vThe Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With a line up comprising John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
vThe band are regarded as one of the most influential bands of all time.
vThe band were active 1960 – 1970, after the group broke up in 1970 all four members enjoyed success as solo artists.
vJohn Lennon died in 1980 and George Harrison in 2001. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr both remain musically active.