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  • BeatlesLane 11:43 pm on March 27, 2010 | 0 Permalink | Reply
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    Although the Beatles were a famous foursome consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, six men in total have been a Beatle. Stuart Sutcliffe was the original bassist for the band from May 1960 to August 1961. He left the band to pursue a career in art, then died only 8 months later on April 10, 1962. Pete Best was the original drummer from August 1960 to August 1962, when he was dismissed from the group and replaced with Starr.

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  • BeatlesLane 2:27 pm on November 12, 2009 | 0 Permalink | Reply
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    Pete Best, drummer with The Beatles for two years (Aug. 1960 – Aug. 1962), returns to the country of his birth this week. He looks back on an almost famous life. “There have only been six members of The Beatles and I was the fifth. I am very proud to wear that tag. Who wouldn’t be? The shadow of The Beatles hasn’t left any former Beatle. None of us could shake it off. It is what it is,” Best said.

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