Beatles 2


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 radio? You wonder who sings it. The first thing you see when you pick up an album is who sings or performs it. Hmm? This suggests the power of a catchy title. Something out of the ordinary to ...

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on a few Beatles' records and, I must say, they are rather attractive and flashy. One particular cover that I was able to view is an album that went unreleased due to its picture. On the cover there is a photograph of The Beatles in a butcher shop with carcasses hanging around them; it certainly caught the eye. On another album, the boys were all dressed up in Spanish bullfighter uniforms that were gaudy enough to catch the eye of a blind man.
The sounds that the ear hears in a song are without a doubt important to the person's opinion of that song. To examine the sound of the instruments, I played the Anthology music through a stereo with adjustable graphic equalizers. On a few songs, I isolated the bass, and therefore the bass beat, then the treble, which includes vocals and guitar, and finally, the background, which is mostly Ringo's drums. The first thing I noticed was a particularly catchy beat. It was generally quick and moderately heavy. This would seem to be easy to ...

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teenagers are into and experiencing. Of course, the most prominent of those things are raw passion and sexuality. When the Beatles, or any group for that matter, sang about love, and the actions and emotions associated with teenage love, the new generation was naturally attracted to their singing. Of course, there is also the age-old issue of teenage rebellion. Think for a second, here. What is the last thing a parent wants their child listening to? Songs about fast cars? No, those are okay. Songs about raw passion and sexuality? Bingo! Aren't ulterior motives wonderful? What teenager is not going to enjoy watching their parents cringe with the sound of their favorite song? The ...

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