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The Beatles on stage at the London Palladium during a performance in front of 2, 000 screaming fans. (Photo by Michael Webb/Getty Images)

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The Beatles: “All You Need Is Love”

The Hook: Now more than ever.

Album: Magical Mystery Tour

Year: 1967

Writer: John Lennon and Paul McCartney

Stats: Topped the Billboard Hot 100 for one week.

Background: If The Beatles have a signature song, it just may be “All You Need Is Love.” Paul McCartney has this to say about it.

Paul McCartney on All You Need Is Love” by The Beatles. OC:…need still. :15

“‘All You Need Is Love’ is basically I think a simple message, but it’s a good song. John sings it great, & I think it’s affected a lot of people, you know? And I still think the message is really true. I think that it is what people need still.”