Beatlemania 50 years ago

• Beatlemania 50 years ago

50 years ago, the Beatles were on the top of the charts. Then there was this phenomenon - Beatlemania. The term describes the state of strong, bordering on hysteria, the love of The Beatles group. Let's see pictures of one of the most famous bands in the history and learn how Beatlemania originated 50 years ago.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

Members of the ensemble called "Beatles", "magnificent Quartet". Four became the first British group which gained popularity records and first place in the US charts.

This speech in New York, February 9, 1964. About 73 million. Viewers watched it.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

Starting with the imitation of classic American rock 'n' roll of the 1950s, The Beatles came to his own style and sound. The Beatles had a significant impact on rock music and is recognized by experts one of the most successful groups of the XX century, both in the creative as well as in a commercial sense.

Paris, January 15, 1964. From left to right: John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison. In the background is the Arc de Triomphe.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

discography includes 13 official studio albums, published in the years 1963-1970, and 211 songs.

Left - John Lennon, in the center with a guitar - George Harrison and Ringo Starr on behind the scenes in Versailles, France, 15 January 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The Beatles first concert outside the UK. Paris, January 17, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The police holding back fans. Paris, February 5, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

Liverpool - a special city in British history. Industrial center, a major port and place of entry into the country of cultural novelties. These foreign sailors brought foreign goods and, among them, the most recent records from across the ocean.

Beatles group was founded in 1960, in its structure played John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The screaming crowd of fans in New York, February 7, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The Beatles in New York, February 8, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The inception of Beatlemania considered October 13, 1963. On this day, The Beatles performed at London's Palladium. Thousands of fans, mostly teenagers, filled the concert hall adjacent to the streets in the hope, if not go to a concert, or at least just see musicians. Throughout the concert in the hall was deafening noise, almost overlapping music. After the concert, when the musicians left the concert hall, the crowd of fans, is on the street, in an attempt to see their idols arranged stampede.

Two days later, October 15, 1963 in the newspaper The Daily Mirror published an article about the concert The Beatles. the word "Beatlemania" was used in the description of the behavior of fans. The term was picked up by other media.

London hall Palladium, July 22, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The hysteria of fans at the International Airport in Los Angeles, August 18, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

After The Beatles in February 1964 arrived on tour in the US, it became apparent that Beatlemania stepped over the ocean. Soon Beatlemania was extended to other countries, including the USSR.

Fans in California, August 23, 1964. The man is forced to stop up your ears, not to hear the screams.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

In the USSR, "Melody" was officially released only the album A Hard Day's Night in 1986.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

21-year-old Paul McCartney, February 9, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

Paul McCartney (right) shows his guitar in front of Ed Sullivan Live from New York, February 9, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

Many famous rock musicians, including Russian, acknowledge that they have become established under the influence of the songs The Beatles.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

Rolling Stone magazine put The Beatles on the 1st place in the list of the greatest artists of all time. The total sales volume of media content items (CDs and cassettes) associated with the group for a long time exceeded one billion copies.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The Beatles and Cassius Clay, who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The song "Yesterday", composed by Paul McCartney, is one of the most famous works of Paul and The Beatles, became a classic of world music. According to the Guinness Book of Records for this song was created more than cover versions than any other ever written - only in the XX century, it was performed by various artists over seven million times.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

On the left - George Harrison, right - Ringo Starr.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The police hold back a crowd of fans, London, 22 February 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The Beatles at London Airport. Ahead - Paul McCartney, February 22, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

A rehearsal before the TV show at Wembley in London, April 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The drummer Ringo Starr and his wax replica at Madame Tussauds, London, 29 April 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

TV recording in the Netherlands, June 5, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

London, England, June 7, 1964. The stewardess combs George Harrison

Beatlemania 50 years ago

During the tour, the Beatles of Australia and New Zealand. The crowd of fans in Melbourne, June 16, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

Press Conference The Beatles in 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

Ringo Starr, England, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

Speech in San Francisco, August 20, 1964.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

September 18, 1964. During the second round of the Beatles in the USA.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

Beatlemania 50 years ago.

Beatlemania 50 years ago

The Beatles stopped working together in 1970, though it has at least since 1967, Paul and John were their own projects. After the collapse of each of the musicians went on a solo career. In 1980, near his home was killed by John Lennon in 2001, George Harrison died of cancer. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr continue to be creative and write music.

Beatlemania 50 years ago