Here are 𝟯 lesser-known facts about your favorite Band ❤️
1. 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗕𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝗴𝗼𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗮 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿 𝗻𝗮𝗺𝗲 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗕𝘂𝗱𝗱𝘆 𝗛𝗼𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗖𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲𝘁𝘀 🪲
The band liked the idea of using the name of an insect as a band name, and they were fans of Buddy Holly and the Crickets. Because John Lennon loved puns, he altered the spelling of “Beetles” to “Beatles”.
2. 𝗜𝘁 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝗕𝗼𝗯 𝗗𝘆𝗹𝗮𝗻 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝗴𝗼𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝗺𝗼𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗽𝗼𝘁 💨
The Beatles met Bob Dylan during their 1964 tour of the United States, and the singer-songwriter offered them some cannabis to smoke. They enjoyed the experience, and all four Beatles began smoking marijuana on a regular basis.
3. 𝗝𝗼𝗵𝗻 𝗟𝗲𝗻𝗻𝗼𝗻’𝘀 𝗳𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝗮𝗯𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗺𝘂𝗰𝗵 𝗼𝗳 𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗹𝘆 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲 𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗱 𝘂𝗽 𝘄𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝗼𝗻 𝗯𝗲𝗰𝗮𝗺𝗲 𝗳𝗮𝗺𝗼𝘂𝘀 🥸
John Lennon’s father, Alfred Lennon, was a merchant mariner who had a stormy relationship with Lennon’s mother and was gone for most of his son’s youth. John Lennon was mostly raised by his aunt.
When the Beatles exploded on the pop scene, Alfred Lennon tried to reconnect with his son and also made a novelty recording that was somewhat successful to capitalize on the fame of the Fab Four.
The Beatles Sketch by - Jova Cheung https://www.flickr.com/photos/jova1701/8093393504