Rock Unit Beatles

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Rock Unit Beatles

  1. 1. ROCK N’ ROLL 1963-1970 The Beatles
  2. 2. The Beatles made their American Debut on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 7, 1964 Their first hit song in America was… I Want to Hold Your Hand
  3. 3. In April of 1964, the top five hits on the Billboard Charts were all by the Beatles! #5 Please, Please Me #4 I Want to Hold Your Hand #3 She Loves You #2 Twist and Shout #1 Can’t Buy Me Love
  4. 4. The Beatles consisted of… John Lennon - Rhythm Guitar Paul McCartney - Bass George Harrison - Lead Guitar Ringo Starr - Drums
  5. 5. Lennon wrote the words and McCartney wrote the music… This songwriting team created most of the Beatle’s 20 #1 records Lennon McCartney
  6. 6. Beatlemania was the biggest teen craze yet. Teens mobbed airports wore Beatle wigs and bought millions of records!
  7. 8. In 1969 a rumor was started that… Paul was DEAD! Fans found “clues” on album covers and in the words of the songs
  8. 9. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
  9. 10. Magical Mystery Tour
  10. 11. Abbey Road
  11. 12. Let It Be
  12. 13. All of these clues (there are many more) and the fact that no Beatle was seen very often (no public performances since 1967) fueled speculation about Paul’s death. Every major newspaper and magazine talked about it!
  13. 14. The Beatles broke up in 1970 John Lennon was shot in front of his apartment in 1980 George Harrison died of cancer in 2001
  14. 15. Other Beatles Albums

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