The Beatles was one of the most succesfull groups in the history. The four members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr all grew up in Liverpool, England. They established the band in 1960 and mostly played pop ballads. However, they still experimented with other musical styles, for instance indian music, psychedelic music or hard rock.
In the early 60’s, The Beatles started their career by playing their songs in pubs and small café’s in London and Liverpool. But their popularity grew and soon they were known in the whole Great Britain. The Beatles are the best-selling band in history, with estimated sales of over 600 million records worldwide. They band had most succes in the years 1960–1970. A terrible accident caused the death of John Lennon, and the band divided a year after.