The Beatles 1

Published: Wednesday 3rd February 2010
  1. What was the first Beatles single to be released in the UK in October 1962
  2. Who did Ringo Starr replace as drummer during these recording sessions?
  3. In which German town did The Beatles build their reputation and their ability to play live?
  4. In which Liverpool club did producer George Martin want to record The Beatles first album, before discovering "it had the acoustic ambience of an oil tank"?
  5. Which was the first Beatles single to top the UK charts in April 1963?
  6. The Beatles first album, Please,Please Me, topped the UK charts for thirty weeks in 1963, what finally replaced it at number 1?
  7. The US record company, Capitol, were reluctant to release the early Beatles singles, what record finally gave the group its first US number one?
  8. Between 1963 and 1966 The Beatles had 11 consecutive UK number ones. What in February 1967 became the first single not to reach the coveted top spot since Please,Please Me?
  9. What was the record that kept The Beatles single "Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields" off the UK number one spot?
  10. Which was the only Beatles album to consist solely of Lennon/McCartney compositions?
  11. What is Ringo Starr's real name?
  12. What is John Lennon's middle name?
  13. What is Paul McCartney's middle name?
  14. Which song did The Beatles give to The Rolling Stones, giving them a major hit in 1963?
  15. Published in April 1964, what was the name of John Lennon's first book, that comprised of surreal and non-nonsensical short stories and drawings?
  16. What was the title of The Beatles second feature film?
  17. Which song written by Lennon/McCartney holds the record for being recorded more than any other?
  18. What was the title of manager Brian Epstein's autobiography?
  19. Which was the last album to be recorded by The Beatles?
  20. The Beatles last commercial concert took place in Candlestick Park in San Francisco, in what year?
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