Why did the Beatles stop touring?

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They were frustrated with not being able to hear themselves onstage, due to the lack of amplifier power at the time, and the incessant screaming of their fans at shows. They also grew tired of life on the road, and not being able to play the songs they liked. (Their early stage show was an hour and more of their songs and others; later they were expected to stick to twenty minutes of their own hits.)

During their last tour, the airplane they traveled in was shot at as they landed in Texas, and a prankster threw a firecracker at the stage during their Memphis show; everyone thought at first they heard a gunshot. The Beatles had had enough.


They had toured so much that they got burned out; concerts became dangerous as the Beatles' message became more controversial and the Beatles received death threats--1966 was the year that John Lennon's comment "we're more popular than Jesus now" was taken out of context and according to John Lennon, "upset the very Christian KKK".

In the Philippines they unintentionally offended Imelda Marcos and many Filipino citizens took this as an excuse to rob, harass and threaten death to the Beatles. They stopped touring soon after that.
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