Brian Epstein was a local record store owner that would then become the Beatles manager, exposed them to a producer named George Martin that later made some changes for the band that resulted into an unbreakable force. During “They synthesized all that was good about early rock & roll, and changed it into something original and even more exciting. They
They created a “culture explosion” when they first released their first song. Since February of 1964 when the beatles showed their music to the souls of America, everyone was hooked. The Beatles transformed not just the United States form of music but the entire world’s perspective on Rock and Roll; by their attitudes, style and sound. John Lennon and Paul McCartney are very famous names that have come up in many different topics. These guys are the vocalists behind the Beatles.
[ESPN] Dub music spread quickly to several European destinations where it continued to evolve. Dub music was further diversified by the rising popularity of American originated disco music. However by the 1980’s, the popularity of disco music began to fade. The Europeans, specifically northern Italians and the British, took this disco decline and fused it with Dub and other experimental electronic sounds to create “Eurobeat” and “Europop”. Eurobeat music spread quickly in Europe and that music scene defined their 1980’s popular music culture.
Today I will be presenting the three most influential artists in the creation of reggae music; Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff and Desmond Dekker. These three men can easily be titled as creating the face for reggae music. The genre popularity rose in the 1960’s creating a dance craze to this Jamaican style music. Songs that these men created were included in this dance craze, for example “could you be loved by bob Marley”, “the harder they come by jimmy cliff” and “shanty town” by Desmond Dekker. Bob Marley, although he cannot take credit for the creation of reggae music he is known as the face of the genre.
“Penny Lane” is a very upbeat and jocular song that represented the band perfectly. The Beatles are a group of 4 guys know as John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. The Beatles are very humorous, comical and light-hearted, they are known to play tricks on one another. They are an English rock band that 's music has become very influential to the rock & roll era. During this time it was quite depressing due to the wars and destruction that had been going on.
Maria Rivas Ms. Goodson English 262 October 20, 2015 Reggaeton: A New Genre of Music What is Reggaeton Music? Many people may not know what Reggaeton is, but for Latin American people is easy to know that this is a popular and unique style of music. Reggaeton is a form of Urban Latin Music, this music has a mix of many rhythms that includes drum machines, "rapping in spanglish" and fast─paced beats. This kind of music has an interesting history of its origins, even is considered a culture, also this music has caused controversy and has become very popular in Latin American and has cross over the world. Reggaeton music is from Jamaican Reggae, but it was influenced by other music directions, for example North American Hip-Hop and Puerto Rican rhythms.
With the rise of television and in-home electronics, the video generation was born. Movies like Pretty in Pink, Back to the Future, Star Wars, and Dirty Dancing were gaining extreme fame and inspiring the youth culture to follow its messages and trends. In music, MTV lead the way with music videos that propelled stars like Madonna, Prince, Michael Jackson, and Phil Collins into the stardom many wished for. Out of this came the rise of Pop and Hip-Hop, two defining genres that changed the trends and styles of the
With regards to their contributions to musical artistry, drugs have allowed many artists to move past the conventions of Western musical theory, and thus build arrangements and other approaches far outside the mainstream. With artists like the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix using drugs in such a fashion, it is thus clear that the use of illicit drugs has contributed significantly to enhancing some elements of creativity amongst musicians. Moreover, and with fans also making use of drugs so as to heighten their enjoyment of this music, it very much appears that drug use in rock n’
It is well known that the people of Britain, especially Liverpudlians, idolized American music. American music inspired Liverpudilians, even the Beatles themselves, to new genres and styles of music. Given all this, it is understandable that the “success in America would solidify the position of the Beatles as Britain’s greatest exponents of pop music” (Michael Frontani, 20). However, even with the recognized achievement of optimal success in Britain, once success in America was reached, the Beatles still had their apprehensions to ‘cross seas’ and essentially give America something they already had. Nonetheless, with or without their own apprehension, the US had their own hesitations themselves upon their acceptance of the Beatles in America
Disc Jockeys Imagine standing in the middle of the dance floor, illuminations hitting every wall, and a crowd of people thinking about what move to bust next while listening to their favorite songs mashed together. ; Everything Now imagine that all of these elements are banded together by one specific person, the DJ. Disc Jockeys play recorded music for radio stations, parties, dances, and other special events (Disc Jockeys, n.d.). DJs expand people 's perception of many different kinds of music and spread their creations by working closely with the music industry. While the music industry has continuously grown over time, DJing (disc jockeying) has became incredibly popular as well as an and important profession in part of this the industry.
“Turn on, tune in, drop out.” (Cite) Psychologist Timothy Leary made this hypnotic phrase popular during the 1960s. Having many ways of perceiving it, the majority of the people at the time viewed it as a creative slogan for taking psychedelics. These psychedelics were mind-altering drugs such as LSD, mescaline, or psilocybin mushrooms. The youth’s curiosity and desire for expanding your consciousness made the use of these drugs increasingly popular. The result was that this phrase was echoed among thousands emerging into the psychedelic rock era.
(too many come to mind?) The Beatles are the main cause of the British invasion. The Beatles tried for many years to gain the support and recognition of the American public, but to no avail. In 1963, The Beatles released a single, trying to get onto the American charts, but it ended up only gaining popularity in England. But on November 22, 1963, the unthinkable happens, and president John F. Kennedy was shot and
They influenced wild, risqué rock and punk styles that took over the music industry. The birth of new genres of music that expanded the social acceptance was so successful they still influence music today (Gelipter). Lastly, the new creations of MTV and CDs expanded the way music sounded and how it was seen and heard. Musicians had the option to add drum machines and synthesizers into the music on CDs, bringing a new original sound to the music industry, while MTV brought image and interpretation (Gelipter). Although the 1980s was a rough decade, the music industry benefitted from the vast changes.