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3 Things You Didn’t Know About the Beatles’ 1964 North American Tour

Meet the Beatles vinyl coverThe second time the Beatles invaded the United States in 1964, a month-long expedition that began Aug. 19, Art Schreiber was one of just two American newsmen on tour. He rode with their chartered planes, stayed in their hotels and night after night witnessed concerts where music was completely beside the point. Now 86 and on a 50th anniversary tour of his own, Schreiber recalls three things you may not know:

 

 

 

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(Find more of Art Schreiber’s reminiscences in his book Out of Sight and the radio documentary The Beatles in America – 1964)

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