The Beatles are the most successful music group of all time and even if they were just known as any other music group they would have secured their place in history, but they were more than just a group. The Beatles changed the way everyone hears music. They could send a message of happiness and peace and make millions of people happy and have hope for the future. The Beatles formed in the early sixties, in the early years it was just John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison with a few other members who were in the band. They started out playing in local pubs, clubs, and strip clubs when they had the chance.
Brian Jones would orchestrate the formation of The Rolling Stones in 1962. Ian Stewart would be the first to join Brian’s band, followed by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Bill Wyman. However, Ian Stewart would be dropped from the band and become their road manager (Nelson 21). Unlike The Beatles, The Rolling Stones never breakup and today, more than fifty years later, The Rolling Stones remain together. The Beatles were largely influenced by the early American rock and roll of the 1950’s.
In an age of revolutions, four shaggy-haired men were at the forefront of a cultural and musical movement. The Beatles, consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, were one of the largest influences in the world during the 1960s, and they still are today. Their creativity and innovation has reached people all around the earth through multiple mediums including, but not limited to, their music, behavior, and even their style. Whether people saw The Beatles as musical gods or as a nuisance and a danger to their children, nobody can deny that the Fab Four impacted society in ways contrary to the strict rule of authority. The Beatles taught an entire generation to think for themselves and to do whatever they wanted with their lives.
The Beatles were a pop rock band formed in the year 1960. Their music has influenced many people all over the world, having multiple number one singles to selling many number one albums. The Beatles influenced people like Oasis, Pink Floyd, The Byrds and many other artists and bands to name. The Beatles were together for a short time when they had broken up only 10 years of being together. Although The Beatles broke up they had come over to America in the year 1964, only 11 weeks after America’s President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Then a five dollar used guitar that Jimi’s father had bought off one of his friends soon replaced the ukulele. Shortly after that Jimi formed his first band called the “Velvetones”, it was short lived. One year later his father once again bought Jimi another guitar, although this time it was an electric Supro Ozark 1560s this changed everything for Jimi. With the much-needed support of his father and the undivided attentiveness Jimi had to put into his music because he could not read nor write music made him very special in the art. In 1961 Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the United States Army, even earning a badge for his platoon in the Paratroops.
This form of music seemed to be the beginning of Ringo and the rest of The Beatles love of music. While John Lennon was in the Liverpool College of Arts, he grew to hate the conformity that surrounded him. His loath of conformity lead John to seek asylum in Rock and Roll. Paul McCartney’s love of music came early on thanks to his multi-talented musician father who had his own band. Last, but not least, George Harrison’s admiration for rock came to him in the form of an epiphany.
During the 1960’s, a very famous band came about, they were called The Beatles, they became the best known group in popular music (Ebsco Host). In the beginning of The Beatles career, they were called “The Quarrymen”. “The Quarrymen”, originated at John Lennon’s high school, when he became entertained by rock and roll in the mid-50’s. In 1960, “The Quarrymen” changed their name to “The Silver Beatles”. However, soon after they dropped the “Silver” and became just “The Beatles”.
Their luck changed when a record store owner, named Brian Epstein, noticed the Beatles and thought they had something working for them. The Beatles started to clean up their tough image, their leather jackets for matching suits as Brian was pushing to help their records from label to label with no success. Al... ... middle of paper ... ...er or have to forget about The Beatles. Work Cited “Biography ”IMDb. 9 Apr.
Since, in this case, the Beatles are coming to America, America had better take thought as to how it will deal with the invasion... Indeed, a restrained 'Beatles, go home,' might be just the thing." Precisely how, when, and where Beatlemania got started nobody- not even their ... ... middle of paper ... ...hey have sold in the last 32 years that they have been making records (in the present tense because they are still releasing records today). In the first Beatles fanzine in America, it shows how crazy America was at this time over the Beatles. It has life stories, full page pictures, how to do the Beatle dance, and the Beatle haircut.