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About the Course

The Music of the Beatles will track the musical development of the band, starting from the earliest days in Liverpool and Hamburg, moving through the excitement of Beatlemania, the rush of psychedelia, and the maturity of Abbey Road. While the focus will be on the music, we will also consider how recording techniques, the music business, the music of other artists, and the culture of the 1960s affected John, Paul, George, and Ringo as they created the Beatles repertory. There is probably no band or artist that has had more written about their music than the Beatles. There are many good books on the band's biography, several insider accounts offering glimpses behind the scenes, books that interpret the meaning of the songs, and even books that catalog dates and people regarding the band. This course will try to synthesize much of that information into an account of the Beatles' development as musicians and songwriters....

Top reviews

SS

Jun 13, 2020

Great class. For someone who grew up listening to the Beatles (thank you, Mom!), I learned things I did not know and will listen to the songs with a different appreciation and approach. Thank you!!!!

MM

Mar 08, 2016

I have always been curious about the beginnings of the Beatles and in fact I have been playing and singing some of their popular songs. I'm glad there is a free on line course about them.

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By Varma R

Feb 16, 2018

This course taught not only the Beatles but an appreciation for pop music history

By Tomás r v

Oct 01, 2016

Splendid wonderful course ¡¡¡¡¡¡

Thanks a lot

I am fan of the Beatles ever...

By Stephen S

Oct 08, 2016

Overall... Very enjoyable. A Must if you love and/or appreciate the Beatles

By Melissa C

May 11, 2020

Loved this class! This is the Beatles hole I've always wanted to go down.

By Víctor

Apr 14, 2020

Super didáctico, y defrente al grano, desglosando los temas de los fabfour

By David A A

Oct 05, 2017

Muy buen curso, muy completo y excelente método de enseñanza recomendado

By Marlide S

Jun 18, 2016

This course is very interesting and useful. I'm glad with the knowledge.

By Melissa D

Oct 17, 2015

This is a great, easy to understand course and I really enjoy taking it!

By Yevhenii K

Sep 15, 2020

The course has inspired me to study the legacy of The Beatles further.

By Carles P

Nov 23, 2019

Lástima la falta de trozos de música para ilustrar lo que te cuentan.

By Matt L

Oct 06, 2015

Wonderful course with a superb instructor. Very highly recommended.

By MARIELA M M

Nov 04, 2016

MUCHAS GRACIAS POR HACERME CONOCER MAS DE LA MUSICA DE THE BEATLES!

By Laurie N

Aug 15, 2020

I greatly appreciate the knowledge and passion of the instructor.

By Beatriz M E

Mar 04, 2017

Creative! I learnt a lot of anecdotes, and situations. Thank You!

By Rodrigo G C

Jun 11, 2020

Un curso muy completo, de gran nivel en su profesor y contenido.

By Megan R

May 25, 2020

A wonderfully in-depth review of the Beatles and their music

By Bartosz W

Nov 30, 2017

a great, insightful course not only for The Beatles lovers.

By E. S S

Dec 17, 2015

very nice course, sensitively taught, excellent subject :)

By Amandine R

Apr 23, 2020

Very interesting. Thank you so much for these courses !!!

By Robert A

Jul 20, 2017

VERY INFORMATIVE. I thought the teacher did his homework.

By Leibniz L S M

Jan 01, 2016

Excelente propuesta, el curso La Música de Los Beatles.

By JR L

Jun 05, 2020

Professor Covach did a great job teaching this course.

By Ahan K S

Jun 24, 2020

john covach 10/10 teaching skills but 20/10 ponytail

By Isaac P C

May 23, 2020

great course, great teacher. Sorry for the Copyrigth

By JOHN Q

Feb 16, 2016

Wonderful and interesting course! Thanks so much.