The Twenty-First-Century Legacy of the Beatles: Liverpool by Michael Brocken

By Michael Brocken

It has taken Liverpool nearly part a century to come back to phrases with the musical, cultural and now financial legacy of the Beatles and well known track. every now and then the crowd was once negatively linked to intercourse and medication photos surrounding rock track: deemed unacceptable through town fathers, and unworthy in their aid. Liverpudlian musicians think that the musical legacy of the Beatles could be a burden, specifically whilst the British track keeps to model the newest (white) male workforce to emerge from Liverpool as ’the subsequent Beatles’. additionally, Liverpudlians of maybe differing ethnicities locate photos of ’four white boys with guitars and drums’ not just frustrating in a ’musical roots’ experience, yet for them culturally without that means and musically regular. The musical and cultural legacy of the Beatles continues to be complicated. In a post-industrial environment during which either well known and standard history tourism have emerged as services of standard employment on Merseyside, significant gamers in what should be defined as a Beatles tune tourism have developed new interpretations of the previous and positioned those in such an order as to re-confirm, re-create and re-work the town as a symbolic position that either authentically and contextually represents the Beatles.

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