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Rolling Stone names worst band names in history

  TODAY’s Willie Geist and guest anchor Mel B chat about topics making headlines today, including Rolling Stone magazine’s new list of the worst band names in rock history. On the list: the Beatles.

Rolling Stone: Beatles a 'horrible' band name

Admittedly, there are some questionable band names out there. Nickelback. Limp Bizkit. Kajagoogoo. But The Beatles? The legendary Fab Four who shook up the music world in the 1960s like no other group?According to Rolling Stone's list of "The Thirteen Dumbest Band Names in Rock History," yes. The Be Full story

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FILE - OCTOBER 5: 50 Years Since The First Beatles Single Released: A Look Back At The Beatles A group portrait of the Beatles, straightening their ties, backstage at the Odeon Cinema in Luton on 6th September 1963. (L-R) Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, John Lennon.

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Beatles biographer Hunter Davies poses for photos as he holds John Lennon's hand-written lyrics to "She Said She Said" , at the British Library, in central London
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Beatles biographer Hunter Davies poses for photos as he holds John Lennon's hand-written lyrics to "She Said She Said", at the British Library, in central London May 22, 2013. Davies has donated hand-written lyrics from three songs, and three letters from John Lennon to the British Library under the