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The Beatles: John Lennon’s Boring Last Words to Pete Best

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The Beatles rocketed to international superstardom soon after they dumped drummer Pete Best. Ringo Starr entered the fray, the band sent its first album, Please Please Me, to the top of the charts in England, and the rest is history. John Lennon’s last words to Best in 1962 were fitting — a boring and simple sendoff to a band member about to lose his job.

(l-r) Pete Best and John Lennon | Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

John Lennon’s last words to Pete Best were incredibly boring: ‘I’ve got other arrangements’

Being remembered as the person who lost his job before the band found fame doesn’t show it, but Pete Best was instrumental to the early success of The Beatles.