Boy bands are now just as much as ever in the news. Although most of us sneer at these bands in disdain, there are some who counter with the argument that even the Beatles were a boy band at the start of their careers. Well I myself disagree. The Beatles had spent a couple of years building up their popularity in the smoke filled nightclubs of Liverpool and Hamburg before they finally hit it big. As a result, their fanbase was from the beginning much broader than just pubescent girls. But what do you think?