Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Anybody from the press here?

On June 26th, 1966, The Beatles' final world tour reached Hamburg, West Germany. What should have been a happy return to their old stomping grounds began with a disappointing press conference rife with inane questions. As you can hear in this full 20-minute recording, John is particularly grumpy about the bizarre interrogatives posed by reporters:

If you want to learn more about the 1966 German tour (everything there is to know about it, in fact), check out this new book by Thorsten Knublauch:

1 comment:

  1. Excellent. That's very much appreciated.

    hinge71 (Ashwom)