The sold-out \”Yesterday and Today\” concert was held 50 years to the minute after the Beatles played their first U.S. concert at what was then the Washington Coliseum in Northeast D.C.
The Beatlemania event at the Washington Coliseum will close streets near the venue Tuesday.
When the city editor told Mike Causey he was going to cover the first Beatles concert in D.C., he was flattered and very surprised, not to mention a little nervous, too.
WTOP\’s Katie Howard recounts her mother\’s love affair with the Beatles, from seeing the Fab Four at the D.C. Coliseum until her death.
You only have this weekend to see an exhibit of photos of the Beatles taken in 1964 by then-18-year-old photographer Mike Mitchell whose photos now sell for thousands.
Long before the phrase \”go viral\” was coined, The Beatles quickly went from being virtual unknowns in America to sensations. A Beatles historian and record executive explains how it was done.
Exactly 50 years ago, many in America were first hearing music from The Beatles. The Washington, D.C. area played a large role in fanning Beatlemania.
It seemed like a Beatles mystery – the 1963 bootleg recordings that appeared, then seemingly disappeared from iTunes.
It\’s been 44 years since the first published report of a rumor that Beatle Paul McCartney was dead. In this digital age, we asked journalism experts how the \”Paul is dead\” story might have played out if Twitter existed at the time.
It\’s been 18 years since the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. DJ Cerphe Colwell will never forget his encounter with Beatle John Lennon\’s acoustic guitar.
It\’s been slightly more than 50 years since the release of the Beatles first album \”Please Please Me,\” and now the Fab Four will take up residence in the nation\’s capital.
The Beatles were likely the most-photographed band of all time — so the idea of never-before-seen images of John, Paul, George, and Ringo seems impossible.
Gary Jacob isn\’t shy about declaring that The
Beatles single handedly changed pop music as we
The Beatles\’ album released 45 years ago features a cover
with a collage of famous
personalities and celebrities: Karl Marx, Edgar
Allan Poe, Marilyn Monroe,
Muhammad Ali and, of course, the band front-and-center.
With four of the Beatles\’ albums in the top 10, some might question whether the Rolling Stones list skews too far toward its older readers.