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Love Me Do 50 years on: Teenagers' views on Beatles' first single

3 October 2012 Last updated at 23:30 BST

Fifty years ago this week, the first Beatles single Love Me Do was released, launching the Fab Four's career.

The song was a hit with the teenagers of the 1960s but what do young people today think of the song - and have they even heard of it?

BBC News spoke to pupils at Burntwood School, in Wandsworth, south-west London, to get their verdict.

Video journalists: Dan Curtis and Amanda McGregor