Friday, October 11, 2013

I Want To Hold Your Hand!

Keep in mind, we are always looking for photos of Bobby Hebb on tour around the world.

Photos on the Beatles' tour are especially exciting for us!

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I Want to Hold Your Hand' Turns 50: Let's Celebrate the Birth of Beatlemania

It was 50 years ago today next week that the Beatles showed the world they could play. And change pop culture forever.

"I Want to Hold Your Hand" was written on October 16, 1963, and recorded the next day. Within two months, it would be firmly entrenched at No. 1 in Britain and starting to get a little radio play across the pond. It was not much more than three months later that it reached the top of the pops in America ... paving the way for an "Ed Sullivan Show" appearance that still stands as just about the greatest example of "appointment viewing" in TV history. Here is the story behind the seminal song.


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