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  • Rob Hiaasen: Paul is still not dead

    The very true and very unofficial history of the Beatles on the 50th anniversary of their American live television debut: Feb. 9, 1964. It's time. Come on, come on. Turn on Ed Sullivan. We gather around the TV set - a black Zenith the size of a freight...
  • Music Box: Believe for just the night when Bruce in the USA visits Rams Head On Stage

    Matt Ryan does Bruce as good as anybody (except "The Boss" himself, of course). He's fired up and ready to rumble down Thunder Road to Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis for a show as Bruce in the USA on Friday (8 p.m.). Ryan is a veteran of Vegas where...
  • Our say: The Beatles started an era, as we looked elsewhere

    If you go by the media attention in the last few days, the only important thing that happened 50 years ago - on Feb. 9. 1964 - was that 73 million Americans tuned in to watch the first stateside appearance of the Beatles on "The Ed Sullivan Show."...
  • LIVELY ARTS

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Articles for Lively Arts must be submitted in writing to the Bowie Blade-News, 2000 Capital Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401, or by email to bkoepper@bladenews.com at least two weeks before publication date. Items should include the time, date...
  • It was 50 years ago today... Anne Arundel remembers the birth of BEATLEMANIA!

    Fifty years ago today, Ed Sullivan introduced to America four youngsters from Liverpool who called themselves The Beatles. Some 73 million Americans watched - nearly half of all homes with a TV, according to Nielsen ratings. Teenage girls kissed their TV...
  • The Fab Four came to America 50 years ago with the help of a Maryland teenager

    oday marks 50 years since the Beatles first appeared in America on "The Ed Sullivan Show" to the delight of 73 million TV viewers primed to be entertained. Although Beatlemania had already overtaken the United Kingdom, it might not have spread to the...
  • Michael Frontani: The fantasic fortunes of failure

    On Feb. 9, 1964, an unprecedented 73 million viewers tuned in to "The Ed Sullivan Show" to watch the Beatles make their live American debut before a studio audience packed with screaming teenage "Beatlemaniacs." Youth aside, for most people the lovable...
  • Still Fab After All These Years

    Still Fab After All These Years
    Fifty years ago this month, America was in the throes of a condition that not only defined the 1960s, but was what National Geographic calls "a prominent cultural influence to this day." It was Beatlemania. Many associate the beginning of Americans'...
  • Kumar Pallana dies at 94; character actor discovered by Wes Anderson

    Kumar Pallana dies at 94; character actor discovered by Wes Anderson
    Before Wes Anderson directed his first feature film, he'd hang out at an eclectic coffee shop in Dallas where he met a 70-something yoga teacher — Kumar Pallana — who was like a one-man Ed Sullivan variety show. To entertain customers in the...
  • Interview: 'Late Show' a great show for comedian Pat McGann

    Interview: 'Late Show' a great show for comedian Pat McGann
    They say you only get one chance to make a first impression, and for Morgan Park resident Pat McGann, that one chance took place last week on “Late Show with David Letterman.” The 37-year-old comedian flew out to New York to make his network...
  • Beatles American invasion celebrated at Northampton Community College

    Beatles American invasion celebrated at Northampton Community College
    The sternly worded notice on the squadron bulletin board said that Beatles haircuts absolutely, positively would not be tolerated at Kadena Air Base, on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa. That notice left most airmen scratching their heads. There'...
  • What the critics wrote about the Beatles in 1964

     What the critics wrote about the Beatles in 1964
    Today, the Beatles hold an exalted place in the history of rock 'n' roll. But 50 years ago, when they first crossed the Atlantic to perform in the United States, the reaction was decidedly mixed. Here is a sampling of what the critics were saying. Los...