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The Beatles Interviews Database

163 Beatles interviews & press conferences

1962-10-28 Beatles / Radio Clatterbridge (1 photo)
Just back from Hamburg, the Beatles' earliest known radio interview.
1963-02-01 Beatles / New Musical Express (1 photo)
Interview article entitled, "You've pleased-pleased us - say the Beatles."
1963-06-22 Lennon / BBC-TV, Juke Box Jury (2 photos)
A very early John Lennon solo television appearance. Hit!
1963-07-30 Beatles / BBC-Radio, Non-Stop Pop
The Beatles chat with Phil Tate at the Playhouse Theatre in London.
1963-08-23 Beatles / Bournemouth, Hampshire (1 photo)
Swedish radio personality Klas Burling interviews the Beatles backstage.
1963-08-28 Beatles / BBC-TV, The Mersey Sound (4 photos)
A Beatles' dressing room chat in Manchester. Cup of tea, Madam?
1963-10-03 Beatles / BBC-Radio, The Public Ear
A casual Beatles interview at the NEMS offices in London.
1963-10-04 Beatles / ITV, Ready Steady Go (4 photos)
The Beatles meet singer Dusty Springfield in London.
1963-10-16 Beatles / BBC-Radio, Playhouse Theatre (1 photo)
Peter Woods interviews the Beatles during a rehearsal in London.
1963-10-31 Beatles / ITV, London Airport (2 photos)
The Beatles discuss their upcoming Royal Variety performance.
1963-11-07 Beatles / Dublin, Ireland (3 photos)
Beatles interview at Dublin Airport by Frank Hall. God bless Freddie Bell.
1963-11-12 Beatles / Guildhall, Portsmouth (1 photo)
Jeremy James interviews the Beatles for the program, "Day By Day."
1963-11-13 Beatles / Plymouth, Devon
Stuart Hutchison interviews the Beatles for the program, "Move Over Dad."
1963-11-29 Beatles / Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Gordon Kaye interviews the Beatles backstage at ABC Cinema.
1963-12-07 Beatles / BBC-TV, Juke Box Jury (6 photos)
The Beatles have fun rating the latest record releases in Britain. Hit!
1963-12-10 Beatles / Doncaster, South Yorkshire (1 photo)
Dibbs Mather interviews the Beatles backstage at the Gaumont Theatre.
1964-01-00 Beatles / Meet The Beatles, Promo Interview (1 photo)
Open-end Interview to promote the Beatles' 1st Capitol album in the States
1964-01-24 Beatles / Paris, France (1 photo)
Harold Kelley interviews the Beatles for Armed Forces Network Radio.
1964-02-05 Beatles / ITV, London Airport (2 photos)
The Beatles return home from Paris, two days before their 1st American visit.
1964-02-07 Beatles / JFK Airport, New York City (6 photos)
The Beatles' 1st American press conference. Cut that crap out!
1964-02-10 Beatles / Plaza Hotel, New York City (2 photos)
CBS News and the Associated Press interview the Beatles.
1964-02-11 Beatles / Washington D.C. Radio Interview (1 photo)
Carroll James interviews the Beatles before their 1st American concert.
1964-02-11 Beatles / Washington D.C. Press Conference (4 photos)
The Beatles greet the press from the stage at Washington Coliseum.
1964-02-11 Beatles / Washington D.C. TV Interview (1 photo)
CBS-TV interviews the Beatles onstage at Washington Coliseum.
1964-02-11 Lennon / Washington D.C. British Embassy (1 photo)
John Lennon is interviewed just after the Beatles' first American concert.
1964-02-12 Beatles / Carnegie Hall, New York City (1 photo)
Ed Rudy interviews the Beatles for Radio Pulsebeat News.
1964-02-22 Beatles / London Airport (2 photos)
Pathe News and BBC-TV interview the Beatles upon their return home.
1964-03-18 Beatles / BBC-Radio, The Public Ear
George Harrison interviews all three fellow Beatles.
1964-04-01 Beatles / NEMS Offices, London
Bernice Lumb interviews the Beatles during the filming of their first movie.
1964-04-15 McCartney / BBC-TV, A Degree Of Frost (1 photo)
David Frost interviews Paul McCartney in London.
1964-04-26 Lennon & Starr / Empire Pool, Wembley Stadium
Gene Loving interviews John Lennon and Ringo Starr at the NME concert.
1964-06-05 Beatles / Amsterdam, Holland (8 photos)
Beatles' Schiphol Airport press conference and Doelen Hotel interview.
1964-06-08 Beatles / Kowloon, Hong Kong (3 photos)
The Beatles' press conference at the President Hotel. Correct!
