Andrew Flanagan

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Andrew Flanagan is a New York-based freelance writer whose byline can be found at places like NPR, Rolling Stone, MTV, and The Quietus. He was the senior editor of The Daily Swarm and served as substitute music editor of City Pages during his many years in the Midwest. Animal lover.

From the Billboard Archives 2/15/64: Beatlemania Sweeps the Nation

From the Billboard Archives 2/15/64: Beatlemania Sweeps the Nation

Six days after the Beatles' defining performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on February 9, 1964, Billboard was on red alert for all things Beatlemania, publishing its February 15th issue with no less than six stories on the fully engaged hype machine under the issue headline "U.S. Rocks and Reels From Beatles' Invasion."

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