BEATLES BAY AREA 50TH ANNIVERSARY

August 15, 2014 3:12 PM

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The Beatles arrive in the United States for the first time, 7 February 1964

The Beatles wave to fans after arriving at Kennedy Airport February, 1964. (Creative Commons)

The Beatles arrive in the United States for the first time, 7 February 1964

The Beatles wave to fans after arriving at Kennedy Airport February, 1964. (Creative Commons)

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Original 1964 Interview: KCBS' Hilly Rose Sneaks In To Talk With Beatles

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Fifty years ago this week, the Bay Area was fully in the grasp of the social phenomenon known as “Beatlemania.” On August 18, 1964, the Fab Four arrived in San Francisco to play the Cow Palace, starting their first-ever true North American tour, playing 30 concerts in 23 cities. They returned two years later to play their final concert at Candlestick Park, ending their touring career forever in the same city.

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When Beatlemania Reached The Bay Area 50 Years Ago This Week, Part 1 of 2

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MORE: When Beatlemania Reached The Bay Area 50 Years Ago This Week

When Beatlemania Reached The Bay Area 50 Years Ago This Week, Part 2 Of 2

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MORE: When The Beatles Played At The Cow Palace 50 Years Ago Today

IN PHOTOS:  The Photographer  Who Captured It All

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