Wednesday, August 19, 2015

August 19, 1966 8th Date of Beatles Tour

Beatles with Bobby Hebb, 8/19/1966

Eighth date of the Beatles' final tour

The eighth date of The Beatles' final tour took place at the Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, where they performed two concerts. 

This iconic photo of the Beatles and Bobby Hebb was taken in Memphis


The Coliseum was able to accommodate 13,300 people. For the first show, which began at 4pm, The Beatles were seen by 10,000 people; the second started at 8.30pm and was attended by 12,500.
The support acts were The Remains, Bobby Hebb, The Cyrkle and The Ronettes. The Beatles' set for both shows consisted of 11 songs: Rock And Roll Music, She's A Woman, If I Needed Someone, Day Tripper, Baby's In Black, I Feel Fine, Yesterday, I Wanna Be Your Man, Nowhere Man, Paperback Writer and Long Tall Sally.

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