Monthly Archives: December 2014

Beat Christmas

Dec 1964 The Beatles play their Xmas Special shows at Hammersmith Odeon 38 shows over 21 nights,Special guests included the Yardbirds featuring Eric Clapton.Here’s a Christmas message to their fans in 1964: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xj2Xm4j3fAk Christmas 1958: Harry Robertson’s band  Lord Rockingham’s

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Shindig!

Shindig! was “rock ‘n’ roll…with go-go dancers” Though the show aired on ABC TV from 16 Sep ’64 – 8 Jan ’66, the final episode with producer Jack Good , was 30 Jan ’65 after disputes with ABC television executives. It wasn’t until

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