1964-06-10 Beatles / Kaitak Airport, Hong Kong (1 photo)
Bob Rogers chats with John Lennon, George Harrison and Paul McCartney.
1964-06-11 Beatles / Sydney, Australia (3 photos)
The Beatles' 1st Australian press conference at the Sydney Sheraton... cobber.
1964-06-12 Beatles / Adelaide, Australia (4 photos)
Beatles Adelaide press conference at the South Australia Hotel.
1964-06-14 Starr / Sydney, Australia (3 photos)
Interview with Ringo and Brian Epstein, downunder at Sydney Airport.
1964-06-14 Beatles / Melbourne, Australia (2 photos)
A FIVE Beatle press conference and interview at the Southern Cross Hotel.
1964-07-00 Beatles / A Hard Day's Night, Promo Interview (1 photo)
Open-end Interview to promote the Beatles' 1st feature film.
1964-07-10 Beatles / BBC-TV, Liverpool (2 photos)
Gerald Harrison interviews the Beatles upon their triumphant hometown return.
1964-08-18 Beatles / Los Angeles, California (4 photos)
The Beatles' press conference at Los Angeles International Airport.
1964-08-18 Beatles / San Francisco, California (2 photos)
Frisco meets up with the Beatles at the Hilton.
1964-08-21 Beatles / Seattle, Washington (3 photos)
The Beatles' backstage press conference at Seattle Coliseum.
1964-08-22 Beatles / Vancouver, British Columbia (3 photos)
The Beatles hold a deloused press conference at Empire Stadium.
1964-08-23 Beatles / Los Angeles, California (5 photos)
Beatles press conference at the Cinnamon Cinder nightclub.
1964-08-26 Beatles / Denver, Colorado (5 photos)
The Beatles' press conference and interviews at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.
1964-08-28 Beatles / New York City (2 photos)
The Beatles chat up the press at the Delmonico Hotel.
1964-09-03 Beatles / Indianapolis, Indiana (2 photos)
Press conference at Indiana State Fairgrounds, with Ringo in high-speed chase.
1964-09-05 Beatles / Chicago, Illinois (1 photo)
The Beatles hook up with Chicago reporters at the Stockyards Inn.
1964-09-06 Beatles / Detroit, Michigan (5 photos)
Beatles press conference backstage at Olympia Stadium.
1964-09-08 Beatles / Montreal, Quebec (6 photos)
The Beatles' press conference and interview at the Montreal Forum
1964-09-11 Beatles / Jacksonville, Florida (5 photos)
Beatles press conference and interview at the Gator Bowl.
1964-09-12 Beatles / Boston, Massachusetts (5 photos)
The Beatles' press conference at the Madison Hotel, crashers and all.
1964-09-13 Lennon / Baltimore, Maryland (1 photo)
Larry Kane interviews John Lennon at the Civic Center.
1964-09-14 Beatles / Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1 photo)
The Beatles' press conference at Pittsburgh's Civic Arena.
1964-09-17 Beatles / Kansas City, Missouri (9 photos)
Beatles press conference at the Hotel Muehlebach. Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey!
1964-09-18 Beatles / Dallas, Texas (7 photos)
The Beatles are interviewed backstage at Dallas Memorial Auditorium.
1964-10-16 Beatles / North-East Newsview (3 photos)
ITV interviews the Beatles on General Election Day 1964.
1964-11-00 Harrison / Beatles Book Monthly (1 photo)
George Harrison interviews George Harrison for this November issue.
1965-02-12 Starr / Sussex Honeymoon (2 photos)
Ringo and his wife Maureen talk with reporters the day after their wedding.
1965-02-00 Beatles / Playboy Magazine (5 photos)
The Beatles are interviewed by Jean Shepard in Torquay.
1965-03-00 McCartney & Starr / Beatles Book Monthly (1 photo)
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr record a comical chat for Beatles Book.
1965-04-11 Beatles / The Eamonn Andrews Show
All four Beatles join Eamonn and his panel at ABC Studios in Teddington.
1965-05-09 Beatles / Dolphin Restaurant, London
The Beatles are interviewed by New York radio personality Sandy Lesberg.
1965-05-11 Beatles / Cliveden House (1 photo)
Buddy McGregor interviews the Beatles from the Help! movie set.
1965-05-00 Beatles / Help, Promo Interview (2 photos)
Open-end Interview to promote the Beatles' second feature film.
1965-06-12 Beatles / MBE Announcement Reactions (2 photos)
Beatles chat with ITV and British Calendar News at Twickenham Studios.
