Williamson, C (2016) '1966 and the three crises’ of the Beatles.' BBC World Histories, 1. pp. 52-57.

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There was a sound like a shot being fired. Each member of The Beatles looked at each other, wondering which of them had been hit. A wave of protests had spread across the American Bible belt in response to an interview in which John Lennon had claimed that the Beatles were ‘bigger than Jesus’, and there had been warnings and threats from groups including the Ku Klux Klan. Now, on stage at the Memphis Coliseum, it seemed that their worst nightmare had come true.

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