The Beatles was made up of four musicians; Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. The Beatles had a great influence during their time in the spotlight; from music to style. They were the first to introduce the “mop-top,” shaggy haircut and Chelsea boots. Their style of clothing changed throughout the ten years they were together. The styles ranged from dark suits to light suits, to turtlenecks,
.” (qtd. in “Jimi Hendrix”, Rockhall) He eventually missed his guitar so much that he asked to get it shipped to where he was stationed. He was always getting judged badly from his peers who thought he was a crazy and freakish person for being so obsessed with his guitar. Billy Cox, a bassist who was also stationed with Hendrix, overheard him playing in a club on the camp, and thought it sounded “somewhere between Beethoven and John Lee Hooker” (“Jimi Hendrix”, Encyclopedia). Cox and Hendrix decided to form a quintet, so they could jam and make time pass by a little faster.
James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich have created eleven successful albums with the help of their long-time guitarist Kirk Hammett, their current bassist Rob Trujillo, and previous members Dave Mustaine, Cliff Burton, and Jason Newsted. Metallica’s exploration in new styles and genres along with the dilemma of coming and going band members has left a lasting, but somewhat turbulent, impact on their fans. Metallica started in Los Angeles, California, in early 1981 when drummer Lars Ulrich put an add in a Los Angeles newspaper stating, "Drummer looking for other metal musicians to jam with…” (MTV.com). Ulrich recruited James Hetfield to sing and play rhythm guitar after Hetfield answered the add. Guitarist Dave Mustaine answered another one of Ulrich’s adds.
Thesis Statement: The Beatles were one of the greatest bands that ever lived, and their affect on America through music, culture, and trends through the 60’s and on was historical and John Lennon played a huge role in this bands success the most out of all the four group members. Topic Sentence: The Beatles are one of the most powerful, famous, and influential bands in Rock and Roll history. Outline: Introduction 1. The Beatles Intro (biography) Affect on America a. Life and accomplishments b.
The Beatles Four young men once came together to form a rock band that changed the world forever. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came from Liverpool, England around 1950. These talented men created more than music, they developed a different way of life. Today, The Beatles may not be together, but the influence they had on popular culture still remains and continues to grow. Before the Beatles, the boys were for the most part strangers all looking for a music career.
La dolce vita, English style. The Beatles were the best selling product of that London, a city full of ambiguity and contradictions. The Beatles' birthplace was Liverpool. John Lennon was a rhythm guitar player with a skiffle group called the Quarrymen, founded in 1955, before forming the Beatles in 1960 with Paul McCartney. George Harrison, hired when he was still a minor, played lead guitar, with a formidable style inspired by the rockabilly of James Burton and Carl Perkins.
The Beatles were formed by John Lennon in 1957. They went through several different band members and band names. The group was originally known as the Quarrymen. The Beatles we know today were complete in 1962 with the addition of Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. This collection of humble eclectic musicians worked their way up from meager beginnings to become the number one group of all time, at least according to Billboard, Rolling Stone magazine, and about a dozen other publications.
Most people believe that Biggie had a lot to do with it but the murder still remains unsolved until this day. March 9th 1997 Notorious B.I.G was shot and killed when he decided to leave his own East Coast to go to the West Coast in California where Tupac ran things. Biggies murder also remains unsolved but most believe it was retaliation and Tupac’s gang members where just waiting for the right time to get back at Biggie. Soon after the death of Tupac Shakur the record label company he was signed to folded as Tupac’s mother Afeni Shakur sued them for cheating Tupac out of millions of dollars. Bad Boy Records still lives on today as one of the most popular record labels around, although the violence and rivalry still goes on today people look back on what happened between Tupac and Biggie and try to keep the hip hop scene clean but there will always be that hatred toward the other for killing there icon.
Someone had phoned the ambulance from the pay phone across the street from the hotel. The ambulance had to phone the police because they didn’t know who it was. There was so much red wine and through up everywhere. He was dead on arrival to St. Mary’s Abbot Hospital in Kensington/Chelsea section of London at 12:45 p.m. On September 18,1970, Monika Dennemann and Eric Burdon have had many versions of their story that recounts Jimi Hendrix’s last hours. I, however, believe that Monika killed Jimi out of jealousy of his relationship with Devon and other woman.
That was my number-one thing when I first got in the business. Everybody's gonna know me." Soon everyone would, though perhaps not as he might have hoped; his album's tough stance—in the increasingly popular "gansta" mode—created his first major controversy. I n April of 1992 a Texas state trooper was shot to death by a young man who later claimed to have been listening to Tupac's album and cited the track "Soulja's Story" as the impetus for his violent act. The song narrates a fugitive with "cops on my tail"; pulled over, he decides to "blast [the officer's] punk ass/Now I got a murder