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The Beatles:The Best Band That Ever Lived

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The Beatles deserve the reputation as the best band that ever lived! Every album they released produced a number one hit in England, United States, or both. With their incredible voices, good looks, and musical talent, they dazzled people everywhere. From 1964 to 1970 they sold more records than anyone in previous history!The success of the Beatles must have only been driven by fate. John Lennon, the lead singer for the Beatles, was always a trouble maker throughout high school. He was frequently skipping school and had a record of petty stealing. Luckily, John Lennon was a very good artistic drawer. His Aunt Mimi was responsible for persuading the headmaster at his school to recommend him ...view middle of the document...

These two songs easily put them at the top of British charts (Beatles 1). It wasn't until 1963 that the "Beatle craze" began in the United States (Beatles 2). "The Beatles kicked off its first U.S. tour with a live performance in New York City on The Ed Sullivan Show, one of the most watched events in television history, with 73 milion Americans tuning in. Afterwards, the Beatles flew to Miami for a second live performance that also aired on The Ed Sullivan Show" (Rosenberger 1). From that point on, the Beatles' schedule was incredibly busy.The Beatles never had a dull period while they were together as a band. Throughout the 60's the Beatles created such albums as Rubber Soul, Revolver, White Album, and the famous Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band of 1967. The Beatles success continued until their break up in 1970. The group's separation was due to the Beatles' desires to work as solo artists or as bandleaders. Despite the split, the Beatles members continued to keep in touch and stay friends throughout the years (Beatles 2)Tragically only two of the four Beatles members remain today (Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr). On December 8th,...

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