Beatles

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Music is the greatest thing which connects people all over the world. It hasn’t nationality or citizenship. It’s a common human property.

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The Beatles Who are they?

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Some may say that they are four young long-haired hooligans singing primitive rock’n’roll tunes

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The others may put them in the same rank with the greatest composers, such as Mozart, Beethoven and Bach

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Still the others may call them outstanding pacifists, philosophers and optimists

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They are four boys from Liverpool, who decided to play and sing together.

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15 years of joint life and work, several concerts at the greatest TV-studios, concert-halls and stadiums of the World, some more than 200 songs and…

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…and the super-popularity which doesn’t fade away after so many years…

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Rebels and idols, clowns and villains, magicians, quarrelers and spiritual leaders. Rebels and idols, clowns and villains, magicians, quarrelers and spiritual leaders…

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They are THE BEATLES. Have you never heard of them ?

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…It's a long way from Liverpool to legend…

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John Lennon was just 17 when he formed his first band, The Quarry men .

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In 1957 Lennon met Paul McCartney and invited him to join his group

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McCartney introduced to Lennon his friend and former classmate, George Harrison and he joined the group

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John Lennon Paul McCartney George Harrison

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Pete Best Stuart Sutcliffe In 1960 drummer Pete Best and bassist Stu Sutcliffe joined to the group Pete Best Stuart Sutcliffe

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They went through a lot of names before settling on The Beatles . Paul, John, Pete and George George, Stu and John

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The Quarrymen in Hamburg, 1960

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In June 1962, after Stu had gone the band auditioned for Parlophone Records producer George Martin

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Ringo Starr, the drummer of another popular Liverpool band was recruited to replace Best.

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In September, 1962, the band's first single, "Love Me Do" was released, eventually reaching #17 in the UK.

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Their first album, Please Please Me was released in the UK in March 1963. …She loves you … yeah yeah yeah… she loves you… yeah yeah yeah…

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Their second album, With The Beatles became only the second album ever to sell a million copies in the UK

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Vee Jay Records obtained the US rights to most of the songs from Please Please Me and released them on an album titled Introducing ... The Beatles in January 1964.

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On Ed Sullivan's show

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In New Zealand and Australia their arrival was greeted by a crowd estimated at more than 300,000.

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The first Beatles movie, A Hard Day's Night was released in 1964 .

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Beatlemania

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The Fab Four became Members of the Order of the British Empire

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The Beatles' second movie, Help! came out in 1965

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Revolver is considered to be one of the Beatles' best albums

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Lennon set off a huge wave of record burning protests when he suggested in an interview that "Christianity is dying" and that the Beatles "are more popular than Jesus now."

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In August 1966, the band made what would turn out to be its last public performance lasting barely over a half hour.

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Their third feature film, Magical Mystery Tour, start in 1967

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The band spent the first part of 1968 in India, studying transcendental meditation under the tutelage of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

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The double album, called The White Album which was released in November 1968.

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The band's last performance together outside the studio came in January 1969.

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Their last recording session (for Abbey Road) followed in August .

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In September 1969, Lennon told the band that he was leaving.

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The band's breakup was announced in April 1970, a month before Let It Be was released.

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Paul McCartney formed a band called Wings with his wife, Linda

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John Lennon achieved great success as a solo artist. Tragically, he was killed by an obsessive fan, Mark David Chapman, in 1980.

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George Harrison recorded many solo albums over the years, and died of cancer in 2001.

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This band, their great music means a lot for me. And not only for me. Many people all over the world love Beatles. So I can say with sure that they are still existing because their music will never die!

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