David Bailey’s contact sheets of a photo session with John Lennon and Paul McCartney in 1965, some of the best studio images of the talented songwiters duo.
The Beatles performed at Shea Stadium in New York City, on August 15th, 1965. The concert was a milestone in musical history as one of the first major stadium concerts.
The Beatles visited Buckingham Palace to receive their MBE medals from the Queen on October 16, 1965; two years later they wore them for the album cover photograph of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Four years later John returned his in protest at British involvement in the Biafran war, Vietnam and “against Cold Turkey slipping down the charts.”