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20 curiosities about the rock band The Beatle

The rock band made up of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, is undoubtedly the best of all time. As many say, The Beatles marked a before and after in the history of music.

And that was simply thanks to his style, the one that makes your heart race and makes your hair stand on end when listening to his songs. As much as to love and hate the lyrics; with its romantic, pop and rock influences.

The admiration and love for the group is so great that even series like Glee have used their songs for the episodes. The best thing that can happen to an artist.

If you are a fan of The Beatles and you did not know this, wait to see all the curiosities we have about the most loved group of all time.


Meet the 20 best curiosities of The Beatles

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1. Where, how and when was the creation

The rock band was created in Liverpool in 1960 and its first name was "The Silver Beatles", with which they toured Scotland, accompanying Johnny Gentle.

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 2. "Love me do", greatest success

His first and greatest success was "Love Me Do" in 1962. And who could resist that similar "Please Love me do", I think no one.

3. His first song was recorded with something stolen

"Love Me Do" was recorded with just one instrument, a harmonica stolen from a store in Holland. How about Beatles!

This instrument was played by John Lennon.

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4. Numbers one, they were always in first place

Since Beatlemania began, the group has always positioned itself in the first places. To this day, they remain on the list of best-selling albums, with 178 million certified units, they have sold more singles in the United Kingdom than in any other country, in 1964 they occupied the first 5 places of the Billboard Hot 100 and have been number one. for 175 weeks in a row.

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5. Drugs, energizer for your future presentations

On tour in Hamburg they started using drugs, they used it for acceleration. Which recharged them with energy for all the shows they had that day.

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6. Born actors, The Beatles in Hollywood

They have shown that they are multifaceted, because in addition to being musicians they are great actors and they showed that in their appearance in different films, such as A Hard Day's Night, Help !, Magical Mystery Tour, Let it Be and Yellow Submarine.

7. Airplanes? I don't think they liked it very much

The guys in the band were very afraid of flying, especially George Harrison. Poor.

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8. The last song before leaving

The last song they played together was "Long Tall Sally", on August 29, 1966, in San Francisco.

9. The final meeting of the greats

The last time they got together, after their separation, was on August 20, 1969. Where they ended the song "I Want You (She's so heavy)"

10. Ringo Starr is not called Ringo

His real name is Richard Starkey and he was born in Liverpool in 1940. He joined the band in 1962, replacing the former drummer, Pete Best.

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11. His songs are banned in the media

The BBC banned the song "I Am the Walrus" as it indicated that the song stimulated other actions and contained pornographic lyrics and incited unbridled sex.

12. The most difficult cover in the history of the band

We all remember the Abbey Road album cover, right? And who doesn't. Photography that is over 48 years old is a success, but it was also the most difficult to take.

To tell you that this photo was selected from a series of 8 super similar photos, but with indescribable details. As the name implies, it was taken at the Abbey Road Studios junction in 1969. It was made in one day.

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13. His lyrics led great singers to success

Paul McCartney and John Lennon wrote the song "Fame" by David Bowie, "With a little help from my friends" by Joe Cocker and "Badge" by Cream.

14. A community for themselves and their friends

The gang wanted to buy an island off the coast of Athens. To create a kind of community for their friends and families, where they are safe and away from wars, nationalism, communism, religion and everything that ties them to an ideology.

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15. His music was banned in the Soviet Union

His songs along with that of other bands was banned within the Soviet Union, so fans had to listen to the singles through X-ray scan, after acquiring the vinyls on black markets.

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16 the Beatles were rejected

We have all been rejected at least once in our lives, and that was not the exception of the group, who auditioned for Decca records on January 1, 1962. They were rejected on the grounds that guitar groups were about to die out and that they were going be a waste of time. How our friends at Decca must regret it.

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17. They defeated the Rolling Stones twice

They were the only group that defeated the Rolling Stones, in the categories first place in songs and first place in albums. It happened on July 23, 1964.

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18. Longest song of his career

The longest song in the history of The Beatles was "Hey Jude", which is 7 minutes and 15 seconds long.

19. They are a symbol of resistance

It was the first group to speak openly about the liberation of women, gays and ecological care.

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20. They could not read sheet music

None of the Beatles could read sheet music. They could play guitar, piano, and drums and write lyrics, but they never learned to read. Idols