The site of the Beatles' first US concert... | Fab Forum

Please consider registering
Guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
The site of the Beatles' first US concert...
No permission to create posts
24 June 2013
1.41pm
Avatar
DrBeatle
Hershey via Boston
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 1541
Member Since:
29 November 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Here's a cool link to some pics some photographer took of the dilapidated Washington Coliseum, where the Beatles' first US concert was held in 1964: http://www.ageowns.com/neverca.....ess/?p=958
It's now a run-down indoor parking lot, but some seats remain...it's jarring to see them and imagine the Beatles concert, as well as numerous other concerts and basketball, hockey, and boxing matches that used to take place there in its heyday. Here are some more pics: http://www.1959bhsmustangs.com/Pictoria ... ncert.htm#

"I know you, you know me; one thing I can tell you is you got to be free!"

 

Please Visit My Website, The Rock and Roll Chemist

Twitter: @rocknrollchem

Facebook: rnrchemist

 

24 June 2013
3.14pm
Avatar
fabfouremily
Sitting in an English garden
Rishikesh
Forum Posts: 2971
Member Since:
3 May 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Thanks for sharing that, it was good to look at those pictures. Shame it's just been used as a parking place now, with all the history it has. Quite sad, really.

Moving along in our God given ways, safety is sat by the fire/Sanctuary from these feverish smiles, left with a mark on the door.

(Passover - I. Curtis)

24 June 2013
3.40pm
Avatar
DrBeatle
Hershey via Boston
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 1541
Member Since:
29 November 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

It's really eerie seeing those crumbling chairs and concrete steps just hovering up there in the corners. I can't believe no one has taken one, I know I'd certainly try to if I parked there every day!a-hard-days-night-john-5a-hard-days-night-ringo-15

"I know you, you know me; one thing I can tell you is you got to be free!"

 

Please Visit My Website, The Rock and Roll Chemist

Twitter: @rocknrollchem

Facebook: rnrchemist

 

24 June 2013
7.19pm
Avatar
HeyTrud
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Carnegie Hall
Forum Posts: 554
Member Since:
14 February 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

That's a sad sight, indeed.  It's too bad when they don't keep historical buildings in good condition.  Imagine all the memories that building holds.....

"....take a sad song & make it Meilleur"....

24 June 2013
7.23pm
Avatar
parlance
Slaggers
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 7095
Member Since:
8 November 2012
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

The photos at the first link are great (the second one looks broken up and wouldn't work for me). Love the detail in the decay. Thanks for sharing.

parlance

Beware of sadness. It can hit you. It can hurt you. Make you sore and what is more, that is not what you are here for. - George

Check out my fan video for Paul's song "Appreciate" at Vimeo or YouTube.

Forum Timezone: America/Chicago

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: O Boogie, Evangeline
49 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

meanmistermustard: 18173

Ahhh Girl: 11583

Starr Shine?: 11250

Zig: 8151

Silly Girl: 7411

parlance: 7095

mr. Sun king coming together: 6980

Mr. Kite: 6132

trcanberra: 5776

Ron Nasty: 5285

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 87

Members: 3460

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 42

Topics: 3913

Posts: 215270

Newest Members:

Day Tripper, joe4, somethingsomething2, MartyMyDear, BeaCas

Moderators: Ahhh Girl: 11583, meanmistermustard: 18173, Zig: 8151, Joe: 4447

Administrators: Joe: 4447, Ellie: 3

Members Birthdays
sp_BirthdayIcon
Today: Caitie
Upcoming: None