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An Introduction

Tentative Schedule, Spring 2017

Lectures
Tentative subjects Edited 17 January, 2017

1 24 Jan Introduction
    Meet the Beatles
2 26 Jan Transformations: Quarrymen to Beatles

3 31 Jan Brian Epstein
4 2 Feb George Martin and EMI

5 7 Feb Quiz 1
    Beatlemania Begins
    The Album: Please Please Me
6 9 Feb Beatlemania in the UK: Northern Songs
    Beatlemania Grows

7 14 Feb With the Beatles
8 16 Feb ——

9 21 Feb Quiz 2
    International Beatlemania
10 23 Feb A Hard Day's Night

11 28 Feb Beatles for Sale
12 2 Mar Help!   Music for the Film

  4 Mar Song-recording Paper Draft

13 7 Mar Quiz 3
    Help!   Music for the Album:
14 9 Mar Rubber Soul: Beatlemania Peaks, 1965-66

    Spring Break

15 21 Mar Revolver: The End of Beatlemania
16 23 Mar ——

17 28 Mar Quiz 4
    Sgt Pepper's Lonely Mystery Tour
18 30 Mar Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

19 4 Apr ——
20 6 Apr Magical Mystery Tour

21 11 Apr Quiz 5
    The Beatles 1968: The Beatles ("The White Album")
22 13 Apr ——

23 18 Apr Get Back: The Beatles in Demise
24 20 Apr Paper preparation

  22 Apr Paper Due

25 25 Apr Abbey Road
26 27 Apr ——

27 2 May Quiz 6 and Evaluations

TBA Final Exam, ELM

Discography Index  
Bibliography 17-jan-17 Requirements