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  Encyclopedia: History of the Beatles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Beatles are a hugely successful band, consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey), with global sales exceeding 1.3 billion albums (as of 2004).
The Beatles created a sensation in late 1963 in the UK (the phenomenon was dubbed "Beatlemania" by the British press), notable for the hordes of screaming and swooning young women the group inspired.
The Beatles were also fond of Little Richard and some of their songs (especially in the early repertoire) featured falsetto calls similar to his, notably on their version of his song "Long Tall Sally".
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 The Beatles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Beatles were one of the first major pop acts to compose most of their own material, and their evolving repertoire spanned many genres (including ballads, ska, psychedelic music, blues, heavy metal and country music).
The Beatles were also fond of Little Richard and some of their songs (especially in their early repertoire) featured falsetto calls similar to his, most notably on McCartney's rendition of his song "Long Tall Sally".
Some say that one of The Beatles' many achievements was to marry the relative sophistication of Goffin and King's songs (which used major-seventh chords, for example) with the straightforwardness of Buddy Holly, Berry and the early rock-and-roll performers.
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 History - The Beatles Music
Beatles badges, dolls, chewing gum and even cans of Beatle breath showed the huge rewards that could be earned with the sale of merchandising goods.
At Christmas 1965 the Beatles released Rubber Soul, an album that was not a collection of would-be hits or favourite cover versions, as the previous releases had been, but a startingly diverse collection, ranging from the pointed satire of Nowhere Man to the intensely reflective In My Life.
The Beatles revealed that the four musicians were already working in isolated neutrality, although the passage of time has now made this work a critics' favourite.
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 History of The Beatles Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ AlienArtifacts.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Beatles were an opening act for Roy Orbison during one of Orbison’s overseas tours, and his influence can be heard in some of McCartney’s early melodies.
The Beatles recorded their first full length album, often "live" in the studio, on February 11, 1963 in one 12 hour session; it was released as Please, Please Me in March.
This came as news to the Beatles, who were tired from the tour and otherwise had a strict policy of keeping their rare days off to themselves so as to be consistent about their obligations.
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 The History Of The Beatles - From Beatlemania to Let It Be...Naked   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At Christmas 1965 the Beatles released Rubber Soul, an album that was not a collection of would-be hits or favourite cover versions, as the previous releases had been, but a startlingly diverse collection, ranging from the pointed satire of "Nowhere Man" to the intensely reflective "In My Life".
As ever with the Beatles, there were some pointers to their future styles, including Harrison's use of sitar on the punningly titled tale of Lennon's infidelity, "Norwegian Wood".
The album was accompanied by an excellent six-part television series that told the complete story of the band, made with the help of the three remaining Beatles, and by the single release of "Free As A Bird", the first song recorded by the band since their break-up.
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 THE BEATLES History of THE BEATLES Biography BEATLES Bio John Lennon Biography Beatles Information Paul McCartney Pete ...
The History of The Beatles can be traced back to March 1957, when John Lennon and his childhood friend, Pete Shotton started a group called "The Black Jacks" to play Skiffle and America Rock and Roll.
Pete Best became the sex symbol of The Beatles, and his distinctive drumming style was nicknamed by the press the "atom beat".
Brian Poole And The Tremeloes were selected because of their superior performance (The Beatles has partied until 4:30 am that morning-and were tired), and because The Tremoloes lived just a mile away and would cost the company less in travel expenses.
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 History about the Beatles
But record companies in America thought that the Beatles were just a fad and refused to release their album.
It was decided that the Beatles would appear on the Ed Sullivan show and do a tour of America.
The Beatles wanted to remain together, so they wanted to get back to their roots on the next album.
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 The History Of: The Beatles | Guitar Columns @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
Later in the year, the Beatles were signed to EMI Records, where they met George Martin, who would produce the band through much of their career.
The Beatles certainly had some good tunes later in their career, but their early stuff is equivalant to a boy band of today.
An interesting book is The Complete Beatle Recording Sessions, which gives all the recording history from their signing to EMI/Decca to the end of the band in 1970.
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 history of the Beatles, year by year - 1965   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Beatles, under the direction of Richard Lester, begin work on their second film "Help!" in the Bahamas.
The LP "Beatles VI" is released by Capitol Records in the U.S., reaching #1 spot.
ABC Television premieres "The Beatles" cartoon series, with Paul Frees ("the man of a thousand voices") doing John and George and Lance Percival performing the voices of Paul and Ringo.
www.beatles.ws /1965.htm   (450 words)

  
 Get Back! Rockument's History of the Beatles
Rockument's History of the Beatles by Tony Bove
Stars and fans around the world are mourning the death of the former Beatles guitarist, Traveling Wilburys member, and solo artist, who died aged 58 after a long fight against cancer.
Beatles: The Beatles 1 (repackaged number one songs)
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 history of the Beatles, year by year - 1966   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Beatles begin their last world tour with a show in Germany.
The Beatles perform at the Manila's National Football Stadium, with 50,000 fans in attendance.
Later, because the President of Manila is miffed because the Beatles did not show up for his children's party, the band gets kicked and punched as they leave Manila and Epstein is forced to give back all the concert money.
www.beatles.ws /1966.htm   (922 words)

