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. "Mother Nature's Son" is a Lennon/McCartney song, released by The Beatles on The Beatles (The White Album). It was written primarily by Paul McCartney, and was inspired by a lecture given by the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi while The Beatles were in India. The same lecture inspired Lennon's unreleased song "Child of Nature," the tune of which he later re-used for "Jealous Guy." The song was later covered by Harry Nilsson. In Mother Nature's Son, the drums.