- HISTORIC PHOTO REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1964 Ed Sullivan & The Beatles Photo Print. Our museum quality prints are archival grade, which means it will look great and last without fading for over 100 years. Our print to order photos are made in the USA and each print is inspected for quality. This historic photo is a perfect addition to your themed decor. Vintage photos look great in the home, study or office. They make a perfect gift as well.
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- A LOOK BACK AT HISTORY: This is an impressive, historic reproduction of 1964 The Beatles Poster on The Ed Sullivan Show. A true piece of history. See our product description section for more fascinating information about this historic photo and its significance.
- READY TO FRAME: This unframed print includes a 0.2 inch border for a perfect frame fit and look. Our photos are designed to fit easy-to-find standard frame sizes, saving you money from having to pay for a custom frame. Each photo is inspected for quality and shipped in a rigid envelope/tube. The Historic Prints logo watermark will not appear in the printed photo.
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In 1964 the Beatles made their American debut on the popular Ed Sullivan Show with their first appearance on February 9th with some 73 million viewers, marking a cultural milestone and the start of the so-called "Beatlemania" in the United States. They would perform twice more in the same month on the 16th and 23rd, performing some of the most iconic songs of their early career, including "I Want to Hold Your Hand,""All My Living," and "I Saw Her Standing There." These performances cemented their already growing commercial success in America, and they would go on to sell 2.5 million records in the following month.
The Ed Sullivan Show began airing in 1948 and would run until 1971 and remains one of the most iconic late-night shows and represents a significant transition in American culture following World War II when families would gather around the television to enjoy new entertainers as American culture became more suburban and shifted towards a more urban environment. The Ed Sullivan Show allowed numerous performers to gain national attention, including Elvis Presley, who made his debut on the show in 1956.
The Beatles would become one of the most popular bands of the 1960s, and their legacy is unparalleled among popular musicians with a catalog that is immediately recognizable. Their American debut would transform culture and shape the politics for an entire generation as their own beliefs and values evolved. The Beatles' influence on pop music cannot be underestimated since this photograph was taken.