11 April 1965 – the Beatles Appear on the NME Poll Winners Show

On April 11th 1965, the Beatles appeared on the annual New Musical Express (NME) Poll Winners Show at the Empire Pool Wembley. This was an annual event, with amazing line-ups. This year it included not only the Beatles, but the Rolling Stones, The Kinks, Georgie Fame, Them (featuring Van Morrison) Dusty Springfield, Donovan, plus many others.

The Beatles performed I Feel Fine, She’s a Woman, Baby’s in Black, Ticket to Ride, and Long Tall Sally, as well as receiving many awards, including ‘Best Group’.

As was common, much of the show was broadcast on TV. Here is the 1965 show. Pity Jimmy Saville is the compare :>(

 

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