Few bands command as much respect and as much controversy as the Beatles. Whether it’s influencing the sound and style of rock 'n' roll, the fashion industry, songwriting, or just plain being a celebrity, there's little the Beatles haven't done to influence the pop music world.
That can make it difficult to remember all the interesting things the lads from Liverpool pulled off in their short time together. And with so many accomplishments across a broad spectrum of pursuits, many of the most popular stories are the ones that continue to be repeated. But what about some of their lesser known achievements? With a band as complex as the Beatles, their subtlest moments have become some of their most powerful. These five forgotten ways the Beatles changed pop music are, in retrospect, maybe just as important as their obvious achievements.