Music from the Mersey | The story of pop music in Liverpool
CHANNEL | The Light Programme
FIRST BROADCAST | 22 February 1964
DURATION | 4 minutes 13 seconds
In this extract from popular radio music show 'Saturday Club', Brian Matthew interviews The Beatles by phone on their return from a successful US trip. The band describe the scene at the airport amid excited fans and recall some of their experiences on tour, including meeting Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali). This conversation took place just days before George Harrison's 21st birthday.
Pictured: Paul McCartney, John Lennon, BBC 'Saturday Club' producer Bernard Andrews and George Harrison.
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