Festival Hall, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia-with Roy Orbison, the Joy Boys, Paul and Paula and the Surfaris (Two shows at 6:00 and 8:45 PM)

The touring party landed in Sydney on January 13, pictured in the photo,  and was greeted by 300 crazed Australian teenagers at the airport. The Brisbane Telegraph reported that “the teenagers, mostly girls, many of them barefooted, forced their way into a private lounge, trampled gardens, knocked over chairs and clambered over a 10ft high partition to obtain autographs from the entertainers.” The Beach Boys remained in Sydney for two days of promotion before flying to Brisbane on the 15th. The opening shows were very successful. The Brisbane Courier Mail reported that, “Festival Hall last night nearly lost its roof…after what was the wildest show it has ever had.”

 
 
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 Friday January 17 and Saturday January 18, 1964

Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia-with Roy Orbison, the Joy Boys, Paul and Paula and the Surfaris (Two shows on Friday at 6:00 and 8:45 PM and three shows on Saturday at 2:30, 6:00 and 8:45 PM)

The local radio station at one of the concerts on Friday night recorded three songs, “Papa Oom Mow Mow”, “Little Deuce Coupe” and “What’d I Say”. The Beach Boys’ version of “What’d I Say” was released in 1981 on the Australian Rarities album.