The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members 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 and Indian music to psychedelia and hard rock, often incorporating classical elements in innovative ways. In the early 1960s, their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania", but as the group's music grew in sophistication, led by primary songwriters Lennon and McCartney, they came to be perceived as an embodiment of the ideals shared by the era's sociocultural revolutions.

The Beatles built their reputation playing clubs in Liverpool and Hamburg over a three-year period from 1960, during which Stuart Sutcliffe… Read all


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Area United Kingdom [GB]
Activity period From: Mar 1957 (Liverpool)
To: Apr 10 1970
Members Paul McCartney (from Jul 1957 to Apr 10 1970), Pete Best (from Aug 12 1960 to Aug 16 1962), Ringo Starr (from Aug 1962 to Apr 10 1970), George Harrison (from Apr 1958 to Apr 10 1970), Stuart Sutcliffe (from Jan 1960 to 1962), John Lennon (to Apr 10 1970)
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