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Beatlemania: When the Fab Four took over the world

by Dave Thompson — 45 years ago, the phenomenon we know as Beatlemania truly started, and while the band had already been top of the pops in Britain and Europe for more than a year before they arrived in America, it was only with their conquest of America that they could truly take on the world.

Creedence Clearwater Revival on TV in ’69

Creedence Clearwater Revival was a steady presence on the radio throughout 1969, and the red-hot band was a television mainstay that year, too. CCR drummer Doug Clifford has vivid memories of the band’s three TV appearances in ’69.