The Beatles

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Kremlin and Red Square The USSR prohibited the Beatles from performing in Red Square and banned their music. Eventually, in May 2003, Paul McCartney performed there in front of Putin. see
Liverpool The Beatles "museum" is " Located in the Fab Four's hometown of Liverpool , England on the stunning UNESCO World heritage site at the Albert Dock" (Wiki). Liverpool Town Hall was also the location for a famous appearance by the Beatles on its balcony -
Lower Valley of the Awash "Lucy", whose discovery was the justification for inscription of this WHS, "a cquired her name from the song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds by the Beatles , which was played loudly and repeatedly in the expedition camp all evening after the excavation team's first day of work on the recovery site." (Wiki)
Statue of Liberty John Lennon posed in front of it in 1974 during the Deportation attempt

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