In little under a decade, four young men from Liverpool became more famous than anyone could have predicted. The Beatles provided the soundtrack for the 'Swinging Sixties', wrote and recorded groundbreaking albums, made films and had fans around the world. Featuring intimate photographs, familiar publicity shots and a lively account of their career, from the band's early days to their break-up, this book looks back at the story that is The Beatles. Alongside the year-by-year and album-by-album descriptions, there are also comprehensive guides to their singles and movies, as well as a whole host of surprising facts. The Beatles is a worthy tribute to one of the greatest bands of all time.