Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five Things about 'When the Beatles Rocked Toronto' Exhibit

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five Things about 'When the Beatles Rocked Toronto' Exhibit

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Five things about new Beatles exhibit in Toronto

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TORONTO - Toronto's Market Gallery is offering Beatles fans another look at the Fab Four through rare images and artifacts. "When the Beatles Rocked Toronto" explores how Beatlemania affected the city and its music scene.

Here's a look at five standout pieces from the exhibition:

CONCERT POSTER

A poster advertising the Beatles' final two concerts in Toronto is one of only two known surviving copies. Twelve days after the final 1966 performance at Maple Leaf Gardens, the band announced they would no longer be touring.

ALBUM JACKET

The original album jacket for "Yesterday and Today" was designed solely for North America. The "butcher" jacket, which shows the Beatles posing with raw meat and baby dolls, was pulled from circulation. …

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