A look at the music and artists from rock n’ roll’s 2nd decade (1964 – 1973) and those who are still carrying on that sound today. We know it's only rock and roll, but we like it, like it, yes we do.
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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
OTD (1965) - The Beatles Play Shea Stadium
These days it’s no surprise when your favorite superstar rock band plays a ballpark or stadium. But for those of you too young to have lived through Beatlemania, step into our time machine and come back 52 years with us.
Rock music was still far outside the mainstream. Rock concerts were rather rare events. But in the mere 18 months since The Beatles had first arrived in America in February 1964 they’d had five #1 hits and the landscape was rapidly changing.