By Radio.com Staff
(RADIO.COM) – Monday marks 50 years since the Beatles’ final concert. The Fab Four’s last show was held on August 29, 1966 at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park.READ MORE: BART Ridership Nears Pre-Pandemic Level Monday as Hours Expand
It had been a difficult U.S. tour for the band. On the one hand, audience screams overwhelmed the band’s performances, and on the other the group faced incredible backlash over John Lennon’s recent comments about the group being “Bigger than Jesus.”
The band performed live just one more time, in January of 1969 on the roof of the Apple building, but Candlestick marked the end of their career as touring artists.READ MORE: Dixie Fire: Thundershowers, Downdrafts Whip Up Flames; Ash Fall 'Looks Like It's Snowing In Quincy'
The Beatles knew the end was near, and Paul McCartney asked publicist Tony Barrow to record the show. Check out his recording above.MORE NEWS: Dramatic Pursuit Video: Brazen Driver Attempts To Elude Arrest By Driving Wrong Way; Two Attempted Carjackings
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