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NEW YORK - Ray Davies and Donovan are among the 2014 class of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
EDITOR'S NOTE: In February 1964, the Beatles took America by storm, and rock 'n' roll was never the same.
ST. LOUIS - Not long after settling in southern Illinois in 1963, an ocean from her native England, Louise Harrison Caldwell trudged from one radio station to the next lobbying for air time for her brother's quartet. Revered in Britain, the group was virtually unknown in America - and her promotion fizzled.
ELKHART, Indiana - Gina Smith's earliest memory as a child is watching The Beatles take the stage for the first time on "The Ed Sullivan Show" when she was 3 years old.