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The Beatles: English rock band
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The group, whose best-known line-up comprised John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, are regarded as the most influential band of all time. They were integral to the development of 1960s counterculture and popular music's recognition as an art form. Rooted in skiffle, beat and 1950s rock and roll, their sound incorporated elements of classical music and traditional pop in innovative ways; the band later explored music styles ranging from ballads and Indian music to psychedelia and hard rock. As pioneers in recording, songwriting and artistic presentation, the Beatles revolutionised many aspects of the music industry and were often publicised as leaders of the era's youth and sociocultural movements.


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Mark David Chapman Denied Parole For 11th Time [Video]

Mark David Chapman Denied Parole For 11th Time

Mark David Chapman has been denied parole for the 11th time. Chapman murdered John Lennon outside his Manhattan apartment in 1980. Officials said Chapman was denied after being interviewed by a parole..

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Ryan Reynolds and Paul McCartney nominated for Native American Chief role [Video]

Ryan Reynolds and Paul McCartney nominated for Native American Chief role

The Deadpool actor and Beatles legend have been nominated to be Chief for Walpole Island First Nation, a reservation with a community of 5000 located on an island bordering Michigan and Canada.

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Juice WRLD makes history with 5 songs in top 10 on 'Billboard' chart [Video]

Juice WRLD makes history with 5 songs in top 10 on 'Billboard' chart

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