From The Beatles to their song ‘You’re a miracle’, the songwriters who created the most famous of British rock bands have all shared their musical influences.
Now, an exclusive list of songs by the three greatest of the Beatles has been compiled, highlighting the influences on the songs they wrote.
The Beatles’ ‘Taurus’ is an epic of rockabilly inspired by the band’s 1970s American touring and their legendary 1980s UK tour.
‘I’m All That’ is a haunting acoustic song that blends elements of jazz, blues and pop.
‘Don’t You Want Me’ is the first single from The Beatles’ 1968 UK album ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’.
The group wrote this song in 1965, before they started making a living off of their music.
George Harrison sang the lead vocals on the song in 1966, and Paul McCartney wrote the words.
John Lennon, Ringo Starr and Ringo and Ringi Starr were the only Beatles to make it to the US and the UK.
Lennon was one of the first musicians to reach the top of the British charts, with the single ‘Don’ hitting number one in 1964.
He died in 1974, just as The Beatles began recording the band albums.