The Beatles


to this day are one of the most famous and
popular rock 'n roll groups in the world.
include George Harrison, John Lennon(1940-1980), Paul
McCartney, and Richard Starkey(Ringo Starr). All of the
Beatles where born and raised in Liverpool, England. John
Lennon was considered the leader of the band. George
Harrison was the lead guitarist. John Lennon was a song
writer, one of the two lead singers, and rhythm guitarist.
Paul McCartney was a song writer, one of the two lead
singers, and a bassist. Ringo Starr played the drums.
John Lennon's first band was called the Quarrymen (named
after his High School). None of the three Beatles were in
this band. Paul joined the group in 1957 ...

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starred in two movies, "A
Hard Days Night," and "Help." They also had their own full
length cartoon called "Yellow Submarine." The movie "A Hard
Days Night" earned 1.3 million dollars in its first week.
The Beatles early music was influenced by singers Chuck
Berry and Elvis Presley.
In November of 1963 the Beatles performed in front of
the Queen of England. This was an incredible honor. By the
end of 1963 the Beatles were the biggest music group in
England. The Beatles came to New York City for the first
time in 1964. They were an instant success. A couple of
weeks later after their New York appearance, the five best
selling records were by the Beatles. They became world
famous by the end of 1964. Also in 1964 the song "I Want To
Hold Your Hand" marked the beginning of "BEATLEMANIA."

The Beatles were unusual because most rock was strong
beat with no melody. The Beatles added melody to rock. The
Beatles also added strong and meaningful lyrics. John Lennon
wrote a ...

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