lesson:

From the Stage to the Studio

What caused The Beatles to cease touring in 1966 and how did the innovative music they then created during their subsequent immersion in the recording studio both reflect and influence the world at that time?

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Interdisciplinary Lesson: “Twist and Shout”

What role did cover songs like “Twist and Shout” play early in the Beatles's career, and how did their experiences growing up in post-WWII Liverpool and performing in Hamburg nightclubs help them to develop as a professional musical ensemble?

lesson:

Chuck Berry

Why is Chuck Berry often considered the most important of the early Rock and Rollers?

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Beatlemania

What were the factors that contributed to the rise of Beatlemania?