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LIFE Beatles

LIFE: Rare photos of Beatles fans

On the 50th anniversary of the release of “Love Me Do,” LIFE.com

presents a series of photographs — none of which ran in LIFE — made by

Stan Wayman at the Beatles’ first concert in America, a performance at

the Washington Coliseum on February 11, 1964, two days after their

historic appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show in New York.