Watch: How The Brits Rocked America + The Beatles: The First US Visit / BBC iPlayer

The first program looks at the explosion in popularity of British music in America in the 1960s and is notable for its inclusion of a present day first hand interview with Paul McCartney on the Beatles’ US experiences.

The second, The Beatles: the First US Visit, is the Maysles brothers’ behind the scenes footage following the band for 2 weeks of their 1964 tour.

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