The Beatles, formed in 1960 but disintegrated in 1970, was the most popular musical group in the 20th century. The band consisted of MacCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. Do you know how the beatles changed music? Different works by the four ex-Beatles continue to influence today’s music artists. This post assesses records released by each of the four singers to identify the most influential work on today’s musicians.
Harrison released the song “Living in the Material World” in 1973. The song was spiritual and friendly. The song increased the use of spirituality in pop music. Starr released the song “Ringo” in 1973. He backed the song with leading band and worked with a set of other songs thus making the musician to continue inspiring many singers. On the other hand, MacCartney released a love song, “Maybe I’m Amazed” in 1970. The song brought light in suitable tone to use in love songs. The other ex-Beatle member, Lennon released the record “Imagine” in 1970. This song was one of his records which helped to rebuild his legacy in the 1970s.
Although all ex-Beatles’ work influenced today’s artists in different ways, MacCartney remains the most influential musician to current music artists. The song “Maybe I’m Amazed” is a sweat moving song with great hits. The raw emotion in the MacCartney’s voice shows the right tone for a love song. MacCartney has instilled creativity among today’s artists. Powell concurs that MacCartney’s song “Maybe I’m Amazed” forever changed the way love music is composed. MacCartney creatively wrote this song from his wife’s words of comfort shortly after Beatles break-up.
MacCartney also introduced the use of feedback in music as widely used today. Despite the fact that he did not invent feedback and was not the first to incorporate feedback into live music, the song “Maybe I’m Amazing” used this aspect. According to Powell, MacCartney was among the first musician to release a song featuring feedback. Singers today use feedback from their fans to improve their songs.
In conclusion, MacCartney’s song “Maybe I’m Amazing” is the most influential. The musician introduced various elements that feature in most songs today.