- Ensemble – The Beatles
Collection: Audio Tape Collection: American Archive Pilot Project Grant
Description Abstract: This program featured The Beatles in concert in Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada on August 22, 1964. As part of The Beatles Canadian Tour, the performance was held in the Empire Stadium with 20,621 fans in attendance. The scene was chaotic even with the police attempting crowd control and the music was barely audible over the noise of the crowd. The concert lasted 28 minutes and the group earned $48,000 for the performance. The Beatles managed to get on and off stage safely but over 200 fans were hurt in the mayhem. The program included commentary.
Contributor: WYSO FM 91.3 Public Radio
Contributor URL: http://www.wyso.org