Daily Archives: March 7, 2012

The Beatles record radio debut 50 years ago this hour (1962)


Video: 'Dream Baby'

(Wednesday, March 7, 1962, 8:00-8:45 p.m. local time) — The Beatles recorded their radio debut tonight for the BBC Light Programme Teenager’s Turn–Here We Go at Playhouse theater in Manchester, England, wearing their newcustomed-tailored stage suits (leathers and sweatshirts wouldn’t do any longer). The performances would be broadcast the next day at 5:00 p.m. Continue reading The Beatles record radio debut 50 years ago this hour (1962)

McCartney interviewed about BBC ban on ‘Ireland’ single 40 years ago today (1972)


Video: ABC News report

(Tuesday, March 7, 1972) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney was interviewed at his London home for ABC News today concerning the BBC ban on his new single Give Ireland Back to The Irish. His band Wings is also shown rehearsing the song. Continue reading McCartney interviewed about BBC ban on ‘Ireland’ single 40 years ago today (1972)