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TIME The Beatle Invasion!: The inside story of the two-week tour that rocked America
by Bob Spitz
The Beatles' first excursion to the United States, from February 7 to February 21, 1964, was an epochal moment in American culture. It was a musical earthquake that defined music going forward and a cultural youth quake that defined generations to come. That fourteen day window not only solidified the Beatles' careers, it reshaped our culture, and nothing thereafter was ev ...more
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In February 1964, four talented, cheeky, mop-topped English musicians landed in America, set to undertake a two-week tour and perform on the Ed Sullivan TV show. The Beatles had arrived and America - and the world - would never be the same. THE BEATLES INVASION is an entertaining, nicely-illustrated account of how John, Paul, George and Ringo conquered the hearts of young Americans, therein helping launch a youth revolution that shaped the 1960s. For aging baby boomers, Spitz's book will bring b ...more
Bob Spitz is the award-winning author of The Beatles, a New York Times best seller, as well as seven other nonfiction books and a screenplay. He has represented Bruce Springsteen and Elton John in several capacities. His articles appear regularly in magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times Magazine; The Washington Post; Rolling Stone; and O, The Oprah Magazine, among others.More about Bob Spitz...