Musical artists similar to or like The Beatles

English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. Wikipedia

  • The Beach Boys

    American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine. Wikipedia

  • Pete Best

    English musician known as having been the Beatles' drummer prior to their achieving worldwide fame. Dismissed from the group in 1962, he started his own band, the Pete Best Four, and later joined many other bands over the years. Wikipedia

  • The Rolling Stones

    English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first stable line-up consisted of bandleader Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica, keyboards), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar, vocals), Bill Wyman (bass), Charlie Watts (drums), and Ian Stewart (piano). Wikipedia

  • The Quarrymen

    The Quarrymen (also written as "the Quarry Men") were a British skiffle/rock and roll group, formed by John Lennon in Liverpool in November 1956, which evolved into the Beatles in 1960. Originally consisting of Lennon and several schoolfriends, the Quarrymen took their name from a line in the school song of their school, the Quarry Bank High School. Wikipedia

  • George Martin

    English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, and musician. Referred to as the "Fifth Beatle" in reference to his extensive involvement on each of the Beatles' original albums. Wikipedia

  • Queen (band)

    Queen are a British rock band formed in London in 1970. Freddie Mercury , Brian May (lead guitar and vocals), Roger Taylor (drums and vocals) and John Deacon (bass guitar). Wikipedia

  • The Remo Four

    The Remo Four were a 1950s-1960s rock band from Liverpool, England. They were contemporaries of The Beatles, and later had the same manager, Brian Epstein. Wikipedia

  • Billy Preston

    American musician whose work encompassed R&B, rock, soul, funk, and gospel. Top session keyboardist in the 1960s, during which he backed artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Rev. James Cleveland and The Beatles. Wikipedia

  • The Who

    English rock band formed in London in 1964. Their classic line-up consisted of lead singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist and singer Pete Townshend, bass guitarist John Entwistle and drummer Keith Moon. Wikipedia

  • The Monkees

    American rock and pop band originally active between 1966 and 1971, with reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed. Their original line-up consisted of the American actor/musicians Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, and Peter Tork with English actor/singer Davy Jones. Wikipedia

  • Jeff Lynne

    English songwriter, singer, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist who co-founded the rock band Electric Light Orchestra (ELO). Offshoot of the Move, of which Lynne was also a member. Wikipedia

  • Pink Floyd

    English rock band formed in London in 1965. Gaining a following as a psychedelic band, they were distinguished for their extended compositions, sonic experimentation, philosophical lyrics and elaborate live shows, and became a leading band of the progressive rock genre. Wikipedia

  • The Moody Blues

    English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1964, initially consisting of keyboardist Mike Pinder, multi-instrumentalist Ray Thomas, guitarist Denny Laine, drummer Graeme Edge, and bassist Clint Warwick. The group came to prominence playing rhythm and blues music. Wikipedia

  • Gerry and the Pacemakers

    English beat group prominent in the 1960s Merseybeat scene. In common with the Beatles, they came from Liverpool, were managed by Brian Epstein, and were recorded by George Martin. Wikipedia

  • Paul McCartney and Wings

    Paul McCartney and Wings (also known by their original name Wings) were a British-American rock band formed in 1971 by former Beatle Paul McCartney, his wife Linda on keyboards, session drummer Denny Seiwell, and former Moody Blues guitarist Denny Laine. Wings were noted for frequent personnel changes along with their commercial successes, going through three lead guitarists and four drummers. Wikipedia

  • The Byrds

    American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964. The band underwent multiple lineup changes throughout its existence, with frontman Roger McGuinn (known as Jim McGuinn until mid-1967) remaining the sole consistent member. Wikipedia

  • Geoff Emerick

    English sound engineer who worked with the Beatles on their albums Revolver (1966), Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) and Abbey Road (1969). Beatles producer George Martin credited him with bringing "a new kind of mind to the recordings, always suggesting sonic ideas, different kinds of reverb, what we could do with the voices". Wikipedia