1965-06-16 Lennon / BBC-Radio, World Of Books
John Lennon interview about his second book "A Spaniard In The Works."
1965-06-18 Lennon / BBC-TV, Tonight (1 photo)
Additional John Lennon interview about his new book.
1965-08-13 Beatles / New York City (3 photos)
The Beatles' press conference at the Warwick Hotel, just before Shea Stadium.
1965-08-17 Beatles / Toronto, Ontario (2 photos)
Canadian Beatles press conference at Maple Leaf Gardens. Who is bootier?
1965-08-18 Beatles / Atlanta, Georgia (1 photo)
The Beatles' press conference at Fulton County Stadium.
1965-08-20 Beatles / Chicago, Illinois
Larry Kane interviews the Beatles backstage at Comisky Park.
1965-08-21 Beatles / Minneapolis, Minnesota (6 photos)
The Beatles' press conference at Metropolitan Stadium.
1965-08-28 Beatles / San Diego, California Press Conference (3 photos)
The press greet the Beatles at Balboa Stadium.
1965-08-28 Beatles / San Diego, California Interview (1 photo)
The Beatles hang out with Jerry G. Bishop.
1965-08-29 Beatles / Los Angeles, California (3 photos)
The Beatles' "Help!" press conference at Capitol Records Tower.
1965-08-31 Beatles / San Francisco, California (3 photos)
Frisco reporters chat with the Beatles from the Cow Palace stage.
1965-09-14 Starr / Queen Charlotte Hospital, London (2 photos)
Ringo talks with the press following the birth of his first son, Zak.
1965-10-26 Beatles / Saville Theatre, London (2 photos)
The Beatles' press conference after receiving MBEs from the Queen.
1966-03-04 Lennon / London Evening Standard (3 photos)
The original interview that sparked the "More popular than Jesus" controversy.
1966-03-11 Lennon / New Musical Express (1 photo)
"Lennon Talks" with NME's Chris Hutchins at a nice little caff in Soho.
1966-05-00 Lennon & McCartney / Flip Magazine (1 photo)
John and Paul talk songwriting, with an early glimpse of Penny Lane.
1966-06-16 McCartney / New Musical Express (1 photo)
Paul McCartney "speaks out" with Alan Smith of NME.
1966-06-23 Beatles / Munich, Germany (4 photos)
The Beatles are interviewed at the Hotel Bayerischer Hof.
1966-06-25 Beatles / Essen, Germany (5 photos)
The Beatles' press conference between shows at Gruga Halle.
1966-06-26 Beatles / Hamburg, Germany (6 photos)
Return of the Hamburg Beatles, with a press conference at Ernst Merck Halle.
1966-06-30 Beatles / Tokyo, Japan Interview (4 photos)
The Beatles are briefly interviewed at the Tokyo Hilton.
1966-06-30 Beatles / Tokyo, Japan Press Conference (4 photos)
The Beatles greet the Tokyo press the afternoon of their first concert.
1966-07-08 Beatles / London Airport (4 photos)
ITV chats with the Beatles about their mistreatment in Manila.
1966-08-11 Beatles / Chicago Press Conference #1 (5 photos)
The Beatles greet the press at the Astor Towers Hotel.
1966-08-11 Beatles / Chicago Press Conference #2 (3 photos)
The Beatles hold an additional press conference at Astor Towers.
1966-08-15 Beatles / Washington D.C. (5 photos)
Beatles press conference backstage at D.C. Stadium.
1966-08-17 Beatles / Toronto, Ontario (4 photos)
The Beatles' backstage press conference at Maple Leaf Gardens.
1966-08-19 Beatles / Memphis, Tennessee (4 photos)
ITV interviews the Beatles backstage at Mid-South Coliseum.
1966-08-22 Beatles / Junior Press Conference (7 photos)
The Beatles answer questions from teenagers at this special fans-only event.
1966-08-22 Beatles / New York City (4 photos)
The four Beatles face the New York press at the Warwick Hotel.
1966-08-24 Beatles / Los Angeles, California (11 photos)
The Beatles' "Revolver" press conference at the Capitol Records Tower.
1966-08-25 Beatles / Seattle, Washington (2 photos)
The Beatles hang out with the press backstage at Seattle Coliseum.
1966-09-00 Lennon / Beatles Book Monthly (2 photos)
John Lennon shares random thoughts with the Beatles' official fan mag.
1966-10-00 Harrison / Beatles Book Monthly (1 photo)
George Harrison chats with Beatles Book in an interview from their 1966 tour.
