Beetle-mania developed an almost cult-like following, and the band, consisting of four all-male members reached world-shattering popularity. The artists were Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, and George Harrison. Their music was largely considered a positive influence, and the performers had a clean-cut image. They began their career playing British pubs, and by 1960 had been discovered by Brian Epstein, who became their manager. Their producer, George Martin helped Brian Espstein push this group, dubbed the “Fab Four” toward international stardom by 1964.
Rock Music History Final Paper April 25, 2012 Boys II Men Who would have thought that such a young group of young men would of tuned into the best R&B group of all time. It all begins at an early age at Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts in Philadelphia in 1988. They were originally known as Unique Attraction in High school. Nathan Morris and Marc Nelson are who came together at first and then they recruited the winning formula by getting tenors Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman and also Bass singer Michael McCary. The group rehearsed and rehearsed, they often rehearsed in Bathrooms due to the acoustics that the Bathroom Provided.
According to Steven Knopper, a reporter for Rolling Stone, the song We Owned the Night by Lady Antebellum jumped to number 1 in the first week, “selling 347,000 copies” (Knopper). In 2006 Hillary Scott, Charles Kelly, and Dave Haywood came together to create a band, which they later named Lady Antebellum. Lady Antebellum is a family of musicans that has been influenced by artists such as the Allman Brothers Band and The Eagles, and they have won countless awards on their many songs. Many different people have influenced Lady Antebellum. In an interview with the lead guitarist Dave Haywood, Patrick Luce- a reporter for Monsters and Critics, reported that the three of them “pull from vocal groups like the Eagles and Allman Brothers” (Luce).
After the first song, I was amazed. The band was really quite impressive compared to the random bands I have seen off campus this semester. They proceeded to play a few more songs including, Fly High, Satisfaction, and Day Breaks. All of these songs will be songs I listen to on a regular basis now. Groovy, funky, and upbeat, all of these songs were very catchy and definitely made you want to nod your head and tap your feet.
By 1976, Stevie was well on the path to stardom, with his new band, "The Triple Threat Revue". "The Triple Threat Revue" landed its debut at the Soap Creek Saloon, on August 8th, 1976. This was Stevie’s golden opportunity to expand his horizons and strut his stuff in front of thousands of people. Stevie’s band debuted with the "Fabulous Thunderbirds", whose front man was Jimmie Vaughan, in Stubb’s Night Club in Lubbock,
One of them that they are known for was the largest rock festival ever the wood stock festival, on the weekend of august 15th -17th in 1969 in upstate New York. There was an estimated 450,000 people that attended the event according to the rock hall of fame. The festival was scheduled to end with The Jimi Hendrix Experience performance on the 16th but was delayed, fans waited all night for Jimi to take the stage. Finally at 7:30 in morning The Jimi Hendrix Experience takes the stage wowing their fans with an hour of play time. Jimi Hendrix’s version of the “Star Spangled Banner” became the highlight of the festival.
He was the first artist to incorporate “inappropriate” dance moves into his routine, and would put on huge stage shows. The crowd would break out dancing. His lyricism attracted a lot of positive attention from teens, yet very negative attention from parents. It was because of this, and the popularity and fame of his music and him as a celebrity grew immensely, bringing Rock’N Roll with it. Though initially considered provocative, during his career he later appeared many times on television and his music became palatable to many older Americans.
A. El Paso has grown successfully for making events like these. (Pullen, 2012) B. This festival is not only for the teens, but for the kids and elders too. (Pullen, 2012) C. "This is such a special experience for El Paso" –Zechs Marquise (Pullen, 2012) [With this being said, the city has grown for the past two years.] V. El Paso has not only grown as a city and been put on the radar, but these events have grown into people’s hearts.
When the Beatles were preparing for their greatly anticipated album, Sgt. Pepper’s, they had already made an incredible impact on American music culture, inspiring the people with trends and sounds they had never seen or heard of before. The year 1967 only led to more doors of opportunity and perception for them. The immense shadow of that the Beatles have created up this point left the public with high expectations; they were itching for more Beatlemania. They had begun working on two songs particularly for this new album in late 1966: Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields Forever.
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.