50 Years of The Beatles
50 Years of the Beatles continues throughout 2014.
On 18 August 1962 Ringo Starr made his first appearance as the Beatles official drummer at Hulme Hall in the village of Port Sunlight, Wirral. The four members of the band had a two hour rehearsal before taking to the stage as the headline act in the local Horticultural Society’s 17th annual dance. On that night the Fab Four were born... and the rest is history.
The Beatles - John, Paul, George and Ringo – then took the charts by storm in 1962 with their first official release, Love Me Do, quickly followed by Please Please Me and From Me to You.
Beatlemania soon swept across the globe as the Fab Four recorded a staggering 12 studio albums, 13 EPs and 22 singles from 1962 to 1970. It is estimated they have sold over one billion records worldwide.
Today, The Beatles continue to influence many musicians and artists as well as attracting a new generation of fans.
Think Liverpool, think The Beatles. The city is officially the World Capital of Pop, and the Fab Four, are of course, its most famous sons.
Click here to check out our 'Beatles Liverpool' itinerary.
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