Music: Down the Up Poll

It was a time when even the young could begin to feel the chill of history. Last week London's Melody Maker magazine announced that its annual readers' popularity poll placed the Beatles in the No. 2 spot—behind the hard-rock quartet, Led Zeppelin. Since the group rose from Liverpool to world renown eight years ago, it was the first time the Beatles had ever slipped below No. 1.

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