The Beatles Influence On Modern Culture

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It all started in Liverpool, England in 1957 with four men named John, Paul, Ringo and George. The Beatles started out by playing in local bars and cellars when they were discovered by a music entrepreneur named Brian Epstein in November 1961. It wasn’t until 1963 when Beatlemania began, an intense hysteria from the rock band’s fans. The Beatles were everywhere, from their music to their fashion and the Beatlemania “epidemic” would shortly thereafter infect America and the rest of the world. The Beatles have made a lasting impact on fashion, music industry and modern culture, making them the most successful and influential bands of all time.
As stated in the introduction, The Beatles didn’t emerge to popularity until the 1960s. The sixties were a time of rebellion and self-expression, especially among teenagers and young adults. Additionally, most families did not own a personal television until the sixties, this allowed entertainment industry to influence their audiences at home. Musicians now had to be appealing to their audience not just through their music, but now for their appearance. The Beatles were most certainly influential through their looks. The most distinct feature of the four members was their mop haircut,
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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
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