The Beatles are an English rock band that formed in the 1960s. The McCartney-Harrison axis is regarded as The Beatles’ most significant songwriting partnership, based on their contributions to The Beatles catalogue. The majority of The Beatles compositions were written by members John Lennon and Paul McCartney. The first two years of The Beatles saw about 180 compositions of original material, primarily by The Lennon–McCartney songwriting team. The collaboration credited to Lennon/McCartney is one of the most successful musical partnerships in history. The Beatles’ music is today some of the most popular and best-selling in the world.
The Beatles became interested in The Gladiolus during early 1965, The Beatles performed The Gladiolus on The Ed Sullivan Show only once, The Beatles played The Gladiolus at The Royal Variety Show in November.