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: 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: The Beatles Record their Second Single
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Please Please Me is an exciting rocker propelled by superb drumming from Ringo.