Paul McCartney Essays

  • Paul Mccartney Informative Speech

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    4,000 years ago Rumplestiltskin and the Icemaster were walking through the woods when they found a castle. Inside the castle lies the legendary Paul Mccartney. Rumplestiltskin said, to the ice master, “Yoko, Paul Mccartney is in there, we should tear apart his band; The Beatles.” Paul Mccartney has the power to relax anyone just by using his voice. The Icemaster knew he had that power and if he calmed her down it would make her weak so she wouldn't be strong enough to kill him, so she decided to

  • Music Analysis: Eleanor Rigby By Paul Mccartney

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    Eleanor Rigby was written by Paul McCartney in 1966 and is in 4/4 time in the key of E minor. It was released on the Beatles album Revolver and is heard in the following form: Intro, Verse, Refrain, Bridge (intro), Verse, Refrain, and Outro. Paul wrote the melody for Eleanor Rigby in the music room basement of his girlfriend’s house Jane Asher and claims that “I wrote it at the piano, just vamping an E minor chord, letting that stay as a vamp and putting a melody over it, just danced over the top

  • The Beatles Influence On Pop Culture Essay

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    They lived in England growing up and spread their music through the whole world. John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr call themselves,”The Beatles”. “Great Britain was known for a lot of things: a tea, a wide-ranging navy, spiffy tailoring, The Queen”(McGasko). Great Britain was well known for having nice tea and a pretty queen, until the Beatles came to to life. They created a “culture explosion” when they first released their first song. Since February of 1964 when the

  • The Beatles Influence On Rock And Roll

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    The Beatles are famous English born rock band from 1960-1970 members include: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Pete Best, and Stuart Sutcliffe. John Lennon forming the band, first called the Quarrymen in 1950, then in 1959 changed to Johnny and Moondogs when George Harrison joined. Then in 1960 moving to Hamburg, Germany billing themselves as the Silver Beatles. Then returning to Liverpool with new drummer, Ringo Starr billed themselves as the name we know then as today;

  • How Did The Beatles Influence The Success Of The 60's

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    the lead vocals, Paul McCartney the bass guitarist, George Harrison the lead guitarist and Ringo Starr the drummer. The Beatles became the rock era of music and their fame started in 1963’s till they disbanded in 1970’s. The Beatles members were all born in Liverpool England. John Lennon was born on October 9th 1940 and died in New York on December 8th 1980. George Harrison the youngest of the members was born on February 25th in 1943 and died on November 29th 2001. Paul McCartney was born on June

  • Every Little Thing: The Beatles Story

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    McCartney had stated that the group chose to disband because of personal differences, business differences, and musical differences (Swanson). Naturally, fans had negative reactions when hearing of the Beatle breakup, but they took comfort in knowing that

  • How Did The Beatles Become Successful

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    less than a year after leaving, he died of a brain hemorrhage. Allan Williams (The Beatles original booking agent and first manager) booked The Beatles in Bruno Koshmiders Indra club in Hamburg on August 12, 1960. As they had no permanent drummer Paul McCartney (bass, guitar, keyboards, vocals) was offered to play with the band and also was offered a percentage. Later The Beatles were offered to play at a club at Austin offering a better pay much more than they would get paid in Hamburg. Their playing

  • Hey Jude Analysis

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    When Paul first played the song to John, he explained to him that he was going to change the ambiguous lines. John explained to Paul that the ambiguity was perhaps the best element of the song. Let people make what they want of it. I personally believe that the abstruseness of “Hey Jude” was what made the song so popular. It universally addresses human emotion in an empathetic fashion. Everyone at some point in their lives goes through difficult times. Paul McCartney was specifically

  • How Did The Beatles Impact On American Culture

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    was young his mom taught him how to play banjo and guitar. He also had a grandfather that played the banjo (Edgers & Tugeau, 2006). If John never learned to play the banjo at such a young age he would probably not be such a great guitar player. Paul McCartney would not be such a great singer if he had never heard Little Richard

