Connie Francis was the first female superstar of Rock & Roll, but she has been ignored by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
It was a brilliant idea to release not just the Beatles’ landmark appearances on “The Ed Sullivan Show” on DVD, but the entire programs on which they appeared.
The DVD presents the programs exactly as they appeared that night and illustrations of how the pace of television has changed.
In 1960, Elvis Presley was an international star; The Beatles were unknown outside of their native Liverpool. But by the end the year, The Beatles were firmly on the way to becoming stars themselves. And though the only face-to-face meeting between Elvis and The Beatles, at Presley’s Los Angeles home on Aug. 27, 1965, was to be their most notable interaction, the two legendary acts also crossed paths in various other ways over the years.
Dive into the fascinating story of how the Beatles almost didn’t make it big in America, and how Capitol records very nearly wasn’t the record label to benefit when the Fab Four finally hopped across the pond and hit America on Feb. 7, 1964.