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They are essentially the most profitable band in music historical past however there are totally different theories about how The Beatles named themselves

One is that former bassist Stuart Sutcliffe (who died at simply 21 in 1962) instructed they modify their title from The Quarrymen to the Beatals, in tribute to Buddy Holly and the Crickets.

The group used this title till May 1960 after they grew to become the Silver Beetles earlier than the Silver Beatles after which simply The Beatles.

Now Sir Paul McCartney himself has spoken out on the theories of the title’s origin.

Speaking on the podcast McCartney: A Life in Lyrics in regards to the tune Love Me Do, the 81-year-old addressed a principle concerning Marlon Brando.

He stated: “My memory of it was that we went striving to find something with a dual meaning because of The Crickets. This was the idea. Now the actual origin of it is clouded in mystery. There are all sorts of theories about this. There’s The Wild One with Marlon Brando and at one point Lee Marvin says ‘Hey, Johnny…The Beatles love you’.

“It turns out the girls in the motorcycle gang were called Beetles…And I know John and Stuart [Sutcliffe] his art school friend, loved that film, as we all did. I think they’d seen it. We just loved it… Anyway, so that’s one of the theories.”

Talking of Buddy Holly, who additionally died younger at simply 22 in 1959, McCartney shared how the singer helped John Lennon recover from his embarrassment of carrying glasses.

Macca added: “[Buddy] wore these big horn-rimmed glasses as did John and if ever there would be a girl, John would whip his glasses off and put them in his pocket and squint as she went by. And I would say you look pretty good, the glasses look good. But when Buddy came along, the glasses stayed on. He was like Harry Potter…”

McCartney: A Life in Lyrics is co-produced by iHeartPodcasts and Pushkin and might be listened to right here.