Evaluation on the Beatles

Evaluation Paper
    Many people believe that The Beatles, a well known rock band from England, has influenced other bands and impacted generations of people over the past decades. They had more hits on the charts through their rather short career together and defined how pop music evolved in the 1960’s. Now that it has been forty years since the legendary breakup of the group, studio companies E.M.I. and Apple Corps are releasing The Beatles albums. They have been digitally remastered. EA Games, along with the other two studio companies have released a new Rock Band game dedicated to the music and career of The Beatles. Since I am a huge fan, I had a difficult time waiting to find out if it was as good as I expected.
On the ninth of September, The Beatles: Rock Band along with the remastered albums was finally released to fans that breathe, live, and love Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Paul McCartney. I remember coming home that afternoon eagerly wanting to drive to the closest Best Buy store to play the demo. When my dad walked through the door, I was excited to see that he was holding it in his hand. The opening screen was intriguing. It was then that I discovered George Harrison’s son was one of the creators and designers of the game. The Beatles: Rock Band starts off in an English pub called “The Cavern” in 1962. This was where The Beatles first played together as a band. The game continues to follow The Beatles and their career to the Ed Sullivan Show, Shea Stadium, Budokan, and Abby Road Studio.
I was astonished to see how well this game was put together. Each location that the game showed appeared realistic and authentic. One part of the game that was the most enjoyable for
me was the Shea Stadium Concert. This segment was set in the 60’s when The Beatles were climbing the charts and this was the height of the British invasion. From the mop top haircuts in the early 60’s to the long hair and bearded Beatles in the late 60’s, the...