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The Beatles

John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - four young lads from Liverpool who changed music and changed the world. The Beatles were formed following a chance meeting between the young John Lennon and Paul McCartney at the Woolton Village Fete in 1957. They released their first album, Please Please Me, in 1962 and went on to have 17 number ones in the UK as well as dominating the US charts. The band broke up in 1970 following their final LP release, Let It Be but their music lives on. They are believed to have sold more than two billion albums.

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