- Laurie Jacobson's Beatles Journey: Discovering the Magic Behind Shea Stadium 1965 Jeff Dwoskin 51:03
Get ready for an unforgettable episode filled with Beatles magic! Join me as I embark on a journey with Laurie Jacobson, Hollywood Historian, as she explores the passion that led her to write the book “Top of the Mountain: The Beatles at Shea Stadium 1965”.
My guest, Laurie Jacobson and I discuss:
- “Top of the Mountain: The Beatles at Shea Stadium 1965” by Laurie Jacobson
- Discover the journey of Laurie Jacobson, the Hollywood Historian
- Explore Laurie Jacobson’s passion for the Beatles that inspired her to write this book
- Uncover the story of how Sid Berstein discovered the Beatles
- Learn about the friendship and mutual belief of Sid Berstein and Brian Epstein in the Beatles
- Revisit the Beatles’ performance at Carnegie Hall and on The Ed Sullivan Show
- Get a behind-the-scenes look at the revolutionary concert at Shea Stadium
- See never-before-seen photos and find out the amazing story behind them in Jacobson’s book
- A nod to the magic of Fred Kaps, the magician who followed the Beatles after their Ed Sullivan appearance
- Creating the Shea documentary
- The (now) famous attendees like Meryl Streep, Stevie Van Zandt, Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, and more!
- Discover the lasting impact the Beatles had on their generation and beyond
- and SO MUCH MORE!
You’re going to love my conversation with Laurie Jacobson
- Laurie’s website
- Laurie Jacobson’s books
- Top of the Mountain on Amazon.com
- Bonus: Video Beatles at SHEA
- BONUS: Jon Provost’s episode where we discuss his book co-written by Laurie Jacobson, “Timmy’s in the Well: The Jon Provost Story’ co-written with his wife Laurie Jacobson
Follow Jeff Dwoskin:
- Jeff Dwoskin on Twitter
- The Jeff Dwoskin Show podcast on Twitter
- Podcast website
- Podcast on Instagram
- Yes, the show used to be called Live from Detroit: The Jeff Dwoskin Show
About the book: Top of the Mountain: The Beatles at Shea Stadium, 1965 is a book that recounts the exciting events of August 1965 when 56,000 people gathered at Shea Stadium for a rock and roll concert featuring The Beatles. The concert was the brainchild of promoter Sid Bernstein and was a first-of-its-kind event, breaking all attendance records in show business history. The book is told through first-person interviews and quotes from a diverse cast of characters including celebrities, writers, fans, and security guards, all of whom were part of the night and witnessed the Beatles change the world.