The Beatles Lost Photographs // On Tour in the U.S.A 64′-66

Published on October 20th, 2012 by Lauren Valenti
The Beatles | Poolside

After unearthing a collection of lost Rolling Stones photographs, Bob Bonis’ work is on display again in a book entitled The Lost Beatles Photographs: The Bob Bonis Archive, 1964-1966.

The Beatles tour manager throughout the mid-60′s, these snapshots captured the band on tour in America, both behind-the-scenes and on stage. Bonis’, who died back in 92′, insisted on keeping the photos private but his son finally struck a book deal and now we have the pleasure of seeing the Fab Four through his insider lens.

The Beatles | Lost Photographs

At Seattle Tacoma Airport, the Beatles boarded their chartered Americn Flyer Airlines Lockheed Electra plane bound for Vancouver, British Columbia, to give their first-ever Canadian concert, at the Empire Stadium, on August 22, 1964.

The Beatles | Diving Board

The Beatles sit on the diving board by the pool in Bel Air, Los Angeles, August of 1964.

The Beatles | Poolside

Paul gets pushed into the pool, Bel Air, Los Angeles, 1964.

George and Ringo have a mock fight for the camera. Ringo holds a toy gun that was reporedly a gift from Elvis Presley.

The Beatles | Lost Photographs

George Harrison tunes up backstage at the JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, August 16, 1966.

John Lennon | Air Plane
John Lennon traveling from St. Louis, Missouri on August 21, 1966 to New York City for a concert at Shea Stadium on August 23.

Paul McCartney | Vintage | Concert

Paul smiles for the camera while performing in Bloomington, Minnesota, August 21, 1965.

George Harrison | Vintage | Concert

George gives a thumbs up during a performance in Bloomington, Minnestoa, August 21, 1965.

Paul McCartney | John Lennon | Backstage

Paul and John warming up backstage in Detroit, Michigan, August 13, 1966.

Ringo Star | Airplane

Ringo Starr traveling from St. Louis, Missouri on August 21, 1966 to New York City for a concert at Shea Stadium on August 23.

The Beatles | Vintage | Backstage

Ringo, George and Paul backstage at Shea Stadium with Neil Aspinall on August 24, 1966.

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