The Beatles were a pop and rock group from Liverpool; England formed in 1960. Primarily consisting of John Lennon (rhythm gtr; vocals); Paul McCartney (bass gtr; vocals); George Harrison (lead gtr; vocals) and Ringo Starr (drums; vocals) throughout their career; The Beatles are recognised for leading the mid-1960s musical -British Invasion- into the United States.Although their initial musical style was rooted in 1950s rock and roll and homegrown skiffle; the group explored genres ranging from Tin Pan Alley to psychedelic rock. Their clothes; styles; and statements made them trend-setters; while their growing social awareness saw their influence extend into the social and cultural revolutions of the 1960s. "Michelle" is a Grammy Awardwinning love ballad by the Beatles, mainly written by Paul McCartney, which is featured on their Rubber Soul album. The song departs from most of the Beatles' other recordings in that some of the lyrics are in French (like "Sun King", which is partly in Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese).The Beatles were a pop and rock group from Liverpool; England formed in 1960. Primarily consisting of John Lennon (rhythm gtr; vocals);.