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The beatles, the story of this band


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a brilliant ppt made by two young students from IES Infante Don Juan Manuel

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The beatles, the story of this band

  2. 2. In 1960, three young musicians from Liverpool, England created the Beatles. In 1962 another person joined the group. The Beatles were soon famous in the UK.
  3. 3. John Lennon Paul McCartney George Harrison Ringo Starr
  4. 4. John Lennon: Rhythm guitar Paul McCartney: Bass Guitar
  5. 5. Ringo Starr: Percussion GeorgeHarrison: Lead Guitar
  6. 6. On 11 February 1964, The Beatles’ first US concert took place in Washington. The concert generated intense excitement. The Americans loved their music.
  7. 7. The Beatles’ concert in Shea Stadium in New York City. It was the first time in history that a large outdoor stadium had been used for such a purpose. It took only 17 minutes to sell all the tickets to the concert!
  8. 8. The Beatles have had more number-one albums on the British charts and sold more singles in the UK. As of 2012 they have sold 177 million units in the US.
  9. 9. The final announcement that the Beatles had broken up came in a McCartney press release in 1970.There were numerous causes for the Beatles' break-up.