  • Radiohead

    English rock band formed in 1985 in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. The band consists of Thom Yorke (vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), brothers Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments) and Colin Greenwood (bass), Ed O'Brien (guitar, backing vocals) and Philip Selway (drums, percussion). Wikipedia

  • Led Zeppelin

    English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of vocalist Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page, bassist/keyboardist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham. Wikipedia

  • Jimmie Nicol

    English drummer and business entrepreneur. Best known for temporarily replacing Ringo Starr in the Beatles for a series of concerts during the height of Beatlemania in 1964, elevating him from relative obscurity to worldwide fame and then back again in the space of a fortnight. Wikipedia

  • Plastic Ono Band

    Rock band formed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono in 1969 for their collaborative and solo projects. Lennon and Ono began a personal and artistic relationship in 1968, collaborating on several experimental releases. Wikipedia

  • The Kinks

    English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies. They are regarded as one of the most influential rock bands of the 1960s. Wikipedia

  • Badfinger

    Badfinger were a Welsh/English rock band formed in Swansea that were active from the 1960s to the 1980s. Their best-known lineup consisted of Pete Ham, Mike Gibbins, Tom Evans, and Joey Molland. Wikipedia

  • The Fourmost

    English Merseybeat band that recorded in the 1960s. Their biggest UK hit single was "A Little Loving" in 1964. Wikipedia

  • English rock and roll singer-songwriter and guitarist who spent much of his adult life in Germany. Best known as an early collaborator of the Beatles , one of two non-Beatles (the other being Billy Preston) to receive label performance credit on a record with the group, and the only non-Beatle to appear as lead singer on a Beatles recording which charted as a single. Wikipedia

  • Coldplay

    Coldplay are a British rock band formed in London in 1996. The band's vocalist/pianist Chris Martin, guitarist Jonny Buckland, bassist Guy Berryman and drummer Will Champion, met at University College London and came together from 1996 to 1998. Wikipedia

  • Kingsize Taylor and the Dominoes were a British rock and roll band, formed in Liverpool in the late 1950s. One of the first beat groups in the Merseyside area, they were a locally popular and influential group who were contemporaries and rivals of The Beatles, and featured Cilla Black as a guest singer before her solo career, but had little commercial success except in Germany. Wikipedia

  • XTC

    English rock band formed in Swindon in 1972. Fronted by songwriters Andy Partridge (guitars, vocals) and Colin Moulding (bass, vocals), the band gained popularity during the rise of punk and new wave in the 1970s, later playing in a variety of styles that ranged from angular guitar riffs to elaborately arranged pop. Wikipedia

  • Eagles (band)

    American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971. The founding members were Glenn Frey (guitars, vocals), Don Henley (drums, vocals), Bernie Leadon (guitars, vocals) and Randy Meisner (bass guitar, vocals). Wikipedia

  • The Dave Clark Five

    English rock and roll band formed in Tottenham in 1957. In January 1964 they had their first UK top ten single, "Glad All Over", which knocked the Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand" off the top of the UK Singles Chart. Wikipedia

