to the Super Bowl

Beatles reference in the Johnny Rivers’ song “Summer Rain”

Beatles reference in the Johnny Rivers’ song “Summer Rain”

July and August in New Orleans are known for their summer rain, which reminds me of the Johnny Rivers song “Summer Rain.”

The first Beatles song Bob Dylan heard on the radio

The first Beatles song Bob Dylan heard on the radio

John later incorporated a word learned from their police escort into a song.

A new word from their police escort, Sgt. Buddy Dresner

A new word from their police escort, Sgt. Buddy Dresner

John later incorporated a word learned from their police escort into a song.

What comedians did the Beatles see in Miami Beach?

What comedians did the Beatles see in Miami Beach?

During their stay at the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach, the Beatles saw two comedians at the hotel’s night clubs.

Song performed for Decca audition and “Get Back” rehearsal sessions

Song performed for Decca audition and “Get Back” rehearsal sessions

Decca audition and Get Back Rehearsal Sessions – and their connection to Miami Beach

SEASON PREMIERE OF HISTORY DETECTIVES TO HAVE BEATLES SEGMENT

SEASON PREMIERE OF HISTORY DETECTIVES TO HAVE BEATLES SEGMENT

Bruce Spizer gives PBS’ History Detectives a tour of the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach on their season opener.

50 Years Ago: Beatles First Visit to Abbey Road Studios – Continued

50 Years Ago: Beatles First Visit to Abbey Road Studios – Continued

More about the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first visit to Abbey Road Studios.

50 Years Ago: Beatles First Visit to Abbey Road Studios – More

50 Years Ago: Beatles First Visit to Abbey Road Studios – More

More about the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first visit to Abbey Road Studios.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Commercial Test at Abbey Road

50 Years Ago: Beatles Commercial Test at Abbey Road

June 6, 2012 is the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first visit to Abbey Road Studios.

Ringo and his fondness for New Orleans music

Ringo and his fondness for New Orleans music

After the group broke up, three of the Beatles recorded songs written by New Orleans songwriter/performers. Today’s question deals with Ringo and his fondness for New Orleans music.