Recently the world has celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first concert of the four Beatles. There was something mysterious, extraordinary, and unusual about the Beatles –they were so famous during 7 years and disappeared unexpectedly. Nearly every person in the world recalls the name of this famous group if he/she just hears a simple word “yesterday”. The song “Yesterday” brings us back to the period of a great fame of British band The Beatles, which won hearts of millions of people. This song is still popular all over the world and awakens different memories, connected with these great singers.
III-Biography of writer: Harry Lillis Crosby, also known as Bing Crosby, was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1903. As a kid, people used to call him Bingo, therefore the name Bing was generated once he became famous. According to research, Bing was the most popular and influential media star of the first half of the 20th century. Crosby became a radio star in the late 1920s and early 1930s, first as a touring member of the Rhythm Boys and then as a solo act. He had solo hits in 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936 and 1937, but the peak of his career didn 't even occur until World War II, when he also became a bona fide film star.
When it comes to other country artist, Brooks is not completion, becoming the best-selling solo artist in history. The name Garth Brooks became one of the most popular names in county music “as he represented a new breed of straight-talking country music heroes, defending homosexuals in song ("We Shall Be Free," from 1992's The Chase) and talking to Barbara Walters on
INTRODUCTION An artist I believe that has had influence above and beyond their genre of music is Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson was born on the 29th August, 1958 and died on the 25th June, 2009 leaving a tremendous musical legacy behind. Throughout his career he courted controversy which saw his appearance,personality and relationships played out in the public arena. Even so Michael went on to become known as the “King of Pop” and arguably one of the greatest and most famous pop stars in the world. Michael Jackson was born into an African American family being the eighth of ten children.
Unfortunately, Bogart died on January 14, 1957 battling with throat cancer and follow up surgeries at his home in Hollywood. 10. Morgan Freeman Morgan Freeman was born in Memphis, Tennessee on June 1, 1937. This famous American actor had become into one of the most treasured people in modern cinema in US. Freeman’s first exposure to dramatic arts was on the lively musical named Hello Dolly!.
Andy Warhol is one of the most leverage and influential figures of Pop Art and culture, in which proofs that more than twenty years after his death, he is still considered to be one of the minority of being fictitious and greatest of Pop Art Artists. Warhol’s journey and his work inspired and still inspire many creative artists and thinkers around the world. This is due his enduring imagery, along with his art cultivated celebrity, and the constant research of different scholars. His impact as an artist is way deeper and greater than his one prescient observation that states, “everyone will be world famous for fifteen minutes.” – Andy Warhol’s tremendous curiosity resulted in an enormous body work that he spent and spanned on every available medium and techniques, along with the most important contribution to the collapse of boundaries between high and low culture. (Varnedoe, et al , 2001, p.10) Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928, at Pennsylvania/ Pittsburgh, and died on February 22, 1987, in New York.
The invention of rock & roll was a collaborative effort, yet many music buffs trace its beginnings back to a singer, songwriter, and guitarist named Chuck Berry. Taking what he knew from the blues, big band, swing, country, and pop, Berry developed a style and sound that uniquely spoke to the experience of the American teenager, and that appealed to white as well as black audiences. And he remains, arguably, rock & roll's most influential figure. Among those who admit to having emulated his complex guitar riffs and quick, witty lyrics in their early days are some of the most prominent bands and artists of the past 50 years--including the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and Bruce Springsteen. Berry has spent a lifetime in the spotlight, but the spotlight has not always been kind to him.
Cash moved to California in 1958, and then began a nine-year period of alcohol and drug abuse. He stated, “I took all the drugs there are to take, and I drank.” Despite his addiction, he continued to release a number of country and pop hits. As he continued to struggle with his addiction, he endured an arrest, a serious auto accident, a near-fatal overdose, and a divorce. Cash then moved to Nashville, Tennessee where he began a relationship with June Carter. June Carter was a member of one of the founding families of country music, the Carter Family.
In 1958 Gary, Indiana Michael Jackson was born to parents Katherine and Joseph Jackson. Michael went on to become the lead singer of the iconic family musical group The Jackson 5 and after their huge success he reinvented himself as a solo artist. Michael Jackson was one of the greatest artists of all time, he was credibly deemed the King of Pop. Throughout all of his successes he faced many struggles physically, mentally and emotionally. Behind the scenes, Michael seemed to have been struggling with self-identity amongst other things.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye. This quote held truer for no one more than the man who said it. Jimi Hendrix waltzed into the music world and in just four short years, changed the face of rock-n-roll as we knew it. Hendrix became the 1960s zeitgeist for his ability to perfectly capture everything that made that era great- swagger and grit, primal sexuality and dreamy intoxication. Even though not everyone considers him an ideal role model, Jimi Hendrix is still considered as the greatest guitarist ever.