preview

The Beatles: The Rock Era Legends

Good Essays
The Beatles were the greatest and most influential act of the rock era. Although The Beatles’ fame accelerated in 1963, they began playing in Liverpool England in the late 50’s; where they grew up. They were first named The Quarrymen, then were renamed The Silver Beatles, and finally The Beatles. The group's Main Members were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. George Harrison was their prominent songwriter, who recieves less credit than he deserves. George Martin, their producer; wrote a lot of their orchestration, covering a lot of ground that had never been covered before.
The Beatles wrote and performed their own material. They were the first British rock group to accomplish universal fame, launching a British Invasion which made rock an international phenomenon. At first, The Beatles worked with different musical genres, attempting to copy artists like Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley. Their context progressed rapidly, making them original. Unfortunately, they had to discontinue their live performances after 1966 because their audiences were louder than t...
Get Access