Forty-five years after The Beatles’ triumphant appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, Sir Paul McCartney performed an outdoor show above the studio’s marquee for thousands of fans.
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Paul McCartney, along with Linda and the band, arrived in New York on this day. He held a press conference at the Lyceum Theater, along with a series of interviews, to publicise his forthcoming US live dates.
Two days after he returned his MBE to the Queen, John Lennon gave an interview to radio reporter Ken Zelig about the incident.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono gave a series of interviews to print reporters on this day, recordings of which still exist.
Prior to the first Let It Be session to be filmed at Apple Studios, Ringo Starr gave an interview to the BBC’s David Wigg for the radio show Scene And Heard.
Following the completion of the White Album, The Beatles spent several weeks apart, on holiday or working on their own projects. With the group unable or unwilling to pull together to promote the album, Paul McCartney gave an interview on this day to Radio Luxembourg.
George Harrison was a fan of American comic at The Smothers Brothers. On this evening he made an appearance on their CBS variety show.
George Harrison gave an interview on this day to New Musical Express journalist Alan Smith, at Apple Corps’ headquarters at 3 Savile Row, London.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono made an appearance on the fourth edition of Frost On Saturday, presented by David Frost, on this evening.
On this day Paul McCartney gave an interview to Alan Smith of the New Musical Express, in which he candidly admitted: “The truth about me is that I’m pleasantly insincere.”
While Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were elsewhere in the studio working on the White Album, John Lennon gave an interview to the BBC about the stage adaptation of his book In His Own Write.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney held a press conference at what was then the Americana Hotel at 155 West 47th Street, New York City, to promote Apple Corps in the United States.
As part of their promotional trip to the United States to launch Apple Corps, John Lennon and Paul McCartney conducted a series of interviews for newspaper reporters.
Generally perceived to be The Beatles’ first artistic failure, the Magical Mystery Tour film was disliked by critics and viewers alike. In an effort to explain the group’s creation, Paul McCartney gave an television interview to David Frost.
The Beatles were in Bangor when word came through that The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein had died. Plans were immediately made for a return to London.
On 17 June 1967, Life Magazine ran an interview with Paul McCartney in which the Beatle admitted to having taken LSD. The UK press immediately seized upon it, and two days later McCartney gave a statement to Independent Television News (ITN).
The day after their arrival in America for their final US tour, The Beatles held a second press conference at the Astor Tower Hotel, Chicago. Inevitably it was dominated with questions about John Lennon‘s comments that The Beatles’ were “more popular than Jesus“.
The day before their final US tour began, The Beatles flew from London Airport to America.
Following their first trip to India, The Beatles returned to England on this day.
The following article was published in the London Evening Standard newspaper on 4 March 1966. A fascinating portrait of John Lennon‘s home life, it was written by Maureen Cleave, a close friend to The Beatles. The piece was headlined “How does a Beatle live? John Lennon lives like this”. It grew notorious in later months… Read more »