The Value of Beatles Autographs

Value of Beatles Autographs

Imagine discovering a piece of music history – a signed Beatles photograph – and wondering what it might be worth. The Beatles left an indelible mark on the world of music, and their memorabilia continues to be highly sought after by fans and collectors alike. Autographed Beatles memorabilia, in particular, holds significant value due to […]

Why Did The Beatles Stop Touring?

Why did the Beatles stop touring

Considering the fact that The Beatles really came to the fore during their early tours of the UK’s bars, it is amazing to think that the band stopped playing live altogether in 1966 after just four years. What is perhaps even more amazing is that this decision never affected The Beatles popularity and they remained […]

Where is John Lennon buried?

Where is John Lennon buried - strawberry fields memorial

Where is John Lennon buried? John Lennon was never buried, he was cremated at the Ferncliff Cemetery and his ashes scattered by Yoko Ono in Central Park. There is a memorial named after “Strawberry Fields” there which fans can visit to pay their respects. The Strawberry Fields memorial Built five years later, which stands within […]

Why did The Beatles Break Up? The True Story Revealed

Why did the Beatles Break up

Why did The Beatles Break Up? While Paul McCartney’s infamous press release on April 9th 1970 is usually cited as the official end of The Beatles, in truth it had been a long-time coming. While many fans want to lay the blame solely at the feet of Yoko Ono, the cracks had already appeared years […]

Why Were The Beatles So Influential?

Why were the Beatles so influential

The Beatles were so influential for a number of reasons, the main one being the genius songwriting partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Lennon and McCartney met as teenagers and wrote and played the music that appealed to them, no matter the genre. Add into the mix George Harrison, who over time developed his […]

The Genre Of The Beatles – Which Is It?

The genre of the Beatles which is it

Most believe that there are around at least ten genres that The Beatles influenced throughout their career. If you are trying to count, it seems like The Beatles played anywhere from 13 to 20 different genres. It is not easy to define some music genres in general, let alone label The Beatles music into those […]

Where Are The Beatles Now?

Where are the Beatles now

Out of the four members of The Beatles, two of them are still living. Though they broke up in 1969 (made official in April of 1970), the Fab Four fans have always wanted to know where they are and what they are doing. So, where are The Beatles now? Both Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr […]

The Beatles Original Members? They’re Not Who You May Think

The Beatles original members

Despite popular belief, it was not always John, Paul, George, and Ringo who made up the Fab Four. Initially, they weren’t even known as The Beatles. They started life in 1956 as The Quarrymen, whose original members were John Lennon, Pete Shotton, Eric Griffiths, Bill Smith, Rod Davis, Len Garry and Colin Hanson. Paul McCartney […]

The Beatles Members? The Original Beatles are Not Who You May Think

The Beatles original members

Who are and where The Beatles members? Despite popular belief, it was not always John, Paul, George, and Ringo who made up the Fab Four. Initially, they weren’t even known as The Beatles. They started life in 1956 as The Quarrymen, whose original members were John Lennon, Pete Shotton, Eric Griffiths, Bill Smith, Rod Davis, […]

The Beatles original name

The Beatles original name

John, Paul, George and Ringo – so famous they are recognised by first names alone, as the most influential group in music history, The Beatles. But that was not the name they started with. So what was The Beatles original name? The first name for the band that included John, Paul and George (who joined […]

Why did Paul McCartney Write Let It Be?

Why did Paul Mccartney write Let it Be

In 1970 the Beatles released their twelfth and last studio album ‘Let It Be’ and the track of the same name was one of the singles released from the album. Whilst the song is credited (as with all Beatles songs) to Lennon and McCartney, it was actually written by Paul, but why did Paul McCartney […]

So Why Did John Lennon Write Imagine?

Why did John Lennon write Imagine

The most famous (and commercially successful) of John’s solo career is undoubtedly ‘Imagine’, the song that first appears on the album of the same name in 1971. Many theories to its meaning and origin exist. Why did John Lennon write ‘Imagine’? Whilst the writing credits for ‘Imagine’ were solely listed as being John Lennon, John […]

What is the song Yesterday about?

What is the song Yesterday about

The story behind ‘Yesterday’, one of the most popular Beatles tracks of all time, is an interesting one, including many firsts for the band, like it being a solo project and in its use of strings. Whilst, like most Beatles tracks, Lennon and McCartney are both credited with the song, it was in fact written […]

Who sang Yesterday?

