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  • The Beatles

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    The The English ROCK MUSIC group The Beatles gave the 1960s its characteristic musical flavor and had a profound influence on the course of popular music, equaled by few performers. The guitarists John Winston Lennon, b. Oct. 9, 1940; James Paul McCartney, b. June 18, 1942; and George Harrison, b. Feb. 25, 1943; and the drummer Ringo Starr, b. Richard Starkey, July 7, 1940, were all born and raised in Liverpool. Lennon and McCartney had played together in a group called The Quarrymen. With

  • The Beatles

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    The Beatles were an extremely popular and influential group in Rock n' Roll. My question is, "Why?" What drew thousands upon thousands of screaming fans to these four British musicians? Was it something in the sound of the instruments? Could it have been the bass beat, or maybe the guitar playing? What about their lyrics? They had a certain personality, too. Was that it? Let's look at each of these, and some other factors as well. What is the first thing you wonder when you hear something new on

  • The Beatles

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    Starr (born Richard Starkey 07/07/40). During the Beatles recording career from 1962 to 1970, they would release twenty-two singles (45rpm) in the United Kingdom, and thirty-three in the United States. Their first UK single was Love Me Do/P.S. I Love You, released October 5, 1962, on EMI/Parlophone Records. The first USA single would be Please Please Me/Ask Me Why, which they released on February 25, 1963 on Vee Jay Records. Although the Beatles were big in England, they had not yet caught on in

  • The Beatles

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    When people hear the name "The Beatles" most people think of lead singer, John Lennon. However, the role of Paul McCartney is often overlooked. It was McCartney, not Lennon who was the driving force behind the Beatles. John Lennon and Paul McCartney were in many bands together before the forming of the Beatles. In 1962, along with Ringo Starr1 and George Harrison, they formed the rock group known as "The Beatles". The group featured a modern rock that was new and popular during the period with John

  • The Beatles: The Success Of The Beatles

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    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”. (All Music) In “The Beatles” career, they had much success

  • Beatles Biography: The Beatles

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    convinced they had the talent to make records.” "The Beatles Biography." The Beatles. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2014. Paul McCarthy, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison, Pete Best, and Stuart Sutcliffe, better known as The Beatles, took the world by storm after they released their released their first demo record in 1963. The progress they would make after this event would lead to an even greater event known as the British Invasion. The Beatles, along with other bands from the United Kingdom, would

  • The Beatles

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    The Beatles were a mystical happening that many people still don't understand. Phenomenoligists had a ball in 1964 with Beatlemania, a generally harmless form of madness which came from Britain in 1963. The sole cause of Beatlemania is a quartet of young Englishmen known as the Beatles. In the less than one year that they achieved popularity in England to the time they came to America, The Beatles achieved a popularity and following that is unprecedented in the history of show business in England

  • The Beatles

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    The Beatles It was new! It was wild! It was weird! But for the 60'8, it was fabulous! On February 12, 1964 in old Camegie Hall, the place in New York where classical musicians played, there was music history being made that day by four young musicians. Their music was loud. It came thundering out of the electric amplifiers that was drowned out by screams of fans! The musicians emerged on the scene like fireworks! Thousands of teenagers packed Carnegie Hall. They squealed, groaned, howled

  • The Beatles

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    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

  • The Beatles

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    The Beatles are even today known as the greatest and most influential act of the rock era. They introduced more innovations into popular music than any other rock band of the 20th century. Moreover, they were among the few artists of any genre that were simultaneously the best at what they did, and the most popular at what they did. They were also the first British rock group to achieve worldwide prominence, launching a British Invasion that made rock truly an international phenomenon. Guitarist

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