I am a music enthusiast and I think that the Beatles are one of the most influential band in the 20th century. If The Beatles had not existed, the modern music would have been different. The Beatles were formed in Liverpool during the 1960s. In this decade the society and the culture was changing and the Beatles had a rebellious image that the English youth liked. But later, they reached the biggest musical success of modern history in the world, in just a few years.
Argumentative Essay- Bill Haley Bill Haley was an amazing musician and performer. He had many great hits like “Rock Around the Clock” and “Crazy Man Crazy”. He was very successful, his band “ Bill Haley and His Comets” reportedly sold around 60 million records. Although some say that that he wasn’t as great as others who have entered the Rock And Roll hall Of fame, Bill Haley and his band were worthy and did deserve to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame. Bill Haley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 1987 and his band was inducted in 2012.
Milton Glaser is the personification of American graphic design of the 20th century. He has influenced many and impacted the profession internationally. Milton Glaser is exceedingly creative and effective in his work. Bob Dylan’s poster was created by Milton Glaser in 1967 for the artist’s greatest hits album. The poster features the musician’s side profile as a silhouette with his hair shaped into many different curves and filled in with vibrant colours.
“ The Sound of Music” was some of Rodgers and Hammerstein best work ever created. Oscar Hammerstein died before the film was made. Rodgers had to created two new songs for the film. “ The sound of Music” contains more hit songs than any other Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, partly because the film version was the most financially successful film adaption of a Broadway musical ever made. “ Edelweiss” as the last song that Rodgers and Hammerstein wrote together.
Johnny had left a ton of backlogs of his recordings at Sun Records when he had left for Columbia Records so he was in an unusual situation because he was releasing songs with Columbia Records, but at the same time Sun Records was releasing some of his songs that he had recorded for them but never released at the same time. Rolling Stone ranked Johnny Cash as No. 31 in their “100 Greatest Artists of All Time” list in 2004. Rolling Stone also ranked Johnny Cash No. 21 in their “100 Greatest Singers” list in 2010.
Five months after his U.S. tour launched. Bruce’s album Born in the U.S.A. was a blockbuster hit that no one as prepared for. The mass appeal of it was better than his earlier works (“Bruce Springsteen” 4). Springsteen was also asked to write a song for a movie called Philadelphia, which starred Tom Hanks.The song earned him five awards for best song (“Bruce Springsteen” 5). In 2003, he won the Les Paul award at the TEC awards (“Bruce Springsteen” 6).He looked more like a rebel than he really was.
BEATLES 1)http://www.timesreporter.com/article/20140208/News/140209379 2)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatles%27_influence_on_popular_culture The Beatles the famous English rock band, was formed in Liverpool in 1960. The band had four members John Lennon, George Harrison , Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr and became widely known as the best ever band of that time. The rock band influenced rock music and popular culture. In 1964 The Beatles made their first appearance on American TV and they became international stars. They did not only affect the rock and roll music but also the fashion and lifestyle .
The song “War” was written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong in 1969 to protest against the Vietnam War. The song was later recorded by the singer Edwin Starr and it became the number one hit on the billboard hot 100 chart in 1970. The song was later sung by Bruce Springsteen and it gained popularity again in 1986 for being the most popular protest song ever recorded. In the song there were some controversial lyrics about their opinions of the Americans being part of the Vietnam War. The song was successful because it spreaded the anti-war messages across America and people agreed with them.
An album that was bootlegged numerous times, officially released eight years after the initial recordings, The Basement Tapes was critically acclaimed upon it’s release in 1975. It’s singer Bob Dylan is a legend. Born as Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941, in Duluth, Minnesota, Bob Dylan was raised in a closely knit Jewish society. Being a leader in folk music during 1960s, Dylan produced some of his most famous songs that chronicled social unrest. He then transformed from folk music and released songs incorporating rock elements afterwards, which changed the classical divisions of popular music.
Because Freddie was very thin, and had little wounds all over his body, they used a lot of make-up. He wore a wig, and the clip was shot in black and white. Freddie's final video clip was released in June 1991. The clip, "These Are The Days Of Our Lives", later turned out to be his goodbye song. You could clearly see he was ill, but he still hadn't told the world about his disease.
For example, Metallica faced major success in the 1980s and 90s. They didn’t follow the “quit while you’re ahead” rule, and their music suffered for it. While Led Zeppelin and other bands and artists that suffered similar fates, such as Nirvana and Amy Winehouse, are tragic, they are remembered as legends. Led Zeppelin would not have the impact that they have today if they were still touring. The Rolling Stones are still performing, and while they are a hugely successful band, they’ve become something of a joke for their old age.
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. “Being Born in Liverpool” is an interesting piece on Paul McCartney, but didn’t really relate to the article because it gave the reader a sense of the back story associated with the band, not the development of the
On August 16, 1977, Elvis Presley died at the age of 42 of heart failure, which was caused by his troubling past of prescription medication addiction. Although the world lost Elvis in 1977, his legacy lives on as his music continues to inspire other artists. Elvis Presley will forever be one of the most iconic artists of rock and is remembered as the “hip-shaking symbol of liberation” of the 1950’s (Elvis Presley
No” is the most popular piece of music. Not only is Barry known for his work in the James Bond series, he’s also recognized for many other pieces of work too. He composed music for the Midnight Cowboy in 1969, The Cotton Club in 1984 and many others as well. In his career, Barry received five academy awards all for his contributions and hard work on film music. In the middle of all his film work, Barry still found time to make albums of his own music, usually featuring re-recordings of his best movie-related compositions.
The “new” band traveled the US preforming as an opening for other bands. The group had produced their first album Led Zeppelin I. This album was liked by some and hated by others. However, it was their second album that made them widely known and shaped the genre of hard rock, heavy metal, and blues rock. Led Zeppelin II was released on October 22, 1969.