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Mick Avory, Ray Davies, Dave Davies and Pete Quaife of the British rock band the Kinks standing on a London rooftop.

ABC’s Shindig! premiered on September 16, 1964.  While it would last mere 16 months, it showcased countless music acts that are now legendary.

I mean…just look at this reel of promos from 1964!

Shindig! - TV Show Promo - ABC-TV Fall '64 Preview

The Beatles are coming to Shindig! The swinging music of young America! Two nights a week. More info: http://www.thevideobeat.com/wc-shindig!-dvd.html Please LIKE US: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Video-Beat/124377030963803?v=wall

In honor of the show’s anniversary, we present to you seven classic performances from Shindig!

 

The Beatles – “Kansas City,” “I’m a Loser” and “Boys”

The Beatles (live @ Shindig Show 1964) - Kansas City, I'm A Loser, Boys

Portion of one of The Beatles live concert in the 1964 London's Shindig Show including three well known tracks; Kansas City, I'm A Loser and Boys. ENJOY !!

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.