Al Sussman has been a staple at the Fest for Beatles Fans for the 40 years it’s been in existence working as a moderator and assisting with events during the festivities. This year, Al will be bringing his brand new book, Changin’ Times: 101 Days That Shaped A Generation, to present to the fans.

At the Los Angeles Fest for Beatles Fans, Mr. Sussman will spend his time between moderating panel discussions, assisting with trivia and games, and speaking as a Beatles expert on numerous panels. The following is a schedule of Al’s speaking engagements throughout the weekend, including a presentation on his own book:

Friday 5:20 PM – Meet The Guest Authors (Main Ballroom)
Friday 11:00 PM – 1964: A Year To Remember (Paperback Writer Room)

Saturday 6:30 PM – Changin’ Times (Paperback Writer Room)
Saturday 8:30 PM – The Capitol Records Campaign and Top 40 Radio in 1964 (Paperback Writer Room)

Changin’ Times: 101 Days That Shaped a Generation is an in-depth look at the historical significance of many of the events from November 22, 1963 thru March 1, 1964 that occurred around the world that would change everyday life in the U.S.

Signed copies of Changin’ Times will be available in the Fest Marketplace all weekend.

The Fest for Beatles Fans – L.A. will be held October 10 -12, 2014 at the LAX Airport Marriott Hotel. For more information and tickets, go to:

A former radio analyst for ASCAP, Al Sussman is currently the Executive Editor of Beatlefan Magazine. Al Sussman lives in Rochelle Park, New Jersey. For more information about Al Sussman and Changin’ Times, go to: