Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
In 1964, the Beatles visited the city at the height of their popularity. It was a brief stop on the Beatles' American tour. They landed at the city's airport to spend the weekend at a local dude ranch. The city has built a sculpture to commemorate the visit. The city also holds a festival to remember the Beatles' visit.
- Bustillo, Miguel (September 19, 2011). "Beatles Said a Fast Hello, Goodbye But a Tiny Town Won't Let It Be". Wall Street Journal: p. A1.