Thursday, January 21, 2010

Detroit Rock City

On September 6th, 1964, The Beatles visited Detroit, the city where most of their favorite music of the past year originated. After the first show at Olympia Stadium, a press conference took place backstage:

They were also interviewed by various reporters and DJ's from local station WKNR-AM:

Here's some great silent footage from Olympia Stadium, including a bit of the opening act The Exciters:

Finally, some extras from WKNR's coverage:

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