Really it was a reference to an old George Harrison quote about the Beatles.
I recently realized that none of the Beatles lost their hair-- none of them went bald.
What necessary ingredient—not sufficient, but necessary—did the Beatles themselves add to the mix?
How did the Beatles ever manage to inspire such frenzy in the first place?
The Beatles did in 1964 with “I Want to Hold Your Hand” in the top spot, followed by “She Loves You.”
The Beatles of 1964 were unique, but the joy they embodied was not.
But what made The Beatles and The Beach Boys so spectacular vocally was that they could vanish into each other with their voices.
Backbeat follows the early days of the Beatles in Germany and focuses on Stuart Sutcliffe and John Lennon.
(Think of it as a sunnier heir to the Beatles' reception on The Ed Sullivan Show).
One year into her tenure, the Beatles decided to craft a special little record for members of their official fan club.
seminal rock and pop group formed in Liverpool, England; named as such 1960 (after a succession of other names), supposedly by then-bassist Stuart Sutcliffe, from beetles (on model of Buddy Holly's band The Crickets) with a pun on the musical sense of beat. Their global popularity dates to 1963.
A rock 'n' roll singing group from Liverpool, England, that was phenomenally popular in the middle and late 1960s. The intense devotion of the group's fans, especially the hysterical screaming that the Beatles provoked in large crowds of teenagers, was called Beatlemania. The four Beatles were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. Among their many popular songs, most of which were written by Lennon and McCartney, were “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and “Hey, Jude.”