16th March 1964, The Beatles set a new record for advance sales in the U.S. with 2,100,000 copies of their latest single ‘Can’t Buy Me Love.’ When pressed by American journalists in 1966 to reveal the song’s “true” meaning, Paul McCartney stated “I think you can put any interpretation you want on anything, but when […]

The Beatles released the single “Let It Be” on March 11, 1970 in the US. At the time, it had the highest debut on the Billboard Hot 100, coming in at Number 6. It was written and sung by Paul McCartney. It was their final single before McCartney announced his departure from the band. Both […]

The Beatles hoped to change the world through their music. Well they did and the main man behind it was George Martin. He heard something and decided to take a chance. It changed the world. It was two years ago today that George Martin, the man who produced The Beatles music left us. George was […]

4th March 1966, John Lennon’s statement that The Beatles were ‘more popular than Jesus Christ’ was published in The London Evening Standard. “Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. We’re more popular then Jesus now; I don’t know which will go first, rock ‘n’ roll or Christianity. Jesus was alright, but his disciples were […]

The Beatles started filming their first movie, “A Hard Day’s Night,” at London’s Paddington railway station on March 2, 1964. During filming, up and coming Rock Star George Harrison met up and coming teenage actress Pattie Boyd. George fell hard for her. They would marry two years later. Or as Pattie has said, two years […]

The Beatles released the LP “Hey Jude” on Feb. 26, 1970. It was collection of non-album singles and B-sides by the Beatles. It included “I Should Have Known Better” and “Can’t Buy Me Love”, two singles released by Capitol Records whose only previous American album appearance had been on the A Hard Day’s Night soundtrack […]

It may be the most famous chord ever played in music. On Feb. 22, 1967, The Beatles were in Abbey Road Studios working on their song “A Day In The Life”. For the very end of the song, they wanted something unique. They had tried to hum a single chord but that didn’t give them […]

After seeing The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show in Feb. of 1964, just about everybody who knew how to play and instrument (and probably many more who had no clue) wanted to ‘join in a Rock and Roll band’… Billy Joel was no different. On Feb. 21, 1964, Billy joined his first rock band, […]

When The Beatles finished recording the song “Please Please Me”, producer George Martin said “Gentlemen, you have just recorded your first Number One.” On Feb 16, 1963, “Please Please Me” became the number 1 song in the UK and the first number 1 song by The Beatles. That George Martin fella was pretty smart. There […]

14th February 1961, The Beatles performed at Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool where they play a special Valentine’s Day show. Paul McCartney sang Elvis Presley’s ‘Wooden Heart, wearing a wooden heart pinned to his coat, covered with satin and embroidered with the names “John”, “Paul”, “George”, and “Pete”. The heart was raffled off, and the winner […]

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