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Up On The Roof
Today in 1969, The Beatles performed in public for the final time on the roof of Apple Studios on Savile Row in London. The idea for the "impromptu" performance had actually come several days earlier, but the roof had to be shored up to carry the weight of the band's equipment. The show became the backbone for the 1970 documentary film Let It Be, a movie which has yet to see a DVD or Blu-ray release due to surviving members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr due to scenes depicting the infighting which ultimately led to the group's demise.
After 42 minutes, London police ordered the Fab Four to end the performance, but fortunately cameras were rolling to document most of the show, which was originally meant to be a TV documentary. Attempts at posting the entire movie on YouTube have been met with removal due to copyright issues by The Beatles' record label, EMI. Some clips have remained however, and here is a snippet.............
Golden Hits Radio's Burning Question of the Day
Which legendary band, known for their stage theatrics, played their first concert together at New York's Coventry Club today in 1973?
Come back to Everything Oldies tomorrow to find the answer, and leave a Comment below with your best guess!
Yesterday's Burning Question (and Answer) of the Day
On January 24, 1967, Jefferson Airplane members Paul Kantner and Grace Slick had a baby girl. While she was later given the name China, what did they originally name her?