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Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Geezer on Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:07 pm

http://www.forgottenhits.com/who_played ... in_america
I didn't know there was a D.C. Djay that jumped the gun and played unauthorized release of a Beatles record. I remember hearing them in January 1964 on a NY station by a disc jockey who went by the air name of cousin Brucie. I was a HS sophomore; it was a real exciting music time. I remember a lot of girls having Beatles pictures taped up on the inside of their lockers. I had a cheap pocket size transistor radio and it seemed like every third song played was a Beatles record.
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Gaucho on Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:15 pm

Their first album was released in March 63. Their first single in 61. :cool:

But you can never have enough Beatles threads.

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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Gaucho on Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:17 pm

Their first US released album was Introducing the Beatles, right?
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby columbia on Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:20 pm

Oh, I want to join in on this.





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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Gaucho on Sun Jan 12, 2014 1:27 pm

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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:26 pm

Love this thread...
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:37 pm

Love love me do...
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby penny lane on Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:40 pm

yeah, yeah, yeah! We need more Beatles, less letang. ;) A Beatles roundtable is in our future. 8-)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWO5x91sqj0 vids from the beatles arrival at Idelwild airport... and it all begins.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNfy6s8JMHU after the ed sullivan show, at the peppermint lounge with the ronnettes.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murray_the_K in the beatles anthology~ best Beatle history~ George Martin talks about the beatles releases on a VJ disc. Didn't do much here. Urban myth, Ed Sullivan heard rumblings and wanted to meet them for his show. Lots of money spent on publicity to get folks at the NYC airport, news, magazines.

1/30~ 45th anniversary of their last concert on the rooftop http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1TEkGFbdpk
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby PghSkins on Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:45 pm

Cousin Brucie is on Sirius 60s on 6 now.

Goo goo goo joob.
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby PensFanInDC on Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:08 pm

Best. Band. Ever.
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Gaucho on Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:50 pm

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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby FreeCandy44 on Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:52 pm

Penny got it...more Beatles and less Letang.
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby columbia on Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:54 pm

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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Willie Kool on Sun Jan 12, 2014 3:57 pm

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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby BigMcK on Sun Jan 12, 2014 5:20 pm

Did any one of them love being a Beatle as much as those that loved the Beatles?

Does that make sense?
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Kaizer on Sun Jan 12, 2014 5:42 pm

They sucked.



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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Lt. Dish on Sun Jan 12, 2014 5:48 pm

Gaucho wrote:


Woefully underrated cover, imo.

This thread...love it.

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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Lt. Dish on Sun Jan 12, 2014 5:49 pm

BigMcK wrote:Did any one of them love being a Beatle as much as those that loved the Beatles?

Does that make sense?


Completely uninformed observation, but I think Ringo did. I think he still does.
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Tico Rick on Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:00 pm

Strawberry jam.
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Lt. Dish on Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:02 pm

Everybody's got something to hide except for Sutter and... nvm. :oops: :face:
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby skullman80 on Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:15 pm

Kaizer wrote:They sucked.



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:thumb: :thumb:
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Gaucho on Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:19 pm

At least say they're overrated.
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby skullman80 on Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:31 pm

I can agree they are talented musicians, but they do nothing for me. Unlike Nirvana who both suck and have no talent.

Better? :-)
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Gaucho on Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:32 pm

Yes. :cool:
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Re: Beatles 50th Anniversary Thread

Postby Geezer on Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:41 pm

Gaucho wrote:Their first album was released in March 63. Their first single in 61. :cool:

But you can never have enough Beatles threads.


I'm talking about in the U.S. They'd appeared in Germany, replaced a drummer and were wildly popular in Great Britain before anyone heard of them here. The first song hitting radio here was after quite a few hits in Britain.
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