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Was the press conference held in the locker room?
Excellent group shots.
Yep…the 1966 Washington D.C. concert was held in the “backstage” area which was a locker room. What I never understand is what is that Beatles poster hanging up behind them?
Probably made by a fan and presented to them backstage and someone hung it up as a backdrop for the photo/press conference.
no pickguard for beatle paul. love, a friend.
Love that first shot of John and Paul!
I agree with Erin… great shot that first one!
Shame their setlist was so out of synch with their recording this year: not one track performed off the newest LP.
Yess John and Paul in their color co-ordinated outfits. Oh how I love seeing pics from their happy BFF times.
Strange bit of detail about the pickguard on the bass-I think it is still there until the Philadelphia concert after which it disappears-there is a scratch in the varnish which suggests it may have been taken off due to breaking when the bass was dropped, well that’s my theory anyway…
Bottom photo taken in the Washington Senators home locker room of “District of Columbia Stadium” (or, more commonly, “D.C. Stadium” renamed in 1969 “R.F.K. Stadium” after the late Robert F. Kennedy).
Above George Harrison there are two small pieces of masking tape (or similar) which read “Lock” and “4.” This was the locker used by Senators baseball player Don Lock (uniform #4 ). http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/l/lockdo01.shtml
Bottom photo taken in the Washington Senators home locker room of “District of Columbia Stadium” (or, more commonly, “D.C. Stadium” renamed in 19
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