Band on the Run

Dad and the Beatles, originally uploaded by Tjflex2.

Larger here. There’s George in the foreground, God rest his soul.

Tag search ‘riot’. The Beatles got into a lot of trouble because of John Lennon’s comment about them being more popular than Jesus. It was the kind of thing that Andy Warhol might have said and got away with.


The Beatles 1964 Tour, Vancouver BC Canada.

My father was one of the RCMP police escorts. He drove two of them to the airport to get them away from the riot. In the back of his car was Paul, but he can’t remember who the other one was.*

*That’s shorthand for Ringo.

One Response to “Band on the Run”

  1. My Brother and The Beatles « Picture Post Says:

    […] to find another Beatles shot today with almost the same name as yesterday’s ‘Dad and The Beatles‘. Taken in 1964 in the States. The poster’s brother is on the far right, poised with […]

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