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Fifty years of the Beatles

Duration:
10 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 05 October 2012

It is half a century since the Beatles released their first single.

Love Me Do didn't get very far up the charts but it marked the beginning of their legendary pop career.

Photo: Keystone/Getty Images.

Note: Due to rights restrictions, this programme is not available as a podcast.

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