This weekend marks the 50th Anniversary of the arrival of the Beatles in America, and their historic performance on the Ed Sullivan Show. 

Many people who love music have a special place in their hearts for the Beatles. 

Todd Salpietro ows T-J's Music in Fall River.  He tells WBSM News, the music and lyrics make many Beatles songs unforgettable......

  With the Vietnam War heating up in 1964, and the assassination of President Kennedy just months before, Salpietro says America needed the Beatles at that time.