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Ed Sullivan’s Talent Coordinator Talks Beatles Debut

Talent coordinator for the Ed Sullivan Show, Vince Calandra, shares what it was like on February 9, 1964 when the Beatles first appeared in the United States. By the end of January 1964, the show had 50,000 requests for tickets and only 720 seats. Find out if the Beatles were surprised by the reception given and listen to Calandra’s description of an unpleasant moment between Sullivan and the Beatles’ manager.

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