The Beatles' U.S. Invasion
A cultural milestone 50 years later: The Fab Four's 1964 appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show"
The Beatles: When a generation of musicians found themselves
Billy Joel, Steve Van Zandt, David Crosby and others discuss how the Fab Four influenced their musical careers
When The Beatles changed everything
Four young musicians from Liverpool arrived in the U.S. in 1964 - and the second half of the 20th century began
The Beatles, by the numbers
"Sunday Morning" digs into data surrounding the Fab Four
Transistor radios: The technology that ignited Beatlemania
The transistor radio was the technological spark that lit the fuse of teen culture in the '60s
Beyond the ordinary: From mop tops to hippie chic
The Beatles' style wasn't androgynous, except in the narrowest terms of the time, but it implied pansexuality
The Beatles fight bigotry in America
The boys grew up in an atmosphere of sometimes harsh religious and racial intolerance, but all four rose above it
The Beatles encounter a segregated America in 1964
During their first American tour, in 1964, The Beatles refused to play at segregated venues in the South. Longtime radio and TV reporter Larry Kane traveled with the band to every stop on that tour, and interviewed Paul McCartney about the controversy.
Lost Beatles photographs found
Writer Adrienne Aurichio tells the story behind photojournalist Bill Eppridge's long-lost Beatles archive
Paul McCartney's "Loving" muse
Actress Jane Asher served as a regular muse for Paul McCartney, inspiring many Beatles songs
Stars line up to pay tribute to The Beatles
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr joined by other top musical acts for the taping of a CBS special honoring the Fab Four's legacy
Stars celebrate 50 years of The Beatles
Some of music's top artists joined Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' U.S. TV debut
The Beatles' record-breaking 1964 North American tour
Writer Chuck Gunderson says America had never seen anything like The Beatles' first coast-to-coast concert tour
Three things that helped spark Beatlemania in 1964
Writer Bruce Spizer recounts how a 15-year-old letter-writer helped ignite Beatlemania in America
Great Beatles one-liners
Journalists tossed curveballs at the Beatles, and John, Paul, George and Ringo had no problem swatting them back
Motown really had a hold on the Beatles
Like the rest of the world in the early '60s, all the Beatles were entranced by the sounds pumping out of Berry Gordy's hit factory
Brian Epstein: The fifth Beatle
Writer Vivek J. Tiwary brings the story of Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein to life with graphic novel
Meet the Beatles: "Alley Cats in Agony"
The Beatles may have first waved to America from the steps of Pan Am Flight 101, but not everyone at JFK Airport on Feb. 7, 1964, waved back
The Beatles' haters: Not everyone was a Fab Four fan
When John, Paul, George and Ringo landed in the U.S. in 1964, they were met with a mixed reaction.
The Beatles are here! How the Fab Four captivated America
Writer Penelope Rowlands looks back on Beatlemania 50 years ago with help from Cousin Brucie, Bruce Springsteen and more
The Beatles: Where did you get that hair?
Little did the Beatles know the effect their moptops would have on music and the broader culture
CBS News reports on the Beatles in 1963
As the word "Beatlemania" spread across British newspapers, CBS News' London correspondent Alexander Kendrick decided to take a look
"Who the hell are the Beatles?"
Before "American Idol" and "American Bandstand," there was "The Ed Sullivan Show," which brought the Fab Four direct to America's living rooms and hearts
The earliest strain of Beatlemania
Five decades before Bieber Fever crept over the Canadian border or One Direction Infection slid across the Atlantic, Beatlemania stormed the U.S.
A taste of Beatlemania in the 1960s
In 1963, CBS News characterized Beatlemania as an "epidemic" that had "seized" Britain's teenage population. Soon, it would "infect" America.
How to speak teen: Then and now
In 1964, as today, British and American teens had different words for nearly everything worth talking about
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