THE FAB FOUR

the Beatles history by Anna Salerno, and Robert Mitchell

Early life

  • John Lennon-1940-1980
  • Paul McCartney-1942
  • George Harrison-1943-2001
  • Ringo Star-1940
  • first recording "love me do" 1962
  • they lived in Liver pool England
  • they had help from Welshman and he helped the Beatles become a band

Influences

  • Chuck Berry
  • Buddy Holly
  • Everly Brothers
  • Rock Bands
  • they were inspired by a simple guitar and washboard

Time Period

  • 1960-1970
  • Electrifying events
  • Social change
  • Assassination of several key leaders
  • most of the Beatles split up in 1971

Their music

  • Nowhere Man 1965
  • Revolution 1968
  • Michelle 1965
  • Yesterday 1965
  • Strawberry Fields Forever 1967
  • most popular group in rock history
  • Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band was one of there first albums

interesting facts

  • their music group lasted about 8 years
  • Lennon and McCartney wrote most of the songs
  • All born in Liver Pool England
  • Lennon was shot and killed in front of his apartment building
  • introduced to Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in 1988
  • in 2001 Harrison died of cancer
  • There first single was in Britain "love me do"

Works Cited

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The Beatles." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998. Student Resources in Context. Web. 11 Feb. 2016.

McLees’, Don. "Beatles." World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 8 Feb. 2016.