  • Penny Lane Analysis

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    ). It was originally written by Paul McCartney but credited to Lennon -McCartney song writing partnership. The song was about a street near Lennon 's childhood home in Liverpool, England. Penny Lane is in the key of B Major with 108 BPM and a time signature of 4/4. Paul McCartney accomplishes a difficult song writing task as he places the verses In the key of B and choruses in the key of A, then changes back to B using ' 'E ' ' as the pivot chord. Paul McCartney • Lead Vocal • Three Pianos •

  • The Story Of The Beatles 'Icons Of Rock N' Roll

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    the Beatles began when Paul McCartney and John Lennon met in 1957 in Liverpool, England. The pair then started to compose songs together and slowly added more musicians to their duo. From then to 1959, the band of musicians under various different names that included Johnny & the Moondogs, The Quarrymen, and the Silver Beatles. It was in 1960 when the young men settled with their iconic name, the Beatles. The final members of the the Beatles were comprised of Paul McCartney as lead vocalist, bassist

  • The Beatles Informative Speech

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    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

  • The Beatles Let It Be

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    comeback to their root and simplicity, Let It Be album presents the mature and peaceful music that go straight to the the hearts of listeners. the iconic song Let It Be, which is also the title of the album, is a beautiful piece of music written by Paul McCartney. This song is inspired by his dream in which he met his mother, Mary, and she gave him advice for life to overcome his struggles at that time. I choose Let It Be from the beginning without knowing the story behind it and its significance in The

  • Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: A Day In The Life

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    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

  • Mary Hopkins Informative Speech

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    Mary Hopkins A singer with lots of talent and great songs Mary Hopkins is a folk-singer who was born in Wales. She is best known for her 1968 hit “Those Were the Days”. She was also one of the first musicians to sing on to The Beatles’ Apple label. In fact “Those Were the Days was Hopkins debut single and it became a number one hit in the U.K. and rose up to number two on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It went on to sell over a million copies in the U.S. and was awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A

  • Elvis Costello Biography

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    Confederates and Costello singing solo. Songs from this album were “Uncomplicated” and “I Want You”. Costello designed the Spinning Songbook which allowed the audience to “choose” by luck of the draw, songs from his very vast repertoire. Co-Writing With Paul

  • A Brief Review Of The Beatles Song 'Penny Lane'

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    The song “Penny Lane” by The Beatles (1967) is characterized by a road in Liverpool where the members of the band would meet at the local bus station. Paul McCartney was supposedly sitting at a local bus stop waiting for John Lennon, when he started to write down notes of his town. “Penny Lane” has a wide variety of instruments including trumpets, drums, pianos, tambourines, bass guitars, flutes and many more. The Beatles are known for their rock music that spread across the world from the 1960’s

  • Yesterday Rhetorical Analysis

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    century and their chart toppers conveyed various topics through song. An analysis of The Beatles’ song Yesterday reveals some of the communication skills used: relatability, intrapersonal communication, and self-feedback. Imagine a young Paul McCartney sleeping and dreaming of a melody so sweet he could not get it out

  • John Winston Lennon Research Paper

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    Bank High School. He started a band in 1955, which was named after Quarry Bank High School, they were known as Quarrymen. Lennon met Paul MCcartney in 1957. They were both were impressed with each others natural talent and musical knowledge. A year later George Harrison joined the band then they picked up a drummer, Ringo Starr and formed the Beatles. Lennon and MCcartney wrote some of the most well-known songs including, “ A Hard Day’s Night”, “ All You Need Is Love”, “ Lucy in the Sky of Diamonds”

  • The Beatles Biography Essay

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    from Liverpool, England and became a rock band in the 1960’s (Polson para. 1). The Beatles started out when John Lennon was performing with the group Quarrymen at a church picnic on July 6, 1957, and that is where Lennon had met Paul McCartney, whom Lennon asked McCartney later to join his group (“The Beatles Biography para. 3). However, Pete Best replaced Tommy Moore in August 1960 and later in December George Harrison was deported back to England (para. 4). Later, Pete Best, seen as a sex symbol