1966-10-29 Lennon / Carboneras, Spain (3 photos)
Fred Robbins interviews John Lennon from the set of his new film.
1966-11-00 McCartney / Beatles Book Monthly (1 photo)
Paul McCartney discusses songwriting and the Revolver album.
1966-12-00 Starr / Beatles Book Monthly (2 photos)
A Beatles fan-zine interview with Ringo Starr, the Surrey homebody.
1966-12-13 Lennon / Look Magazine (10 photos)
Behind the scenes with John Lennon on the "How I Won The War" film set.
1966-12-20 Beatles / EMI Studios (4 photos)
Brief interviews with each of the Beatles at EMI's Abbey Road studios.
1967-01-18 McCartney / So Far Out It's Straight Down (1 photo)
Granada-TV interviews Paul about the new attitudes of the late-1960's.
1967-03-20 Lennon & McCartney / Top Of The Pops
Brian Matthew chats with John and Paul about the Beatles' upcoming album.
1967-03-20 Lennon & McCartney / Ivor Novello Awards
John and Paul are presented songwriting awards for the year 1966.
1967-05-00 McCartney / Hit Parader (1 photo)
Paul McCartney describes the transition from touring to Pepper.
1967-05-19 Beatles / Sgt Pepper Launch Party (10 photos)
NME chats with each Beatle at a dinner party in Brian Epstein's home.
1967-05-19 Beatles / BBC-Radio, Where It's At (6 photos)
Kenny Everett interviews the Beatles at Brian Epstein's flat about the forthcoming Sgt. Pepper LP.
1967-06-19 McCartney / LSD and Journalism (1 photo)
ITV talks controversy with Paul in his garden.
1967-08-27 Beatles / Bangor, North Wales (1 photo)
John, George and Ringo talk with the press about the death of Brian Epstein.
1967-09-09 McCartney / New Musical Express (1 photo)
Paul discusses spiritualism and the Beatles' creative vantage point.
1967-09-13 Harrison / BBC-Radio, Scene And Heard (2 photos)
Miranda Ward interviews George during filming for Magical Mystery Tour.
1967-10-09 Lennon / Daily Sketch (1 photo)
A big jelly interview entitled, "What I Believe - by Beatle John"
1967-11-25 Beatles / New Musical Express (1 photo)
John, Paul and Ringo chat during post-production on Magical Mystery Tour.
1967-12-27 McCartney / The Frost Programme
David Frost talks with Paul after the initial telecast of the Beatles' new film.
1968-03-26 McCartney / BBC-TV, Returning From India (1 photo)
Richard Whitmore, Paul McCartney, Jane Asher and a Ukelele?
1968-05-14 Lennon & McCartney / NYC Press Conference (7 photos)
John and Paul unveil their hopes and dreams for Apple.
1968-05-14 Lennon & McCartney / WNDT-TV, Newsfront (1 photo)
The two Beatles get serious with Mitchell Krause.
1968-05-14 Lennon & McCartney / NBC-TV, The Tonight Show (10 photos)
John and Paul rap with Joe, Ed and Tellulah. Where's Johnny?
1968-05-23 McCartney / BBC-Documentary, All My Loving (2 photos)
Paul is briefly interviewed by filmmaker Tony Palmer.
1968-06-05 Beatles / BBC-Radio, EMI Studios
Kenny Everett interviews John, and chats with all four Beatles before it's done.
1968-06-06 Lennon / BBC-TV, Release (4 photos)
John Lennon and Victor Spinetti discuss the new play based on John's books.
1968-09-21 Harrison / New Musical Express (1 photo)
Interview with Alan Smith entitled, "George Harrison is a Rocker Again!"
1968-11-17 Harrison / CBS-TV, Smothers Brothers (5 photos)
George pops in to wish Tom and Dick well in their censorship battles.
1968-11-20 McCartney / Radio Luxembourg Interview
Paul discusses tracks from the Beatles' White Album, two days before its release.
1968-11-23 Lennon / Rolling Stone (1 photo)
John chats with Jonathan Colt, with his virgin bum on the front.
1969-01-21 Starr / BBC-Radio, Scene And Heard
David Wigg interviews Ringo in the backseat of a Mercedes.
1969-03-12 McCartney / Ritz Hotel, London (1 photo)
Paul and Linda chat with ITV following their Ritzy wedding reception.
1969-03-13 Starr / The Magic Christian, On-Location (2 photos)
NME's Nick Logan visits Ringo on the film set in Surrey.
1969-03-31 Lennon / Sacher Hotel, Vienna (2 photos)
John and Yoko hold a press conference from inside of a bag.
