Slip out the back, Jack

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

February 7

BEATLES FIRST US VISIT 19641964: Beatlemania is officially under way as The Beatles arrive in the U.S. for the first time.

Paul Simon1976: Paul Simon has the biggest single hit of his solo career. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover hits #1 on the charts in the U.S. It will stay there for three weeks, an astonishing accomplishment in an era of ever-shortening attention spans.