Originally Posted by Dynamite Kid
How can a song like Eleanor Rigby get to number one, or Paperback Writer ? They are weak songs if you ask me, yet it seems just cause the "Beatles" sang those songs, they're popular.
At the time they revolutionised the whole of music, artists up to today have been somewhat directly/indirectly been influenced by The Beatles no matter what genre you're taking about.
People like different types of songs, those are easily accessible.