50 Years Ago: The Beatles' First 'Ed Sullivan Show' Appearance

by Ultimate Classic Rock | February 9th, 2014

50 years ago currently (Feb. 9), a universe of stone song — and American enlightenment in ubiquitous — was incited upside down by a Beatles‘ mythological entrance opening on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show.’

That seeds planted by this eventuality would shortly grow out of control, and for all intents and purposes, a universe would never be a same again. As it’s been described by some-more than one overjoyed essence — before John, Paul, George and Ringo, a universe was in black and white, and after them it was in technicolor.

The Beatles arrived in America on Feb. 7 of that legendary year, and within 48 hours or so, a new epoch in girl enlightenment would begin. They initial seemed on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ on Feb. 9 for what would be a initial of 3 uninterrupted weekly appearances. Watched by over 73 million viewers, it has prolonged been mentioned as one of those ‘where were we when…?’ moments in history, and with ‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’ sitting atop a US charts, “Beatlemania” had strictly begun!

The rope achieved 5 songs: ‘All My Loving,’ ‘Till There Was You,’ ‘She Loves You,’ ‘I Saw Her Standing There,’ and finally ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’. All solely ‘She Loves You’ would seem on their initial manuscript for Capitol Records, ‘Meet The Beatles,’ expelled a integrate weeks after this appearance. Oh and only for a record, it was live, not mouth synced!

The Beatles would comparison small ‘pop culture’ in ways never dreamt of before. They desirous large kids to collect adult instruments and start bands, heading to a stone and hurl series that was a ’60′s and ’70′s. The impact of this elementary eventuality is still felt to this day. Need proof? Click a symbol next to hear Tom Petty, Billy Joel, Kiss and Aerosmith speak about how most this day meant to them, or watch Styx, Foreigner and Don Felder trade stories about a Fab Four’s attainment in a video next that.

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