At 8 p.m. on Feb. 9, 1964 an unheard-of 60% of American TVs tuned to CBS to see The Beatles on Ed Sullivan.
In my opinion The Beatles are the most important band in rock history. They have influenced a generation of musicians and artists. John, Paul, George and Ringo are what rock stars look like.
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