Before photos of The Beatles Christmas Concerts (24 December 1963 to 11 January 1964) a recap. We’ve featured great photographs of music fans screaming themselves into oblivion in Ecstatic Teenagers Screaming At Pop Concerts In The 1960s And 1970s. We are slightly disappointed that no-one in the pictures got in touch.
Flashbak aims to reveal the stories behind the pictures. If you saw one the shows below, do take a look at the gallery – it might be you in the crowd, your sister, brother or mother:
The Beatles in Seattle (August 21, 1964)
David Cassidy at London’s White City (1974)
The Rolling Stones perform at the Wimbledon Palais (14th August 1964)
The Bay City Roller in Swansea (1975)
The Beatles on location for Help (15th March 1965)
David Essex at the Belvue in Manchester (1975)
The Beatles (again) at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London (4th November 1963)
Slade at the Hammersmith Odeon, London (1974)
The Osmonds (May 1975)
The Beatles in New York (10th February 1964)
The Rolling Stones in New York (June, 1974)
David Bowie at the Hammersmith Odeon, London (July 1973)
Bay City Rollers concert at Wembey Empire Pool, London (17th November 1975)
Duran Duran at Wembley Arena in London, (December 19, 1983)
These pictures are more specific. They are of The Beatles Christmas Concert in 1963. The Beatles’ Christmas Show was a variety stage production at London’s Astoria Cinema in Finsbury Park. It ran from 24 December 1963 to 11 January 1964. Other acts on the bill were: Barron Knights and Duke D’Mond, Tommy Quickly and The Fourmost, Billy J Kramer, Cilla Black and Rolf Harris.
Is that you in the crowd?
You might be here.