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What if John left the Beatles in 1962?
6 August 2017
Swinging London
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Came across this on YouTube the other day. I think it has an interesting perspective to what could’ve happened, but it doesn’t seem realistic enough. The whole incident seems to have happened in this universe solely because John and Paul had a disagreement while recording How Do You Do It instead of Love Me Do , which I think is a ridiculous idea in it’s own. I also think the Beatles would’ve even carried on for long without John in reality, even if they did decide to take this route. C Moon as a Beatles song!? Ugh!

I’m sure many of you will have disagreements over the video as well, but it is fun seeing John using his humor and wit in an alternate universe. a-hard-days-night-john-6

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6 August 2017
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This situation is as unlikely as Capitol refusing The Beatles even after I Want To Hold Your Hand but i’ll try to make the best of it.

Had John left in 1962, The Beatles would’ve broke up shortly after and John would be telling Mimi that she’s right and would get a normal job and rock and roll as we know it would die.

How do i know that The Beatles would’ve broken up had John quit. You see, John actually did quit The Beatles. In September of 1969, around the time that Abbey Road was released, John quit. After that, The Beatles recorded one more full song together, which is I Me Mine , and did a few overdubs in early 1970 before biting the dust and reuniting with the same exact lineup they left off with 24 years later where they were only able to record 4 new songs before breaking up once again in 1996.

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7 August 2017
Somewhere In Time
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John would most likely still be alive today!

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7 August 2017
Robin Hood Country
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I think the Beatles would have either split up, or continued and their music wouldn’t have been as good. 

Yes I think music today would be completely different, but I think the rock Revolution of the 60’s probably would’ve still happened. 

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