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The first time that a member of The Beatles played live in the US was in southern Illinois in September 1963. George Harrison bought a guitar there that he used a few days later for The Beatles first television performance. The Beatles played in Chicago on all three US tours. Many concerts and events have brought members of The Beatles back to Chicago and Illinois.
Beatles Illinois Features:
40+ Beatles sites in Chicago and the rest of Illinois
Detailed directions by train or by car from O'Hare
Sketch maps marking exact locations of Beatles sites
Images of each Beatles site for street-level recognition
Connection of each site to Beatles history
From 1963 until today, including solo appearances
Every venue in which any member of The Beatles played or recorded is included. Find out where The Beatles stayed while in Chicago. Find places where they ate and enjoyed themselves. Learn about George's memorable trip to his sister's house in rural Illinois just before The Beatles meteoric stardom. From Wings Over America, to publicity tours, to Ringo's Peace and Love Campaign, to Paul on Route 66, Beatles Illinois has it all.
If you are a Beatles fan traveling to Chicago and Illinois, you need this book. No surfing needed while locating Beatles sites on the streets of Chicago. Everything you need is right here. Not travelling to Illinois? No single source includes this many Beatles sites in Chicago and Illinois or as detailed information as Beatles Illinois.
Explore the Beatles by Exploring Illinois with Beatles Illinois!