People have a mix of emotions about the sixties-feeling both ecstasy after a Beatles
song and frightened at the news on TV and both at Easy Rider.
Most people didn't understand what was going on during the 60s, just that something
The Beatles are Coming!
Inglis, Ian. "The Beatles Are Coming! Conjecture and Conviction in the Myth of Kennedy, America, and the
Beatles." Popular Music and Society 24.2 (2000): 93-108. Print.
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The author means that liberals in Washington DC. had a signicant amount of control over deciding the
political agenda in the 605. This is referring to the Democratic Party in particular, which had a sign
9. Redup v. New York was important because it meant SCOTUS ambandoned its role as the moral guardian of the
arts. Liberal intellectuals argued that censorship could backre. SCOTUS was giving a new meaning to freedom of
speech, with extra freedom. (
Article 1: Hertsgaard. Rock n Roll as Art
Are the Beatles songs more personal during this period, and if so why?
John seems to think the songs are more personal, at least Strawberry Fields Forever is more personal. Part of this
could be the nature of John
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By Randy Vollrath
"living room war"-refers to Vietnam War
"city on a hill"-perpetual American goal,
God's on our side"Covenant"-American
mythological theme no. 1
"Frontier"-American mythological theme
1. The author means that liberals in Washington D.C. had a significant amount of control over deciding the
political agenda in the 60s. This is referring to the Democratic Party in particular, which had a significant
1. Some young people joined the Peace Corps, which involved working for low pay in poor conditions in developing
countries abroad. Others might join VISTA, the domestic equivalent of the Peace Corps that was launch
Hon 205 The Beatles
January 27th, 2014
My initial reaction to the movie was surprise by how entertaining it was. For whatever
reason, I had been expecting a documentary, and I found that it was not only a comedy film, but
Beatles specific history
Quarry Men-British skiffle and rock and roll group, formed by John Lennon in Liverpool in 1956
which evolved into the Beatles in 1960
Liverpool Institute-School attended by Paul McCartney and George Harrison
Skiffle-a type of popu
1. Johnson was elected to the presidency by the largest plurality the American electorate had ever given any
candidate for the White House. He didn't have to act like the humble successor of JFK anymore. Economic activity
1. The battle for Ap Bac failed because the Viet Cong was much more motivated than the ARVN
soldiers. The Viet Cong soldiers felt they were fighting for their homes and for their families,
while the ARVN soldiers were typically peasa
MPB/New Bossa Nova
-Start to cross over, don't want to give up old style but want to reinvent it.
- Mixed styles, syncretic view of brazil and music
- Mixed intl pop, bossa nova, folklore, electric instruments
- Free lyrics influenced by beatle