Unformatted text preview: interrupted careers of the first rock and roll generation and the arrival of the ‘British Invasion’”. (Robert Walser, ‘Pop, §III: North America: 3. The 1960s’, Grove Music Online ). Without discussing popular music later in the decade (e.g. the ‘British Invasion’), compare that of the early 1960s with that of the 1950s. Consider the sound and image of the Beach Boys. What was new and significant about these which might counter the description of the early 1960s as experiencing a “lull”? (Refer to Garofolo, pp. 151–161. You may also wish to refer to the article by Rob Wegman on the Beach Boys in Grove Music Online .)...
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- Spring '08
- Phil Spector, Grove Music Online, The Beach Boys, Garofolo