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Friday, October 16, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
2020-10-16 19:00:00 2020-10-16 20:00:00 America/Chicago The Beatles in Chicago Join author Robert Rodriguez as he examines the group's historic ties to Chicago as well as downstate Illinois. Signup required through Zoom. Zoom tplibrary@tplibrary.org
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Join author Robert Rodriguez as he examines the group's historic ties to Chicago as well as downstate Illinois. Signup required through Zoom.

This is a virtual event—it will not be held at the library. Once registered, you will receive an email with the webinar link and password. No software is needed to access this presentation online.

The event will be recorded and available on demand for a week after the initial date.

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Hear about the Beatles first form US radio airplay; their first US releases, and the three tours that brought them to town as well as other momentous events occurring here (for example, John's "apology" for the "more popular than Jesus" comments, which happened downtown at Astor Towers).


Speaker Bio:
Robert Rodriguez is an award-winning author (Revolver: How The Beatles Re-Imagined Rock 'n' Roll) of five books on The Beatles and contributor to several others. He is also the creator and host of the acclaimed Something About The Beatles podcast. In Chicago, he is the go-to Beatles authority on local media as well as a busy public speaker.

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Zoom
Event Type: 
Virtual Event
Senior-friendly
Music
Entertainment & Culture
Ages: 
Adult
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