19 - Beatles & Beach Boys

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19 – Beatles/Beach Boys Both Follow Similar Paths Imitation to innovation Explore earlier styles of Rock ‘n Roll Extend earlier styles and establish their own styles Eventually write, arrange, and perform most of their own music Innovate in the studio The Beach Boys “Surfin’ USA” (1963) First top 10 hit Reworks Berry’s “Sweet Little 16” with new lyrics Quick-paced narrative, simple form BB’s distinctive vocal harmony The Beatles Top-selling record artists of all time By 1962, the Fab 4 lineup is set: o John Lennon (rhythm guitar, vocals) o George Harrison (lead guitar, vocals) o Paul McCartney (bass, vocals) o Ringo Starr (drums, occasional vocals) Lennon/McCartney were the primary (but not only) songwriters Group forms in Liverpool o Cover Berry, Holly, Carl Perkins o Cover girl group songs Beatlemania (especially 1963-1965) o Extraordinary popularity o Catchy tunes, charm, charisma 1964 o Beatlemania hits the U.S. (Beatles tour the States)
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