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Several Wikipedians have formed a WikiProject to better organize information in articles related to the Beatles (including Apple Records). This page and its subpages contain their suggestions; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page and/or see the to-do list.

The Beatles are the quintessential pop/rock group, indisputably the most celebrated and influential in history and, arguably, the most popular (as measured by several metrics: number of #1 hits, total sales, Beatlemania, etc.). There are already a considerable number of articles about the Beatles on Wikipedia, of varying levels of quality and depth. These range from featured articles, such as John Lennon, down to stubs of the lowest quality. This project seeks to marshall the efforts of interested editors to improve and unify these articles and to raise the overall standard of the Beatles' coverage on Wikipedia.


The scope of the project is articles about the Beatles and their work, and people and things directly related to - or who have achieved a significant part of their notability through their connection to - The Beatles as a group and individually.


Please discuss on the talk page or be bold and add some!

  1. Unify and improve articles about albums
  2. Unify and improve articles about the Fab Four
  3. Unify and improve song articles
  4. Unify and improve articles about post Beatles bands (i.e. Traveling Wilburys)


Book References[edit]

In accordance with Wikipedia policy, facts and assertions should be attributed to verifiable, reliable sources wherever possible (see WP:V and WP:RS).

The Project's preferred method for this is inline citations using the <ref> tag.

Usage is very simple:

Put the book in the "references" section:

* {{cite book|first=Mark |last=Lewisohn|authorlink=Mark Lewisohn|title=The Complete Beatles Chronicle|publisher=Chronicle Press|year=1996|isbn=978-1851529759|ref={{SfnRef|Lewisohn|1996}}}}

Citing the book in the article:


References from web pages[edit]

<ref name="WEBpageLennon">{{cite web|url=URLwebpage |title=Lennon and McCartney: The Truth |first=Andreas |last=Egde |page=1|publisher=[[The Times]] |date=8 December 2006 |accessdate=4 June 2011}}</ref>

Further reading[edit]

Books used for references[edit]

Related projects[edit]


The father of this WikiProject is WikiProject Music.

Related portals[edit]

WikiProject The Beatles also manages The Beatles Portal: Portal:The Beatles.


The achievements of the WikiProject so far are recorded at Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/Log. If you create a new article, perform a merge or achieve some other goal on behalf of the project please record it in the log. It's helpful and motivating for us all to see how we've progressed as a team.

Article Alerts[edit]

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  1. Compile a list of current and missing articles, and catalogue them by status - see Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/Assessment and Wikipedia:WikiProject_The_Beatles#Wikipedia_articles_on_The_Beatles
  2. Restore The Beatles to, and upgrade History of The Beatles to, featured article status. Alternative approaches (see Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/The Beatles history):
    • Seek peer review, and 'tweak'
    • Plan the article structure anew and major edit. Maybe History can be merged back in, and less substantial stuff forked out.
  3. Insert other projects (big jobs) here from Wikipedia talk:WikiProject The Beatles

To-do list[edit]

Project talk
Log talk
Assessments talk
To do list talk
Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles:

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:

If you complete one of these tasks, please remove it from the list and add your achievement to the project log.


  1. Buy a book about The Beatles
  2. Invite new members by contacting editors who have made substantial Beatles-related edits in the past
  3. Fix templates to talk pages
    • To do this, does anyone have a suggestion as to how to develop a list of the articles to do this to? There are so many different partial sets (the categories help). Or should an article only get the tagging as it is reviewed by one of us and improved? ++Lar: t/c 21:12, 4 March 2006 (UTC)
    • Yep, use What Links Here for the Beatles' template, as discussed elsewhere on this (ever growing) page. That'll locate every article which uses the template, and any not properly categorised articles can be dealt with at the same time. But please don't mess up the lovely cat tree I spent a lot of time tidying :)
    If you're gonna do it, and if you're gonna do it in a web browser, might be best to reset your link cache first? Then you can see where you've been and where you haven't. With the cats, subcats and the template usage you'll find most articles more than once. --kingboyk 21:48, 4 March 2006 (UTC)
  4. Construct Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/Assessment by following the category 'tree'(what that means is update this table: Wikipedia:WikiProject_The_Beatles/Categories as the automated code reads it and using what links here for The Beatles template. Can do the talk page notices at the same time.
  5. Assess articles at Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/Assessment
  6. Apple Records discography - Needs British LPs and singles, and US LPs. Needs restructuring. I'd propose using the Brit catalog as the basis, and having only those releases which are different in the US section. This might not be practical, however, if the cat. no.s are different (they are for the singles, not sure for the albums).
    Blue links need to be checked for and, if they aren't already, added to Category:Apple Records singles or Category:Apple Records albums, and the same for The Beatles/solo members singles/albums categories.
  7. Add specific fair use rationales to Beatles-related copyrighted images, especially album covers (see Image:LetItBe.jpg for example).
  8. Add the geographic coordinates of The Beatles significant places as : Tittenhurst Park, Savile Row, St. Peter's Church, etc. As already exist for the Shea Stadium, Abbey Road or Friar Park. Completed by User:Billy.
  9. insert other tasks (smaller jobs) here from Wikipedia talk:WikiProject The Beatles

