Credit: thebeatles.com Writer: Joe Johnson
Did you enjoy the view from “Up on the The Roof” as The Beatles played a 45-minute concert for fans on the street below January 30, 1969?
Well, IMAX theaters celebrated that day by showing the full concert on hundreds of IMAX screens worldwide, inviting fans to experience The Beatles famous rooftop concert as if you were there. The showing was one day only: Sunday January 30th, but it may get another run! Fans have said of Sunday’s showing: “It was wonderful to be there, it was certainly a thrill.”
This one-hour film is extracted from The Beatles Get Back film, an 8-hour rockumentary on how the band created the songs from The Let it Be period and wrote and rehearsed a live concert to take place January 30th, 1969 in just over 3 weeks. This special showing was on the 53rd anniversary of The Rooftop concert ONLY.
And if you still need more, The Beatles are rolling out the blu-ray and DVDs of “Get Back” as well. Own this piece of history by ordering either or both configurations, out February 8th.
The perfect Valentines gift for the one YOU love who also loves The Beatles.
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Through demonstrations behind the kit and personal stories from his time in The Beatles, Ringo shares his principles for creative collaboration, finding your unique playing style, and embracing your musical journey with joy. See the trailer to Ringo’s Master Class here.
Ringo’s Master Class in drumming makes a great Valentines gift for the ONE you love.
Then join or gift The Beatle Brunch Club to hear every week’s show on-demand including all 26 episodes of Ringo Starr’s 1983 radio series, “Yellow Submarine”.
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