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With The Beatles (Beatles album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Released as its creators evolved from pop group to phenomenon, this both affirmed promise and proclaimed genius. A slew of memorable Lennon/McCartney compositions embraced pop at its most...

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Beatles, The

Andrew Flory.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 832 words.

The British rock group called the Beatles grew out of a skiffle group called the Quarry Men, formed by the

Beatles, the

Ian MacDonald.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music. 3379 words.

English pop group. Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey; b Liverpool, July 7, 1940; drums, voice), John Lennon (John Winston Lennon; b Liverpool, 9 Oct 1940; d New York, 8 Dec 1980; rhythm...

The Beatles

Ian Inglis.

in Music

P ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Applied Music; Ethnomusicology; Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History; Music Education and Pedagogy. 11146 words.

The Beatles (John Lennon, 1940–1980, rhythm guitar and vocals; Paul McCartney, 1942–, bass guitar and vocals; George Harrison, 1943–2001, lead guitar and vocals; Ringo Starr, 1940–, drums)...

Beatles - The Beatles Anthology: 2

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 358 words.

The Beatles Anthology: 2 features the Beatles’ working tapes from their most fertile period - the years in which they

Beatles - The Beatles Anthology: 1

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 430 words.

‘Free As A Bird’ was the pop event of 1995. Completed with the production guidance of Beatles disciple Jeff Lynne

Birth Of The Beatles

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 234 words.

This entertaining but factually flawed document of the Beatles ’ early years was originally made for US television in 1979

Birth Of The Beatles

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This entertaining but factually flawed document of the Beatles ’ early years was originally made for US television in 1979 by Dick Clark’s production company. With Stephen McKenna as John...

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The Beatles I

David E. James.

in Rock 'N' Film

February 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8344 words.

Including US rock ’n’ roll stars along with British performers of pop and Dixieland jazz, Richard Lester’s It’s Trad Dad! was the best of the US and UK jukebox musicals. For the first time,...

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The Beatles II

David E. James.

in Rock 'N' Film

February 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 11225 words.

After the success of A Hard Day’s Night, Lester’s Help! broke no new ground, and the Beatles decided to take control of their own cinema. Turning to film styles and modes of production more...

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Beatles, the (USA)

Walter Everett.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Popular Music. 1251 words.

English pop group. George Harrison (b Liverpool, England, Feb 25, 1943; d Los Angeles, Nov 29, 2001), John Lennon (John Winston (Ono) Lennon; b Liverpool, Oct 9, 1940; d New York, Dec...

Beatles - Live At The BBC

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 347 words.

Although the guitars are often electric, Live At The BBC is, essentially, the Beatles Unplugged - yanked out of the

Live At The BBC (Beatles album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Although the guitars are often electric, Live At The BBC is, essentially, the Beatles Unplugged - yanked out of the recording studio, gathered around a few microphones and encouraged to ...

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‘Mantra rock’: the Beatles via Allen Ginsberg

Laurence Coupe.

in Beat Sound, Beat Vision

January 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 17806 words.

This chapter discusses the connection between the Beatles' vision and Ginsberg's vision. It considers the Beatles' vision as a Beat vision, which has some common features with Ginsberg's....

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“Domestication” of Blue Notes in the Beatles' Songs

Naphtali Wagner.

in Music Theory Spectrum

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

Much of the Beatles' originality stems from the special way in which they handle blue notes. Blue notes, by nature, are alienated from their harmonic environment and have a dissonant...

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Beatles, The

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 200 words.

Probably the world's most famous pop group, formed in 1959 by four young Liverpool musicians: Paul McCartney (b.1942),

Beatles, The

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 90 words.

Probably the world’s most famous pop group, originating in 1959, and in its definitive line-up comprising four young Liverpool

Beatles, the

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 65 words.

a group of young working‐class musicians from Liverpool (George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and ‘Ringo’

Beatles, the

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 105 words.

A group of young musicians from Liverpool (George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and ‘Ringo Starr’), whose songs and lifestyle, from ...

Beatles, the

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 1249 words.

English pop group. George Harrison (b Liverpool, England, 25 Feb 1943; d Los Angeles, CA, 29 Nov 2001

Beatles, the

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 115 words.

A group of young musicians from Liverpool (George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and ‘Ringo’ Starr), whose songs and lifestyle, from ...