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1 The Beatles What do you know about the 1960s pop group The Beatles?

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3 In 1956 John Lennon formed The Quarry Men in Liverpool with his friend Stuart Sutcliffe.

4 In July 1957 The Quarry Men performed at St. Peter's Church Garden Fete. John met Paul McCartney.

5 In February 1959 The Quarry Men played at the Wilson Hall in Liverpool, and George Harrison decided to join them.

6 The Quarry Men changed their name to The Silver Beetles and in 1960 Pete Best became their drummer. The band's line-up was now John, Paul, George, Pete and Stuart Sutcliffe.

7 The Beatles in 1960 when they were performing in Hamburg.

8 Unfortunately Stuart Sutcliffe died in 1962 just before the Beatles became famous after playing in The Cavern Club.

9 The Beatles were rejected by several record labels before being accepted by a small label Parlophone. This was all arranged by their manager Brian Epstein.

10 Also in 1962, Pete Best was replaced as drummer by Ringo Starr.

11 They released their first single Love Me Do at the end of 1962 and their first album Please Please Me early in 1963.

12 Over the next few years Beatlemania took over Britain. After playing in the USA, Beatlemania took over America as well.

13 All through the 60s The Beatles were successful, releasing records and films, but by 1969 they were beginning to have arguments and they wanted to go their own ways.

14 From 1971 onwards, the band didnt record together and in 1975, the Beatles were legally disbanded.

15 John Lennon was shot and died in December 1980 outside his flat in New York.

16 George Harrison died from cancer in November 2001.

17 Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr still occasionally tour and record music.

18 We are going to listen to some tracks from Help! which was released by The Beatles in Please fill in the appraisal sheet when we listen to the song for the second time.


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