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  • FILE - In this Feb. 9, 1964, file photo, The Beatles, from left, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr on drums, and John Lennon perform on the CBS "Ed Sullivan Show" in New York. The Beatles made their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," America's must-see weekly variety show, on Sunday, Feb. 9, 1964, and officially kicked off Beatlemania. (AP Photo/File)

    AP WAS THERE: The Beatles invade America in 1964

    EDITOR'S NOTE: In February 1964, the Beatles took America by storm, and rock 'n' roll was never the same.


  • FILE - In this May 25, 1964 file photo, the Beatles' George Harrison, left, and John Lennon, are seen aboard an airplane in Los Angeles, before leaving for London. In the fall of 1963, Harrison spent two weeks visiting his sister Louise Harrison in Benton, Ill., making him the first Beatle to come to the United States. That vacation was five months before the group's landmark live appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" launched the British invasion. While in Illinois, Harrison and the Beatles were virtually unknown in America, explaining why he enjoyed anonymity in 7,000-resident Benton. (AP Photo/File)

    Ex-Beatle's sis recalls his Ill. visit pre-fame

    Not long after settling in southern Illinois in 1963, an ocean from her native England, Louise Harrison Caldwell trudged from one radio station to the next lobbying for air time for her brother's quartet. Revered in Britain, the group was virtually unknown in America - and her promotion fizzled.


  • Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr perform at The Night that Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles, on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Zach Cordner/Invision/AP)

    Stars line up to pay tribute to The Beatles

    There's an easy way to give pop music's most performance-hardened stars a case of the butterflies: Ask them to perform in front of The Beatles.


  • ** FILE ** In this July 19, 2005, file photo, Indian musician Ravi Shankar performs during the opening day of the Paleo Festival, in Nyon, Switzerland. Shankar, the sitar virtuoso who became a hippie musical icon of the 1960s after hobnobbing with the Beatles and who introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over an eight-decade career, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Keystone, Sandro Campardo, File)

    Ravi Shankar: Indian sitar virtuoso dies at 92

    With an instrument perplexing to most Westerners, Ravi Shankar helped connect the world through music. The sitar virtuoso hobnobbed with the Beatles, became a hippie musical icon and spearheaded the first rock benefit concert as he introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over nearly a century.


  • Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar dies at 92

    The kids at first didn't seem to know how to respond as Ravi Shankar began his four-hour set on the final afternoon of the Monterey Pop Festival, in the fabled summer of 1967.


  • Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar dies at 92

    Ravi Shankar, the sitar virtuoso who became a hippie musical icon of the 1960s after hobnobbing with the Beatles and who introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over an eight-decade career, has died. He was 92.


  • Indian sitar virtuouso Ravi Shankar dies at 92

    Ravi Shankar, the sitar virtuoso who became a hippie musical icon of the 1960s after hobnobbing with the Beatles and who introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over an eight-decade career, has died. He was 92.


  • Agent: Comic actor Victor Spinetti dies age 82

    Victor Spinetti, a comic actor who appeared in three Beatles movies and won a Tony on Broadway, has died, his agent said Tuesday. He was 82.


  • Photographer who captured rock's golden age dies

    Photographer Barry Feinstein, who captured behind-the-scenes images from rock's golden age and shot iconic album covers for Bob Dylan and George Harrison, died in upstate New York on Thursday. He was 80.


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