A long-lost Beatles demo disc sent to Cilla Black has been rediscovered 52 years later. It’s for You is a song Paul McCartney (credited Lennon-McCartney) penned in 1964. Paul McCartney had recorded his own version on a 7 inch Dick James demo disc.
The Beatles toured Australia in 1964. A couple of months before their arrive, Binny Lum made an interview in London with George, John and Ringo.
The Beatles horse-riding with Brian Epstein at Reed Pigman’s ranch in Alton, Missouri, September 19, 1964. Photographs by Curt Gunther
The Beatles performed two concerts on 7 September 1964 at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Canada.
The Beatles arrive in Wellington on 21 June 1964. 7000 fans turn up at the airport. The event is documented in one of the earliest colour clips of the Beatles which has never been seen before.
Here’s a chronology of the Beatles’ visits in Birmingham in the 60s and a gallery of images. The Beatles first visit in Birmingham was in 1963, the last on December 9, 1965.