A rock and roll band started in early 1960's Liverpool, England. Originally comprised of John Lennon
, Paul McCartney
, George Harrison
, Stu Sutcliffe (who died in Hanburg, Germany in the early 1960s), and Pete Best (who was ousted from the band); gained fame as John, Paul, George, and Ringo Starr
. Appeared in America in February, 1964 on the Ed Sullivan Show as the beginning of the British Invasion
. Initially managed by Brian Epstein, who died in the late 1960s. Broke up in 1970 but during their tenure as an act released some 150 songs in multiple languages and has since been considered the greatest and most influential rock band in the history of the world.
The Beatles are the greatest band in the history of mankind, and if you don't agree you are either: (1) deaf; or (2) an idiot.