How Beatlemania Shaped Jim Lauderdale’s London Southern

How Beatlemania Shaped Jim Lauderdale’s London Southern

On the evening of February 9, 1964, 73 million Americans raced to the nearest TV sets to witness history — the Beatles live from New York on the Ed Sullivan Show. A six-year-old Jim Lauderdale was one of them. That night, earsplitting screams from the predominantly female audience broke out throughout the Ed Sullivan Theater…