Lots of people had a dream to see the performance of the group. It was the most popular group, and they mixed such concepts as music and culture. These two things started to work together. To separate music and culture was not available in that time. Even Aaron Copland said: “If you want to know about the Sixties, play the music of the Beatles.” The Beatles was not just a music band, it was the incarnation of ideal life, behavior.
had the unique skill to merge genre’s together and form something that was entirely different and new for the generation, and which led to other generations to merge other genres. Presley’s inspiration of genres was greatly impacted by the African American culture; however, brought his country-side to his music, which is what gave his music his own creative sound. He was the first artist to basically merge black and white music together, and widening his fan base. Elvis Presley not only changed the way entertainers performed, he also changed the way it was marketed. Teenage fans were soon to be seen as important consumers of goods, who bought products like records, tickets to concerts, and movies.
I) Introduction: Hello everyone today I will speak to you about an English rock band who most of you have heard off, “The Beatles”. They were one of the biggest musical icons in history. The band consisted of 4 legends: John Lennon (guitar), George Harrison (guitar), Paul McCartney (bass) and Ringo Starr (drums). Moreover, “ The Beatles” made a breakthrough in deferent regions such as music, film, literature, art, and fashion. Even after their career ended The Beatles made a big influence on the lifestyle and culture of several generations.
In addition to that, MTV can take credit for reconstructing the music industry (Rushkoff 126). One would be hard pressed to find a person who does not enjoy some type of music. Thus, "Music" television was built on a foundation that was virtually united by the whole world, and its popularity was inevitable. MTV chose popular music as its beating heart, instead of classical music or jazz. Young people around the country could now see their favorite music icons 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Since the late 1980’s the music industry has seen a development in the phenomena of pop vocal all male groups referred to as ‘boy bands’. These so-called boy bands have proven to be quite the craze for young teenage girls who invest their time creating loyal followings (fan bases) for them by promoting their albums, making signs and waiting in lines for hours just to see them in concert. Each generation has their fair share of successful boy bands. For me, it was *Nsync and for my sister ,it’s One Direction. There hasn’t been a single car journey that passes by without listening to both bands followed by the both of us arguing about which one is better.
Something else that he did was that he masked the canvas, so that the natural edges of the canvas could be seen. According to an article written on pahnation.com, numerous critics said that this feature made the painting look like a polaroid picture. Pop art was known as the art of popular culture, it fit in with the globalization of pop movement and youth culture. It contains different types of sculptures and paintings from different countries. An example of pop art is A Bigger Splash by David Hockney, what all pop art paintings have in common is the interest in mass culture, mass media, and mass production.
The 80’s brought many electrical, faster paced songs which became popular with many people.The 1980’s included many popular rock ‘n roll music from Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Heart, and many other artists. (Szatmary, 269)The 1980’s brought more of an electronic feel to rock and roll music and the 80’s had more women in rock and roll then there has ever been.Many artists at that time still used some of the original rock and roll techniques while adding in a more fun/upbeat sound. In the 1950’s, African-American and white teenagers would go to rock and roll concerts. None of it was segregated and they did it in hopes of breaking the racial barrier and to influence others that there should be no racism. Many rock and roll concerts were attended by interracial audiences and most of the time, there were no racial tensions between anybody.
The Beatles have made a lasting impact on fashion, music industry and modern culture, making them the most successful and influential bands of all time. As stated in the introduction, The Beatles didn’t emerge to popularity until the 1960s. The sixties were a time of rebellion and self-expression, especially among teenagers and young adults. Additionally, most families did not own a personal television until the sixties, this allowed entertainment industry to influence their audiences at home. Musicians now had to be appealing to their audience not just through their music, but now for their appearance.
1970's Fashion The beatles broke up, The Vietnam War still persisting and everyone became infatuated with Disco in the 1970’s. The 70’s fashion was inspired by many musicians, movies such as the hit “Saturday Night Fever”, television shows, the war, women's liberation movement and Earth Day along with many other events that took place during that era. Events of the 70’s greatly influenced the outrageous fun and hip fashion industry and is still seen today in various forms. Historical, political and social events all largely fueled the self expression craze in the 70’s. “The Vietnam war definitely made an impact and was reflective with some of the antiwar protestors wearing military attire that was altered (Frankel).” Politics also played a large part in the fashion trends with “The First Official Earth Day to save the environment was held in 1970’s(frankel).” Women’s rights and roles in
The breakfast club is about more than just a school it’s about feelings that all teenagers can relate to. (Hughes, 1985) The 1980’s, America is rising from the ashes of the economic problems of the 1970’and into a golden age of big hair, shoulder pads and Ronald Reagan. (Troy, 2009). Everything was new and exciting, cable television networks emerged and channels like MTV went on air, it gave teens a closer look into glamorous life of the young and famous. (history.com, 2011) Having that insight into the celebrity life was where their fashion inspiration usually came from, they wanted to look like their favorite star and looked up to fashion forward celebs like Madonna.