Who sang Yesterday

‘Yesterday’ is seen by many as the most famous (and definitely most covered) Beatles track of all time and appeared on the album ‘Help!’ in 1965. Who sang Yesterday? It was Paul McCartney who both wrote and sang ‘Yesterday’, with the rest of the band not contributing to the song, either vocally or playing any […]

Did John Lennon Have Kids?

Did John Lennon have kids

John Lennon is without doubt one of the most influential musicians of all time, as a member of the ‘Fab Four’ and one half of the most famous writing duo of all time. However, his fame meant that his family life was often front-page news, but did John Lennon have kids? Across his two marriages, […]

Did The Beatles Sleep With Fans?

To put it bluntly, yes they did. A lot.  Numerous stories, involving all four Beatles, have surfaced since their break-up and some have even been known  since their early days in Hamburg and the Cavern Club.  Despite all of The Beatles being married at one point, all four members indulged in numerous covert, adulterous affairs.  […]

Were the Beatles Hippies?

Were the Beatles hippies

Indeed, the Beatles were not only hippies for a period of time but were one of the main icons of hippie culture during the 1960s and 1970s. Let’s take a look at what the word hippie really stands for, and what The Beatles did to make themselves hippies throughout their career.  Perhaps one of the […]

Can Paul McCartney Read Music?

Can Paul Mccartney read music

As a member of one of the most popular and successful rock bands of all time, you’d assume all four members have a working knowledge of music theory- especially main vocalist, Paul McCartney. Generally, most musicians are at least somewhat familiar with the mechanisms of music theory. But you may be surprised to hear the […]

Did The Beatles Go To John’s Funeral?

Did the Beatles go to Johns funeral

So, did any of the three remaining Beatles go to John Lennon’s funeral? No, none of The Beatles attended John’s funeral because there was no formal funeral for the musical icon. On December 8, 1980 the world felt shocked as John Lennon was shot five times while in the entranceway to The Dakota in New […]

Could The Beatles Read Music

Could the Beatles Read Music

No, none of The Beatles could either read or write music. This much-posited rumor was confirmed in 2018 by Paul McCartney in an interview with 60 Minutes. The Beatles. They are one of the most beloved musical acts that have ever existed. Even now, well past the 1960s and Beatlemania, their albums resonate with new […]

Where did the Beatles first perform?


Where did the Beatles first perform? Although many people accept that officially it was the Indra Club in Hamburg, West Germany. This is open to debate for the following reasons. The Beatles In the beginning The first recorded formal venue for the band, in its original line up of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, Stuart […]

Were The Beatles a Boy Band?

Were the Beatles a boy band 1

Where did boy bands come from? Some people would say they started with bands such as Take That or New Kids On The Block. The most successful music act of all time, the Beatles have, for a long time, sparked a debate about whether they were a boy band or a rock band. The answer […]

Were The Beatles on Drugs?

Were the Beatles on drugs new

News flash: Your favorite pop band from the ’60s was most likely high when you saw them in concert. A lot of people ask, “Were The Beatles on drugs?” and the answer is yes. In fact, they were heavily sedated for most of their music career.  What was The Beatles’ drug of choice? Most people […]

Did the Beatles Smoke Weed?

Did the Beatles smoke weed

The connection between The Beatles and drugs is quite famous and much of their later music is said to have been influenced by it. But did The Beatles smoke weed? Yes they did! You don’t have to be a super fan to know that The Beatles smoked weed – and lots of it. The 1960s […]

Which Beatles are Alive?

Which Beatles are still alive

The Beatles exploded onto the music scene in 1963. Their energy, songwriting, and iconic personalities singlehandedly changed Rock n Roll. Today, only two of the Beatles are alive.  Which Beatles are alive? At the time of writing the only two remaining members of the Beatles are Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. Paul McCartney  Paul McCartney was born […]

Which Beatles are Dead?

Which Beatles are dead

Since the core of the Beatles ‘fab four’ was formed in 1962, until their split in 1970, they were arguably the influential band in music history, but which Beatles are dead? Two members of the band are now dead, John Lennon and George Harrison. Lennon was murdered in 1980 by Mark Chapman, whilst Harrison died […]

How tall were the Beatles?

how tall were the Beatles

The Beatles are one of the most iconic bands in history, and fans are always curious about their personal lives. One question often asked is “How tall were the Beatles?” It turns out that all four members of the band were actually quite tall! John Lennon was the tallest at 5’10 1/2″, followed by Paul […]