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Advice from a Bearded Quartet: The Beatles

People have called them the greatest band of all time, and we’re not inclined to disagree. Here, the quartet dispense some timeless wisdom through the lyrics of “Here Comes the Sun.”

We all know the story: four mop-topped gents crossed “The Pond” from Liverpool and made millions of American fans scream in ecstasy. People have called them the greatest band of all time, and we’re not inclined to disagree. But you know what else was great? These gents’ fine facial hair. It’s difficult to pin down which Beatle had what facial hair and when, but we found this awesome chart to be quite helpful:

Beatles Hair History

One things is clear: from 1969 to 1970, they all sported beards at overlapping periods—precisely during the making of Abbey Road. “Here Comes the Sun” was penned by a hirsute George Harrison for the legendary album. The message is clear and equally as poignant today: no matter how bleak things may seem, it won’t be winter forever.

Little darling, it's been a long cold lonely winter
Little darling, it feels like years since it's been here
Here comes the sun
Here comes the sun, and I say
It's all right

Check out the rest of Birchbox Man’s historical advice columns here.

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