The Beatles Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Some Early Musical Influences on Paul McCartney
Part 1 of an overview of the early musical influences on Paul McCartney. Musicians and songs that have helped shape his song writing and sound.

The Beatles' Second Album
The Beatles' Second Album, the second release in the US Capitol albums series.

Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr, member of The Beatles and as a solo artist

The Beatles Solo
Information on the Beatles as individuals or as solo musicians

Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney, member of The Beatles, Wings and as a solo artist

The Beatles Canon
All the Beatles' LPs, singles, EPs and Boxed Sets

The Beatles
A page exploring the music and history of the greatest band in popular music

John Lennon
John Lennon, member of The Beatles and as a solo artist

George Harrison
George Harrison, member of The Beatles and as a solo artist

Beatle Rarities
Hard to find or rare Beatle songs, records and CDs

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The Beatles VI Album
The sixth US album by “the worlds most popular foursome” in less than eighteen months, it's another Capitol compile that still manages to go to Number 1

The Beatles Love Album
Is this the ultimate Beatle mix-tape? The Beatles commission an album (and a stage show) that re-works and re-imagines a host of their most famous songs.

A Beatles Who's Who
Information about those in the Beatles inner circle, those who influenced them or played on their records.

Beatle History
Background to how the Beatles became the biggest, most influential band in the 20th Century

Neil Aspinall - Beatle minder and Apple's very private boss
Whenever The Beatles were performing or recording, there was one person who was never far from their side: Neil Aspinall. He worked for the band as chief minder, and then boss of Apple Records, for over forty years.

The Beatles
This site explores the history, music and record releases of The Beatles. Beatle rarities, books, films, solo careers, and Beatle places.

The Beatles - With The Beatles
This second UK album consolidates The Beatles as a major force in the pop world in 1963. It is a record that signals they might just be around for a very very long time.

The Beatles Abbey Road
Abbey Road is The Beatles saying farewell to their fans. Recorded after Let It Be (but released before it) this album is their final LP as a band together. And what a glorious end to The Beatle story it makes.

Beatles On Film
Beatle films, documentaries and film clips

Beatle Books
Books about or by The Beatles

The Beatles - Beatles For Sale
The Beatles fourth album for the UK market, Beatles For Sale, sees the band a little world-weary and jaded from their constant touring, public appearances, feature-film making and recording. However, they still manage to turn out a chart-topping LP with some truly great Beatle songs.

Beatle Session Men and Women – Part 1
Part one of a two-part series looking at some of the fantastic players the Beatles enlisted to help create the great sounds on their records.

10 Great Songs Covered by The Beatles
The Beatles pioneered the era of the singer/songwriter, but in their early career they sang songs written by other people. Here's a selection of the best.

The Beatles - "The Beatles" (a.k.a. "The White Album")
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Great Beatle cover versions
A small selection of what we regard as some of the very best cover versions of Beatle songs ever. What is on your list?

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The Beatles U.S. Albums Box Set
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles arrival in America in 1964 Apple Records released a box set called

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The Beatles Live at the BBC
How The Beatles reached their fans in the early days - via radio and television. They played a huge number of songs live on the BBC, many of them unique and not heard elsewhere.

10 of The Best Beatles Love Songs
For Valentines Day - a selection of the very best Beatle love songs.

10 More of the Best Beatle Love Songs
For Valentines Day 10 more of the very best Beatle songs about love.

Starting A Basic Beatles Collection
For the person on a budget, what are the essentials of a basic Beatle starter collection? Which albums are the

Beatle Session Men and Women Part 2
Part two of a two-part series looking at some of the fantastic players the Beatles enlisted to help create the great sounds on their records.

Budget Beatles
It didn't happen all that often, but over the years there's been Beatle music issued at bargain basement prices.

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The Beatles Singles Box
Another very collectable box set from the Beatles. This one contains every officially released UK single on individual 3-inch mini CD singles.

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The Beatles "Rubber Soul"
In 1965 the album Rubber Soul broke new ground, raised the bar, and was a sign of things to come for The Beatles.

John Lennon's "Imagine" Album
In 1971 John Lennon released what would be one of his strongest ever collections of songs. The

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An index of categories in the

The Beatles, Universal, and Calderstone
How the Universal Music Group acquired the rights to manufacture and distribute The Beatles music around the world.

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A Japanese collectable - The Beatles E.P. Collection
This beautiful Japanese pressing of The Beatles E.P. Collection is a collectable gem.

