R&R Notes Weeks 6-7

R&R Notes Weeks 6-7 - British Pop Late 50s and...

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Unformatted text preview: British Pop Late 50s and Early 60s View before 1964 Popularity of American artists Enthusiasm for American culture The teenager/ rock and roll Britain Record Labels EMI, Decca, Pye and Philips Britain Radio BBC Radio Luxembourg Movies ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ The Rise of Skiffle British bandleaders Ken Colyer Kenny Ball Acker Bilk Chris Barber Listening Rock Island Line, 1956 Tony Donegan Replaced by trad ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ The Beatles Paul McCartney - bass, piano, guitar, vocals (1957 - 1970) John Lennon - guitar, vocals (1957 - 1970) George Harrison guitar, vocals (1958 - 1970) Ringo Starr - drums, vocals (1962 - 1970) ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ The Beatles Formation and Early Gigs The Quarrymen John Lennon was fifteen years old and Paul McCartney was thirteen years old Johnny and the Moondogs Personnel changes and name changes Stu Sutcliffe Toured Scotland in 1960 backing singer Johnny Gentle Added drummer Pete Best in the summer of 1960 The Hamburg experience Brian Epstein ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Beatlemania and The American Experience Success in England Sunday Night at the London Palladium Capitol Records Listening I Want to Hold Your Hand, 1964 Studio albums Expectations and controversy Craftsmen to Artists...
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