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    The Beatles Were a British Not an English Band

    They were an ethnic Irish band:

    Surname analysis

    McCartney (Celtic Irish)
    Lennon (Celtic Irish)
    Starkey (Celtic Irish)
    Harrison (English)

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    McCartney on the left, Lennon on the right. West Scotland was settled by Irish tribes called the Scottis, giving the country it's name:


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    This is unsurprising when you consider some of the songs Lennon and McCartney sang in their post-Beatles careers.

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    Sure, they were a popular pop band but there is more to England than the Beatles, and more to Sweden than ABBA. So if I was English I wouldn't care if they were actually Irish, just as I wouldn't care if ABBA was Finnish or something

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