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How Did The Beatles Impact Rock Music

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The Beatles “I wanna hold your hand” You have probably heard this song before, but did you know it was from The Beatles? In the 1960s, there were hippies, rock enthusiasts and even more groups. But, ever since the mid-60s the rock music has never been the same. With the Beatles being the most famous rock group in the 1960’s. During the 1960s The Beatles had been a very influential group, changing the rock genre forever. The Beatles were just regular people in a regular city before they blew up and became a huge. All of The Beales were born and raised in Liverpool, England. Since they all were raised and stayed in Liverpool it was easy for the members to meet each other. As stated in beatlesbible.com article, Paul McCartney…show more content…
As the guys were just starting to find their sense of direction with their new band they began to blow up. By creating a new style of rock existing with complex chord progression, soft melodies and even, more meaningful lyrics (World Book Online Reference Center) . Songs like, “Let It Be” and “With A Little Help From My Friends” show examples of this. The band’s new direction was so popular that on February 7th, 1964 the Beatles took a plane from London all the way to New York City, according to beatlesbible.com. The need to go to the United States was the great success of their albums. The four went on numerous television shows like The Ed Sullivan show, a late night show like Jimmy Fallon. All great things must come to an end. The Beatles went their separate ways and about 10 years after the split in 1980 John Lennon got shot by Mark David Chapman. Later in 2001 George Harrison died from cancer. The two other members of the band are still alive. Ringo Starr at age 77 and Paul McCartney at age 75. The so called “fifth” Beatles member, Pete Best is still alive also at age 75. The career of the band was very successful making great achievements and leaving forever lasting
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