Steve & Johnnie’s memories of The Beatles arrival in America
It’s hard to pick up a paper or magazine, turn on your TV or radio, troll Facebook or just about any other place on the Internet without being reminded of the fact that this Sunday night, Feb. 9, marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.
Pundits are doing what they do and weighing in with just how much of a cultural event this was and is. So, we’re going to leave that part to them. However, since, partly due to our age difference, we both have a little different perspective on that landmark Sullivan show, we thought it might be fun to share some of our individual thoughts about that night and a few other bits of “Beatlemania” that found their way into our lives.