The Beatles Celebrate 50 Years of Globe-Sweeping Beatlemania with 'The U.S. Albums' - a New 13CD Beatles Collection - and two-hour primetime special "The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY® Salute To The Beatles"
By the end of 1963, before The Beatles' American arrival, "Beatlemania" had already sprung forth across the Atlantic to take root in the U.S. Radio stations across the U.S. began to play The Beatles' latest U.K. singles in almost non-stop rotation, trying to meet an insatiable listener demand.
On February 7, 1964, The Beatles arrived at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, greeted by scores of screaming, swooning fans who rushed the gate to catch a glimpse of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr as they took their first steps on American soil. Two nights later, on Sunday, February 9, 74 million viewers in the U.S. and millions more in Canada tuned in to CBS to watch The Beatles make their American television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
THE U.S. ALBUMS RELEASE:
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of these history-making events, The U.S. Albums, a new 13CD Beatles collection spanning 1964's Meet The Beatles! to 1970's Hey Jude, will be released January 20 (January 21 in North America) by Apple Corps Ltd./Capitol. The Beatles' U.S. albums differed from the band's U.K. albums in a variety of ways, including different track lists, song mixes, album titles, and art...
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You will be able to pre-order the U.S. albums and the U.S. boxset from the official Beatles stores and from your local retailer:
US STORE: http://thebeatles.shop.bravadousa.com/
UK STORE: http://www.thebeatlesonline.co.uk/
JAPAN STORE: http://www.thebeatles-store.jp/
BRAZIL STORE: http://bandup.tray.com.br/loja/loja-3.
The official Beatles stores will taking pre-orders for the box set, and exclusive merchandise bundles will shortly be available.
A GRAMMY SALUTE TO THE BEATLES:
The Recording Academy®, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS have announced "The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY® Salute To The Beatles," a two-hour primetime entertainment special to air Sunday, February 9 at 8pm ET/PT, precisely 50 years to the day, date and time of The Beatles' groundbreaking debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show." The special broadcast will feature performances of Beatles songs by many of music's biggest stars in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound.http://youtu.be/4eyQ0ME0FRU