Fifty-three years ago today, really!, The Beatles Ed Sullivan February 9 was their first live TV appearance.
Here is a link to my blog post last year on this day: Remembering The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show.
This YouTube is “The Beatles – I Want To Hold Your Hand – Performed Live On The Ed Sullivan Show 2/9/64”
& Signed Beatles Postcard
The image above upper left is a Signed Beatles Postcard Night of First Ed Sullivan Show. It has an interesting story with it over at Worthpoint.
“…is an incredible item from what is probably the most infamous/important day in RocknRoll History. A postcard signed on Feb. 9, 1964 – the night of the Beatles first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show. The day that the Beatles conquered the World.
Signed at a post concert celebration at the famous Peppermint Lounge in NYC. Very few autograph sets were signed that day. If you know your Beatles history you will remember that George was sick with the flu and even missed the rehearsals on Feb. 8. – pictures exist of Neil Aspinal sitting in for him. Paul, John and Ringo went to the Peppermint Lounge after the Feb.9 show, with George staying at the hotel. The waitress who served them was disappointed that she couldn’t get a full set of signatures on the postcard so it was sent back to the hotel for George to sign. He signed as “George”. …’
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Beatles Ed Sullivan February 9 Attribution & Thank you to the following who are referenced today —
Worthpoint – Image above and excerpt – SIGNED BEATLES POSTCARD NIGHT OF FIRST ED SULLIVAN SHOW, SOLD DATE : May 20, 2007, eBay
YouTube The Beatles – I Want To Hold Your Hand – Performed Live On The Ed Sullivan Show 2/9/64 posted by TheBeatlesVEVO, Published on Apr 7, 2016.
AnchoredScraps.com blog post: Remembering The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show, February 9, 2016, by Helen Rittersporn.