The Beatles became phenomenally during the mid 1960s, a time which has become to be known a "Beatlemania". John Lennon, along with Paul McCartney, has gone down in history as one of the most influential singer-songwriter of the 20th century. While McCartney's songs seem to be more general, Lennon's songs were more personal. He wrote about subjects which he himself had experienced. As The Beatles popularity grew, John found himself in controversy. He said that The Beatles were bigger than Jesus. This caused uproar across the country, even the Vatican was angry at the comments. John apologized and all was soon forgiven. Even though the controversy had died down The Beatles, under pressure and stress, stopped touring and began to... [continues]
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