Pastor's Blog

April 27, 2016

Last Saturday, my cousin took our family to a Beatles’ tribute concert.  Her husband, a musician, pointed out the authenticity of the band’s instruments – including a replica of George Harrison’s dark red Les Paul guitar, a gift from Eric Clapton, and McCartney’s stripped down Epiphone.  Those psychedelic satin Sgt. Pepper costumes weren’t bad either. 

 

Before the show began I had to share a story one of my staff members just told me.  It was 1964, and she had gone to see the Beatles with her girlfriends at the Hollywood Bowl.  She had third row seats; and as the Fab Four came out and began their first song, she and her friends redefined “fan”.  I’m not talking about uncontrollable weeping, screaming, or jumping up and down.  That’s for amateurs.  In those days, a pool encircled the Bowl stage, a space now used for seating.  She and her friends dived into that pool, and jumped up on stage as John and Paul stepped back in horror – and fearing that water would short out their so...

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