The Beatles are still one of the most well-known bands of all time, not just in the United Kingdom or United States but throughout the entire world. The Beatles characters still make an appearance of modern day television shows such as Family Guy and The Simpsons. Almost any record store will have a section dedicated to the Beatles whether that be posters, vinyl albums or figurines. Paul McCartney, one of the lead singers of the group, still preforms live today with modern artists like Kanye West and Rhianna. There is no doubt that the Beatles still influence the modern entertainment
The Beatles were a British rock and roll group in the 1960's they have been called the most influential rock group ever. The members of the band were John Lennon on rhythm guitar, Paul McCartney on bass, George Harrison on lead guitar and Ringo Starr on drums. The Beatles formed in Liverpool, England in the early 1960's. After an impressive decade The Beatles broke up and they all found success in their solo careers. The Beatles break up was part of many problems but the main problem was that they were no longer enjoying being The Beatles.
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.
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.
As John Lennon once said, “a dream you dream alone is just a dream, a dream you dream together is reality”(www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/beatles). Four men, George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr created The Beatles to get their memos of unity, love, jubilance, and emotion across to the world. The Beatles revolutionized Rock and Roll for everyone when they climbed their way to stardom. From some of their first songs: Love Me Do, Please Please Me, and Twist and Shout. To some of their major hits: All You Need Is Love, Eleanor Rigby, and Hey Jude.
Pepper album that had never been done before, this was the first packaged vinyl to create a feel, it came complete with inserts and a never seen before designed album cover.” Bryan Wawzenek from Ultimate Classic Rock.com writes that “the cover had been conceived by Peter Blake and his wife Jann Haworth.” Paul McCartney had come up with the basic idea, “a presentation featuring a mayor, a corporation, a floral clock and pictures of famous people hanging on a wall behind the Beatles.” The rest of the band also suggested figures like Fred Astaire, and Karl Marx be included on the cover. The Sgt. Pepper sleeve displayed that cover art can have weird designs and make the consumer turn his, or her
The cover of the album was defined as the “rock and roll persona” and introduces the genre’s lead instrument, the guitar. (Rodman 28) Not only did Presley’s first album illustrate the main instrument that would become a popular one, throughout his career, Elvis had 114 songs on the Billboard Top 40 and 18 number one pop hits (Scrivani-Tidd). Presley helped set the standard of sales and records from all his hits and songs. After World War II, drastic changes occurred in America, like integration of the South. It was though as Elvis popularized rock music, which resulted in the integration.
Song Analysis: “Hurricane” by Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is one of the modern elites of American musical history who has been lifted high by his distinctive and unique singing voice. He is an iconic songwriter full of thought-provoking and controversial lyrics that has attracted and driven many people to appreciate his expensive body of work. He was born in 1941 as Robert Zimmerman in Duluth, Minnesota then changed his name to Bob Dylan in 1961 after moving to New York City. Bob started his musical career by highlighting themes on political background, composing protest songs as well as being an acoustic type guitar player, founding his repute as free-thinking artist. Bob then changed his style of singing to societal-minded songwriting in 1976 by releasing an album that contained a thrilling mega-truck “Hurricane”.
also, like the professor mentioned in the lecture, Remarkably similar to Chuck Berry’s “ You Can’t Catch Me” as a famous with full of dispute, is expressed more information about The Beatles than other of their products. In all kinds of songs, instruments always contains a huge weight, in “ come together”, John Lennon was doing the lead and backing vocals part, he plays with rhythm guitar, electric piano, handclaps.Paul McCartney was doing some of backing vocal,too. and he plays with bass guitar.George Harrison was doing the lead guitar and Ringo Starr focused on drums and maracas. as one of their greatest song, “come together” got very highly evaluate in many ways. ("Come Together" was released as the B-side of "Something" and as the opening track of Abbey Road.
In the 1960s, the baby boom generation listened to a new kind of music called rock ‘n’ roll. Teenagers listened to American groups like the Beach Boys and the Supremes. The Beatles, a British group, became famous in the U.S. Artist and sculptors made a new kind of art called “Pop Art”. The 1960s was a decade that broke many traditions and feature many diverse trends.
In that article, the reader gets to understand how blues and jazz impacted the rock’n’roll world and created the type of music the Beatles would become famous for producing. This article would talk about the upbringing of rock’n’roll music to the United Kingdom by the way of people brining back records from the United States on trips. This was similar to the Beatles going on tour in Hamburg then coming back to Liverpool with better unheard of rock’n’roll music. People would leave for the United States and come back with this music people in the UK were not exposed to thus giving the UK population exposure through imported music. I believe that the article on Paul McCartney’s upbringing is the least like this article because it just tells the story of Paul McCartney and the creation of the band from his point of view.
But in his short lifetime Cedrone managed to become very successful with the guitar and shot is band forward. Born in New York, Danny’s career began in 1940’s, and later formed a group called The Esquire Boys. Playing lead guitar on Rock the Joint, he used his jazz side to produce one of the best solos of the recording. Later Cedrone rejoined with Hailey’s group in 1954 to record Rock Around the Clock. Sadly, after his death the hit record would then reach number one which would of flew his career
Led Zeppelin is widely regarded as one of the most influential rock bands in history. Nearly every person, from the 1970s to today, knows the song “Stairway to Heaven”. Most people would recognize it from the guitar riff alone. Led Zeppelin remains a favorite of dads and college-aged music snobs all over the world, and their influence and longevity solidifies their status as the greatest band to ever exist. Led Zeppelin was formed in London, England, in 1968.
UK rock 1960s: The Beatles from Merseybeat onwards. The essay will describe the key musical and stylistic features of the Rock genre during the 1960s with the ‘Merseybeat’ genre as the foundation of 60s rock. The essay will set out why the Beatles and the social phenomenon of the “British invasion” are crucial to development of the emergence and reception of Anglo-American Rock music during the 1960s. By the early 1960s, new upcoming artists started combing various British and American pop and rock styles in places such as Liverpool. Liverpool in particular had a youth movement that created and popularised a genre called 'Merseybeat ' by 1962.
Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Little Richard, Bruce Springsteen, and Johnny Cash are just some of the names that come to mind when thinking about the great artists that contributed to rock and roll. These artists helped create and develop the genre of rock through the blending of other genres and by adding their own unique take to music. The genre rock and roll is a unique blend of rhythm & blues, county & western paired with blues, jazz, gospel, and folk and was created between the 1940’s and 1950’s. While many argue that Chuck Berry was the creator of rock and roll in 1955, there is no doubt that there was another rock star emerging around the same time. His name was Elvis Presley and he would later be known globally as The King of