The Beatles

By James Vrenick

Greatest rock band ever.

The Beatles was the greatest rock band in history, also they sang other music. They are the greatest and they still are today because they are the number one rock and roll band in the United States chart. Because of their number one spot on the United States chart the were able to make it to the rock and roll hall of fame.
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Origins

The Beatles were formed in 1960 and it was because of Paul McCartney. The place the Beatles were formed in was Liverpool, England, United Kingdom. The band is made up of four people John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. The band was formed by Paul's love for rock and roll music, writing music and playing the guitar.
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This is the city that the Beatles were formed in.

Music Acomplishments

They were the best-selling band in history. The reason for this is because they sold over 600 million records. They were also the best selling music artist in the Untied States. The band has 178 million certified units. They were able to get in the rock and roll hall of fame and are still the number one rock and roll band.

Other facts

During the rock era, they were the foremost and influential act. Later the band start trying new genres of songs like pop ballads, Indian music, psychedelia and hard rock. The Beatles sold many albums but their most commonly known albums are White Album and Abbey Reed. The Beatles gained popularity from their first album "Love Me Do".
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This is one of the Beatles album covers.

Quote

By John Lennon

"You may say I am a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll Join us. And the world will live as one."

The end of the Beatles

The Beatles broke in 1970 and they enjoyed their successful musical careers. Two of the Beatles are still alive today and they are Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, but John Lennon died from being shot and killed on December 1980 and George Harrison died from lung cancer in November 2001.