The Beatles - Tell Me What You See: The Ultimate Guide to John, Paul, George & Ringo on TV and Video by Peter ChecksfieldFrom The Beatles’ performance of ‘Some Other Guy’ at The Cavern in August 1962, to Paul McCartney’s video for ‘Who Cares’ in December 2018, this book lists every known TV performance, promotional video and live concert telecast by The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
Aimed at both casual fans and fanatical collectors, this very readable book also includes chart positions, band line-ups, anecdotes and more, as well as featuring spin-off groups like The Plastic Ono Band, Wings, The Traveling Wilburys and The All-Starr Band.
The author of the acclaimed ‘Channelling The Beat! (The Ultimate Guide to UK ‘60s Pop on TV)’ and ‘Look Wot They Dun! (The Ultimate Guide to UK Glam Rock on TV in The ‘70s)’, Peter Checksfield has been collecting and researching music TV footage for nearly 40 years. He now puts that knowledge and experience into ‘The Beatles – Tell Me What You See’, which really is The Ultimate Guide to John, Paul, George & Ringo on TV and Video!
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Available on: A Hard Day's Night. The Beatles mimed to it in front of screaming fans at the Scala Theatre, London, on 31 March For reasons unknown, John Lennon's vocals in the film are different from either the mono or stereo studio versions. It took the group eight takes to perfect. No, the piano is clearly there, especially the low octaves are well audible maybe he plays only the bass notes.
Email us. For several weeks American radio stations had been saturating the airwaves with Beatles music. The power of radio had led to sales of millions of Beatles singles and albums. For weeks, the country had been warned "The Beatles Are Coming! But the big event was The Beatles' first live appearance on American television, which took place on the country's most popular variety program, "The Ed Sullivan Show". The excitement began shortly after 8 p. EST when Sullivan gave his famous introduction: "Now yesterday and today our theater's been jammed with newspapermen and hundreds of photographers from all over the nation, and these veterans agreed with me that the city never has the excitement stirred by these youngsters from Liverpool, who call themselves The Beatles.
At Beatles anniversary time, the stories write themselves. It turns out that ranking the songs recorded by the Beatles in the s is easy; you put the worst one at the top, and the best one at the bottom. In the U. There was also a flurry of non-album singles throughout those years, collected in different ways in the U. EMI also released a number of four-song EPs in Britain, particularly early on, but only one of them, Long Tall Sally , contained songs not available in other forms. Releases in the U.
John Lennon - Paul McCartney. One reason given for the outstanding durability of The Beatles' career has been thought by many to be the positive message they continued to portray in their songs. The innocence and fun of their lyrics, especially in , were no doubt the catalyst to their irresistible charm. Many times, though, if you really listened, the message wasn't all that positive. On the surface, the song "Tell Me Why" appears to be an energetic rocker with all the ingredients of a feel good Beatles song. It will usually take a suggestion from someone that you listen carefully to the lyrics before you realize that the song actually depicts a man complaining to his significant other about the aggravation they are causing.