Can You Pass the BeatlesTest™ Vol. 1?

by Peter Wendel
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TheBeatlesTest SongMango.comThis maiden voyage of the BeatlesTest™ will dip your toe into the Fab Four's extensive catalog – quite possibly the deepest and richest in the history of rock music.

Although The Beatles were active for only a decade, 1960-1970, they produced some of the world's most cherished songs – a wildly disproportionate number of them, in fact. BeatlesTest™ Vol. 1 will challenge your impeccably trained ear to identify classic tracks from across the band's 10-year run.

See how well you really know the world's most heralded and beloved rock band (from across the universe). Pull on your thinkin' cap – and away you go.

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BeatlesTest™ Vol. 1 – The Fab Four

This first BeatlesTest™ – with many more on the way – opens the door to one of the very richest catalogs in music history. You will be challenged to identify songs, people and concerts from The Beatles' magnificent, decade-long ascent to the pinnacle of rock royalty. Good luck, folks! And remember, there will be an answer – just let it be!



A Day In The Life (1967)

When the transition occurs between the two songs we are totally unprepared, the shift so unpredictable, abrupt yet so smooth.

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Helter Skelter (1968)

Paul McCartney is one of the least likely candidates to win the title “Founder Of Heavy Metal,” but here he nabs the crown.

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Hey Bulldog (1969)

Filled with strange reflections and brain-teasing aphorisms, it surely is one of The Beatles' Grade A prime rockers.

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Hey Jude (1968)

Its power to amaze and move us continues well into the 21st century. An argument for love, peace and tolerance. What an achievement.

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I Am The Walrus (1968)

Aside from the famed title line, "I am the walrus," the song gives us nuggets like "I am the eggman," and "Goo-goo-ga-joob."

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Peter Wendel is a journalist and PR consultant. He's attended hundreds of concerts and festivals, including the Peach, Mountain Jam, the All Good and Lockn'. He's ridden legendary Grateful Dead runs from Ventura County Fairgrounds to Irvine Meadows (CA) from the Nassau Coliseum (NY) to the Boston Garden (MA). Peter is a former U.S. Marine who – after running into trouble with every last one of his commanding officers – received an honorable discharge and a direct order never to return. Born in California and raised in New Jersey, Peter lived in Boston and Joshua Tree (CA) before settling in the nation's capital. Find him on tour at