1.The Beatles wanted to star in a film version of The Lord of the Rings : This might surprise some , but The Beatles actually wanted to star in the film version of The Lord of the Rings and you know what was the worst part about it ? They wanted Stanley Kubrick to direct it.
2: Two Beatles were kicked out of Germany for burning condoms : Former drummer Pete Best and Paul McCartney were deported from Germany for Arson.They burned the condoms as a source of light within their van and were then suspected for arson from the German authorities.For the record, the condoms were unused.
3.The Daily Mirror coined the term Beatlemania in a show review in 1963 : The Beatles’ fourth British tour of 1963 opened on Friday 1 November 1963 with a performance at the Odeon Cinema in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire and the following day a report in the Daily Mirror newspaper carried the headline: “Beatlemania! It’s happening everywhere.. even in sedate Cheltenham”. This is believed to be the first use of the word in print.
4.Reason for Beatle’s break up was Brian Epstien’s Death : The death of Brian Epstein, the Beatles’ manager, marked the beginning of the group’s dissolution, according to John Lennon
5. “Come Together” was originally written for Timothy Leary’s campaign : After Timothy Leary decided against using this song for his political campaign Lennon added some nonsense lyrics and brought it to the Abbey Road sessions. Paul McCartney recalled in Rolling Stone magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs: “I said, ‘Let’s slow it down with a swampy bass-and-drums vibe.’ I came up with a bass line, and it all flowed from there.”
6. The first lyrics to “Yesterday” were “Scrambled eggs” : Tune of “Yesterday” apparently just popped into Paul McCartney’s head when he woke up one morning. Until he could find words for it, the McCartney walked around the house humming “scrambled eggs…baby, I love scrambled eggs” so that he wouldn’t forget the tune.
7.Eric Clapton played lead guitar on “While My Guitar Gently Weeps “ : George Harrison often had to fight to get his songs on the albums. John Lennon and Paul McCartney were not interested in this at first, but came around when Harrison brought Clapton to the studio .
8.Ringo Starr’s real name is Richard Starkey and he is married to a Bond Girl : Ringo was born as Richard Starkey and his wife Barbara Bach was a former Bond girl who appeared in the he James Bond movie ‘The Spy Who Loved Me,
9.None of the Beatles could read music : Yeah, you heard that right. They could play the guitar, piano, and drums and write lyrics, but they never learned to read music.
10.Bob Dylan introduced The Beatles to marijuana : This was back in 1964, when they were all in their early to mid 20s. Paul McCartney was once quoted saying that every mention of the words “high” or “grass” was a reference to marijuana. He eventually became an outspoken advocate for its legalization as well.