Cory died unexpectedly in his New York home. He was 74. Three Dog Night was the biggest selling band of the 70's and they hold the record for the most bodies in The Portland Memorial Coliseum for their show. It was the final festival seating show due to the risk of crowd problems.
Neil's home on the big island hit the market for $24.5 million. Set on a peninsula between two bays, the three acre spread features a 1920s Hawaiian style beach house with two cottages, swimming pool and pool house. The property includes 830 feet of frontage on the Kohala Coast. Young has been involved with 35 albums during his career starting with Buffalo Springfield.
In the morning of 22 August 1965 The Beatles held a press conference at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, before flying to Portland, Oregon.
Shortly before their arrival in Portland one of the four engines on their Lockheed Electra aeroplane caught fire. John Lennon was frightened enough to quickly write a few messages which he enclosed in a film canister for safety. Fortunately for all, the plane landed without further incident, and a relieved Lennon was heard to shout: "Beatles, women and children first!"
The Beatles performed two shows at Portland's Memorial Coliseum, before a total of 20,000 people. Tickets for each of the shows were priced at $4, $5 and $6. There were also a number of pink tickets for the Coliseum's upper level which were free.
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They appeared in 1965 on August 22nd for two shows. This documentary has all the inside scoop from the Fab 4's plane in trouble on the approach into the airport, backstage with The Beach Boys and more.