David Frost, who recently passed away at the age of 74, had several striking exchanges and interviews with The Beatles. It began in 1964 with Frost interviewed Paul McCartney during the filming of A Hard Day’s Night, marking the start of an association with the group that would continue throughout the years. Here are some of those superb moments captured on film.
John and Yoko’s first TV interview (Frost On Saturday, August 24, 1968)
“Vibrations”, Art, John and Yoko’s recent exhibitions and why “this is a happening”.
John and Yoko return (The David Frost Show, June 14, 1969)
Frost on listening to Unfinished Music No. 2: Life with the Lions: “As they used to say, I can get all that in my backyard”.
John and Yoko return: Part 2 (The David Frost Show, June 14, 1969)
“Peace! Peace! Peace!”
John, Yoko, Abbie Hoffman and David Peel (The David Frost Show, January 13, 1972)
Invasion of the hippie radicals. John: “Even singing is better than doing nothing”.
Interviewing Paul McCartney (A Degree Of Frost, April 15, 1964)
Frost: “It’ll be a pleasure to watch Paul McCartney in retirement, but it’ll probably be in the year 2010”…
And again, 48 years later at the end of 2012…
Frost: “He wasn’t that far out, was he?”