“I say in speeches that a plausible mission of artists is to make people appreciate being alive at least a little bit. I am then asked if I know of any artists who pulled that off. I reply, ‘The Beatles did’.”
The Beatles playing at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila, Philippines. The band and their entourage would leave the next day with several rocky encounters from Manila officials after supposedly ‘snubbing the First Lady and the three Marcos children’.