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December 8, 2010

Beatlemania in Minnesota

Filed under: Item of the Day — Adam Harris @ 12:58 pm

Beatles at the Metropolitan Stadium, 1965Beatles at the Metropolitan Stadium, 1965

On August 21, 1965, the Beatles played their first and only concert in Minnesota to a packed crowd at the Metropolitan Stadium. The Minnesota Historical Society has a large number of photographs of this event.

Beatles at the Metropolitan Stadium, 1965Beatles at the Metropolitan Stadium, 1965

Twin Cities photographer Bill Carlson attended the event and brings to Beatles fans, photography aficionados, and history buffs more than 100 never-before-published photographs that document one day of the Beatles on tour in his book The Beatles! A One-Night Stand in the Heartland.

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  2. Peter Thorodsen Says:

    loved this period! There were so many things going on then.



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