This was back in the day, of course, when songs were put on vinyl.
By the time the band made its famous first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show on Feb. 9, 1964, I Want To Hold Your Hand was "in the midst of a seven-week run at No. 1," he adds. More than 2 million copies of the single had been sold in the U.S. and it was still flying off shelves.
Beatlemania was in full swing.
We hope you enjoy the clip, and perhaps dig out that old single for a fresh listen.
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