Joined up, the group began rocking with the singles: first hit “Love Me Do,” second “Please Please Me,” and the third “From Me to You.” These No. 1 singles quickly brought them extreme success among the British mus... ... middle of paper ... ...heir influence permeates Western society and can be felt throughout the world. The Beatles set the tone for rock music and for the hippie youth culture in the1960s until the band broke up in 1969. They led a generation of rebellious youth from marijuana to acid to “free sex” to eastern religion to revolution and liberal political/social activism. David Noebel observes: “The Beatles set trends, and their fans followed their lead.
Beatlemania The Beatles started a revolution with English rock and roll in the early 190’s. The four members of the band were influential among many young teenagers. The Beatles started a trend in not only music, but fashion as well. They won the hearts and devotion of many young fans. Beatlemania influenced people back then and they became so legendary that they role they played in the industry made unforgettable history.
Many artists are inspired by the musical style, image, and chemistry of both bands. Liverpool, England, is where everything literally started for The Beatles. All four Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, lived in Liverpool during their youth. John Lennon would end up being the founder of The Beatles, and would ask each of the others to join his band (Forster). In 1962 The Beatles would get their first taste of fame and their popularity would continue to grow and sky rocket up until their breakup in 1970.
With their talent that was unlike anything seen before, they quickly became one of the most unforgettable bands to date. Due to their original music and popularity worldwide, The Beatles played a significant role in shaping music history as well as being icons for the 1960s counterculture movement. The Beatles were first introduced into the United States on the night of February 9, 1964 when they made their appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show (The Beatles 1). Over seventy three million people were recorded to be watching the debut, the largest number ever in television history (The Beatles 1). Soon after their performance on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles invaded the world with their original music, dance moves, and good looks.
Their later works achieved a combination of popular and critical attention. They were more than recording artists, influencing fashion and culture and branching out into film and sometimes political activism. They achieved an iconic status with far reaching effects. The classic Beatles lineup consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr Liverpool, England. Beatlemania began in Britain on October 13, 1963 with a televised appearance at the London Palladium, and then exploded in the United States following the appearances of the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964.
In the early 1960's a new rock band emerged that captivated the attention of millions of Americans. The Beatles transformed the views of fashion, drug culture, politics and attitudes for a lifetime of endless generations. They remain a prominent example of legendary leaders who a rough fifty years later still continue to influence and touch the hearts of millions. Distinguishing a world with newly found values, they created a cultural phenomena that has yet to die down. They were considered one of the most successful bands of the twentieth century, who played a prominent role in impacting the music industry as well as society during the 1960's.
The Beatles Section 1: Introduction Whenever the title, The Beatles, comes into many people’s minds, they remember the legendary English rock band that was formed in 1960 in Liverpool. The formers of the band by then were John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. During the rock era, the band became the most influential group, and people always found their songs the most favorite of all. The group won many awards and other bands realized the greatness inhabited by the band. During different years, the band had different lead singers among the four men.
The Beatles One of the most influential groups of the 20th Century—the Beatles revolutionized rock and roll into what we know it as today. Not only were they great musicians, they wrote and composed each of their songs. The band proved to be popular and exciting causing mass hysteria at each of their public performances. The “Fab Four’s” talent was so great that the phenomenon was termed “Beatlemania” in Britain and eventually erupted in the United States being called the British Invasion of the Beatles (Britannica Online, 2005). The Beatles was composed of four members: Paul McCartney (born June 18, 1942), John Lennon (born October 9, 1940), George Harrison (born February, 25, 1943), and Ringo Starr (born Richard Starkey; July 7, 1940) (Britannica Student, 2005).
The Beatles The Beatles were a British music group whose songs are among the most universally accepted music recordings of the 20th century. The Beatles, who revolutionized popular music around the world, were at the forefront of a movement in rock music known as the British Invasion. The British Invasion was a name referring to the tremendous effect that British rock-and-roll bands had in the United States during the 1960's. From 1960 to 1970, the Beatles achieved unique popularity with 30 songs reaching the Billboard magazine top-ten popular music charts. The Beatles were adored by the world in the 60's and 70's, and even today their music is loved by millions.
They were a huge success there, playing in clubs and eventually for the queen herself. After the appearance before the queen, The Beatles came to the USA. The Beatles came to New York City for the first time in 1964 and appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show. They performed the song “I want to hold your hand” to millions of people anxious to hear their new kind of rock. They were an instant success.