One of the most recognizable album covers in music, 'Abbey Road'.
It's been 50 years since the Beatles (in the line up we know) became a band in 1962'. Here are 50 'iconic' images of them to celebrate the occasion. Please add to the spam in the comments section below if you feel that I've missed anything.
The Beatles arrival to New York for their first trip to the states.
The Beatles performing on Ed Sullivan in 1964'.
First recording session at Abbey Road in 1962'.
The Beatles final photo shoot in 1969 was at John's estate Tittenhurst.
The Beatles rooftop concert took place in January of 1969 on top of the Apple building in London. This would be the band's final live performance together.
The Beatles in Paris, 1964
John and Yoko's bed-in for peace in 1969 on their honeymoon.
I want to say that this is the Beatles finding out that 'Love Me Do' went to number one in the states, but I can't be sure. Does anyone know?
John Lennon and Yoko Ono are married in 1969 in Gibraltar after attempts to get married elsewhere failed. John wrote a song about this titled 'The Ballad of John and Yoko'.
The Beatles during downtime in their hotel room in 1964.
Paul McCartney marries Linda Eastman in 1969.
In 1964 the Beatles met Muhammed Ali who was still going by the name of Cassius Clay.
From the 1968 'Mad Day Out' photo shoot.
The Beatles in Miami in 1964 for with the ever faithful Mal Evans in the background looking rather fit.
Paul McCartney giving his brother Mike's new wife a 'little' kiss in 1968.
In 1964 the Beatles stared in their first movie 'A Hard Day's Night'.
The Beatles and their wives in India in 1968.
In 1964 Ringo has his tonsils removed. A session drummer by the name of Jimmy Nicol stepped in for him while the Beatles toured.
From MMT which was one of the first things the Beatles touched that didn't turn into 'gold' for them in 1967.
Ringo Starr marries Maureen Cox in 1965 and speaks to the press on their 'honeymoon'.
The Beatles with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1967 in Bangor, north Wales.
In 1965 the Beatles starred in their second movie help which co-starred Eleanor Bron.
In 1967 the Beatles introduced Sgt. Pepper to the world.
The Beatles at Shea Stadium in 1965.
All You Need Is Love in 67'.
George and Pattie on their wedding day in 1966.
'The Butcher' photo session in 1966.
The Beatles live at Budokan in 1966.
The Beatles last concert in 1966 at Candlestick park.
The Beatles in 1963
1967 release party for Sgt. Pepper.
The Beatles receive MBE's in 1965.
62? 63? London.
The Beatles performing at the Washington Coliseum in 1964 where they really left lose.
1964 set of 'A Hard Day's Night.
The Beatles perform 'Revolution'.
The Beatles in New York in 1964. George was sick and back at the hotel.
Silly photo shoot from 62? 63?
Lennon and McCartney sharing a mic.
A 1964 photo.
I wonder what they are singing. Maybe, this boy?
Downtime in L.A. in 65'. I believe Burt Lancaster loaned the house out to the Beatles.
Also from 65' at Lancaster's pad.
I want to say this is from 64 wasn't this picture on the cover of 'Time'?