NYC Beatles exhibit

Here are the photos from the Beatles exhibit that Betsy told us about. It runs through the spring at Lincoln Center, is free, and you could take pictures! It was awesome!

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First Katie and I hit the press conference:
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Repro instruments:
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One guitar belonging to Elvis, one belonging to Buddy Holly. How cool!!!
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Beatles business card from 1960:
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An early gig booked by Pete Best’s mom:
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Set list from Grosvener Ballroom, 1960
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A letter from Stu Sutcliffe to a former girlfriend:
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They had a guitar and skiffle instruments!
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45s of My Bonnie:
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The Mersey Beat:
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Autographed 45 of Love Me Do:
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Weird (not legal) will by Brian Epstein:
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Letter from George to a fan:
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The Beatles forging each others signatures:
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1963 set list:
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This is the actual bass drum head use by Ringo on the Ed Sullivan show in February 1964!
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There is video of Paul using this exact kind of radio when they were in NYC in Feb 1964:
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The setlist from the Beatles first concert in the US in Washington, DC:
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George’s Rickenbacker 425 that he bought in the US when he visited his sister!
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The gold record for I Want to Hold Your Hand:
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Handwritten lyrics for Paul’s “What You’re Doing”:
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I would wear those sneakers:
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Paul’s Shea Stadium jacket!
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A real butcher cover. Sadly our copy of The Beatles Yesterday and Today is not.
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This was one of my fav things – this is the jacket Ringo wore on the cover of the Abbey Road Album! it was SO tiny. Like ridiculously small.
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John’s granny glasses:
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They had a drum kit where you could have Ringo teach you some drum beats!
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I can play drums, so I skipped to the last lesson and it was actually really fun drumming along with Ringo!
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Katie took a pic over my shoulder:
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There was so much more there, but this is a sample of it. GREAT exhibit!

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