See Article History Alternative Titles: Fab Four, the Silver Beatles The Beatles, formerly called the Quarrymen or the Silver Beatles, byname Fab Four, British musical quartet and a global cynosure for the hopes and dreams of a generation that came of age in the s.
They briefly called themselves the Blackjacks, before changing their name to the Quarrymen after discovering that a respected local group was already using the other name. The fifteen-year-old auditioned for Lennon, impressing him with his playing, but Lennon initially thought Harrison was too young for the band.
After a month of Harrison's persistence, during a second meeting, arranged by McCartney, he performed the lead guitar part of the instrumental song " Raunchy " on the upper deck of a Liverpool bus,  and they enlisted him The beattles their lead guitarist.
By early July, they had refashioned themselves as the Silver Beatles, and by the middle of August shortened the name to The Beatles. After closing the Indra due to noise complaints, he moved them to the Kaiserkeller in October. However, they were also growing tired of the monotony of numerous appearances at the same clubs night after night.
They were fresh, and they were honest, and they had what I thought was a sort of presence He eventually negotiated a one-month-early release from their contract in exchange for one last recording session in Hamburg.
In order to secure a UK record contract, Epstein negotiated an early end to the band's contract with Polydor, in exchange for more recordings backing Tony Sheridan. I Love You ". He'd tell us that jeans were not particularly smart and could we possibly manage to wear proper trousers, but he didn't want us suddenly looking square.
He'd let us have our own sense of individuality. The album was supplemented by the four tracks already released on their first two singles. Martin originally considered recording the Beatles' debut LP live at The Cavern Club, but after deciding that the The beattles acoustics were inadequate, he elected to simulate a "live" album with minimal production in "a single marathon session at Abbey Road".
Released in Januarytwo months ahead of the album of the same name, the song reached number one on every chart in London except Record Retailer, where it peaked at number two. And the words were almost irrelevant.
The song's repeated use of "yeah" exclamations became a signature phrase for the group at the time. Released in Marchthe album initiated a run during which eleven of their twelve studio albums released in the United Kingdom through reached number one. Greeted with riotous enthusiasm by screaming fans, the press dubbed the phenomenon " Beatlemania ".
Around 50 to journalists and photographers as well as representatives from the BBC also joined the airport reception, the first of more than such events. The LP topped a half-million albums sold in one week. The Beatles in the United States EMI's American subsidiary, Capitol Recordshindered the Beatles' releases in the United States for more than a year by initially declining to issue their music, including their first three singles.
Concurrent negotiations with the independent US label Vee-Jay led to the release of some of the songs inbut not all. The Beatlesculled from most of the songs of Parlophone's Please Please Me, but a management shake-up led to the album not being released.
The record received some airplay in the Tidewater area of Virginia by Gene Loving of radio station WGH and was featured on the "Rate-a-Record" segment of American Bandstandbut it failed to catch on nationally. The Beatles  to go along with Capitol's debut album, Meet the Beatles!
Kennedy International Airport, 7 February On 7 Februarythe Beatles left the United Kingdom with an estimated 4, fans gathered at Heathrow, waving and screaming as the aircraft took off. Kennedy Airportan uproarious crowd estimated at 3, greeted them. Biographer Jonathan Gould writes that, according to the Nielsen rating service, it was "the largest audience that had ever been recorded for an American television program".
Kennedy the previous November. Some commentators suggest that the Beatles helped make way for the revolutionary social changes to come in the decade.
Within days it was apparent that a genuine upheaval was underway, offering a frenetic distraction to the dread that had set into America after the assassination of President John F.
Kennedy, and a renewal of the brutally wounded ideal that youthfulness carried our national hope. All of the disparate influences on their first two albums coalesced into a bright, joyous, original sound, filled with ringing guitars and irresistible melodies.
Dylan's audience of "college kids with artistic or intellectual leanings, a dawning political and social idealism, and a mildly bohemian style " contrasted with their fans, "veritable ' teenyboppers ' — kids in high school or grade school whose lives were totally wrapped up in the commercialised popular culture of television, radio, pop records, fan magazines, and teen fashion.
To many of Dylan's followers in the folk music scene, the Beatles were seen as idolaters, not idealists. Released in early December, its eight original compositions stood out, demonstrating the growing maturity of the Lennon—McCartney songwriting partnership.
I was pretty stunned for a month or two. McCartney was initially reluctant to try it, but eventually did so in late The Beatles, also known as "The White Album", is the ninth studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, released on 22 November A double album, its plain white sleeve has no graphics or text other than the band's name embossed, which was intended as a direct contrast to the vivid cover artwork of the band's previous LP Sgt.
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They are frequently cited as the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed band in modern history, with innovative music, a cultural impact that helped define the s and an enormous influence on music that is still felt today.