10 Things We Learned Watching The New Version Of The Beatles At Shea Stadium

10 Things We Learned Watching The New Version Of The Beatles At Shea Stadium

6. This band could really play


Despite the fact that they couldn’t hear themselves, there were no monitor speakers and the sound was being pumped through a tannoy system more regularly used for making baseball announcements, The Beatles are in sync throughout. Ringo Starr once said he was able to keep time at the show by watching the other musicians’ bottoms move. All that hard work really paid off.

7. The new sound is amazing

The boffins at Abbey Road have tweaked the EQs and deployed the algorithms, and the concert now sounds like it should, not like a distant fairground being dismantled.

8. Brian Epstein couldn’t dance

A couple of times the camera alights on the band’s manager as he shuffles nervously by the side of the stage. Although obviously proud, he looks as comfortable as a funeral usher at a clown convention.

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