The Beatles were an English rock band that formed in Liverpool, in 1960. With John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the greatest and most influential act of the rock era. Rooted in skiffle and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented with several genres, ranging from pop ballads to psychedelic and hard rock, often incorporating classical elements in innovative ways. In the early 1960s, their enormous popularity first emerged as “Beatlemania”, but as their songwriting grew in sophistication they came to be perceived as an embodiment of the ideals shared by the era’s sociocultural revolutions.
Grace Productions Acquires Rights to The Beatles’ Music Catalogue
Variety, 2014-03-11 18:55:19
Filmmaker Josh Wakely’s production company, GRACE, has acquired the worldwide rights to The Beatles’ music catalogue in an agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. GRACE will have the rights to the group’s song catalogue for an animated children’s series called “Beat Bugs.” The series will be based on the original characters ...
Jimmy Fallon Reveals The Beatles Were On Facebook Way Before You: Here's Proof
MTV News, 2014-02-25 16:47:06
Fallon bit imagines unseen 'Ed Sullivan Show' performance from 1964 where Fab Four plug their social media. By Gil Kaufman
Jimmy Fallon imagines Beatles' social media strategy on 'Tonight Show'
MSNBC Entertainment, 2014-02-25 13:34:30
You say you want a social media revolution? Then The Beatles are the band for you.