The Beatles not only evolved musically, but also as people. See how they went from a small skiffle band to the most famous group of all time.
In Hamburg, Germany
Stu Sutcliffe on the far left playing bass, and Paul in the back playing piano
Their final line-up and beginning of their rise to fame.
Beatlemania has now struck the UK and they are now in their standard early Beatles look.
The Beatles arrive in America and they are now the biggest group in the world. It was also this year that Bob Dylan introduced them to marijuana.
Starting to get more laid back, longer hair and their music is blossoming into their own style.
On the set of ‘Rain’, their music is becoming more experimental. It was the first track to have backwards vocals.
It’s now the Summer of Love and the hippie days are in full force. The Beatles release Sgt. Peppers in June.
In search of deeper meaning, the Beatles visit India to study meditation and spirituality.
The last known photo shoot as a group. They release their last album, Abbey Road, and the group dissolves as the ’60s come to a close. Official announcements are made in early 1970.