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50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life, times and music of the iconic British group the Beatles. The band shot to fame in the early 1960s with timeless singles including "Love Me Do" and "Please Please Me", and the enthusiasm that they inspired was so great that the British press dubbed it "Beatlemania". Several of their albums, such as Abbey Road and the pioneering concept album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, are considered to be among the greatest rock albums ever produced, and their music has inspired generations of musicians. Although the group split up for good in 1970, leaving their millions of devoted fans devastated, their popularity shows no signs of fading, and they have sold an astonishing two billion albums to date.
In just 50 minutes you will:
oLearn about the early days of the Beatles' musical career in Liverpool and Hamburg
oGain an insight into the Beatles' phenomenally successful albums and the "Beatlemania" that they inspired
oUnderstand the group's legacy and enduring influence on popular music
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