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Stuart Fergusson Victor Sutcliffe (23 June 1940 – 10 April 1962) was an artist, and the original bassist of The Beatles for two years. Sutcliffe earned praise for his paintings, which mostly explored a style related to Abstract Expressionism. Sutcliffe is one of the group of people sometimes referred to "the fifth Beatle".

Sutcliffe and John Lennon are credited with coming up with the name for the Beatles, as they both liked Buddy Holly's band, the Crickets. Sutcliffe played with the… read more

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  • Avatar for putzharold
    Awesome person, such a shame to see his life ended so shortly, would of been interesting to see what would of happened if he survived, possible 5th Beatle? Sucks he is almost forgotten and if you were to poll some Beatles "fans" they probably would have no idea who he was or what he did. R.I.P Stu. [3]
  • Avatar for imlivingin60s
    my favorite beatle, one of the greatest artists.. he will always live in my heart.
  • Avatar for PCNoan
    Happy Birthday Stuart Sutcliffe!
  • Avatar for Fem1s
    Happy Birthday Stu!
  • Avatar for talita_mendes
    sz
  • Avatar for HungryGeorgerus
    Thank you Stuart. I think God (if he is really there) Is a fool. Why did he do that? I can't believe you aren't here for more than 50 years.
  • Avatar for TylerSymes
    Awesome person, such a shame to see his life ended so shortly, would of been interesting to see what would of happened if he survived, possible 5th Beatle? Sucks he is almost forgotten and if you were to poll some Beatles "fans" they probably would have no idea who he was or what he did. R.I.P Stu. [2]
  • Avatar for BiIIyShears
    Awesome person, such a shame to see his life ended so shortly, would of been interesting to see what would of happened if he survived, possible 5th Beatle? Sucks he is almost forgotten and if you were to poll some Beatles "fans" they probably would have no idea who he was or what he did. R.I.P Stu.
  • Avatar for nacamonga
    MattPeche, HE WAS MORE THAN A BEATLES, IF HE WANST BE WHAT HE WAS THE BEATLES AS WE KNOW IT ISNT WOULD BE THIS WAY, CAUSE JOHN WOULD NOT LIKE HE WAS, SO, SHUT UP!
  • Avatar for whohoojam
    Stu

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