Music Is My Best Friend Essay

1667 Words Dec 15th, 2014 7 Pages
Raelyn Tagai
Professor Pellegrino
MUS 125
10 December 2014
Music is My Best Friend
Music is such an important part of life. Throughout my life when I have been happy, sad, or wanting to just spend time on my own to get things done music has always been the answer. Music is all around us; while driving, eating at a restaurant, and while we wait for our car to be serviced at the dealership. A life without music is not truly a full life at all. I listen to a lot of different music: country, hip-hop, rock and roll, oldies, but my favorite band of all time is the Beatles. The Beatles have been touching people’s lives since the 1960s and continue to do so through their music. From 1940 to 1943 legends were born, later to become the Beatles, made up of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison. Lennon and McCartney came together in 1957 in Liverpool, young guitarist Harrison joined just two years later, at the time going by the name of the Quarry Men. In August of 1962 drummer Starr joined the three and created what we know today as the famous Beatles, while they ushered in the era of rock and roll in the 1960s. “By the end of 1962, the Beatles had done what no Liverpool band had done before: gone to London, signed a recording contract, and placed a single on the UK charts” (Convach & Flory, p.165). From 1963 to 1970 the Beatles created and released 13 albums with all new recorded songs: Please Please Me – March 1963, With The Beatles – November 1963, A Hard…

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