PEOPLE The Beatles 1969
The end of one of the most compelling and transformative decades in American history was also the end of a musical era. 1969, with the recording of their final two albums, Abbey Road and Let It Be, marked the end of the Beatles. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of this final musical gesture and the changes it ushered in, the editors at People present this new special edition, The Beatles: 1969. Explore this wild and creatively productive time in "Their Final Year in Pictures."
Take a close, track-by-track look at the inspirations and legacy of the final two albums. Revisit the beginning of each member's solo career and their lives beyond the Beatles, including the weddings of Paul and Linda and John & Yoko, and the infamous "Bed-In for Peace." Plus: an intimate portfolio of photos and memories recreates "Woodstock at 50!" Finally, track the intricacies of "The Last Days” and consider the expansive cultural change the Liverpool Lads helped inspire. Rich with full-color photographs, People's The Beatles: 1969 captures a profound year for music and the transformative dissolution of one of the greatest rock-n-roll bands to ever exist.
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