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The Washington Coliseum hosted the Beatles, Janis Joplin and the Rolling Stones, and now the historic building is poised to leap into the future.
Judy Wheatley is an English teacher at Magruder High School in Rockville, but 50 years ago Tuesday night she was a University of Maryland student in the audience at the Washington Coliseum to see the Beatles' American concert debut.
The combination of Led Zep's "Whole Lotta Love" with The Beatles' "Helter Skelter" wasn't created in a secret, long-ago dual recording session, but in a mashup.
Most of us know the Beatles' first-ever U.S.concert was at the Washington Coliseum, but fewer know "Abbey Road" and some of the band's other records were pressed in Winchester, Va.
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