An off-the-cuff remark by Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was the inspiration of the album title song “A Hard Day’s Night.” Both the single and the album held the top position in their respective charts for a couple weeks in August 1964 on both sides of the Atlantic, which was the first time any artist had done this. Han sido la fondo musical de mi vida. I mean, that MUST have hurt! After recording Love Me Do, P S I Love You, Please Please Me and Ask Me Why in 1962, the remaining 10 tracks for The Beatles first album, Please Please Me, took just ten hours to record. 8Spitz, Bob. The few months after their India visi was their most creative period. Wouldn’t Her Majesty, off Abbey Road, be the shortest at 28 seconds? THE BEATLES INFLUENCED ME AND ALOT OF OTHER BANDS. Wanna Argue about the Beatles’ Last Album? 13. The most photographed subject of the 1960s was the Beatles. It has been covered by Elvis, Boyz II, The Beatles were supposed to voice the vultures in the movie, Former drummer for the Beatles, Pete Best, and Paul McCartney were deported from. 3Harry, Bill. We were all on this ship in the sixties, our generation, a ship going to discover the New World. 26. And why? No. #45!! 17. 30. I have ALWAYS loved Johns work and in particular George Harrison. John Lennon’s father … Charles Manson claimed that there were hidden meanings in the Beatles hit “Helter Skelter.” He believed the group was imparting a secret message heralding Armageddon. The song “Strawberry Fields Forever” (1967) came after one of the most difficult periods of the Beatles’ career, including the “more famous than Jesus” controversy, the unintentional snubbing of the Philippine’s First Lady Imelda Marcos, Lennon’s failing, In 1964, BBC announcer Roy Williams accidentally reported that Ringo Starr had his toenails removed. 3. Even those people who say they never liked the Beatles in fact had here lives influenced by them if they lived through the sixties , as we all did at that time, it was always more then just the music in the end, it was a feeling of the times, something that has never occurred again since, and really you had to live through the sixties to have understood it , whatever music i listen to now and like it doesnt matter how many times i hear a beatles song i always come back to the music theres something about it , and really it all started out of something so simple? … He said he also considered killing Johnny Carson, Walter Cronkite, Elizabeth Taylor, and Jacqueline Kennedy, but that Lennon seemed easier to find. Wanna Argue about the Beatles’ Last Album?” Rolling Stone. ( unless, maybe, Maggie May ). 45. Their music style started off … 50 fascinating facts you may not know about The Beatles 1. The very first British rock album to have lyrics to every song printed on the album was the Beatles’. They would later grow disillusioned after accusations of sexual improprieties by the Maharishi, an avowed celibate. To celebrate the anniversary of this revolutionarily "weird" album, here are eleven super weird things about The Beatles. Writing Music To Find Out What It Sounds Like: The Singular Frank Zappa, ‘Beat Surrender’: The Jam Go Out At The Top, ‘Ebb Tide’: The Righteous Brothers Mine Pre-Rock’n’Roll Era For Next Hit, ‘Duets’: Elton John Sings With Little Richard, Tammy Wynette And More, Lil Baby Drops ‘Errbody’ And ‘On Me’ In Celebration Of 26th Birthday, Shawn Mendes Drops Fourth Studio Album ‘Wonder’, Brian And Roger Eno’s ‘Mixing Colours’ Inspires Public Outdoor Art Installation, Brian Eno Announces CD Edition Of ‘Rams: Original Soundtrack Album’, David Bowie’s Self-Titled 1967 Debut Album For Picture Disc Release. I’m so greatful to grow up with The Beatles and thinking that the kids today never can imagine how it was like in those days. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr were the … The Beatles song “Dear Prudence” was written for Mia Farrow’s sister, Prudence Farrow. You missed one! Yoko Ono met John Lennon in 1966 when he visited her art exhibit in London, On the cover of the Beatles’ Abbey Road album, there is a Volkswagen Beetle behind George Harrison, Billy Preston was an American musician who is sometimes referred to as “the Black Beatle”. Ringo plays Love Me Do on Please Please Me and Andy White plays on the single. He loves their music. ‘Turning on, tuning in, everyone believing in love. 32. Boy was I wrong…. it’s great to see so many people who are still influenced by the boys to this day. John Lennon thought she spent too much time meditating and encouraged her through the song to “come out and play.”. © 2020 Fact Retriever LLC. Many believe the real reference is to a girl named Lucy Vodden (a classmate of his son Julian) who was gravely ill with lupus. My drug addled brain keeps telling me that he worked with the Incredible String Band as well. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band hit No. 2013. In fact, until he’d found the best lyrics, it was a ditty … The Beatles song “Got to Get You into My Life” (1966) is generally thought to be about a girl, but McCartney later claimed that it is actually. He later released a press release on April 10, 1970. So this list applies to only albums released in the UK? Great compilation. There really was something about the Beatles that seemed to reach out to everyone. 1 on the British album charts, for a SECOND time, 50 years after it was first released. 44 Stormy Facts About Ringo Starr, The Glue That Kept The Beatles Together Kyle Climans Although he has often been mocked for being the most overlooked of the Beatles, there are … The Beatles’ top 10 number one hits on both sides of the Atlantic are 1) “Hey Jude,” 2) “Get Back,” 3) “She Loves You,” 4) “Can’t Buy Me. The Imperial Wizard of the Klan denounced the Beatles as atheistic, and members of the KKK picketed Beatles concerts during their 1966 U.S. tour. $14.00 I went to take my daughter to see “sir Paul” the cheapest tickets were $1500.00 per ticket. It is inspirational to us both … and something we will share forever. The location of John Lennon’s ashes has never been disclosed by Yoko Ono. But there are no ‘scrambled eggs’, Paul’s original working title as he was composing, ‘Yesterday’. And, suddenly George trips and SPLAT! Regarding #36- The Beatles will always be alive as long as I can still breathe!!! Apart from Tony Sheridan, Preston was the only artist to receive joint credit on a Beatles single (“Get Back”). 8. I was never a Beatles (as a group) fan as a youngster (born in 1960) … more Rolling Stones and Aerosmith.