The World Changed

5 Oct

Beatles producer George Martin said when The Beatles “Love Me Do” was released, on Friday 5th October 1962, it was the day the world changed, and the world has consistently agreed with him ever since.

On the evening of 5th October, with its powerful transmitter broadcasting to the UK on 208 Meters on the Medium Wave band (AM to our US readers) Radio Luxembourg played a new song, a simple song, in which the singers sang the word ‘love’ a total of 23 times. It was raw, it was sexy, and an almost complete rebuttal of the saccharine, over-produced pap prevalent at the time. It was “Love Me Do”.

Read more at http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/love_me_do#Z4e5EaSXGtTWZX4w.99

It was simple and powerful!

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