INTRODUCTION The Beatles were a legend, and are still one today. They were formed in 1960 in Liverpool, London. They can be considered one of the most successful bands in the history of popular music. The four people in the band are Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. Along with popular music The Beatles also made classical and rock songs. Some of their famous songs include Here Comes the Sun, Eleanor Rigby, and I Want to Hold Your Hand. Click meTITLE PAGE: Young Paul McCartney: http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-2657548010 Young John Lennon:http://www.wickedlocal.com/rockland/fun/entertainment/arts/x1993048540/Town-Commons-Whats-happening-on-the-South-Shore-May-7-15-2009 Young George Harrison: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124324682@N01/132060763 YoungRingo Starr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/27327355@N07/3950182109/
The Quarrymen to The BeatlesIn March 1957 John Lennon created a group called The Quarrymen withsome of his school friends. After meeting John Paul McCartney joined theband and later invited George Harrison to join as well. John’s schoolfriends ended up leaving the group in 1960 and going off to study atLiverpool College of Art. Stuart Sutcliffe joined the band in January 1960and suggested that they change their name to The Beetles. They tried outlots of names such as Johnny and the Moondogs, Long John and TheBeatels, but none of them were as good as the name The Beatles. Theywere still without a drummer until Pete Best came along, he was thenlater replaced by Ringo Starr as the manager had complained about Petesdrumming. Stuart Sutcliffe unfortunately had to leave the band in April1962 as he died of brain trauma. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, GeorgeHarrison, and Ringo Starr were the only remaining Beatles until the bandbroke up in 1970.
GEORGE HARRISON JOHN LENNON George Harrison was a rock guitarist, until John Lennon was one of the singers in The he died on November 29th 2001. He joined Beatles. He was 20 when The Beatles formed the Beatles when he was 27 and was 37 and was 30 when they split up. John Lennon when The Beatles broke up in 1970. After was one of the founding members of The the Beatles broke up George Harrison Beatles along with Paul McCartney. He was joined the band The Traveling Wilburys voted 5th greatest singer of all time by the where he played alongside Bob Dylan, Tom Rolling Stone. After The Beatles split up John Petty, David Lynne, and Roy Orbison. He embarked on a solo career, one if his most was also a film and record producer, and famous songs is “Give Peace a Chance”. John was listed as number 21 in the Rolling Lennon was murdered on December 8th 1980 Stone’s 100 best guitarists of all time. at just 40 years old. RINGO STARR PAUL MCCARTNEY Ringo Starr was the drummer for The According to the Guinness Book of World Beatles. Ringo was 22 years old when he Records Paul McCartney is the most took over for The Beatles drummer Pete successful singer/songwriters ever. He Best in August 1962 and was 30 years old created The Beatles (originally the when The Beatles broke up. Ringo Starr also Quarrymen) at just 18 with the help of was the lead singer in some of the Beatles John Lennon. After leaving The Beatles Paul tunes such as “Yellow Submarine” and “With embarked on a solo career and formed the a Little Help From my Friends”. Did you know band Wings. Paul McCartney has earned 32 that Ringo Starr narrated the first two series number one singles and over 15.5 million of the kids show “Thomas the Tank”. albums sold.http://www.flickr.com/photos/dagb/331186022/sizes/z/in/photostream/ BY: dag
Beatlemania Beatlemania was the term used to describe the fans passion for The Beatles during the early years of their success. The name may have come from the term Litszomania used to describe the fans response to the concert pianist Franz Liszt. Beatlemania became popular in North America as well as The Beatles had performed on The Ed Sullivan Show. The name Beatlemania was also used for various tribute groups dedicated to singing songs by The Beatles.http://www.flickr.com/photos/joeschram/3168925/ - by: joeschram
Top Three Beatles Albums Sgt. Peppers Lonely Abbey Road The Beatles Hearts Club Bandhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/9 http://www.flickr.com/photos/en http://www.flickr.com/photos/djahug9163043@N00/2517584692 - _ami/406568498/sizes/l/in/photo hes/3931437548/sizes/o/in/photostresim sandwich stream/ -En Ami am/ -David HughesAbbey Road was the eleventh The Beatles album or more Sgt Peppers Lonely Heartsalbum produced by the Beatles. commonly known as the Club Band was the eighthIt was the final album released “White Album” was the ninth album produced by theby the Beatles before they album released by the Beatles. Beatles. It was made bybroke up in 1970. Even though It was originally called A dolls the company ParlophoneLet it Be was released House but another band put and the producers nameafterwards most of the out a similar album so it was was again George Martin.recording was done before changed. The recordingAbbey Road. It was made by company was Apple and theApple and the producer was producer was George MartinGeorge Martin.
Top 4 Songs1. A Day in The Life 2. I Want to Hold your Hand A Day in The Life was released by I Want to Hold Your Hand was produced The Beatles in 1967. It was the final by the Beatles in 1963. It was there first track on the album Sgt. Peppers song to reach number one in Billboards Lonely Hearts Band. The song was Hot 100. This was The Beatles best written by John Lennon and Paul selling singe world wide. McCartney, and is #1 on the Rolling Stones Top Ten Beatles songs list. 3. Yesterday 4. Come Together Yesterday was recorded by The Beatles Come Together was written by John in 1965. It was said to be one of the Lennon in 1969. It was part of the best Beatles songs of all time , by MTV. album Abbey Road, and was rated It was part of the Album called Help, #9 on the Rolling Stones list of 100 and was given a spot in the Grammy best Beatles songs. This song was Hall of Fame in 1997. inspired by Tim Learys campaign for Governor of California called “Come Together, Join the Party”.
MOVIES HELP! HARD DAYS NIGHTRunning Time: 92min Running Time: 87 minRelease Date: July 29th 1965 Release Date: July 6th 1964Producer: Walter Shenson Producer: Walter ShensonDirector: Richard Lester Director: Richard LesterStarring: The Beatles, Leo McKern, Eleanor Starring: The Beatles, Wilfrid Brambell, Bron, Victor Spinetti, and Roy Kinnear Norman Rossington, Victor Spinetti,Summary: Ringo gets an ancient ring stuck and John Junkin on his finger and the Kaili people want Summary: Hard Days Night follows the it back. But so do some evil mad Beatles through the early scientists. The Beatles are chased all ``Beatlemania``. During this movie over the world by the Kaili people and the Beatles have to avoid crazy the mad-scientists, who are trying to fans, keep away from the press, and retrieve the ring from Ringos finger. disobey their managers. As well as taking care of Pauls crazy grandfather.http://www.vo2ov.com/HELP-the-Beatles- http://www.flickr.com/photos/joan_th movie-1965-DVDRip_157781.html ewlis/2770710606/ - joan thewlis
Break-UpThe Beatles officially broke up in 1970, even though John Lennonannounced his departure to the rest of the group in August 1969.Paul McCartney was the second to go, when he announced hisdeparture on April 10th 1970. On December 31st 1970 McCartneymade it official by filing a suit for the dissolution of The Beatles.Legal disputes continued on after the break-up, and the disbandingof partnership did not take effect until 1975.The Beatles broke up because they were not enjoying themselvesanymore. Paul McCartney said “It was becoming a miserableexperience; I thought that it was the end of the road for all of us.We were becoming unpleasant people- not just to ourselves as wellas to other people.”