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The Beatles News

The Beatles' 'A Hard Day's Night' to get re-release

A restored version of the 1964 film will get a new cinema and DVD re-issue

  • Mar 14, 2014

Jackets worn by The Beatles in 'Help!' movie expected to fetch $115,000 at auction

Iconic clothing to go under the hammer in March

  • Feb 12, 2014

Wall signed by The Beatles on Ed Sullivan Show to be auctioned

The stage backdrop to the band's debut US TV appearance is expected to fetch up to £600,000

  • Feb 7, 2014

JFK Airport to honour 50 years since The Beatles' first press conference there

An historical marker will be unveiled at the airport's central terminal on February 7

  • Feb 4, 2014

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr perform together at Beatles tribute show

Remaining members of The Fab Four reunite for 'The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to The Beatles'

  • Jan 28, 2014

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The Beatles Music Videos

Lady Madonna Play Video

Lady Madonna

Lady Madonna at Gold River Cafè The Treatles - Italian do it better - Il canale dedicato alla musica Italiana - Trova i tuoi artisti e canzoni preferiti e (ri)scopri i grandi classici della musica Italiana. Iscriviti...

Revolution Play Video

Revolution

The Treatles or The Beatles ? Gold River cafè Vigevano - Italian do it better - Il canale dedicato alla musica Italiana - Trova i tuoi artisti e canzoni preferiti e (ri)scopri i grandi classici della musica Italiana....

Garrick Davis-Redhouse Play Video

Garrick Davis-Redhouse

Nothin' but the Blues. Watch the official Garrick Davis-Redhouse video by Garrick Davis/The Fabulous Funkyband in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Silent Night [2012 Sony Remaster] Play Video

Silent Night [2012 Sony Remaster]

Watch the official Silent Night [2012 Sony Remaster] video by Phil Spector;Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans;Darlene Love;The Crystals;The Ronettes in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and...

Silent Night Play Video

Silent Night

Watch the official Silent Night video by Phil Spector;Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans;Darlene Love;The Crystals;The Ronettes in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

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The Beatles Reviews

The Beatles - 'On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2'

The Beatles - 'On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2'

A second collection of Fab Four Beeb performances will be a hit stocking filler for Beatlemaniacs

  • Nov 8, 2013

The Beatles: LOVE

Fab Four mash-up brings the magic back to the circus

  • Nov 17, 2006

Various Artists : I Am Sam (Original Soundtrack)

Uneven and frequently boring in its entirety, but a modern curio nonetheless...

  • Apr 9, 2002

Yellow Submarine

Sad as it remains, [B]The Beatles[/B] will always be with us....

  • Aug 15, 1999

The Beatles

In the fine tradition of finding any excuse to celebrate the work of the most radical and loveable outfit in pop history, here we have a repackaged '30 years ago today' edition of their longest and mo

  • Nov 7, 1998

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The Beatles Biography

The Beatles were an English rock band that formed in Liverpool, in 1960. With John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the greatest and most influential act of the rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented with several genres, ranging from pop ballads to psychedelic and hard rock, often incorporating classical elements in innovative ways. In the early 1960s, their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania", but as their songwriting grew in sophistication they came to be perceived as an embodiment of the ideals shared by the era's sociocultural revolutions.

From 1960, the Beatles built their reputation playing clubs in Liverpool and Hamburg over a three-year period. Manager Brian Epstein moulded them into a professional act and producer George Martin enhanced their musical potential. They gained popularity in the United Kingdom after their first hit, "Love Me Do", in late 1962. They acquired the nickname "the Fab Four" as Beatlemania grew in Britain over the following year, and by early 1964 they had become international stars, leading the "British Invasion" of the United States pop market. From 1965 onwards, the Beatles produced what many critics consider their finest material, including the innovative and widely influential albums Rubber Soul (1965), Revolver (1966), Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967), The Beatles ("White Album") (1968) and Abbey Road (1969). After their break-up in 1970, they each enjoyed successful musical careers. Lennon was shot and killed in December 1980, and Harrison died of lung cancer in November 2001. McCartney and Starr, the remaining members, remain musically active.

According to the RIAA, the Beatles are the best-selling band in the United States, with 177 million certified units. They have had more number-one albums on the British charts and sold more singles in the UK than any other act. In 2008, the group topped Billboard magazine's list of the all-time most successful "Hot 100" artists; as of 2014, they hold the record for most number-one hits on the Hot 100 chart with twenty. They have received ten Grammy Awards, an Academy Award for Best Original Score and fifteen Ivor Novello Awards. Collectively included in Time magazine's compilation of the 20th century's 100 most influential people, they are the best-selling band in history, with estimate sales of over 600 million records worldwide. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked the Beatles as the greatest artist of all time.

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