By Graham Hutchins

For a memorable week in June 1964, the Beatles toured New Zealand, giving concert events within the 4 major centres and altering lifestyles as we knew it for ever. for teens of the time, it was once the main intriguing week in their lives. lecturers have been overlooked and oldsters defied as hundreds of thousands of youth devised inventive methods of seeing their idols.

For this booklet Graham Hutchins has interviewed dozens of people that have been without delay plagued by the stopover at, from lovers who attended the live shows and those who followed the Beatles on travel, to modern musicians and John Lennon’s Kiwi kinfolk. The stopover at of the Fab 4 is remembered throughout the recollections of those eyewitnesses, and during a mass of images and memorabilia that illustrate the textual content. the writer additionally assesses the long term impression the Beatles made on New Zealand song and on society at huge. choked with stories and nostalgia, this is often the appropriate keepsake of 1 of the main extraordinary weeks in New Zealand’s history.

As in 1964, Graham Hutchins turned an enormous fan of the Beatles and picked up all their documents as they have been published. He attended the Beatles’ live performance in As in 1964, Graham Hutchins turned a major fan of the Beatles and picked up all their documents as they have been published. He attended the Beatles’ live performance in Auckland, an event he hasn't ever forgotten, and shaped a would-be Beatles band with a few schoolmates, a bunch that also plays jointly on specific occasions.

In the years given that, Graham has written many books, together with ‘Great New Zealand Railway Journeys’, ‘Last teach to Paradise’, ‘Once Upon A Cowpat’, ‘It’s only a video game’ and ‘Stop the educate! i need to Get On’. between his different released works are numerous on rugby, cricket and railways. He lives in South Waikato along with his spouse Jenny.

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