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.
Music - The Beatles Return from America - London Airport
The Beatles pictured as they came of their plane on arrival at London Airport from their American tour early today (Wednesday). (left to right) Ringo Starr in whiter jacket and black trousers, JOHN LENNON in white suit and sunglasses, GEORGE HARRISON in a "black velvet suit and PAUL McCartney, the only Beatles bachelor who denied that he was getting married. Despite the early hour about 250 screaming girl fans were on the balcony of the Queen's Building to give The Beatles a noisy welcome, from their drama-topped tour.
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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.