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The mesmerizing hysteria of Beatlemania

The mesmerizing hysteria of Beatlemania

March 30
12:31 2016

Teenage girls were most susceptible to the pandemic and side effects included stamping, weeping, fainting, and screaming. When The Beatles played New York’s Shea Stadium in 1965, The New York Times wrote of Beatlemania’s unique sound: “[The crowd’s] immature lungs produced a sound so staggering, so massive, so shrill and sustained that it crossed the line from enthusiasm into hysteria and soon it was in the area of the classic Greek meaning of the world pandemonium — the region of the demons.”The frenzy over the foursome is a phenomenon that is still unrivaled today. Join us on a brief tour of what Beatlemania would have looked like from The Beatles’ perspective:

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