THE MUSIC MAN: Five decades in music comes full circle for Willmar resident
For Wendell Nash, five words changed his life: "Ladies and gentlemen, The Beatles." It was Feb. 9, 1964, and the legendary band was appearing on the "Ed Sullivan Show" for the first time. Minutes later they had laid the foundation to a musical revolution that would be the benchmark for everything that followed.
"You could say that moment had somewhat of an impact," Nash, 61, recalled during an interview March 7 at Whitney Music Center in Willmar. "I said: 'I wanna do that.'"
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