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News: Kids Don’t Know Who the Beatles Were

I admit, it’s possible to make a video demonstrating ignorance about any topic — just go ask people stuff on the street until you get enough “dumb” answers, and away you go. But I thought this video was kind of fun and bizarre: it shows kids on the street who don’t seem to have any knowledge of The Beatles. Like, these people can’t even name a single song by The Beatles. Okay, pop quiz, how many Beatles songs can you name? I can get to ten real quick.

My favorite part is when two kids point to John Legend as being a member of the band. Um. John Legend is 32, and recently released an album with The Roots. Those guys almost certainly know who John Legend is. Oh well. Enjoy!

See also: https://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/82245, 9 Things You Probably Don’t Know About The Beatles, MF: Nine Women Who Inspired Beatles Songs (and one song not inspired by a woman), The Beatles Complete on Ukulele Dot Com, MF: 10 “Fifth Beatles,”, and MF: The Beatles’ Ed Sullivan Debut.

(Via Waxy.org.)

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May 4th, 2011

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Stranger to the World

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