It was 50 years ago today....


...that the Beatles played their last concert on the rooftop of Apple Records.

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/beatles-famous-rooftop-concert-15-things-you-didnt-kno...
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Been meaning to add this to the Beatles "discussion"
(unrelated to the Ram & ATMP posts).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UXnulANF8g

(It is interesting how opinions about Ram have changed over time.)
I always have preferred the first McCartney LP to Ram.  Except for Teddy Boy--what a loser that is!
If a group with the talent and originality of the Beatles formed today they'd be an instant huge success.
I still love those first two McCartneys. Paul played and sang all the parts on the first (as did Emitt Rhodes on his even better s/t 1970 debut), but had hired Studio/Jazz drummer Denny Seiwell by the time of Ram, paying him $150 a week to be on retainer. Not cool.
Every time I see/hear John singing Dizzy Miss Lizzy at the start of Live at Shea, I'm convinced he was the greatest Rock n Roller ever...Then I see/hear Jimi at Monterey doin Like a Rolling Stone and I'm convinced Jimi was the greatest Rock N Roller ever....One guy's opinion...rating "the best' at anything is pointless...Beatles bashing and saying they are/were "overrated" is a 50+ year trend that is as stupid as calling Jay-Z a genius.... Art Tatum was a genius, Roland Kirk was a genius, Charlie Parker was a genius, Jay -Z?....no....