Updated: Mon, 08 Oct 2012 23:00:00 GMT | By Tom Townshend
The Beatles at 50

The Beatles at 50

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This week marks 50th anniversary of the release of Love Me Do, the debut single by The Beatles.

What the Fab Four achieved in the seven years which followed (yes, that's all it was!) was unprecedented in the history of popular music and remains the benchmark for bands to this day.

The Beatles' musical achievements have been so widely discussed that we're not sure there's much more to say.

Instead, join us for a magical mystery tour down the long and winding road of Beatles history as we pinpoint the non-musical moments which made them the most important band of all time.

Keep clicking for the 25 moments which defined The Beatles...


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