Beatles's Impact: The Beatles Impact On America

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Rylie Mong Mrs. Dalrymple English 11 9 February, 2018 The Beatles Impact on America George Harrison once said, “The thing about the Beatles is, they saved the world from boredom,”(Scotti). The Beatles were a band that almost everyone, in the 1960s, knew about. The Beatles took England by storm, and America shortly after. The Beatles positively impacted American music with their unique style and sound. ADD TO THIS In 1963, every household in England and most of Europe knew who the Beatles were. They regularly played sold out shows filled with obsessed teenagers. However, even though they were very popular in Europe, the United States had a harder time accepting them as a band. Eventually, a studio noticed them and the rest is history. Their name is known nationwide, however the band was not always known as 'The Beatles '. The band started out as the Quarrymen in 1956. John Lennon and Paul McCartney formed the Beatles together. In 1957, John and Paul added lead guitarist George Harrison and then later added Ringo Starr as the drummer. They later changed their name to Johnny and the Moondogs, but the band didn 't want to single out just one person as the star so they finally ended with the ever so popular name, 'The Beatles ' (Crawford 800). "In 1962 Brian Epstein, manager of the Beatles, convinced a talent scout from Decca to watch the band perform in a Liverpool nightclub, the Cavern Club. The talent scout liked what he saw and heard and invited the Beatles to record

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