When The Beatles Touched Down In New York On February 7, 1964 For Their First Visit To America, They Brought With Them A Sound That Hadn T Been Heard Before By The Time They Returned To England Two Weeks Later, Major Changes In Music, Fashion, The Record Industry, And The Image Of An Entire Generation Had Been Set Into Motion Coming Less Than Three Months After The Assassination Of President Kennedy, The Beatles Visit Helped Rouse The Country Out Of Mourning A Breathless And Condescending Media Concentrated On The Band S Hairstyles And Their Adoring Fans, But Their Enduring Importance Lay In Their Music, Their Wit, And Style, A Disconnect That Signaled The Beginning Of The Generation Gap In This Intriguing Cultural History, Martin Goldsmith Examines How And Why The Beatles Struck Such A Lasting Chord.Martin Goldsmith Kensington, MD , The Author Of The Inextinguishable Symphony 0 471 35097 4 , Is A Program Director For XM Satellite Radio In Washington, D.C From 1989 To 1999, He Hosted Performance Today, NPR S Daily Classical Music Program. This is one of a series of titles, discussing various historical turning points such as Columbus in the Americas, Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation and The Fall of the Berlin Wall In this book, author Martin Goldsmith looks at the Beatles first visit to America in February, 1964 There is, of course, now another anniversary of the Beatles first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, which was 50 years ago this year and was celebrated by a television Grammy special This book Thi
A tender, passionate telling of the Beatles arrival in America how their arrival played a part in the grieving process of a nation still reeling from the assassination of John F Kennedy only months before History filled with sorrow and joy a cathartic reading today. A great little book that anyone who remembers the time would enjoy immensely For those that don t remember, it may serve as a primer on how the Beatles became the Beatles and how they changed us all.
- 196 pages
- The Beatles Come to America
- Martin Goldsmith
- 19 July 2019 Martin Goldsmith