Presentation on theme: "The Beatles By Eddie W. Band Members Paul McCartney was born in Liverpool, England on June 18,1942. He plays the guitar, harmonica, piano and he sings."— Presentation transcript:
Band Members Paul McCartney was born in Liverpool, England on June 18,1942. He plays the guitar, harmonica, piano and he sings. John Winston Lennon was born on October 9,1940. The instruments he played were the guitar, harmonica, piano and he also did vocals. George Harrison was born on February 25,1943 in Liverpool, England. The instruments he played were guitar, sitar, ukulele and the mandolin. Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr) was born July 7,1940 in Liverpool, England. The instruments he played were drums, piano and vocals.
The Death of John Lennon On December 8,1980 John Lennon got murdered by a deranged man named Mark David Chapman. It was mourned all around the United States and his fans were really depressed.
Childhood events All Beatles were born in Liverpool, England All Beatles loved to play instruments when they were little. They loved guitars, drums, bass instruments, and singing.
Accomplishments Hold the most Gold Albums for a band – 41 in all. They’ve had more number one albums than any other group. They have a record, six, diamond selling albums. Had many awesome tours. The best selling musical group of all time. They had over one billion discs and tapes sold worldwide. Set the concert record for attendance (55,600) They broke a TV record for viewers at one time. One million people watched them on the Ed Sullivan show.
Challenges Always chased by women Paul McCartney and John Lennon always disagreed on songs Their manager Brian Epstein died in 1965 Many band members pursued solo careers, which had a negative impact on the band
Beatles Questions Why is this person famous? What were the important actions this person took? They were famous because they made the Beatles, they sold millions of Cd’s and they were the biggest rock band yet!!!!! What are two or three challenges the band had to overcome? How did they overcome those problems? The band members disagreed on a lot of songs. Also, their manager died. They overcame their problems by working together with the songs. What do you admire or dislike about the band? Explain the thinking behind your conclusion? I admire the Beatles because of their musical genius. Also, they know how to use their instruments really well. How did this band have a lasting impact? They changed the way people looked at music. They created a sound that no person has heard before.