The Beatles released their very first single, which became their very first hit single, on this day in 1962.  Fifty years ago today.

They started recording the single on September 11…



  1. Kristabel Reed October 5, 2012 at 10:16 am

    I saw a segment on BBC where they had teens and twenty-somethings listen to the song. Some didn’t know what it was or who sang it. Some liked it some didn’t. Interesting piece!

  2. Tracy October 5, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    Hi Kristabel:

    It’s amazing how much we take for granted that teenagers have yet to get around to experiencing, isn’t it?

    No wonder they have to put on such attitude all the time. They’re covering up a whole lot of ignorance under the sophistication.

    Really interesting clip!!!

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