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  • proper n. An extremely successful and influential British rock music quartet that operated primarily in the 1960s.


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  • People often called them some variant of "fake beatles", but in fact they were good friends with the Beatles; and all of the Beatles have (or had) repeatedly said in interviews how much they liked and respected the Monkees both as guys, but also musically.

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  • The name The Beatles is shorthand for the services of this group.

    Daniel Grant: Q. What's In a Name? A. Your Artistic Identity

  • Many loca ls fondly recall viewing tennis matches and musical acts including the Beatles from the bleachers.

    Tennis Club Blocks a Sale

  • The technique of transcendental meditation, made famous by The Beatles, is now being taught to children in schools across America:

    Religion News Roundup: Atheism; Transcendental Meditation; Marijuana for religious use; and more

  • "But they used a legal remedy to a business model problem and the industry that brought you Elvis and the Beatles is now suing children."

    Author Don Tapscott on the growing influence of public participation

  • Even so, "a listening experience like that offered by the Beatles is truly rare," it said.


  • Portions of the multimillion-dollar payout also will go to pop singer Michael Jackson, along with the EMI and Sony recording groups, who each own certain Beatles recording or publishing rights.

    McCartney cashes in on Beatles’ catalog « Isegoria

  • The Beatles 'studio story told in detail | Chron. com - Houston Chronicle: Recording the Beatles is hailed as the definitive guide to the Beatles at work in the studio.

    Archive 2007-02-11

  • Cranky, the difference in perception between “covering” Beethoven and covering, say, the Beatles, is that the former became famous for generating sheet music for others to perform, while the latter became famous for producing recordings.

    Matthew Yglesias » Covers

  • Unseen Beatles footage emerges | News | NME. COM: Exclusive never-before-seen footage of The Beatles is released today (August 1).

    Archive 2007-08-05


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