Friday, 7 February 1964.

The Beatles arrived at 1:20 PM on Pam Am Flight 101 at America’s newly-named John F. Kennedy International Airport in Jamaica, New York.

Video compiled by Kathy Cermak YouTube 4/14/2009

Here is a sample from a 15 minute clip made from every newsreel, newsreport, raw footage, etc filmed of the boys arriving in America on […]

8 December 1980

8 December 2010

At WarmingGlow:

It was 30 years ago tonight that Howard Cosell announced the death of John Lennon during the final moments of regulation during a Monday Night Football game between the Dolphins and Patriots (Cosell’s 1974 interview with Lennon is here, the MNF clip with the announcement is here).

Over the last […]

Apple Finally Snares Beatles

Apple Gets Rights to Sell Digital Beatles Music

Ethan Smith The Wall Street Journal 11/16/2010

Steve Jobs is nearing the end of his long and winding pursuit of the Beatles catalog.

Apple Inc. is preparing to disclose that its iTunes Store will soon start carrying music by the Beatles, according to people familiar with the […]

Today is the 70th anniversary…

…of the birth of John Lennon.

John Lennon, 1974. Photo by Bob Gruen.

9 October 2010

Ann Althouse writes:

There’s a nice tribute to Lennon in today’s Google logo. An animated line drawing, with exactly what you’d expect in the audio track. Must it always be “Imagine”?

Scott at Power Line offers a […]

Revolution, August 1968

On the B side of “Hey Jude”: