As well as creating their own classics, the group had a knack for reinventing other people’s songs, as our playlist shows.
John Lennon's solo recordings sound as fresh and as innovative today as they did when they first came out. Here are 20 of the best.
The incredible life and times of the great American singer and guitarist, as remembered by the man himself.
'Living In The Material World' featured such friends as Ringo Starr, Leon Russell, Gary Wright and Nicky Hopkins.
'Hello Mary Lou' was written by Gene Pitney, during his important year of 1961, as Ricky turned 21.
Produced by Carl Wilson and featuring his beautiful lead vocals, it was a masterful adaptation of the 1966 original.
The Rolling Stones’ classic cover of Buddy Holly’s Not Fade Away was the group’s third UK single and their first to be released in America.
Among its countless achievements, You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' was named the 20th century's most-played song on American radio and television by the BMI.
Written and recorded in a day, John Lennon's 'Instant Karma!', became the first solo single by a former Beatle to sell a million copies in America.
With 'You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’’ climbing everywhere, the album of the same name made a January 1965 chart debut.
The Five Satins' 'In The Still Of The Nite,' a hit in both 1956 and 1960, later became one of the Beach Boys' '15 Big Ones.'
As the new year of 1965 dawned, the duo appeared on the Billboard album chart for the very first time, with the 'Right Now!' LP.
A remarkable 1965 for the vocal duo came towards an end with a new hit in December, 'Ebb Tide.'
'Imagine — Raw Studio Mixes' will be a limited edition pressing on audiophile grade 180 gram black vinyl.
uDiscover Music celebrates a producer who was a true master of sonic invention in British pop music.