Friday 17 November 2017

Ian O'Doherty: 50 years on, our world has been changed forever by The Beatles

TO paraphrase a certain Beatles song: It was 50 years ago today. October 5, 1962, was the day many people claim the '60s really started.

In fact, with the release of their first single, 'Love Me Do', it is widely accepted that The Beatles helped to kick-start a pop cultural revolution that irrevocably changed the social landscape forever.

They didn't, as some claim, actually invent pop music with that single.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Promoted Links

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss