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Old 21st July 2012
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Originally Posted by Kaoz View Post
There really wasn't. Officially, there was 13 of them.

Plus, the writers, arrangers and performers were all the same people.

It would be more if you included the vocalists who sang on the tracks, but it still wouldn't be anywhere near 50-60.
And those 13 played on all the number ones? What were the number ones?

Wiki lists about 60 musicians (that's not even all of them) who played from '59-'72, plus 14 arrangers, and by performers I meant all the acts, the singers, which is probably another 20 or 30 people.

The Beatles were (mostly) 4 guys doing everything, writing, performing, singing, arranging, with George Martin doing almost all the (string) arranging if and when needed.