Hollywood Bowl, North Highland, Ave.
Los Angeles, California
August 23, 1964
The above is a press pass issued to allow the press and other bearers access to the Beatles after their performance at the Hollywood Bowl. So far, this is one of five known copies of this pass to exist. This piece was recently discovered and acquired from a relative of a record industry executive that was prominent back then.
Note: The term "known copies" used by collectors denotes a level of rarity. Some items were issued in limited quantity originally. Other items are rarer because of diminishing quantities over the years and still others are limited just due to their condition (example: "only 10 mint copies" are known to exist). Soon after I posted this press pass I have been contacted by other people informing me of 4 other copies in various conditions. This number might continue to grow. If you have one please leave me email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Update: It has been a over a year since I've had this page up and many people have contacted me letting me know that they have these. Obviously they are not as rare as I originally perceived them to be.
||Pictured at left is Bob Eubanks
who promoted the Beatles for the Hollywood Bowl appearances in both 1964 and
1965. His printed autograph is at the bottom of the pass. Bob Eubanks: The
former host of "The Newlywed Game" and man who brought "The Beatles" in concert
live to the Hollywood Bowl.
This concert was attended by 18,700 fans
|Rare mailing envelope from
August 21st 1964, LA, Calif.
"Click on Photo for Enlargement"
Courtesy of Tom Fontaine
|Unused 1964 concert ticket|
photo of the 1964 concert
Click on photo for a larger view
Conference & Award Ceremony
Shortly after the August 23rd 1964 concert the Beatles joined Vee-Jay exec Randy Wood (pictured with John) for a record award ceremony and news conference at a dance club called "The Cinnamon Cinder". The award pictured is the Tollie release of "Twist and Shout".
"Click on photo for a larger view"
|Rare Photo of the
Beatles at the Press Conference at
"The Cinnamon Cinder".
|Original and Rare Bumper Sticker|
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