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Danny Tyree: The Beatles, Ed Sullivan: 50 Fab years

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We can work it out, we can work it out.

I wasn’t quite four years old at the time, so I cannot say with dead certainty that I was one of the 73 million Americans watching The Beatles make their historic first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” on Feb. 9, 1964. My mother says only that we were “probably” watching the program (presumably before the family’s weekly “Bonanza” ritual).

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