In August 1963, the Beatles released their fourth single, “She Loves You”. Most historians associate it with the beginning of the worldwide boom in their popularity, which crossed beyond the musical and cultural phenomenon in the social and political sphere. Phenomenon, which was later, called Beatlemania. The official date of the beginning of the social and cultural phenomenon is considered to be October 13, 1963, when the Liverpool Four performed at London's Palladium. Despite the fact that the concert was broadcast on radio across the country, thousands of fans filled the concert hall adjacent to the streets in the hope of at least a distance to see the musicians. Throughout the concert hall was deafening noise, almost overlapping the music, and after the end of the street began crush. Two days later, journalists dubbed these events “Beatlemania” and soon apt expression spread throughout the world.
Such songs as “Please, Please me” or “Ask me why”, “I Saw Her Standing There” written by cooperation Lennon/McCartney immediately became hits. John and Paul themselves were brilliant composer, but together they complemented each other. Paul is a lyrical musician; John confessed immediate, explosive, rebellious approach to music. He flatly rejected musical patterns, which gave the music a natural uniqueness and charm. In the early stage of its development “Beatles” created a new model, the concept of traditional rock and roll, which brought the last of the impasse into which it went in the beginning of 60's due to its monotony. Rock and roll is, in fact, a purely American music, but the Beatle combined it with another style that arose based on English folk songs and Scottish ballads - style “skiffle”. Thus was born a whole new style that music critics have called “Mersey beat”.
Manners, elegant appearance, excellent outlook the Beatles formed a special musical style of the band that became a phenomenon of XX century. Their own style that became legendary music band synthesized on the basis of musical innovations of the time - the classic songs of Elvis Presley, having developed their own unique, original sound. The Beatles is not only one of the most successful bands of the last centuries, but the creators of the unique fashion style. Members of the group wore classic suits and only one thing that is indicator of the rock was their long hair.
On February 9, 1964 the Beatles attended Ed Sullivan Show. The show on which the Beatles performed got extremely popularity; it was looked by 73 million people. An interesting fact is that on this day in the United States was not committed a crime because all the killers, maniacs and thieves also watched Beatles’ performance. That evening the Liverpool Four has become incredibly popular, the show was filled with their famous hits. The “Beatlemania” continued: crowds, hysteria on the verge of insanity, overturned cars, police, posters and souvenirs, and also huge numbers of records were sold.
Director Richard Lester shot great real movies about young musicians who had recently become famous, called “A Hard Day's Night” and “Help!” From the first minutes of the both films, it is clear that these movies are not boring: the Beatles always will entertain audience with jokes, a little irresponsible, and, of course, with their songs. The plot of “A Hard Day's Night” is perfectly able to show how each of them is different - all the tricks of a provocateur Lennon and McCartney who help him in this work, Starr is modest and shy, but Harrison is the most serious of the four. “Help!” is an example of a very positive movie. All the film is wrapped around the unusual Ringo’s ring that wanted to steal the shamans of an ancient tribe of Kaili. The whole movie the Beatles are traveling. The difference between these two movies is just in the level of seriousness that is imperceptible.
Such songs as “Help!”, “Ticket to Ride” (wrote by Lennon/ McCartney), “I Need You” (wrote by George Harrison) could be heard in this movie. “Help!” was a sort of expression all the stressful situations that became after rapid growth of the Beatles popularity. The other song, “Ticket to Ride”, has melancholic mood; lyrics describe the feeling that worried Harrison in his own life. George Harrison’s song has a harder rhythm then others songs. To record these songs the Beatles used a new method, the separation of parties on the different tracks.
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