History of the Beatles

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History & Genealogy, Music

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Sixty years ago, the Beatles released their first recording in the United States, Please Please Me. To commemorate this momentous event, Professor John F. Lyons examines the impact of the Beatles on the Chicago area. Through the use of music, video and unseen photographs, hear untold stories of the Beatles’ visits to Chicago and the unique connections between the Fab 4 and the Windy City. Sponsored by Republic Bank of Chicago.