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Last Updated: Tuesday June 28 2005 15:39 GMT

Who were The Beatles?

The Beatles

The Beatles, or the Fab Four, were one of the most famous bands in the history of pop music.

The line-up:

John Lennon (vocalist): born 9 October 1940, died 8 December 1980
Paul McCartney (vocalist and guitarist): born 18 June 1942
George Harrison (vocalist and guitarist): born 25 February 1943, died 29 November 2001
Ringo Starr (drummer): born 7 July 1940