The History Of The Beatles

The History Of The Beatles

The Beatles are known to many as one of the greatest bands of all time. Their music has

influenced many people, including the Queen of England, future musicians, parents, and teens.

All four, Ringo Starr, Paul McCarteny, John Lennon, and George Harrison, were knighted by

the Queen. At one time there was controversy statement made by John Lennon that sparked

protesters everywhere to burn countless record . Teens were influenced by the peaceful lyrics

and hippie messages. Numerous musicians are inspired from the Beatles as their inspirations.

The modern rock band “Oasis” has stated that they get their greatest influence from the Beatles”

(Lewisohn, 56).

This great band had small beginnings however, On October 9, 1940, John Winston

Lennon was born in Liverpool, England. He was raised by his aunt Mimi after his parents

divorced . He attended an art school after doing very poorly in all aspects of school except art.

He began his first band, ?The Quarrymen, in 1956″ (Wiener, 5). He met Paul through a

mutual friend at the Garden Fete in Liverpool. Very impressed that Paul could

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