Wednesday, October 17, 2012

fifty years ago today

October 17, 1962 - Osaka, Japan 
Artist Yoko Ono joins American composer John Cage 
 in a performance of his piece 
  26'55'988 for 2 Pianists & a String Player
 Ono served as Cage's interpreter for much of the artist's 1962 tour of Japan.

October 17, 1962 - England 
The Beatles make their debut television appearance on Granada TV, 
a northwest-servicing commercial television franchise. 
They perform the songs "Some Other Guy" and "Love Me Do."

Source: Glenn Kenny, Some Came Running