‘Strawberry Fields’ refers to a Salvation Army home near to where John lived in Woolton, Liverpool, except that the place has no ‘s’ on the end; it is Strawberry Field
When they were known as The Silver Beetles they did a seven-date tour of Scotland, backing singer Johnny Gentle.
A Hard Day’s Night is the first album entirely written by the Beatles – all thirteen tracks are by Lennon & McCartney
From the starting to record Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band until it was completed took 129 days and 400 hours studio time.
There are around seventy famous, and not so famous, people on the cover of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band including, Aleister Crowley, Mae West, Carl Jung, Edgar Allen Poe, Bob Dylan, Stuart Sutcliffe, Aldous Huxley, Marilyn Monroe, Laurel and Hardy, Karl Marx, Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll, Albert Einstein, Marlene Dietrich and Diana Dors.
George Martin played keyboards on almost every Beatles’ album.
There are more than 3,000 recorded versions of Paul McCartney’s ‘Yesterday’
The BBC banned ‘I Am the Walrus’ because of the reference to 'knickers' in the lyrics. The BBC also banned ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’, Fixing a Hole’ and ‘A Day in the Life’ because they decided they all referred to drugs.