Musician Ringo Starr of the British rock group The Beatles uses a fishing rod to fish from his hotel window as bandmates Paul McCartney (L) and John Lennon watch, Seattle, Washington, 24th August 1964.
Headshot portrait of British musician and songwriter John Lennon (1940 -1980), of the pop group The Beatles, as a young boy in a school uniform and cap, c. 1948.
John Lennon (1940 - 1980), singer, songwriter and guitarist with pop group The Beatles, 26th June 1967.
1st February 1968: Beatle Paul McCartney gives the thumbs up during production of the new Beatles film, a feature length cartoon called 'Yellow Submarine'.
The Beatles, one of the most famous groups in the history of pop music; from left to right, George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Ringo Starr, John Lennon (1940 - 1980), and in front, Paul McCartney, at the EMI studios in Abbey Road, as they prepare for 'Our World', a world-wide live television show broadcasting to 24 countries with a potential audience of 400 million.
John Lennon (1940 - 1980) plays his guitar while the other Beatles and manager Brian Epstein (1934 - 1967) relax in a hotel room in Paris.
Women and girls in Toronto, Canada screaming with joy during a visit by the Beatles to their city.
Television host Ed Sullivan smiles while standing with British rock group the Beatles on the set of his variety series in New York on Feb. 9, 1964. Left to right: Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Sullivan, John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
16th August 1966: John Lennon (1940 - 1980) of the Beatles, after making a formal apology for his controversial statement that the group were 'more popular than Jesus'.
20th August 1967: Beatles drummer Ringo Starr visits his wife Maureen at Queen Charlotte's Hospital, where she has just given birth to their second son.
25th November 1963: A group shot of the Beatles, Ringo Starr (in the background), George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Paul McCartney and John Lennon (1940 - 1980), pictured during a performance on Granada TV's Late Scene Extra television show filmed in Manchester, England on November 25, 1963.
14th September 1971: Beatles drummer, Ringo Starr at a preview of 'Steel' at Liberty's which he designed and developed with Ribin Cruikshank in conjunction with the British Steel Corporation.
13th February 1964: The Beatles in performance at the Washington Coliseum. Left to right : George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Paul McCartney, John Lennon (1940 - 1980) and Ringo Starr.
December 1971: Singer-songwriter George Harrison (1943 – 2001), former member of The Beatles, at the Royal Festival Hall with Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, during the time Harrison helped to organise the ‘Concert for Bangladesh’.
circa 1965: George Harrison (1943 - 2001) of the Beatles.
1948: Beatle-to-be Paul McCartney at the age of six, with his eight-year-old brother Mike (later Mike McGear of the Scaffold).
19th March 1964: Leader of the Opposition Harold Wilson, centre, with pop group The Beatles at the Variety Club of Great Britain Annual Show Business Awards ceremony, held at the Dorchester Hotel, London, where the Liverpudlian band were presented with the award for Show Business Personality of 1963.
8th July 1968: Beatles Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison (1943 - 2001) pose with a cartoon cut-out of fellow Beatle John Lennon (1940 - 1980), at a press review of the group's animated film 'Yellow Submarine'.
8th July 1968: Beatles members Ringo Starr and George Harrison (1943 - 2001) pose with a model of a Blue Meanie, a character from the group's animated film 'Yellow Submarine', at a press review at Bowater House, Knightsbridge.
Portrait of British pop group The Beatles at the BBC Television Studios in London before the start of their world tour on June 17, 1966.
1st July 1968: Beatles singer, songwriter and guitarist John Lennon (1940 - 1980) and his wife, artist Yoko Ono, at the opening of John's 'Joke Art' exhibition.
10th February 1964: Two excited girls in Beatles sweatshirts, amongst a crowd of fans in New York, welcoming the group as they arrive at the airport.
circa 1960: Paul McCartney on stage at the Cavern nightclub in Liverpool during the early days of British beat group The Beatles.
1969: John Lennon (1940 -1980), singer, songwriter and guitarist of British pop group The Beatles, with his wife Yoko Ono listening to the playback of one of their tapes.
26th October 1965: British pop group The Beatles, from left to right; Ringo Starr, John Lennon (1940 - 1980), Paul McCartney and George Harrison (1943 - 2001), outside Buckingham Palace, London, after receiving their MBEs (Member of the Order of the British Empire) from the Queen.
1968: Three Beatles; from left to right John Lennon (1940 - 1980), George Harrison (1943 - 2001) and Paul McCartney, record voices in a studio for their new cartoon film 'Yellow Submarine'.
1st September 1967: Beatles singer, songwriter and bass player Paul McCartney stands outside the Magical Mystery Tour bus, which plays a key role in the 60 minute Beatles television film 'The Magical Mystery Tour' which they are filming in the West Country.
8th February 1964: British pop phenomenon The Beatles standing on the steps of an aeroplane at London Airport. Left to right, Paul McCartney, George Harrison (1943 - 2001), Ringo Starr and John Lennon (1940 - 1980).
19th February 1971: Paul McCartney and his wife Linda (1941 - 1998) during a lunchtime adjournment of the case which he is bringing against the other members of the Beatles group and the Apple record company.
British pop group the Beatles, (from left to right), John, George, Ringo and Paul, circa 1967.
The Beatles rehearse for that night's Royal Variety Performance at the Prince of Wales Theatre, 4th November 1963. The Queen Mother will attend.
Drummer Ringo Starr performing with the Beatles on the BBC television show Top Of The Pops, 1966.
British pop group The Beatles, (left to right) Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon (1940 - 1980) and George Harrison (1943 - 2001) in their hotel room in Teignmouth, Devon during the filming of 'The Magical Mystery Tour', 12th September 1967.
John Lennon (1940 - 1980) of the Beatles plays the guitar in a hotel room in Paris, 16th January 1964.
Beatle John Lennon (1940 - 1980) and his wife of a week Yoko Ono in their bed in the Presidential Suite of the Hilton Hotel, Amsterdam, 25th March 1969. The couple are staging a 'bed-in for peace' and intend to stay in bed for seven days 'as a protest against war and violence in the world'.
Pop group The Beatles relax on a beach in Miami, Florida. From left to right John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, circa February 1964.