The Beatles : 1964
23/2/64 : AFTER THEIR TUMULTUOUS WELCOME HOME FROM THE U.S.A. THE BEATLES (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT) GEORGE HARRISON, PAUL MCCARTNEY, JOHN LENNON AND RINGO STARR AT ABC TELEVISION'S STUDIOS IN TEDDINGTON, MIDDLESEX WHERE THEY WERE HAVING A BUSY DAY AT RECORDING SESSIONS FOR INDEPENDENT TELEVISION * 30/11/2001: It has been announced, George Harrison, the Beatles' quiet lead guitarist and spiritual explorer has died, a longtime family friend told The Associated Press. Harrison, who wrote While My Guitar Gently Weeps and Here Comes the Sun, was 58.
The Beatles Royal Variety 1963
The Beatles during rehearsals for the 1963 Royal Variety Performance, at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London. L-R: Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon and Ringo Starr. * 12/11/2000: The band will unleash an album widely expected to become one of the biggest sellers of all time. With 80 minutes of music on it, the album, entitled 1, is the first collection of greatest hits they have released and comes three decades after the band split. * 10/11/2001: Music fans were celebrating the 40th anniversary of Beatlemania with a night of Merseybeat sounds. Sam Leach, the promoter who organised Beatles gigs at the Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, claims the concerts were the band's first experience of the mass hysteria which came to mark their every public appearance. The first Tower Ballroom gig, which took place on November 10, 1961, attracted a crowd of 4, 100 - one of the largest ever audiences for a British Beatles concert.
Television - Ready Steady Go - 1964 - Television House, Kingsway, London
The crowds of Beatles fans outside the building had had to struggle gust to get a glimpse of their idols. But here's a girl inside Television House, Kingsway, London, who could actually talk to them - officially.She is CATHY McGOWAN, teenage adviser to the Independent television pop programme 'Ready, Steady, Go', and is seen interviewing GEORGE HARRISON at the rehearsal which preceded The Beatles' appearance. The two members of the group seen in background are PAUL McCARTNEY (left) and JOHN LENNON.
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