This band influenced so many people around the world that to this day they are considered the best band in rock and roll history. Beatlemania was created in the 1960’s, similar to Bieber Fever, it was a term that described The Beatles fandom and their love and devotion towards the band. This was when their fame first began to rise. The Beatles first UK single was ... ... middle of paper ... ...many fans. Their fans have carried throughout generations and even the people who aren’t fans know all too well who the Beatles are.
The Beatles, in fact, are a synonym for rock & roll. The Beatles were a rock music sensation in the 1960s and1970s. The Beatles changed popular music of all time, and especially had a huge influence in rock and roll music, with their songs and their sparkling personalities. Originally Lennon and McCartney had played together in a groupcalled The Quarrymen. Because of their highschool named quarry.
In 1964 a man named Charles Manson heard the Beatles for the first time while serving in pri... ... middle of paper ... ... list. One year later the second Beatle, Harrison, died of lung cancer. McCartney and Starr pressed on and continued to tour and release a few solo albums. The Beatles began in 1961 and continue to this day to influences the world’s generations. Works Cited "Charles Manson and Helter Skelter."
This essay gives a brief overview of who the Beatles were, what their musical genre and influences was, and a description of their lyrical subject matter. Furthermore, this essay strives to evaluate the various reasons to the enormous success of the Beatles in terms of the social, political and cultural environment, specifically attributing their success to the economic climate of the time. Who were the Beatles? The Beatles were an English rock band that was founded in 1960, in the city of Liverpool. The band consisted of members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.
They started out playing in local pubs, clubs, and strip clubs when they had the chance. But the Beatles as everyone knows them by were formed in 1962, the year Ringo Starr joined the Beatles and completed the “Fab Four.” In 1963, the year they would release their first LP album, their popularity would grow to new levels; the start of “Beatleman... ... middle of paper ... ...g Post 286.1 (2014): 10. Academic Search Premier. Web. 26 Mar.
The Beatles, along with other bands from the United Kingdom, would make great contributions to pop culture and change the world as people knew back then into the world we know today. During the years preceding the formation of The Beatles, (1950s) Britain was in a state of recovery from the horrors of World War II. In the month of October (1957) in Liverpool, England, high school students John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Pete Best and Stu Sutcliffe started The Blackjacks. “In March 1957, after getting his first guitar, John formed a group which, for the first week, involved only himself and Pete Shotton. They called themselves the Black Jacks for less than a week, before changing their name to The Quarry Men, as they both attended the Quarry Bank High School for Boys… Paul McCartney joined in 1957, and George Harrison joined 1958, and they remained The Quarry Men until the very end of 1959, when they briefly appeared as Johnny and the Moondogs… John, however, hated it, and in 1960 they changed their name five times before settling on The Beatles.
Pete was what the band needed at the time and he became their new drummer. (All Music) In the beginning of The Beatles career, they performed in their local Cavern Clu... ... middle of paper ... ...album they had; “The Beatles”. Most of the songs on the album were individuals, accompanied and sung by just one person. After a long time of inactivity and a bad album, the group went their seperate ways. After the group parted, Paul McCartney recorded with the successful group, the Wings.
In the following paragraphs, I will be sharing with you a few of the artists I thought to be the most influential to The Beatles extremely successful career and why I thought them to be so influential. In their youth, The Beatles were avid followers of early forms of Rock and Roll. Skiffle was a popular form of music in post war Britain in the 1950s that was a mix of folk, country, and blues. Ringo Star, Richard Starkey, actually started his own group in 1957 known as The Eddie Clayton Skiffle Group. This form of music seemed to be the beginning of Ringo and the rest of The Beatles love of music.
Along with the Beatles, The Rolling Stones are one of the most famous English rock bands to influence America. Introducing teenagers to African American urban blues, and transforming the urban blues into something like high-energized rock and roll are just some of the things the Stones brought to America (Kallen 10-11). The original line-up of the band included; Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, Brian Jones, Mick Jagger, and Ian Stewart (Kallen 8-9). They have come a long way to get where they are now, and to this day they are still playing their music around the world. The Rolling Stones are an English rock band, they have been around since the early 1960’s.