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 start of The Beatles began first with the formation of The Quarrymen, which assembled in early1957 in Liverpool with John Lennon being its founder (The Quarrymen). On July 6, 1957, Paul McCartney viewed The Quarrymen performing in a church fete for the very first time (John Lennon Meets Paul McCartney). The encounter between the two led to the beginning of The Beatles, who would create music that would change the world. Paul McCartney then introduced George Harrison, his younger but very musically talented friend into the band (Beatles Biographies). When Paul McCartney and George Harrison joined The Quarrymen the other members slowly drifted away (The Quarrymen). Stuart Sutcliffe soon came along as well, and was one of the original members of The Beatles, however he left the band before the group got its fame.
The Beatles, like everyone else had their beginning and it was quite a ride before they finally reached success. They were not always crawling with fame, and they started off by playing at small clubs before they reached complete stardom. The ...
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). The nickname was given after he had a fallout with the band and all ties ended with the band members (Allan Williams). The Beatles eventually resolved issues with Williams but they went on to hire Brian Epstein as their new manager.
Brian Epstein like Williams played a prominent role in shaping the career of The Beatles and remained with them until his tragic death. Epstein met the band while attending one of their concerts, he proceeded to go into their dressing room after the show was over, and convinced the lads to let him be their new manager (Brian Epstein). Epstein worked hard to polish the bands' appearance, and his worked payed off when he landed a record deal for them (The Beatles 1). He managed to get an audition for The Beatles at EMI's Abbey Road Studios and there George Martin decided to sign them (Brian Epstein).