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Newly discovered footage from the Beatle's 1967 Magical Mystery Tour
The Beatles - 50 years since their first hit record
Released on 5 October 1962, the Beatle's single Love Me Do went to 17th place very quickly. That was 50 years ago.
It features Ringo Starr, George Harrison, John Lennon and Paul McCartney on their way to Newquay, Cornwall, which was the final destination of the Magical Mystery Tour.
Click on the following link and see this old film, newly discovered, for yourself.
Here is some background on the event and the forthcoming documentary.
Three songs from the re-mastered CD:
You might also enjoy the new Web space for all kinds of music from the BBC, if you're into music, as I am:
Early tapes from Ringo Starr's first band, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, were also found. This band, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, was a most popular group of the early Merseybeat era. If you are not up to speed on British geography, this band was from Liverpool.
And just for the fun of it, here are the Beatles' performing during 1962-1966, just before the time of the Magical Mystery Tour in 1967:
Where were you when you first heard a Beatles' album?
Where were you when you first heard Ringo Starr?