On February 19th, 1964, The Beatles were in the middle of a relaxing week of fun in the sun on Miami Beach. After performing live on The Ed Sullivan Show the previous Sunday, they had four free days to enjoy the warmer climes of Florida before flying back to London via New York on Friday the 21st.
One of the only interviews they granted during their precious days off was to Lee Alan, a disc jockey from Detroit's KNUZ-AM. The lads were in a happy and silly mood as they chatted about their impressions of the US and their love for Motown artists. Later that year, the interview was split across both sides of a limited-edition single, A Trip To Miami: