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The Beatles played their legendary first concert in the U.S. at the Washington Coliseum in D.C. on February 11, 1964. Their train rides between New York and D.C. were cataloged by media, as well, and the Beatles did not fail to entertain on the way.


Four individual Capitol Records photos from the 16 Magazine Archives are framed here: 1) John Lennon sitting with his first wife, Cynthia, who is wearing a dark wig; 2) Ringo posing wearing a cowboy hat and western dress shirt; 3) George Harrison lying down in an overhead luggage rack; and 4) Paul McCartney eating a hamburger and drinking a carton of Borden's milk.


At the center of the frame is an original Tollie Records #9001 45RPM single release of "Twist and Shout," released in the U.S. March 2, 1964. "Twist and Shout" was the only million-selling Beatles single that was a cover song, as it was written by Phil Medley and Bert Berns.



31" x 35"

The Beatles Train Ride to Washington D.C. 1964 & "Twist and Shout" 45

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