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Let It Be: How Yesterday Fails to Change History

What would our world look like if the Beatles had never existed?

That’s the question the movie Yesterday (2019) promises to explore; and I think we can all agree, it’s a fascinating one. By the end of the movie, though, this promise falls flat, when the film’s answer to “what would the world look like without the Beatles?” turns out to be, “basically… the same?”

Allow me to explain.

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