Fifty years ago this month, Beatle George Harrison took a break from European stardom to go someplace where no one knew him — southern Illinois.
So that was fun. I think.
This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.
Two of the greatest Chicago events this year will be on Sunday, July 31st and Monday, August 1st, when the legendary Beatle, Wings and solo artist, Paul McCartney graces the stage at Wrigley Field for the first time, with two action-packed concerts!
In 1965, the Beatles concert at Shea Stadium featured its own version of a “First Four,” before the Fab Four made history.
WXRT-93.1 FM radio will air a two-hour special on John Lennon’s final interview Wednesday night, in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of his assassination.