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The Beatles

Associated Acts;

The Quarrymen, The Silver Beetles, The Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon, Wings, Paul McCartney, The Traveling Willburys, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band, Rory Storm and the Hurricanes, Ringo Starr, The Dirty MAc

Years Active

1963-1970

Former Members

John Lennon Paul McCartney George Harrison Ringo Starr Pete Best (Fired) Stu Sutcliff (Dead)

Genres

Rock, Pop Rock

Origin

Liverpool, England












Early Years; 1963-1965 Edit

The Beatles started out as a group called "The Quarryman." John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Pete Best and Stu Sutcliff were the original line-up. Before the Beatles first played at the Cavern, Stu died. Paul took his place as Bass. After the concert, drummer Pete Best was fired and was replaced by Ringo Starr. The bands first album, Please, Please Me was released, along with the US albums Introducing the Beatles and Meet the Beatles.

In 1964, the Beatles came to America. Their 3rd US album The Beatles Second Album was released. Followed by the concert at the famous Ed Sullivan Show. The Beatles played "All My Loving," "Till There was You" and "She Loves You." The Beatles came back later in the show and played "I Want to Hold Your Hand." The first motion picture for the Beatles titled "A Hard Days Night" was released.

The Beatles opened musical acts at Shea Stadium in 1965. Many US and UK albums were released in 65. The Beatles also went to Elvis's manion that year. The movie "Help!" Was released that year The Number one covered song Yesterday was released

The Rest; 1966-1970 Edit

In 1966, The "Mystery Magical Tour" began and ended. The final paying concert at Candlestick park was played. The Beatles TV show was released. Revolver was also released.

During 1967 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was released.

1968 was spent in India. After the Beatles returned to England, they formed Apple Corp.

1969 Abbey Road was released. John quit the Beatles.

John returned for a concert on the rooftop of Apple Corp. Building. Let It Be was released. The Beatles eventually broke up.

Legacy Edit

The Beatles have been given numorous awards including number 1 band of all time, Yesterday was the most covered song of all time, and they have been honored with a Rockband game.

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