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    Beatles US Radio Station Promotional Material, 1964 and 1965. This historically interesting lot includes material from two radio stations and illuminates just how important radio was in connecting the Beatles to their young US fans. There are two items from station WAVZ / New Haven CT dating to February 1964: a mimeographed press release noting the station's activities during the first US visit, and a photocopy of high school newspaper from that month, including a report of how a student met the Beatles (probably at the Plaza Hotel in New York) as an invited representative of WAVZ. A much more glamorous meeting of the group befell a young listener of WRTY / Troy NY - the station sent a contest winner to London where she met the Beatles backstage at their 1964/65 Christmas show held at the Hammersmith Odeon. The station later produced a fantastic photographic archive of the promotion in the form of an oversized 14" x 11", 16-page booklet recounting her trip, entitled "Jill Meets The Beatles". The booklet is here, as well as four vintage 8" x 10" photos of the Beatles (and Jill!) at the Odeon performance. These rare and unique items are in overall Very Good condition, with wear and some soiling as expected of items of this age.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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