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  • The Beatles have international sales of over one billion units and are the biggest-selling and most influential band in the history of popular music.United Kingdom-Wikipedia
  • Many famous musicians of every genre have played at the BBC, such as The Beatles (The Beatles Live at the BBC is one of their many albums).BBC-Wikipedia
  • One reviewer wrote that Ringo Starr's third venture, Ringo, "[t]echnically... wasn't a solo album because all four Beatles appeared on it".Album-Wikipedia
  • The design was eventually known popularly as the "Beatle Bass", due to its endorsement and use by Beatles bassist Paul McCartney.Bass guitar-Wikipedia
  • On February 26, 1987, the first four UK albums by The Beatles were released in mono on compact disc.Compact disc-Wikipedia
  • Acts such as The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Elton John, Queen, Rod Stewart and The Rolling Stones are among the highest selling recording artists in the world.England-Wikipedia
  • The city is home to the original Hard Rock Cafe and the Abbey Road Studios, where The Beatles recorded many of their hits.London-Wikipedia
  • This includes 32 with The Beatles, 7 albums with the group Wings, 1 album credited to him and his first wife Linda McCartney, and 11 solo albums.Billboard 200-Wikipedia
  • The EP lasted considerably longer in Europe, and was a popular format during the 1960s for recordings by artists such as Serge Gainsbourg and the Beatles.Phonograph record-Wikipedia
  • Examples include The Beatles' The Beatles' Hits EP from 1963, and The Troggs' Troggs Tops EP from 1966, both of which collected previously released tracks.Extended play-Wikipedia
  • From 1960 to 1962, the Beatles launched their career by playing in various music clubs like the Star Club in the city.Hamburg-Wikipedia
  • The members of The Beatles were appointed as Members in 1965.Order of the British Empire-Wikipedia
  • Notable users include Ringo Starr in The Beatles, Mitch Mitchell in the Jimi Hendrix Experience, and John Barbata in the Turtles.Drum kit-Wikipedia
  • An example of the New Orleans' sound in the 1960s is the #1 US hit "Chapel of Love" by the Dixie Cups, a song which knocked the Beatles out of the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100.New Orleans-Wikipedia
  • The Beatles lived and played in Hamburg during a period from August 1960 to December 1962.Hamburg-Wikipedia
  • The first double EP released in Britain was the Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour film soundtrack.Extended play-Wikipedia
  • The Beatles had stints on the Reeperbahn early in their careers.Hamburg-Wikipedia
  • The Beatles' Twist and Shout outsold most singles for some weeks in 1963.Extended play-Wikipedia
  • Generally, the outer and inner parts of the groove bear no intended sound (exceptions include the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and Split Enz's Mental Notes).Phonograph record-Wikipedia
  • In the 1960s Liverpool was the centre of the "Merseybeat" sound, which became synonymous with the Beatles and fellow Liverpudlian rock bands.Liverpool-Wikipedia
  • The Oxford Dictionary of Music states that while pop's "earlier meaning meant concerts appealing to a wide audience [...] since the late 1950s, however, pop has had the special meaning of non-classical mus[ic], usually in the form of songs, performed by such artists as the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, ABBA, etc."Pop music-Wikipedia
  • As pop acts like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys and The Kinks gained expertise in studio recording techniques, many of these groups eventually took over as (frequently uncredited) producers of their own work.Record producer-Wikipedia
  • Both the most successful male band and girl group in global music history have contained Liverpudlian members.Liverpool-Wikipedia
  • Liverpool is most famous as the birthplace of the Beatles and during the 1960s was at the forefront of the Beat Music movement, which would eventually lead to the British Invasion.Liverpool-Wikipedia
  • By the end of 1962, what would become the British rock scene had started with beat groups like the Beatles, Gerry & the Pacemakers and the Searchers from Liverpool and Freddie and the Dreamers, Herman's Hermits and the Hollies from Manchester.Rock music-Wikipedia
  • British punk rejected contemporary mainstream rock, the broader culture it represented, and their music predecessors: "No Elvis, Beatles or the Rolling Stones in 1977", declared the Clash song "1977".Punk rock-Wikipedia
  • On some recordings (for example Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles, Super Trouper by ABBA and Atom Heart Mother by Pink Floyd), the sound continues on the lock groove, which gives a strange repeating effect.Phonograph record-Wikipedia
  • The older 78 rpm format continued to be mass-produced alongside the newer formats using new materials in decreasing numbers until the summer of 1958 in the U.S., and in a few countries, such as the Philippines and India (both countries issued recordings by The Beatles on 78s), into the late 1960s.Phonograph record-Wikipedia
  • George Harrison's song "This Guitar" (1975), a lyrical sequel to his Beatles track "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (1968), references the magazine in its second verse: "Learned to get up when I fall / Can even climb Rolling Stone walls".Rolling Stone-Wikipedia
  • Drawing on sources ranging from the Stooges to the Beatles and the Beach Boys to Herman's Hermits and 1960s girl groups, the Ramones condensed rock 'n' roll to its primal level: "'1-2-3-4!' bass-player Dee Dee Ramone shouted at the start of every song, as if the group could barely master the rudiments of rhythm."Punk rock-Wikipedia

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