Adopt an article[edit]

Similar to the Collaboration of the week, but on a smaller scale, you might want to "adopt" an article. This would involve doing the research, writing, and picture-taking (if possible) for either a non-existent article or a stub. Of course, everyone else can still edit an adopted article, and you can work on other things too, but the idea is to find a focus for a while, to try and build up the number of quality articles the Project has produced.

Active participants[edit]

From time to time, the participants list may be trimmed and seemingly inactive members moved to "Inactive". Please don't be offended; if you're here and editing Beatles articles or working on administration of the WikiProject, just put yourself back on the main list. ZoneOne (talk · contribs)

Inactive, or have just popped out for a cup of tea...[edit]

If your name has been moved here in error, please feel free to move it back.

  • Mr. Manu 12:19, 28 March 2006 (UTC) Los Beatles son terrible bakanes!!!!!!!!!!! XD
  • Nufcmichael (talk · contribs)
  • Johnleemk | Talk 19:39, 4 March 2006 (UTC) I guess so, since I've been a one-man Beatles WikiProject until lately. :p
  • RENTAFraiseFruitPhoto.jpgFOR LET? 18:55, 5 March 2006 (UTC)
  • rogerd "If you go carrying pictures of Chairman Mao, you ain't gonna make it with anyone anyhow" 01:19, 6 March 2006 (UTC)
  • Joining and adopting My Sweet Lord (have the cover).--Dakota ~ ° 02:36, 6 March 2006 (UTC)
  • Estrose 03:32, 6 March 2006 (UTC)
  • Banez 09:16, 6 March 2006 (UTC) (As the time allows).
  • Vanky 13:03, 7 March 2006 (UTC) You may be a lover, but you ain't no dancer...
  • Danthemankhan(talk)Flag of the United States.svg 05:26, 8 March 2006 (UTC) "MISTERRRRRRR MOOOOONLIGHT!!!" Hey, somebody has to like it.
  • El Slameron 00:01, 9 March 2006 (UTC) I've got a feeling...
  • Jerry Bakewell Here's the original My Sweet Lord cover! Happy to fill in any gaps or tidy up in the Apple/late Beatles/early solo areas. More soon.
  • --IAMTHEEGGMAN (talk) need I say more, Choo Choo Cha Choob.
  • warpozio 07:54, 21 March 2006 (UTC)
  • Steiger 03:37, 24 March 2006 (UTC)
  • TheImpossibleMan 13:15, 31 March 2006 (UTC) - Happy to lend a hand. Currently working on I Am the Walrus.
  • FranksValli 17:44, 5 April 2006 (UTC) Wooo finally a project I can really get into :).
  • Simonthebold "Because the wind is high, it blows my mind!" Count me in. Recording session stuff is my speciality. simonthebold 10:20, 11 April 2006 (UTC)
  • Analogdemon (talk) The US albums are my area of expertise so I'll be more than happy to contribute wherever my knowledge might be needed.
  • You know you should be glad - Highway Rainbow Sneakers 16:48, 15 May 2006 (UTC)
  • Wootking 'Tom 00:29, 21 May 2006 (UTC)'
  • JaymzSpyhunter 01:35, 29 May 2006 (UTC)
  • Brian.D 01:58, 29 May 2006 (UTC) "move over baby, I'm travelling on that line..."
  • User:DslSWF 5:17, 31 May 2006 I'll try to help as much as I can. I've read a lot and just created my 1st article on This Guitar (Can't Keep Me From Crying)!
  • Goldom ‽‽‽ 22:55, 31 May 2006 (UTC) I figure after making those templates, I might as well stick around and see what else there is to do.
  • Afghan Historian 07:12, 15 June 2006 (UTC)
  • bl4d3 03:42, 19 June 2006 (UTC) - It's The Beatles, man!
  • Doctorfreedom 12:13, 5 July 2006 (UTC)
  • Red Alien 19:36, 5 July 2006 (UTC)
