It was 41 years ago today

You know, I just found out recently that my uncle attended thsi show when he was 10 years old.  I was quite mad at him for only telling me about it now.  He says he has the ticket stubs hopefully he can find them.  If he does, I’ll post them for you.  Anyway, here’s a look back at the event know as the Shea Stadium Concert.

It was 41 years ago, on August 15th, 1965, that the Beatles played their legendary concert at Shea Stadium in New York City. The show was the first on their 1965 US summer tour, and it was also the first-ever stadium rock concert. The group flew into New York on August 13th and a day later taped a five-song performance for The Ed Sullivan Show to be broadcast the following month. Sullivan returned the favor by introducing the group the next night at Shea, in front of a sell-out crowd of 55,600 fans.

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