  
 The Beatles
Along with Bob Dylan, the Beatles are the most frequently covered 60s songwriters.
It is the first Beatles album conceived as an album, not just a bunch of songs (their first released identically in the US and the UK), and the first rock album where the songs blend into each other with no breaks.
Only six Beatles tracks, two of them are recycled from earlier records (title track; "All You Need Is Love"), and the entire second side consists of assorted George Martin elevator music instead of the pile of additional tunes that appear in the film.
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 The Beatles Are Coming!
The book presents a comprehensive and lavishly-illustrated history of the Beatles' American breakthrough - revealing for the first time the precise mechanics and the many stunning coincidences that led to the group going from being complete unknowns in America to mega-stars selling millions of records - in just six dramatic weeks.
While the basic chronology of the Beatles' first American visit has been frequently documented - there has never been a history that explained HOW it was that an unknown group became so successful so swiftly.
Spizer begins by explaining the history of the Beatles' UK breakthrough in 1963 and the year-long battle that manager Brian Epstein and record producer George Martin fought to try and achieve the elusive Holy Grail of American success for the Beatles.
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 The Beatles - History Celebrities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
During this time in recording history, all recording artists used the A-Side as the hit, and the B-Side was just about any song used merely as a filler, except the Beatles.
The Beatles were the first and only group in recording history to release a hit song on both sides of a single 45 rpm record.
Also, the Beatles are the only group in recording history to have twenty songs reach number one.
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 Magical History Tour With the Beatles
“The Beatles: A Musical History Tour” is on display in the Music Library on the second floor of Deering Library and runs through Aug. 31.
The exhibit coincides with a class on the Beatles that will be taught by Gary Kendall this summer.
An envelope with the signatures of all four Beatles is prominently displayed among the memorabilia.
www.northwestern.edu /univ-relations/media_relations/releases/2003_05/beatles.html   (439 words)

  
 THE BEATLES. Free term papers for college, book reports and research papers. Welcome to Essay Express
The Beatles were becoming increasingly frustrated that no one (including the Beatles themselves) could hear the music over the fans' screaming.
The Beatles were clearly exhausted from their grueling recording and touring schedules and were becoming very sick of life in a fishbowl.
The Beatles were rewriting all the rules of pop music and although they were outgrowing their mop-top images, the fans were, for the most part, growing right alongside them.
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 Beatles full discography, song index, lyrics, history, pictures, links,forum, chat
Congratulations, you've found this site which is completely devoted to the Beatles, undoubtedly to the most famous music band.
This DM's Beatles Site contains lots of informations on Beatles' music, comprehensive UK and US discographies, complete songs index with lyrics, detailed history from birth date of the Beatles till now, many pictures and links, filmography.
Also there is a chat and discussion forum for uniting Beatles fans from all over the World.
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 George Harrison Beatles PICTURES Beatles TABS Beatles DISCOGRAPHY LYRICS Beatles PHOTOS HISTORY MP3 PICS Brainwashed ...
But it was Harrison who first made his mark after the Beatles disbanded by scoring a No. 1 hit single with "My Sweet Lord," in 1970 (the success of the single was somewhat marred by a 1976 court ruling that found Harrison guilty of "subconscious plagiarism" of The Chiffons' charming ditty "He's So Fine").
This period of enlightenment was also marked by the Beatles' first experiments with acid; L.S.D. became yet another inspirational tool in their collective exploration of mysticism that erupted in their culturally catalytic album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
As the youngest member of the Beatles, Harrison was constantly overshadowed by John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
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 Beatles History: January 23
Also, there exists another version of how the song was named, that it was Ringo Starr who misread the notation and gave the song its name].
He said: “Of all The Beatles solo albums to date, George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass makes far and away the best listening, perhaps because it is the one which most nearly continues the tradition they began eight years ago.
Former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney sings a brief solo on the song.
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 The Beatles History. The Beatles. Beatles.Net.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Beatles Places - Guide to sites which detail famous places in the lives of The Beatles.
Disclaimer: We are not in any form whatsover associated with, or represent The Beatles, Apple Corps, Paul McCartney, The Estate of John Lennon, Yoko Ono Lennon, George Harrison and Richard Starkey.
We act in no way for The Beatles other than to publish information by fans, intended for other fans.
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 The Beatles - Beatles History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Their history, albums, songs, lyrics, and what the lyrics mean.
A series of articles covering the history of the group, the development of their
The History of Flo and Eddie and The Turtles
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 Amazon.co.uk: "Beatles" Encyclopedia: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There are, by now, approximately a thousand books on The Beatles in print, though few merit much serious attention.
The Beatles Encyclopaedia lists every song, gig and person connected with the Fab Four during their career together; and although not intended as a book to sit down and read from cover to cover, once you start dipping in, you'll just keep on going.
Anyway, this is a very useful, handy guide that collates everything you need to know about the Beatles and puts it all in one place.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0753504812   (543 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Those Were the Days: An Unofficial History Of The Beatles' Apple Organization: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Like many Beatles Fans, and an avid collectorof Apple memorabilia, I welcome this book, which attempts to bring together the existing accounts available of Apple's history, (Di Lello's Cocktail Party)and some new revelations by Jack Oliver, Ken Mansfield amongst others.
The books failure is to miss out on the opinions of some real key players, such as Neil Aspinall.
Thanks to excellent research and great storytelling, this book is a fascinating read about an interesting, though not often commonly contemplated, era of musical and social history.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/190144712X   (555 words)

  
 History of the Beatles: Week one. [Archive] - liveDaily Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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Her assistant called him and said that he could ask her one question, and she'd respond.
He emailed his question, which was, "What would John want me to teach my students about the Beatles?" Her answer was her typical whimsical, peace-loving answer she gives to every question, but I think it's really cool that she even took the time out to answer anything at all.
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About Famous People is your one stop site to learn all about those famous men and women in history.
If you ever wondered what happened on a certain day in history, or maybe your birthday or another special occasion, you'll find some of the more important events listed here.
The Beatles: Their History, Albums, Songs, Lyrics and What They Mean
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