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YEAH, YEAH, YEAH IT WAS FORTY-FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY (VIDEO CLIP)
Roman Around ^ | 9 February 2009 | Andrew Roman

Posted on 02/09/2009 7:29:30 PM PST by andrew roman

Forty-five years ago tonight, one of television's most memorable moments took place - the Beatles' first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. Over 70 million viewers tuned in on that Sunday evening long ago.

Here are the first ten minutes of the original broadcast, as it aired on CBS-TV, including commercials.

This clip includes three of the five songs the Beatles performed that night.

(Excerpt) Read more at romanaround.net ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: beatles; edsullivan; popculture

1 posted on 02/09/2009 7:29:32 PM PST by andrew roman
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To: andrew roman

imho the Beattles are way over rated


2 posted on 02/09/2009 7:31:06 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom. I love sarcasim)
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To: andrew roman

If you play that record backwards you will hear, “Haey, haey, haey!”


3 posted on 02/09/2009 7:31:41 PM PST by DBCJR (What would you expect?)
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To: al baby

Beatles


4 posted on 02/09/2009 7:31:45 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom. I love sarcasim)
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To: andrew roman
Musically the Beatles were friggin great.....

Not necessarily the psychedelic stuff....some of that was good, some even excellent. but before they got stoned to write there was Rubber Soul and Revolver, masterpieces..... and without producer George Martin, they would never have been as great as they were.

some of their individual politics were atrocious. especially Lennon's (Lenin?)

5 posted on 02/09/2009 7:37:27 PM PST by Vaquero ( "an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: al baby

You must not be very old.


6 posted on 02/09/2009 7:38:44 PM PST by guinnessman
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To: andrew roman

Wasn’t that the band McCartney had before Wings? Seriously, that appearance changed my life.


7 posted on 02/09/2009 7:38:56 PM PST by Natural Law
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To: andrew roman
yoko Pictures, Images and Photos

Sadly, Yoko's talents were overlooked by Ed Sullivan and she never quite made it on the show...

8 posted on 02/09/2009 7:39:09 PM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: andrew roman

My FIL met them. He was a postman. They ran through the PO building (as cover) to catch a taxi on the other side to get away from the mobs (UK). He shared a ‘cup-a-tea’ with ‘the lads’......as he used to say (RIP).


9 posted on 02/09/2009 7:39:35 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Obama dozed.....people froze.)
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To: Vaquero

Rubber Soul, Revolver ... Yes, masterpieces.

Andrew Roman
Brooklyn, NY


10 posted on 02/09/2009 7:41:41 PM PST by andrew roman
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To: guinnessman

nope just a kid im 49 but that was all my ten years older sister used to play it sucked then and sucks now with a few exceptions


11 posted on 02/09/2009 7:41:59 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom. I love sarcasim)
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To: andrew roman
Wow! What a fun "blast from the past." Thanks!

George was my favorite.:)

12 posted on 02/09/2009 7:43:33 PM PST by MozartLover (Proud mom of a Wisconsin National Guardsman.)
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To: andrew roman

IT WAS FORTY-FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY.....Sgt. Pepper taught The Band to play!........


13 posted on 02/09/2009 7:50:55 PM PST by Red Badger (Zimbabwe has removed 12 zeroes from its currency. We need to remove ONE from the White House......)
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To: andrew roman

I’m glad they brought some happiness to some here.

To me they were long haired, dope smoking, hippies.


14 posted on 02/09/2009 7:53:05 PM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: al baby

oh SHUT UP...God, this site is so predictable with its old curmudgeons. The Beatles changed the face of music...overrated. My God.


15 posted on 02/09/2009 7:59:12 PM PST by Hildy
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To: al baby

Al Baby, maybe I was too harsh..tell me..what is your idea of great music..name me a group you think is “brilliant.”


16 posted on 02/09/2009 8:00:16 PM PST by Hildy
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To: Owl_Eagle

How old are you?


17 posted on 02/09/2009 8:01:23 PM PST by Hildy
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To: andrew roman

Thanks for reminding me. I used to think that Woodstock was the beginning of the end of Western Civilization but now believe it was that fateful day.

I always wondered why Lennon lived here if America sucked so bad. And why didn’t he voluntarily cap his income at the Obamanable $500,000 a year limit.

Ya know why? ‘Cause he was full of shit, just like the current crop of “entertainers”.

Some Marxist...


18 posted on 02/09/2009 8:01:41 PM PST by jdfromny (At what point are we officially "North Americans"?)
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To: Hildy

what part of IMHO don’t you understand


19 posted on 02/09/2009 8:01:43 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom. I love sarcasim)
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To: andrew roman

Liked theBeatles. Love the SEARCHERS!


20 posted on 02/09/2009 8:02:19 PM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: al baby

They suck . That’s why just about every song they ever recorded has been covered , and by a wide variety of artists . Yesterday alone has been covered 2500 times . They really suck .


21 posted on 02/09/2009 8:02:30 PM PST by sushiman
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To: Hildy

I wonder about some people.


22 posted on 02/09/2009 8:02:34 PM PST by Cymbaline (I repeat myself when under stress I repeat myself when under stress I repeat myself when under stres)
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To: Hildy

Oh and you can shut the H up too


23 posted on 02/09/2009 8:03:31 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom. I love sarcasim)
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To: andrew roman

My two favorite Beatles’ albums.


24 posted on 02/09/2009 8:07:13 PM PST by murron (Proud Marine Mom)
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To: PzLdr

The Animals were pretty good, too. House of the Rising Sun is a classic.