  • PhattyFatt
  • Caesar 04:16, 30 July 2006 (UTC)
  • luckymustard 13:45, 15 August 2006 (UTC)
  • The4sword Heyy! Just got You'll Be Mine done; sorry, it's a stub.
  • I Am The Walrus 03:02, 12 September 2006 (UTC)
  • NaLaochra 03:43, 13 September 2006 (UTC) Just a generally obsessive fan and trivia junkie who knows his Beatles... hope I can help
  • NauticaShades(talk) 13:03, 9 October 2006 (UTC) Sitting in an English Garden, waiting for the Sun..
  • Raymond Arritt 03:51, 13 October 2006 (UTC) Have lots of reference books, and pics of Beatles sites in Liverpool and London (that I took myself so no copyright concerns). "You can talk to me."
  • Willie the Walrein 12:39, 26 October 2006 (UTC)
  • Peanut33Tillman "Keepin an eye on the World goin' by my window" 19:57, 27 October 2006 (UTC)
  • Samboha 01:35, 31 October 2006 (UTC)number nine...number nine...number nine...
  • Keithmall, pleased to help in any way I can
  • Sturgeonman 02:10, 2 January 2007 (UTC), I'm in, and ready to help.
  • Darrenhusted
  • Eruption257 5:33 PM, 6 February 2007 (PST) Adopted A Spaniard in the Works
  • Rbb l181 21:35, 8 February 2007 (UTC)
  • Mezlo
  • Hey jude, don't let me down
  • Beatlesmaniac
  • Takedashingen620
  • McTavidge 06:12, 6 January 2007 (UTC)I like editing. I like the Beatles.
  • Fhqwgads 02:00, 6 August 2007 (UTC)
  • mrmaroon25 Blackbird singin' in the dead of night ... take these sunken eyes and learn to see ...
  • DiscordantNoteCntrbtns 01:37, 14 January 2007 (UTC) I do what I can, even if it's just updating a minor article in the project. Every bit helps! :-D
  • Cbing01 14:35, 5 February 2007 (UTC)
  • Juan de Dios | talk 13:21, 13 February 2007 (UTC) All you need is love!
  • Freshacconci 18:44, 11 February 2007 (UTC) Second-gen Beatle fan since '79
  • Shrub_of_power 19:36, 11 February 2007 (UTC) "Clutching forks and knives, to eat their bacon"
  • FMAFan1990 06:55, 8 April 2007 (UTC)
  • Cyktoo 15:46, 5 May 2007 (UTC) Long signatures are kind of silly, don't you think?
  • Snowfreak91287♣ 06:07 19 May 2007 (UTC)
  • Psdubow 21:07, 13 June 2007 (UTC)
  • Wikimaniac3651 22:45, 7 August 2007 (UTC) "In my life...I loved them all."
  • Lighthead þ 22:30, 28 August 2007 (UTC)
  • Bluegoblin7 17:44, 1 September 2007 (UTC) I LOVE The Beatles, and will help out with anything!
  • thesailerman Beginning work on the "Across the Universe" film page. I love the Beatles, and I am currently living on the NYU campus, so I should be able to get many of the references.
  • Butseriouslyfolks Happy to lend a velvet hand like a lizard on a window pane . . .
  • Longestpants (talk) 01:51, 28 December 2007 (UTC) Ringo, Paul, George and John/Played a trick and put us on/Dropped hints Paul was dead as nails/And rocketed their record sales! -MAD
  • Vera, Chuck & Dave 08:40, 24 May 2006 (UTC) Dear Prudence won't you open up your eyes?
  • --Mal 03:41, 8 March 2006 (UTC)
  • jacĸrм ( talk | sign ) 11:30, 1 September 2007 (UTC) I have several related Beatles images in my images page. I've added them to some articles, but feel free to add them elsewhere if you feel it's appropriate!
  • Rocket000 (talk) 06:13, 26 November 2007 (UTC)
  • Ajayupai95 (talk) 15:24, 19 January 2013 (UTC) Beatlemania all the way!! I'm an ardent and noisy fan in possession of all Beatles' albums... And of course I wish to help and support this wikiproject...

