Yeah. Plans were in the works for it to happen. Here' s how Paul McCartney told the story in a new interview with to Rolling Stone.com:
The Beatles had considered getting back together while all four members were still alive, says Paul McCartney. "There was talk of re-forming the Beatles a couple of times," he tells Rolling Stone, "but it didn't jell, there was not enough passion behind the idea."More..
I wonder if the guys from The Blues Brothers ever thought about getting the band back together too?