What would Bach have said about a good Beatles tune?
Michelle “Beatles go Baroque” Corelli Style
Bach to Beatles
What would he have said about Keith Emerson?
Watch from 1:20
But where does this ‘off beat’ originate. Africa? South/Central America? Perhaps with European dances such as the Polka. Take a look.
Some other famous rock and roll persona included Elvis Presley
Maybellene – Chuck Berry
Ray Charles (borrowing from gospel)
The main rock and roll influence on the Beatles might have been Buddy Holly and the Crickets
Oh, and it’s important to keep in mind that John Lennon and Paul McCartney started their musical journey together as a skiffle band. So did this thirteen-year old.
And, just a few years later….