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The Beatles - MBEs Awarded By The Queen

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The Beatles visited Buckingham Palace to receive their MBE medals from the Queen on October 26, 1965. Four years later John returned his in protest at British involvement in the Biafran war, Vietnam and "against Cold Turkey slipping down the charts."

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Let It Be... Naked Audio Podcasts

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As part of our celebration of the Let It Be… Naked iTunes digital release, we've made a special five-chapter podcast using sound archive and tracks from the original Let It Be sessions, as well as interviews with Paul, George and Ringo as they reflect on that period in The Beatles' career.

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Your #MyBeatles Artwork

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Show us your Beatles artwork! Illustrate the whole band from any year in their career up to 1970, tag it #MyBeatles and share to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. We'll look at all of them and share some of our favourites here and across our social channels.

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The Beatles Effect In 1965 Was Having Quite An Impact On The Homefront

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Help! has been regarded by many as a parody of contemporary Bond films, complete with power-crazy despots, mad inventors, and capers through exotic locations like the Bahamas and the snowy mountains of Austria. It has also been credited as the forerunner to contemporary rock musicals and pop videos. Here, we sneak a look at The Beatles at 'home', at a time when they were conquering the world.

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Let It Be... Naked - As Nature Intended

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Let It Be… Naked Has Made Its Global Digital Debut On iTunes

Let It Be… Naked is the stripped-down, return-to-live-takes album that The Beatles originally aimed to create, free of vocal and instrumental overdubs or added effects.

Read here to find out more about the album and the special extras we've put together to celebrate the launch.

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The Our World Global Satellite Broadcast

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On 25th June 1967 an estimated worldwide audience of 350 million watched The Beatles perform 'All You Need Is Love' as part of the Our World satellite broadcast. This press event took place the day before the live broadcast.

Find out about this incredible moment in television and music history.

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12 Days till Christmas - Bumper Beatles Bundles to be Won!

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Every day, from now till 25th December, we'll be giving away a big bag of Beatles goodies.

There will be records from the Mono Vinyl box set and lots more surprise Beatles bounty that we hope will bring you festive cheer. 

Join us for 12 days of a Beatles' Christmas - clear the snow from the advent calendar window each day to enter to win one of our bumper bundles.

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