BBC’er Ed Rudy Watches Over The Beatles

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THIS JUST IN FROM ED RUDY: It was February 1964 when exclusive news reporter during The Beatles first US visit, Ed Rudy, sporting dark glasses and hound’s-tooth jacket, was in the ring for a snapshot, now an iconic photo of The Beatles posing prone with Cassius Clay. Beatlemania across the pond begins and Claymania overcomes Sonny Liston taking the title of "World's Heavyweight Boxing Champion." A new name in sports emerges, transforming Cassius Clay into ‘The Greatest’, Muhammad Ali.

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In 1964, Ed Rudy was the only American news reporter to travel with The Beatles on their entire first US visit, from the day they landed in America on February 7th, 1964 to their first American concert tour in August. Ed was there in New York, Washington DC, Miami and all the cities on the tour.

Ed had exclusive access to The Beatles, Brian Epstein, Mal Evans, Neil Aspinal and everyone in The Beatles entourage. He interviewed them for the 440 radio stations that carried Ed Rudy Reports on Radio Pulsebeat News. Documentary albums of these interviews were released on LP in 1964 and 1965 and lit up the charts immediately. Now Ed Rudy’s historic Beatle interview albums from the days of Beatlemania have been remastered on CD and you can own this bit of history.

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