This is the bottom of the Inactive list. Please add your name to the Active list up above...


Good Article/Featured Article[edit]

Periodically, project members collaborate on an article to bring it up to Good Article/Featured Article status.

The current GAR collaboration is:


Nominations for future collaborations can be made here:

  1. Apple Corps. --kingboyk 11:46, 2 November 2006 (UTC)
  2. All My Loving - I would like assistance to bring this article to good article status. I would particularly like to include information about the musical structureNimbusWeb (talk) 08:53, 14 January 2012 (UTC)

Wikipedia articles on The Beatles[edit]

Status board[edit]

Featured articles[edit]

  1. Featured article Something (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)
  2. Featured article Hey Jude (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)
  3. Featured article The Long and Winding Road (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)
  4. Featured article Lisa the Vegetarian (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)
  5. Featured article The Beatles (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)
  6. Featured article Say Say Say (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)
  7. Featured article John Lennon (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)
  8. Featured article Paul McCartney (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)
  9. Featured article Imagine (song) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)
  10. Featured article George Harrison (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)
  11. Featured article Ringo Starr (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)
  12. Featured article Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) (FAC)

Featured article candidates[edit]

Featured article review[edit]

Featured pictures[edit]

Featured picture candidates[edit]

Featured lists[edit]

Featured list candidates[edit]

Good articles[edit]

The Beatles:

  1. Good article Neil Aspinall (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  2. Good article Mal Evans (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  3. Good article Brian Epstein (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  4. Good article Stuart Sutcliffe (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  5. Good article George Martin (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  6. Good article Pete Best (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  7. Good article Death of John Lennon (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  8. Good article More popular than Jesus (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  9. Good article The Quarrymen (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  10. Good article The Beatles in Hamburg (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  11. Good article Beatlemania in the United Kingdom (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  12. Good article The Beatles in the United States (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  13. Good article The Beatles in India (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)

Relatives, spouses, and girlfriends:

  1. Good article Mimi Smith (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  2. Good article Julia Lennon (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  3. Good article Alfred Lennon (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  4. Good article Cynthia Lennon (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  5. Good article Astrid Kirchherr (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  6. Good article Jim and Mary McCartney (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  7. Good article Yoko Ono (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  8. Good article May Pang (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  9. Good article Julia Baird (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  10. Good article Linda McCartney (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  11. Good article Pattie Boyd (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  12. Good article George Toogood Smith (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  13. Good article Heather Mills (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  14. Good article Paul McCartney's relationships and marriages (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)


  1. Good article Mona Best (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  2. Good article The Casbah Coffee Club (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  3. Good article Rory Storm (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  4. Good article Magic Alex (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  5. Good article Ravi Shankar (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  6. Good article Bill Harry (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)


  1. Good article Live! at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany; 1962 (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  2. Good article Dark Horse (George Harrison album) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  3. Good article Extra Texture (Read All About It) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  4. Good article Living in the Material World (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  5. Good article The Concert for Bangladesh (album) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  6. Good article The Best of George Harrison (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  7. Good article Rock 'n' Roll (John Lennon album) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  8. Good article Kisses on the Bottom (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  9. Good article All Things Must Pass (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  10. Good article Mind Games (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  11. Good article Flaming Pie (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  12. Good article Live Peace in Toronto 1969 (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  13. Good article Memory Almost Full (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  14. Good article Abbey Road (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  15. Good article Back to the Egg (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  16. Good article The Beatles (album) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  17. Good article Yellow Submarine (album) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)


