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The Beatles sign 1st contract with EMI (1962)

The Beatles sign 1st contract with EMI (1962)

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With a line-up comprising John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they are regarded as the most influential band of all time and were integral to the development of 1960s counterculture and popular music’s recognition as an art form. They signed  a contract with EMI’s Parlophone label on May 9th Jay 1962, with Martin as their producer.

Activity Ideas:

  • Print off and enjoy our Beatles Activity Book – here
  • Learn more about Beatles’ hometown, Liverpool’s hidden history – here
  • Have a sing along to Beatles songs, lyrics – here
  • Enjoy Beatles songs on Youtube, starting with All You Need Is Love – here
  • Create your own Beatles themes album art with our activity – here
  • Enjoy our Beatles playlist – here
  • Have a go at a Beatles Quiz – here