Benson was warmly welcomed into The Beatles’ inner sanctum, resulting in some of the most intimate photographs ever taken of the band, then on the cusp of world domination. In Paris, he took the famous photograph of the Fab Four having a pillow fight at the George V Hotel
Eleanor Rigby was released on the 1966 album Revolver and on a 45 rpm single.
This video version is taken from the cartoon television series, episode # 37 (The Beatles get knocked out while carrying tons of money to the bank, and dream about the days of Robin Hood) aired in 1967.
A gallery of Ringo Starr’s images during the sixties. He joined the Beatles in August 1962, taking the place of Pete Best. In addition to his drumming, Starr is featured on lead vocals on a number of successful Beatles songs
The Beatles recorded their third and final performance for Ready, Steady, Go! on 23 November 1964
They mimed to four songs: I Feel Fine, She’s A Woman, Baby’s In Black and Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey! and were also interviewed by Keith Fordyce.
The Beatles’ First Concert in the US, February 1964 Washington, DC in the photos of Rowland Scherman.
The Beatles’ first visit to the US came in early 1964 at a time of great popularity in Britain. On 11 February 1964, the Beatles’ first US concert took place, at Washington Coliseum, a sports arena in Washington, D.C
The Beatles mimed “This Boy” for Granada TV on November 25, 1963. It was released in November 1963 as the B-side of the single “I Want to Hold Your Hand”. The song was composed while The Beatles were on tour in 1963.