25 posted on 02/09/2009 8:08:24 PM PST by murron (Proud Marine Mom)
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To: Snickering Hound

And without Linda Eastman backup vocals the boys were really, really nothing!


26 posted on 02/09/2009 8:11:39 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Snickering Hound
The illustration to the above!


27 posted on 02/09/2009 8:13:37 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: andrew roman

Parade of the obvious, cliched and the lame!


28 posted on 02/09/2009 8:15:05 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Hildy

Im pretty much an old Curmudgeon and I love their music.

I like the Stones even better cause they were the bad boys of rock and I thought I fit into that mold better...


29 posted on 02/09/2009 8:21:31 PM PST by Vaquero ( "an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: andrew roman
If you watch the video of the Rock And Roll Circus show. When the band the Dirty Mac comes out to play and Yoko starts to sing. The look Clapton and Richards give her is priceless. The Violinist was doing his best to not break out into laughter.
30 posted on 02/09/2009 8:22:30 PM PST by JimC214
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To: Owl_Eagle
To me they were long haired, dope smoking, hippies

they ended their short career with that style. much of there early stuff was immature.... ...but their middle period (and a goodly amount of the drug induced stuff at the end) was genius.

31 posted on 02/09/2009 8:26:26 PM PST by Vaquero ( "an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: JimC214

I have ALWAYS noticed that. The performance of Yer Blues in great musically ... but Yoko was about as useful as a tootpick is to the toothless.

Andrew Roman
Brooklyn, NY


32 posted on 02/09/2009 8:27:00 PM PST by andrew roman
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To: JimC214
I do believe Ms. Ono was the inspiration for this snack food......


33 posted on 02/09/2009 8:29:24 PM PST by Vaquero ( "an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Vaquero

Revolver is the best The Beatles did - hands down. Mature and succinct. One for the ages.


34 posted on 02/09/2009 8:30:05 PM PST by numberonepal (Don't Even Think About Treading On Me)
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To: al baby

over rated? lol compared to whom? one way to put this into context is to examine the slop that was on the radio when the Beatles came out. The Beatles not only created a genre but led and influenced quite a few bands. Not bad for about a 8 year career.


35 posted on 02/09/2009 8:30:36 PM PST by plain talk
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To: sushiman
They suck . That’s why just about every song they ever recorded has been covered , and by a wide variety of artists . Yesterday alone has been covered 2500 times . They really suck .


36 posted on 02/09/2009 8:31:45 PM PST by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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greatest band ever...thanx for still stirring my heart and inspiring me...


37 posted on 02/09/2009 8:33:42 PM PST by raygunfan
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To: Vaquero
I respectfully disagree somewhat with what you said.

Their early hits - like Please Please Me and From Me To You - may seem "immature" compared to their great middle period (Rubber Soul, Revolver) - but at the time of their releases, they were quite fresh. In fact, songs that followed those two hits, like I Want To Hold Your Hand and I Feel Fine were considered structurally progressive and quite innovative for 1964 - far ahead of what most were doing.

Otherwise, I agree wholeheartedly with what you said.

Andrew Roman - Brooklyn, NY

38 posted on 02/09/2009 8:34:54 PM PST by andrew roman
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To: al baby
Al, you wanted people here to know your opinion which is different than the majority of people IN THE WORLD...so you must think your opinion is somehow...let say, IMPORTANT. Just putting it in it's proper perspective here.

If you had said, I didn't care for their music, or it wasn't my cup of tea..that I can understand. But by saying they were "overrated," makes your standard the one that all is measured by. A little bit much, don't ya think?

39 posted on 02/09/2009 8:35:04 PM PST by Hildy
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To: plain talk

..And in America, they were together as a band for only six years.

Twenty number one hits and 18 number one albums during that span.

Not bad.

Andrew Roman
Brooklyn, NY


40 posted on 02/09/2009 8:37:34 PM PST by andrew roman
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To: andrew roman

Was it really that long ago? Boy, that makes me feel old, but I do remember getting to see them on the Ed Sullivan Show.


41 posted on 02/09/2009 8:37:43 PM PST by TruthConquers (Delendae sunt publici scholae)
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To: Hildy

No what I got was a bite I love to get some of you all riled up I find humor in it Thank you for playing


42 posted on 02/09/2009 8:56:43 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom. I love sarcasim)
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To: al baby

it sucked then and sucks now with a few exceptions...

I’d love to know what music you do like.


43 posted on 02/09/2009 10:25:10 PM PST by Gigantor (Sunni or later, shiite happens...)
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To: al baby

I’m 51 and I SO AGREE with you. Do you know what it would take to reunite the Beatles? 2 more bullets.
Flame away but at least play “Time of the Season” by the Zombies while you do.


44 posted on 02/09/2009 11:35:58 PM PST by BruceysMom
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To: Hildy

Too young to have been listening to music in the era they were active in (I could tell you exactly, but trust me, we’d BOTH feel old).
As I said, that’s great that some folks really enjoyed their music, but to the censuses behind them, there’s a much different perception.


45 posted on 02/10/2009 5:41:08 AM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: BruceysMom

Your Bad


46 posted on 02/10/2009 6:36:05 AM PST by al baby (Hi mom. I love sarcasim)
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To: andrew roman

yeah. and pioneers on many fronts. I highly recommend Geoff Emericks book. Geoff was the Beatles recording engineer starting with Revolver. George Martin gets a lot of deserved credit for their rich sounds but credit also should go to Geoff’s mic and ground-breaking recording techniques, e.g. vocals through leslies, using speakers as microphones, etc. The Beatles pushed the envelope not only in their writing and performance but through demanding it of those who worked for them.


47 posted on 02/10/2009 5:00:20 PM PST by plain talk
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