Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Ten Reasons Why the Beatles Were the Most Artistically Significant Musicians of the 20th Century
By most measure, the musical legacy created by the Beatles in their short nine year existence as a pop/rock band, is nothing short of phenomenal. As Ringo once said in a TV appearance in the 1990's when asked about the success of the Beatles, he said, "There were a lot of great bands, but we were rock monsters!" And in the minds of tens of millions of music listeners, these "monsters" were hands-down the greatest musical force of the 20th century. But rather than list the Beatles' innumerable record-breaking accomplishments, let's looks at ten reasons why they rose to this unprecedented position in music history. Read More . . .