Impact Of The Beatles On Pop Culture

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The Beatles were known to be one of the most influential bands of all time. In the years 1960 to 1970 they ventured into discovering a wide range of sounds and styles. What was unique about such a group was that they exceeded the boundaries of a normal boy band. Their impact on popular culture has created an open path for many when pursuing in the music industry. In this period releasing music that did not fit your image could be perceived either way. Above all they were heavily skilled in many areas such as song writing, something that was not done by all bands. Their songs were no longer about just love but also about their own lives as well. The Beatles were a changing point in western music and this era helped shape the industry to what it is today. In the 1960s many of the teenagers were from the baby boomer generation. This was a result of couples being reunited after the Second World War. At this point rock and roll was one of the largest music genres specifically targeted at teenagers. This audience was looking for ways to express themselves; rock and roll seemed to be…show more content…
This was to play around with the recording and play it backwards. It brought an unknown sound, which was widely accepted by listeners. The technique also proved its popularity with many songs, one of which was ‘Lucy in The Sky With Diamonds’. “Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Carl Perkins, Buddy Holly, and Chuck Berry all provided musical inspiration for their early sound” (Cooper, 2009). The Beatles started off singing love songs as most musicians. But as their audience grew in age and society changed it was difficult to sing the same message again. As adults they had experienced various things in life, which would become the driving force behind their lyrics. With each album there was a new style being introduced. They allowed musicians to explore different genres and ways to get their message

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