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The Beatles (with Tony Sheridan) First Recordings
The Beatles first professionally made studio recordings.

Meet The Beatles!
Meet The Beatles! From the very start of Beatlemania in 1964 - the first of the US Capitol albums.

Paul McCartney’s Archive Collection Series
A walk through the reissuing and re-packaging of some of Paul McCartney’s solo albums in the Archive Collection Series.

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10 Fab Beatle Christmas Gifts
10 great gifts for the Beatle fan in your life.

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George Martin - The Fifth Beatle
A brief biography George Martin, producer of The Beatles.

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Is your copy of "Let It Be" real, or is it a fake?
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12 Apple Records Label Variations
12 Apple Records label variations from around the world.

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The Beatles solo Christmas records
A selection of Christmas recordings released in the post-Beatles era by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.

The death and legacy of an icon
Remembering John Lennon, 35 years after his death.

All You Need Is Love - The “Our World” Global Broadcast
All You Need Is Love - The “Our World” Global Broadcast

The Beatles "Please Please Me" LP
An examination of The Beatles first LP

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10 of the Best Beatle Books
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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Why the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band changed what popular music could be in the 1960s, and why it's still relevant today

The Beatles 1 and 1+ On DVD and BluRay
The Beatles 1 and 1+ DVD and BluRay sets. Released in November, 2015 it features videos of 27 Number 1 UK and US singles.

Some Early Musical Influences on Paul McCartney - Part 2
Part 2 in an exploration of some of the big musical influences on Beatle Paul McCartney as a singer, songwriter and performer.

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The Beatles "Help!" Film - Deluxe DVD Edition unboxing.
Unboxing the collectable Beatles

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The Beatles "Help" LP
An examination of The Beatles album

Some early musical influences on Beatle Ringo Starr
Some of the music from Ringo Starr's past which influenced him as a drummer, as a member of The Beatles, and as a solo performer.

Some Early Musical Influences on George Harrison
A quick overview of the music which influenced Beatle George Harrison and had a big influence on his guitar style, compositions and sound.

Some Early Musical Influences On John Lennon
An overview of the early musical influences of John Lennon. The musicians and songs that helped shape his songwriting and sound.

"Sweet Thrash" - Paul McCartney Limited Edition 12"


"Off the Ground - The Complete Works" - Paul McCartney


"strawberries oceans ships forest" - The Fireman (Paul McCartney)


"Fluid" - The Fireman (Nitin Sawhney Remixes)
Nitin Sawhney's

"Twin Freaks" - Twin Freaks - another Paul McCartney alias
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"Choba B CCCP" - Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney's

Christmas Kisses - limited edition vinyl 45 - Paul McCartney
A rare McCartney song only available on a vinyl 7-inch single issued for Christmas, 2015. Some were pressed on red vinyl, some green.

Electric Arguments - Deluxe Edition
Paul McCartney, working as The Fireman, released an album called

Percy "Thrills" Thrillington
A little known McCartney LP containing instrumental versions of the entire 1971

"Tug of War" (Super Deluxe Archive Collection Edition) - Paul McCartney
Is the

Sgt. Pepper in the Beatles LP Box Set issued in 2009
The Beatles come back to vinyl in 2012 with their entire catalogue remastered and re-issued as individual LPs and in a boxed set

The 1987 Packaging of the Sgt. Pepper Album
How EMI packaged up Sgt. Pepper for it's first CD release back in 1987.

Sgt. Pepper's On CD
Beatles Sgt. Pepper LP makes it to CD for the first time in 1987

Parlophone Label of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
An Australian pressing of Sgt. Pepper on the Parlophone label.

Sgt. Pepper's First Issue on CD
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The Famous Sgt. Pepper Inner Sleeve
Another first - the inner sleeve of the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper LP. It was designed by The Fool.

The Sgt. Pepper Cut-Out Insert Sheet
The cut-out insert from the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album by the Beatles

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - Rear
The rear cover of Sgt. Pepper - which printed all the words to the songs on the LP - another first for the time.

The Sgt. Pepper gatefold photograph
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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - Front
The iconic and radical Sgt. Pepper front cover design. Created by UK artist Peter Blake and his then US wife, Jann Howarth

Where Did The Beatles Come From?
Background to the influence of the city of Liverpool on The Beatles, and some of their very early musical influences too.

An Introduction to The Beatles
This article introduces the Beatles as a band and explains why they still matter as a musical force in the 21st Century