The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years is a 2016 documentary film directed by Ron Howard about The Beatles' career during their touring years from 1962 to 1966, from their performances at the Cavern Club in Liverpool to their final concert in San Francisco in 1966. The film was released theatrically on 15 September 2016 in the United Kingdom and 16 September in the United States, and started streaming on Hulu on 17 September 2016.
In the 1960s, the Beatles exploded on to the public scene, seemingly out of nowhere as the band's formative years of constant performing at home and in Hamburg, and Brian Epstein's grooming, finally paid off beyond their wildest dreams. Ron Howard isn't the first person I would have pictured directing a documentary about the Beatles, but "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years" is great in every way. It focuses on the period from 1963-1966, as the Fab Four traveled the globe. No surprise that they drew throngs of shrieking teenage girls everywhere that they went.
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week-The Touring Years. Abramorama Release Date: September 16, 2016. Summary: The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years documents the first part of The Beatles’ career (1962-1966) – the period in which they toured and captured the world’s acclaim. Ron Howard’s film explores how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become the extraordinary phenomenon, The Beatles. The first two-thirds is the usual documentary-style coverage of the Beatles's Touring Years: 1962 - 1966.
A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966. Genre: Documentary, Music. Actor: Whoopi Goldberg, George Harrison, The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Larry Kane, Elvis Costello.
The cavern, liverpool. In August 1965 The Beatles played the very first stadium rock concert to 55,000 people. The now legendary Shea Stadium show was filmed and the footage has been fully restored in 4k and the sound remastered at Abbey Road Studios. An audio companion album titled The Beatles: Live At The Hollywood Bowl, will be released on 9th September on CD & digital download with a gatefold vinyl version following in November. This is an entirely new release with the sound sourced from the original 3 tapes from the shows, again remixed and mastered at Abbey Road Studios, including four previously unreleased recordings from the momentous concerts.
The group’s fans today, of any age, are bound to welcome Eight Days a Week, in which Beatlemania’s mid-‘60s comet of joy and astonishment is thrillingly captured. One, The Beatles were hugely industrious during this period (apart from a brief lull in early 1966). Besides their extensive touring schedule and making movies, they were writing and recording songs at an astonishing clip, and the quality of that music is still blazingly evident today. The second point is that they survived the maelstrom, and especially the crucible of 1966, by being as tight and mutually supportive as four best friends could be.
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years is based on the first part of The Beatles' career (1962-1966) - the period in which they toured and captured the world's acclaim. Ron Howard's film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this extraordinary phenomenon, "The Beatles.