The Beatles were a strong influence in American civil rights, refusing to play for segregated audiences and even put it in their contract. They refused to play at the Gator Bowl in FL in 1964 until the desegregated the audience.

The Beatles banned segregated audiences, contract shows The Beatles showed their support for the US civil rights movement by refusing to play in front of segregated audiences, a contract shows. The document, which is to be auctioned next week, relates a 1965 concert at the Cow Palace in California. Signed by manager Brian Epstein, it …

The Beatles were a strong influence in American civil rights, refusing to play for segregated audiences and even put it in their contract. They refused to play at the Gator Bowl in FL in 1964 until the desegregated the audience. Read More »