Lyrics Written By Lennon & McCartney
John Lennon and Paul McCartney, two global music superstars who first appeared in the entertainment scene in the 1960s with the English band The Beatles, have experienced enormous success as part of the group, as a songwriting duo, and as individual musicians.
The Beatles, regarded as the besting-selling band in history with more than 600 million record sales worldwide, have sold more number one albums on the British charts and more singles in the U.K. than any other act. In addition, The Beatles have won ten Grammy Awards, an Academy Award for Best Original Score, and have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The songwriting partnership of Lennon and McCartney is one of the best known and most successful musical collaborations in history. Between 1962 and 1969, the two published over 180 jointly credited songs.
The lyrics of Lennon and McCartney resonate and influence pop culture and fans alike as their tracks continue to be covered and enjoyed by millions. Their iconic hits include “All You Need is Love,” “Hello, Goodbye,” “Hey Jude,” “Let It Be,” “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” and “Yellow Submarine.”