Who doesn’t know out here the Fab Four? The Beatles is a band that will live in the history of music forever and signed a huge change in the European pop culture.
The band was composed by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, and each one of the band contributed with their vocals during their 10 years career together, which sadly came to an end.
Here are 5 facts that you didn’t know about the band, and we brought them to you!
1- A song called “All things must pass” should’ve been included in the album “Abbey Road”
It was a song written by George Harrison that the band rehearsed in order to be included in their latest collaboration, Abbey Road. The song got later refused by Lennon to be put in the album, only to become one of the most famous songs by Harrison in his solo career after that.
By establishing this partnership, George Harrison had his contribution as a vocalist very limited in the band. The lyrics of the album “A Hard Day’s Night” is a pure Lennon-McCartney collaboration.
3- Ringo Starr was the first member to leave the band.
He left the band for a while during the recording of The White Album. The other band members would play the drums during the recording by taking turns.
4- Religious Christians protested against The Beatles in 1966.
In March 1966, John Lennon stated that people followed The Beatles more than Christianity saying “The Beatles are more popular than Jesus”. This led to protests in the South of the USA (including protests by Ku Klux Klan members) and their records got burned in public.
5- The band had a “Fifth Beatle”.
The Beatles had originally another drummer than Ringo. His name was Pete Best but was let go in 1962 because his musical abilities were considered “inadequate”.