Essay on Music Has Changed Our Lives

1358 Words Apr 6th, 2016 6 Pages
Throughout the ages, music has impacted the lives of people from all different regions of the world. For hundreds of years, multiple genres and styles have influenced the culture, emotions and morality of the constantly changing generations. Although there are popular trends that can be traced back to certain time periods and regions of the world, music has stayed constant. It has become a way for people to express themselves through an art that although it may not be relatable for all, can be understood through lyrics and rhythms by many. A musical group famous for changing society was the Beatles. The Beatles changed the way of life for those living in Britain during the 1960s.
On the day that the Beatles arrived in New York, thousands of teenagers waited at Kennedy Airport to see the “fab four”. Most parents did not even know who the Beatles were, but thanks to radio stations across the nation, teenagers quickly fell in love with the music they heard. The band was made up of four young pop musicians from Liverpool; John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. They quickly broke records with their song “I Want to Hold Your Hand”, as it made it to the number one song in the United States and United Kingdom simultaneously.
After landing in America, the first thing the Beatles had scheduled was an appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show”, which was the nation’s most popular television show. On the evening of February 9, a record setting number of over 70…

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