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They had two (or possibly three) names before they became the Beatles. Way before the Beatles were famous, they were teenagers playing in a band called The Quarrymen; this name came from a local high school the band members attended. (Note that the lineup of the Quarrymen was not the same as what ultimately became the Beatles, although it was started by John Lennon. Paul McCartney joined the band in 1957 and George Harrison in 1958. Ringo Starr was not a member of that band.) When the Quarrymen traveled to Germany, they added a new member (Stu Sutcliffe) and changed to the Silver Beetles, although some sources say they were first called the Beatals. The spelling of Silver Beetles became Silver Beatles, and then finally, the band settled on The Beatles sometime in 1960.

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They went through so many names, some for a single performance, that it's probably impossible to be certain exactly how many. But their major names were:

The Quarry Men

Johnny and the Moondogs

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John Lennon formed a skiffle group, best known as "The Quarrymen" in 1957, which Paul McCartney and George Harrison later joined. In chronological order, the names that band went through were "The Black Jacks", "The Quarrymen", "Johnny and the Moondogs", "The Silver Beetles", "Long John and the Silver Beetles" and the "The Beatles".The QuarrymenI'm not sure of all of the names, so I can't tell you how many there were, however, some names included1 - The Quarrymen2 - The Beetles3 - The Silver Beetles4 - Johny and The moondogs5 - Long John and the Beetles6 - The Beatles.I think that's all, but I'm not entirely sure.The Quarrymen, The Beetles, The Silver Beetles, The Beatals, Johnny and the MoondogsThey were originally the QuarryMen (named for their school), then became Long John Silver and the Silver Beetles, then Silver Beatles, then the Beatles.

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