The dissolution was finalized in 1974, but Apple Corps (the Beatles' management company) was left intact.
For perhaps fifteen years, few people saw any purpose for that...
The band broke up in 1970 under circumstances painful to think about.
Everyone went on to solo careers of varying success, most notably Mc Cartney with Wings.
Similarly, you can vote for your favourite Beatles song by heading over to the Best Song Crowner.
Happy Birthday this week to: July 30 1926 ● Christine Mc Guire / → Vocals for immensely popular sibling singing trio the Mc Guire Sisters, “Sugartime” (#1, 1958) 1936 ● Buddy Guy / (George Guy) → Pioneering and highly influential Chicago blues guitarist and singer, “Stone Crazy” (R&B #12, 1962), #30 on ) and one hit wonder novelty-pop singer, “Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb” (#4, 1959), a take-off from his character’s constant combing of his pompadour 1940 ● Big Jack Johnson / (Jack Johnson) → Contemporary Delta blues guitarist, songwriter and bandleader with a dozen critically acclaimed electric blues albums, many with social activism themes, died from an undisclosed illness on 3/14/2001, age 60 1941 ● Paul Anka / → Canadian-born teen idol/contemporary pop/easy listening crooner and songwriter, “Lonely Boy” (#1, 1959), wrote the theme for and Tom Jones‘ “She’s A Lady” (#2, 1971) and the lyrics to Frank Sinatra‘s “My Way” (#11, 1969) 1944 ● Chris Darrow / → Highly-skilled and sought-after multi-instrumentalist L. session musician, co-founded 60s eclectic folk-rock cult band Kaleidoscope, replaced Jackson Browne in country-rock the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (“Mr.
“It’s about educating us on the state of the earth and the little things we can do to see the big picture,” he says.
In 1966 John Lennon gave an ill-thought-out comment that The Beatles were "more popular than Jesus now." He promptly apologized for it, but it had already been taken out of context by the press.
John wasn't saying that the Beatles were than Jesus; but if you were the kind of "thick-headed disciple" who would burn Beatles albums over this, then the context — his thoughts on the state of Christianity — would not be much comfort.
But then a second wave of Beatlemania gradually hit — too late for John Lennon, who sadly had been getting the Dead Artists Are Better effect since 1980 when he was murdered by Mark David Chapman, but everyone else got to see it.
The events leading to this, in order: the initial release of the British Beatles catalogue on CD in 1987; The Beatles being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the release of (which collects all their non-album singles and rarities) in 1988; Paul Mc Cartney finally embracing his Beatles heritage fully in 1989, in the process settling the last couple of lawsuits and freeing Apple Corps to which is a box set released in 1995, with Beatles singles "Free as a Bird" and "Real Love" (which Covered Up the Lennon versions).