  1. Good article Tomorrow Never Knows (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  2. Good article Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (song) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  3. Good article Free as a Bird (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  4. Good article Rain (The Beatles song) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  5. Good article A Day in the Life (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  6. Good article Strawberry Fields Forever (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  7. Good article The Girl Is Mine (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  8. Good article Carolina in My Mind (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  9. Good article Revolution (Beatles song) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  10. Good article Isn't It a Pity (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  11. Good article Bangla Desh (song) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  12. Good article My Sweet Lord (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  13. Good article All Things Must Pass (song) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  14. Good article Who Can See It (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  15. Good article What Is Life (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  16. Good article Wah-Wah (song) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  17. Good article Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  18. Good article Dark Horse (George Harrison song) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  19. Good article Hari's on Tour (Express) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  20. Good article Ding Dong, Ding Dong (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  21. Good article I'd Have You Anytime (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  22. Good article The Answer's at the End (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  23. Good article Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  24. Good article Behind That Locked Door (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  25. Good article Sue Me, Sue You Blues (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  26. Good article You (George Harrison song) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  27. Good article World of Stone (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  28. Good article This Guitar (Can't Keep from Crying) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  29. Good article Run of the Mill (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  30. Good article The Day the World Gets 'Round (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  31. Good article Let It Down (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  32. Good article Back Off Boogaloo (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  33. Good article His Name Is Legs (Ladies and Gentlemen) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  34. Good article Instant Karma! (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  35. Good article Don't Let Me Wait Too Long (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  36. Good article Living in the Material World (song) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  37. Good article Photograph (Ringo Starr song) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  38. Good article Try Some, Buy Some (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)


  1. Good article Phillips' Sound Recording Services (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  2. Good article Sony/ATV Music Publishing (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  3. Good article Seltaeb (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)


  1. Good article Kenwood, St. George's Hill (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  2. Good article 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  3. Good article Savile Row (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)


  1. Good article A Hard Day's Night (film) (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  2. Good article Chapter 27 (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  3. Good article The Concert for Bangladesh (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)


  1. Good article Homer's Barbershop Quartet (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
  2. Good article Brush with Greatness (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)

GA nominations[edit]

Good article reassessment[edit]

  1. Linda McCartney

Articles that could be GA[edit]

Review and assessment[edit]


Please see the Assessment department for further info.

Unsourced personnel, track listing sections etc.[edit]

Like genre churn, an ongoing problem on Wikipedia is constant change to who played what instrument, who sang which vocals etc. In a proportion of Beatles articles, the relevant sections have been checked by editors against reliable sources and hence are supported by inline citations. This makes it a straightforward matter to revert any unexplained changes to the content of those sections. Please add articles where this has not yet been done to the list below. Include a diff if you want to provide an example of the churn that prompted the addition here.

For examples of sourced articles, see personnel sourced from Lewisohn and track listings sourced from Calkin and from Allmusic.

To take on one of the articles in this list, append Taken ~~~~ to the line, review and source the section in question, and then change "Taken" to "Done" here.

Red links[edit]

See Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/Red links for a full list

Missing Articles[edit]

Redlinks which need to be turned blue at the earliest opportunity need to be listed here. If you can help by creating a stub (or better!) please be bold and go right ahead (In brackets: number of incoming links from main space, excluding redirects and dab pages):

Created stubs with tracklists and infoboxes and ext links on all Julian Lennon albums... if someone would please have a look to see if they could add anything, that would be appreciated!NaLaochra 15:13, 13 September 2006 (UTC)

Article suggestions/requests[edit]

Article creation instructions[edit]

You're starting a new article? Great! Please follow these instructions:

  • Articles about The Beatles are generally considered to be articles with a "strong tie" to the dialect of the United Kingdom and should be written in British English.
  • Add the new article to the appropriate subcategory of Category:The Beatles, or to the parent category if most appropriate
  • Add any appropriate template to the article, such as an album or single infobox
  • Place a {{WPBeatles}} template on the new article's Talk page
  • If the article is listed as a redlink on the to-do list please remove it from that list
  • If the article needs a photo and you don't have one, place a {{Reqphoto}} template on the talk page and add the article to "Wanted Pics/Graphics" on the the to-do list
  • List the article in the appropriate category on the Article Classification list. Don't classify it yourself, it's best if we classify each other's articles not our own
  • Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the Main Wikipedia page. DYK has a 120 hour time limit (from the creation of the article, not the nomination).
  • Finally (hooray!) record your wonderful achievement on the Project Log

Articles for deletion[edit]


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  • Per current Wikipedia convention, articles on Beatles singles which are also the sole article for the song in question should belong to the following categories:
Category:The Beatles songs
Category:The Beatles singles
Category:Year singles
Category:Year songs
Category:Parlophone singles or Category:Apple Records singles (if appropriate; and note that no Capitol Records single category exists at the time of writing)



Please go to Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/Quiz for a quiz about The Beatles in general.


