World Day «The Beatles»

Imagine there's no countries
It isn ' t hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people living life in peace ...

Today of the speakers and headphones real music lovers should sound «Yesterday», «Yellow Submarine», «Let It Be» or any other creature of the most popular musical group of all time — the legendary quartet from Liverpool. Since 2001, UNESCO decided to on January 16 is World Day «The Beatles».

Date, of course, was not chosen by chance. January 16, 1957 in Liverpool opened club «The Cavern», where they began their way to fame was still an unknown young musicians , and . A few years later they were joined by another future "Beatle» — .

Later on January 16 happened another significant event in the history of «The Beatles»: on this day in 1964, the magazine «Cashbox» appropriated the song «I Want To Hold Your Hand» first place in the U.S. charts after this single sold a million copies in just 10 days.

In the usual composition «The Beatles» worked for eight years. During this time they are officially released 13 albums, each song of which became a hit. Starting with imitation classics of American rock 'n' roll (a great influence on the four had, for example, creativity ), «The Beatles» came to their own style.

group received worldwide recognition in 1963 after the release of the single «Please Please Me». From that point on the planet began madness that has received speaking name "Beatlemania."

The group has had a great influence on the development of world music. Many famous composers and performers take their example. In addition, "the Beatles' first used some innovations in sound recording and shooting videos.

Now «The Beatles» ranked first in the list of the greatest artists of all time by the magazine «Rolling Stone».