Show Business: Other noises, Other notes

It has been three years, one month and two weeks since the Beatles first rocked the U.S. That is about three years, one month and one week longer than many people thought they would last. Yet, despite occasional rumors that they will disband, the boys are still spinning out bestsellers, still at the top of the rock pile.

But they have changed. From the first mewings of I Want to Hold Your Hand, the Beatles have developed into the single most creative force in pop music. Wherever they go, the pack follows. And where they have gone in recent months, not even...

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