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Roy Pullam: Beatles on Ed Sullivan, 50 years
ago; some generation gaps aren’t bridged

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Beatles on Ed Sullivan. I was a senior in high school that year. Our country had been in mourning after the loss of our youngest president. We needed to change the dialogue, and the Beatles certainly did. In a matter of days we went from shell shock to awe struck.   I was sitting with Mom and Dad when Ed Sullivan changed music forever:   ”...

Roy Pullam: Beatles on Ed Sullivan, 50 years ago; some generation gaps aren’t bridged

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Beatles on Ed Sullivan. I was a senior in high school that year. Our country had been in mourning after the loss of our youngest president. We needed to change the dialogue, and the Beatles certainly did. In a matter of days we went from shell shock to awe struck.   I was sitting with Mom and Dad when Ed Sullivan changed music forever:   ”...