50 Years Ago: While the Beatles on Vacation, Singles Chart
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As April 1963 drew to a close, the Beatles were enjoying a well-deserved vacation.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Continue With Concerts
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After a rare day off, the group played the Floral Hall in Southport on Tuesday, April 23.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Play Royal Albert Hall & Empire Pool
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The third week of April 1963 for the Beatles was a mix of club dates, television appearances and prestigious concert appearances.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Release and Promote Third Single
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The Beatles spent the second week of April, 1963, promoting their soon-to-be-released third single, From Me To You.

50 Years Ago: Beatles at the BEEB
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The Beatles spent a good part of the first week of April 1963 recording songs for broadcast on BBC radio, affectionately known as the BEEB.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Conclude Roe/Montez Tour
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The Beatles continued their participation in the Tommy Roe & Chris Montez tour during the week of March 18, 1963.

50 Years Ago: First Beatles Album Released
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The Beatles continued their participation in the Tommy Roe & Chris Montez tour during the week of March 18, 1963.

50 Years Ago: Beatles on Tour with Tommy Roe & Chris Montez
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On Tuesday, March 12, 1963, the Roe/Montez tour resumed with a show at the Granada Cinema in Bedford.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Record From Me To You
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On Tuesday, March 5, 1963, the Beatles recorded their third single at Abbey Road Studios.

50 Years Ago: George Martin Prepares Album; Beatles Resume Helen Shapiro Tour
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The Beatles hard work, consisting on television, radio and concert appearances, was beginning to pay off.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Continue Promoting 2nd Single
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The Beatles hard work, consisting on television, radio and concert appearances, was beginning to pay off.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Record First Album
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After playing their last lunchtime concert at the Cavern on Monday, February 4, 1963, the Beatles were back on the road with the Helen Shapiro national tour.

50 Years Ago: Please Please Me Single Released in America
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After playing their last lunchtime concert at the Cavern on Monday, February 4, 1963, the Beatles were back on the road with the Helen Shapiro national tour.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Gearing Up for First National Tour
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The Beatles started the week of January 28, 1963, with a Monday evening concert at the Majestic Ballroom in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Promote Please Please Me Single
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Vee-Jay Records was promoting Please Please Me.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Promote Please Please Me Single
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In America, Vee-Jay Records was preparing Please Please Me and Ask Me Why for single release.

50 Years Ago: Beatles in Scotland
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The Beatles began 1963 with a tour of Scotland.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Ring in New Year in Hamburg
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The Beatles celebrated the start of 1963 with a New Year’s Eve concert at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany.

50 Years Ago: Beatles spend Christmas in Hamburg
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The Beatles were in Hamburg, Germany, playing their final appearances at the Star Club.

50 Years Ago: Beatles Leave for Final Hamburg Club Dates
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On December 18, 1962, the Beatles headed back to Hamburg for a two-week engagement at the Star-Club.

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