1969-05-03 Lennon / New Musical Express (1 photo)
Interview with John entitled, "Beatles Music Straightforward On Next Album"
1969-05-08 Lennon / BBC-Radio, Scene And Heard (1 photo)
David Wigg interviews John and Yoko at Apple offices in London.
1969-09-19 McCartney / BBC-Radio, Scene And Heard (1 photo)
David Wigg interviews Paul from George's chair at the Apple offices.
1969-09-20 Lennon / New Musical Express (2 photos)
Interview with John entitled, "I've Formed A New Group!"
1969-10-08 Harrison / BBC-Radio, Scene And Heard
David Wigg interviews George Harrison at Beatles headquarters.
1969-11-07 McCartney / Life Magazine, Paul Is Dead (2 photos)
Paul's statements from Life's cover feature about the rumors of his death.
1969-12-02 Lennon / ATV, Man Of The Decade (1 photo)
Desmond Morris interviews John at his Tittenhurst estate.
1969-12-10 Starr / BBC-TV, Late Night Line Up (1 photo)
Tony Bilbow interviews Ringo in a rowboat, and makes the Beatle row.
1969-12-13 Lennon / New Musical Express (2 photos)
Interview with John entitled, "Beatles Are On The Brink Of Splitting"
1969-12-19 Lennon / Missisauga, Ontario
Marshall McLuhan asks the Lennons about the "War Is Over" campaign.
1970-04-10 McCartney / Beatles Split (2 photos)
Paul tells all about his break with the Beatles in a press release accompanying his first solo LP.
1970-04-25 Harrison / WABC Radio, New York City
Howard Smith asks George if there is a future for the Beatles.
1970-08-00 Lennon / Hit Parader (3 photos)
Richard Robinson interviews John and Yoko at Apple in London.
1971-01-21 Lennon / Red Mole (4 photos)
One of John's more political interviews, with Tariq Ali and Robin Blackburn.
1971-04-16 McCartney / Life Magazine, Beatles Break-up (1 photo)
Interview with Paul entitled "The Ex-Beatle Tells His Story"
1971-09-05 Lennon / St. Regis Hotel, NYC (4 photos)
A lost John Lennon interview that almost never saw the light of day.
1971-10-02 Lennon / Melody Maker (1 photo)
A Lennon interview with the teaser, "It's terrible how they treat me!"
1971-11-20 Lennon & McCartney / Melody Maker (5 photos)
A very public argument between the two ex-Beatles, in the pages of MM.
1972-02-00 Lennon / Hit Parader (1 photo)
John and Yoko interview, "I don't like all this dribblin' pop-opera jazz."
1975-06-00 Lennon / Rolling Stone (1 photo)
Pete Hamill interviews John in the article, "Long Night's Journey Into Day"
1975-12-00 Lennon / Hit Parader (1 photo)
Lisa Robinson talks with John about Beatles, Klein, and deportation.
1977-02-00 Harrison / Crawdaddy Magazine (1 photo)
George on the Beatles, Patty & Eric Clapton, and writing with Dylan.
1977-08-29 Starr / Inner-View
An entertaining Ringo mini-autobiography. From child to Beatles to solo.
1980-09-29 Lennon / Newsweek Interview (1 photo)
John Lennon talks with Barbara Graustark in his last precious months.
1980-09-00 Lennon / Playboy (3 photos)
Interviewed in September, this issue was on newsstands the night of John's death. Includes Lennon on the Beatles, song-by-song.
1980-12-05 Lennon / Rolling Stone (1 photo)
Interviewed three days before his death, this issue was released posthumously.
1982-04-00 McCartney / Music Express (1 photo)
Paul McCartney on Denny Laine, Elvis Costello, and John's death
1982-05-03 McCartney / Newsweek Interview (2 photos)
Paul discusses the Tug Of War LP, and his memories of John Lennon.
1984-12-00 McCartney / Playboy (3 photos)
Paul talks about John Lennon, Wings, and the Beatles song-by-song.





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Top 15 Best-Selling
Artists of All Time
(measured in certified million units of U.S. album shipments)
1 The Beatles 177
2 Elvis Presley 134.5
3 Garth Brooks 128
4 Led Zepplin 111.5
5 Eagles 100
6 Billy Joel   81.5
7 Michael Jackson   75.5
8 Pink Floyd   74.5
9 Elton John   72
10 Barbra Streisand   71.5
11 AC/DC   71.5
12 George Strait   68.5
13 Aerosmith   66.5
14 Rolling Stones   66.5
15 Bruce Springsteen   64.5
(tallies retrieved 2013)