Pagename Redirects to page
WP:Beatles, WP:TB This page (Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles)
WT:Beatles, WT:TB This page's talk page (Wikipedia talk:WikiProject The Beatles)
P:TB Portal:The Beatles
WP:TBA Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/Assessment
WP:TBC Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/Categories
WP:TBD Wikipedia:WikiProject Deletion sorting/Bands and musicians
WP:TBL Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/Log
WP:TBM Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/Missing articles
WP:TBR Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/Red links
WP:TBT Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/To do
WP:TBCOTM Wikipedia:WikiProject The Beatles/COTM

It is recommended that Project members add each of the above Project pages to their watchlists.


There are a lot of useful templates that may be relevant, infoboxes, notification boxes and so forth. If you know of any resources not listed here, please add them!


There are several useful infoboxes that are relevant to this project, as the project covers a large number of types of articles.

Infobox Album[edit]

In addition to the writeup on the talk page of the infobox, the WikiProject Albums page has some discussion on how to effectively use these, color coding, and what some of the fields mean and so forth, as well as larger guidance on how Album pages ought to be done (how the track list is formatted, dates, usages, and so forth).

Some important points copied from that page: When you create or find a new album page, please add {{WikiProject Albums}} to the top of the talk page. If the page has no infobox, you should use {{WikiProject Albums|needs-infobox=yes}} instead. If the page has an incomplete infobox, note the missing details at Incomplete infobox. If the page has an old style infobox, add {{newinfobox|type=album}} to the bottom of the talk page.

Infobox Musical artist[edit]

Infobox Person[edit]

Infobox Single[edit]

  • The Beatles produced singles, together and individually. So the {{Infobox Single}} template is likely to be useful. Hopefully most relevant articles have it already by now, but this is something to check for. Some examples:

Note that the template supports ordering of singles by when they charted.

Invite user[edit]

If you see someone that might have an interest in the project, you can place {{WikiProject The Beatles Invite}} on their userpage to invite them:

AbbeyRoadZebraCrossingRevisited.jpg Hi! I've seen you around on The Beatles' articles... Would you consider becoming a member of WikiProject The Beatles, a WikiProject which aims to expand and improve coverage of The Beatles on Wikipedia? Please feel free to join us.
Abbey Road... You're not in this picture... yet!
  • DO put some commentary below it, explaining WHY they might be interested, and sign. Alternatively, you may leave a message and sign within the template by supplying an optional parameter
  • DO NOT spam people extensively, give it some thought first and don't invite too many people at once.

It makes sense to grow the project participation slowly so use with care. But it's a fun template, a bit more attention grabbing than just a note.


  • Use {{The Beatles main}} for major articles. Place it at the bottom of the article. The result is:

Project banner[edit]

Place {{WikiProject The Beatles|class= |importance= }} on the talk page of an article that you think belongs in the project:

WikiProject The Beatles (Rated Start-class, Mid-importance)
WikiProject icon This Beatles-related page is within the scope of WikiProject The Beatles, which focuses on improving coverage of English rock band The Beatles and related topics on Wikipedia. Users who are willing to participate in the project should visit the project page, where they can join and see a list of open tasks.
Start-Class article Start  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
 Mid  This page has been rated as Mid-importance on the project's importance scale.


NOTE: stubs are managed by the Stub-sorting WikiProject. Before creating a new stub, you should propose it at Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/Proposals. See Wikipedia:Stub for general guidelines on creating stub templates and categories. It is inadbisable to create new stub templates without consultation as these will probably be nominated for deletion.


You can place {{User WikiProject The Beatles}} on your userpage to show project membership:

Beatles logo.svg This user is a member of
WikiProject The Beatles.

Alternatively or in addition, you can place {{User WikiProject The Beatles 2}} on your userpage to show project membership:

Placing one of these on your pages is entirely optional, but it is a way to show your involvement to others... That's good for the project, as we have lots of work to do!


This should be a list of useful resources to the project that will aid in research, article creation, or that may be a source of images that are freely usable by the project. Please add to this list as you find items. Assume that project members know about common things, like IMDB.

Musicologist Allan W. Pollack has taken an in-depth look at each of the Beatles' songs from a musicological point of view. Wordy, but with a lot of meat, and definitely helpful in adding length to articles on songs - also useful to add as an external link to song articles.

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