The mass musical hysteria that predated Beatlemania

We've seen sixties fangirls scream and claw their faces over The Beatles but we always get the impression that before the swinging sixties, everybody behaved much more sensibly. Everybody stayed calm and expressed enthusiasm in a civilized fashion. Not so. The "mania" suffix wasn't original to The Beatles — or even to… »8/24/12 7:40pm8/24/12 7:40pm