I'm not going to bring this up anymore, i've beat it to death.
I'm not sayin' that they invented "rock n roll". Clearly they didn't. I'm not sayin' they are the best band ever (although they are).
All i'm sayin' is that Beatlemania was about way more than the music ... they changed the entire culture of the world 180 degrees that enabled much of what followed to happen.
'nuff said about that topic.