July 10, 1964 ~ The Beatles release their 3rd album. It’s #307 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Though I know I’ll never lose affection,
For people and things that went before.
I know I’ll often stop and think about them,
In my life I’ll love you more …The Beatles, In My Life
“Rubber Soul.” Released on December 3, 1965. It’s #5 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Some interesting choices …
There’s one for the ages …
The documentary — the last Beatles movie — is released on May 13, 1970.
May 8, 1970 ~ The Beatles release Let It Be. The group has already broken up and with all the internal turmoil and politics, it’s a wonder it ever happened. It’s even moved around Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, debuting at #86 and later settling in at #388.
The greatest concert of the decade. Now you can see it and hear it … as if you were there!
George Harrison releases the film version of The Concert for Bangladesh on March 23, 1972.
Reporter: Are you a little embarrassed by the lunacy you cause?
Lennon: No, it’s great …. We like lunatics.
February 7, 1964 ~ Thanks to media coverage and a publicity campaign by Capitol Records, thousands of screaming fans greet The Beatles when Flight 101 from London lands in New York at 1:20 p.m. The scenes become iconic images of Beatlemania.