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The Beatles’ Rooftop Concert, 45th Anniversary of Last Live Show Coincides with 50th Anniversary of Ed Sullivan Show Debut

Photo courtesy of The Beatles One week ago, January 30th marked the 45th anniversary of The Beatles' last live show, a performance on the rooftop of the offices of Apple Corps, at 3 Saville Row, London. The concert was filmed by director Michael Lindsay-Hogg for inclusion in the film Let It Be. This week there was an excellent piece in Mojo Magazine, 20 Things You Need To Know About The Beatles’ Rooftop Concert . "A live concert had been suggested as a way to end the film and so it was that on January 30 The Beatles ascended the stairs at Apple HQ to play live together for the very last time. What followed remains one of the all-time greatest moments in pop culture…" A fabulous article. This Sunday February 9th, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles Ed Sullivan Show debut with a Grammy produced tribute concert on CBS-TV. It blows my mind to think about how much amazing music The Beatles created in the five years between these events that nicely boo