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  • Their Music According To The Beatles
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    Final paper; The Beatles Break-up The End of a Legend As they walked off the plane, thousands of people stood there to welcome them. They were screaming their names and singing their songs. Everyone had heard of them, they were the true meaning of rock and roll; they defined it. They were the biggest sensation since Elvis; they called themselves The Beatles. They had never expected to be the next sensation. No one ever expects to become a great legend in national or world history. It had taken t...
  • Beatles Songs
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    Beatles Music: Songs of the Counterculture The 1960's are thought of by many to be the most eventful and changing decade in the history of America. In this time period there was much excitement as well as turmoil in America caused by many factors, including the charismatic leadership of John F. Kennedy, black leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. protesting for civil rights and Malcolm X preaching black superiority and violence, Indians protesting, women petitioning for equal treatment, religion b...
  • Beatles Conquest Of America Early In 1964
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    The Beatles. One of the most incredible musical talents in history, they also have one of the most intriguing backgrounds. From John Lennon early groups in the late fifties to his assassination in 1980, the Beatles had very full and eventful lives (Haber). Some may believe that the Beatles Revolution did not begin until the band arrived in the U.S. on February 7, 1964, but the beginnings of their legacy can be traced much further back (Haber). John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ri...
  • Musical Contributions The Beatles
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    The Beatle's Legacy... From 1960's To Now Many know The Beatles as the most popular and influential music group of the 20th century. In the early 1960's, their popularity grew rather rapidly. They continued gaining popularity well through the 1960's. Although their popularity has decreased somewhat over time, the influences they have contributed during their career have remained apparent even today. The Beatles originated from the UK in the early 1960's. Before becoming known as the "Fab Four" t...
  • Fame Of The Beatles
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    Why the Notion that the Beatles Changed the World is a Misconception The Beatles had a minimal effect on the world's course of events. They jumped on the hippie bandwagon at the perfect time to capitalize from it. Their fame did not reach as far nor did not unify as much as some people would think and they are merely an icon through which baby-boomers reminisce about the 'good old days'. The Beatles are credited with touching off the revolution of the sixties. In reality, it was the hippie era t...
  • Beatles Music
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    John Lennon: Biography I, John Winston Lennon, was born in Liverpool, England in 1940. I was the founding member of a group called the Beatles, which was the most popular music group in the history of rock and roll (World Book 197). The group included George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and myself. We originally formed in 1958, but it wasn't until 1960 that we decided to name ourselves the Beatles (World Book 191). My philosophy of the Beatles was, 'when you said it, it was crawly thin...
  • John Lennon And Paul
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    The Beatles By Chris It was new! It was wild! It was weird! But for the 60'8, it was fabulous! On February 12, 1964 in old Came gie 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 amplifier's 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, how...
  • Impact Of The Beatles Upon Popular Music
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    The Beatles were the most influential popular music group of the rock era. They affected the post-war baby boom generation of Britain, the United States and many other countries during the 1960's. Certainly they are the most popular group in rock history, with global sales exceeding 1.1 billion records. While they were originally famous for mersey beat, or what some labelled light-weight pop music which provoked complete hysteria in young women. Their later works achieved a combination of popula...
  • Lennon's Music
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    Two summers ago, I was in a bit of trouble. My parents grounded me and kept me indoors for a majority of the break. I had little contact with friends, besides my job and the occasional visits. Though I do not look back at this period of my life happily, I now realize I benefited greatly after surviving through it. My internet access had been taken away, but I still used my computer. I had a stash of mp 3's I had downloaded in the past few months, which consisted mainly of Beatles songs. I had do...
  • Beatles Changed Rock Music Rock Music
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    How The Beatles Changed Rock Music Rock music consists of many individual styles. Even though there is a common spirit among all music groups, all music made by them are very different. Rock music evolved in the 1950's and the early 1960's. At that time that Beatles entered the world of music from Liverpool. Rock music was a large piece of the centerpiece of a largely rebellious group of young people. Before the era of the Beatles, Elvis Presley first took Rock 'n' Roll to the public. Elvis blen...
  • The English Rock Music Group The Beatles
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    The The English ROCK MUSIC group The Beatles gave the 1960's 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 Harr...
  • British Music Group
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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 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 ...
  • November Of 1963 The Beatles
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    The Beatles to this day are one of the most famous and popular rock 'n roll groups in the world. The Beatles include George Harrison, John Lennon (1940-1980), Paul McCartney, and Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr). All of the Beatles where born and raised in Liverpool, England. John Lennon was considered the leader of the band. George Harrison was the lead guitarist. John Lennon was a songwriter, one of the two lead singers, and rhythm guitarist. Paul McCartney was a song writer, one of the two lead ...
  • Beatles Songs Titles
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    Although they may consciously avoid the comparison, today's modern rock groups certainly were in some way, big or small, influenced by the clean cut, fashion stated boys from Liverpool. The Beatles, started their musical debut in 1958. Four of the most popular educated musicians alive, taken a inevitable fondness to dressing and looking the same, had a notable impact on today's and even yesterdays society. The Beatles had accomplished so much, that as more years and musical groups went by, it wa...
  • Beatles And Beatlemania
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    BEATLEMANIA Fashion and music play a major role in influencing teenagers. Today, fashion and music are very diverse, with many different styles of dress and a variety of music. But it wasnt always like this. Bellbottom's, platform shoes, and Rock-and-Roll dominated the 1960's. And with Rock-and-Roll came the Beatles and Beatlemania. Beatlemania swept over the United States in the 1960's. The Beatles began in 1957 as teenage boys playing in cellars and drive bars in Liverpool, England, and Hambur...
  • Years About Paul And The Beatles Music
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    When someone mentions the Beatles, most people who know of the band would think of Lennon, McCartney, Ringo and Harrison playing great music on stage. The Beatles still are the best pop rock group ever and it has been said that no other pop rock band will come close to their level of success. Their music was fresh, new and of course it sounded fantastic. But there have been rumors and stories about what the Beatles were singing about, and also about the band members such as whether Paul McCartne...
  • That The Music Of The Beatles
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    Hypothesis: "That the music of the Beatles accelerated the change of society". By the time the fifties was over the world was looking for a fresh new sound and look in the music industry. It came in the shape and form of four young Liverpoodlians. As John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr (Richard Stark) shook their mop tops and strummed out their new style of Rock 'n' Roll, an entire generation stood up and took notice and knew that society would never be the same. And it ...
  • Young Listeners The Beatles
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    In retrospect, the 1960's should be considered the age of youth. With America seeing it's 70 million children from the post-war baby boom becoming teenagers and young adults, society saw the conservative fifties transforming into the revolutionary sixties. The 60's ushered in new ways of thinking and real change in the cultural fabric of American life. No longer content to be images of the generation ahead of them, young people wanted change. These changes affected all aspects of American cultur...
  • Beatles Music
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    The purpose of a persuasive paper is to convince the reader through facts and personal information, that the thesis of the subject is correct, or adequate enough to change ones opinion. The purpose of this specific paper is to prove that the Beatles are still influencing todays music and fashion trends. Out of a tough city filled with alcoholics and rebels sprung the world's greatest band. Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison were just average guys until fate took a righ...
  • British Rock Music
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    Why was British rock music so successful internationally in the 1960's. Just whom do we attribute the modern era of music? The answer to these questions is quite simple, the British. Their influence on American musical life has left a lasting indention-one that will probably live forever. During the 1960's, there was a drastic change that occurred in music worldwide as people began to stand up for their beliefs and unite for the common good. The young people of the day were dubbed baby boomers a...

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