The Beatles on 9th February 1964 at Studio 50 in New York, USA during their appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. The group can be seen stood with two Beatles fans and George’s sister Louise Harrison is sat to the left.
On 16 September 1963 George Harrison became the first Beatle to visit America
While the other three members of the band went on holiday to Europe, George and his brother Peter visited their sister Louise in Illinois.
Only a few weeks ago Ringo Starr, who just published a new book of photos, asked fans if they can recognize themselves in the youngsters he photographed almost 50 years before, when the Beatles arrived in USA their first trip to the US in 1964.
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
Rare and unpublished early colour photos of The Beatles on tour are to be sold at auction. They were taken during the Fab Four’s triumphant summer 1964 visit to the US, when most early photos of the band, and even films, were in black and white.