Liverpool Monuments: Beatles, John Lennon leaning against the wall of the building which stands where the Cavern Club used to, in Matthew Street. The wall behind the statue is engraved with the names of all the artistes who appeared at the Cavern
John Lennon's guitar sells for $2.4 million at auction
The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential act of the rock era. Their hairstyle, unusually long for the era and mocked by many adults, became an emblem of rebellion to the burgeoning youth culture.