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For Mexico’s ‘Beatlemaniacos,’ All You Need Is Nostalgia – The New York Times

For Mexico’s ‘Beatlemaniacos,’ All You Need Is Nostalgia – The New York Times

December 02
09:16 2016

MEXICO CITY — When it comes to the Beatles, Mexicans just can’t seem to let it be.The group split up in 1970, but it might as well have been yesterday for the masses of fans who come together whenever they can to celebrate John, Paul, George and Ringo.Mexico City’s top classic-rock radio station dedicates two hours every weekday to Los Beatles. The second of two lengthy museum exhibits here of Beatles memorabilia closed recently. Small towns have named streets after the band’s members.Beatles tribute bands tour the country’s concert halls; five of them played in the capital’s giant central square on Nov. 20. No fewer than 50 of the groups are booked for a four-day festival here this month.

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