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    The 'Paul is dead' myth

    Paul McCartneyOne of the more bizarre aspects of The Beatles' story was this 1969 theory that Paul McCartney died in 1966, and that The Beatles inserted a series of clues into their songs and artwork. Read more »

  • Album of the month

    Abbey Road

    Abbey Road album coverThe Beatles' last-recorded album was a triumph. Coming after the troubled Let It Be sessions, the group pulled together for a final collection of songs that rank among their all-time best. Read more »

  • I want to tell you…

    "It was magical. I mean, there were really some loving, caring moments between four people. A really amazing closeness, with four guys who really loved each other - it was pretty sensational." - Ringo Starr

  • In the spotlight

    Pete Best

    Pete BestThe Beatles' original drummer, Peter Randolph Best was born on 24 November 1941, in Madras, India, and grew up in Liverpool. He remained with the group until August 1962. Read more »