When LIFE photographer Michael Rougier shot the Tokyo Beatles (for that was their name) and their highly energized fans while working on a larger story about disaffected — and drug-addled — Japanese youth in 1964, his pictures captured not a laughably bad rock act, but a group of charming, sincere musicians who, like millions of young people around the globe, were swept up in the earliest wave of Beatlemania and simply had to find a way to be a part of it all.
See more on vintag.es
Don't forget to subscribe to our fantastic RSS Feed, join Design You Trust community on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr! If you enjoyed our posts we humbly ask you to comment and help us spread the word or subscribe to our weekly newsletter! Looking for advertisment or special promotion on Design You Trust? Click Here.