Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Meet The Beatles

Here’s a contemporaneous account of The Beatles arriving in America, from the New York Times, Feb. 8, 1964. (The link below is a pdf.)


Ah, things were more innocent then. If you can overlook Vietnam, assassinations, nuclear war, and Jerry Lewis. Fun reading, though.


4 comments on “Meet The Beatles

  1. J. S. Collyer
    February 5, 2014

    Aw, I love what they call ‘long hair’ ❤

    • Kevin Brennan
      February 5, 2014

      “I love [Beethoven]. Especially his poems.”


  2. John W. Howell
    February 5, 2014

    I was a Senior in college and remember it well.

    • Kevin Brennan
      February 5, 2014

      I wish I’d been a bit older at the time! I didn’t clue in to the Fab 4 till “Hey Jude.” Of course, I did a lot of retrospective research to catch up… 🎸

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