.. atles wanted to spend time with their families and not have to leave all the time. Lennon especially was a main factor in the fact that the touring ended. He did not like to go out on tours; he also lost the desire to record music within the band. It had become routine to him, and he was sick of it.
In an interview done with George and John in 1967 referring to stop touring, it was said that it was like an end of a cycle. When they were in Liverpool, it was like they understood the crowd, but once out touring around the world, it was different. There was a new different type of audience each day; it was no longer what they were use to (www.askjeeves.com March 30, 2000). As many old bands experience today when they go on tour they seem to not have the same crowd following. There include some old fans, new ones, and other people who would just go to see them because they never saw them and figured it would be fun. They were losing their fan base that believed in their music, and gained fans that just wanted to hear something.
According to John, When we were away from it for a while it was like school holidays. You hadn’t done any work for a bit and you just remembered the laughs. You looked forward to it again.. until you got back and were fed up. But we’ve had enough performing now. I can’t imagine a reason that would make us do any sort of tour ever again (www.davidsbeatles.com).
Though the fans were disappointed and touring was hard on the members in the band. They wanted to make music and have fun, but touring was no longer fun for them, which hence forth, made creating new music no longer fun. In reference to the web page, www.ask.com as of March 24, 2000, in 1969 the group began to discuss ending the group and going there separate ways. Paul wanted perfection, John had Yoko, George wanted more artistic freedom and Ringo was tired of being just a drummer. They all urged for something more that could not be given to them if they kept doing what they were doing. Although it does not sound selfish and greedy it really was.
Just as a dynasty begins to lose power because they want to keep expanding on what they already had their band lost power because of what they wanted to become. When Paul was asked to explain why the group had broken up he stated, Personal differences, business differences, musical differences, but most of all because I have a better time with my family. The other questions those many during this time were wondering; was it temporary or permanent? Paul answered, I don’t really know. George Harrison was interviewed in 1971 about one year after the break- up. He stated that Paul John and himself have made so many songs of their own, that it is a good idea if they all go and make their own albums.
Each of them wanted to play their songs their own way and not the way the others want. The only way to go about it was for them to break -up. George also said that they all have to try something different, and once they had maybe the Beatles’ will work together again. It was all about compromise for George. Slowly the screams started to fade and soon the Beatles were no more. If only the group had learned to compromise to what the others wanted, and had stopped being selfish, the miraculous band would not have ended, but their stubbornness and their inability to listen is where their downfall was. There were so many reasons to why the band had to end, but the most prominent to me, was because they no longer were a band together; they were a band that had drifted and no longer combined their work, they just did what they had to do.
Who knows where and what they could have done with there incredible talent. This amazing band changed rock and roll forever, and they will never be forgotten. Though the screams have stopped and the fans no longer are at the airport to greet them when they get off the plane, they will always be known as the band that changed music for the better. They will always live in the memories of what once was and of what became. They changed music to better suite the people of the day and they laid the foundation for the future of all musicians across the globe from present to future.
People should not sit and ponder about why the Beatles broke up, but should think about the great memories they have provided for the entire world. How they helped make music what it is today for all music fans and for the children who will once listen to the great sounds which come out of the same stereos which once played the great music that Lennon, Harrison, McCartney, and Star magically fabricated. Bibliography Cording, RobertEd. In My Life. Fromm International Publishing Co. New York.
1998 This book talks about how the Beatles influenced everyday peoples lives. Which is important to how they took the world by storm and how the people felt when they fell apart. It was because of the fans they were so great, so what they think and how they felt is substantial. Kozinn, Allan. The Beatles.
Phaidon Press Limited. London, 1995 The Beatles whole history is recorded in this book. It contains how they started, became famous, and how they fell apart. Orman, John. The Politics of Rock Music.
Nelson- Hall, Chicago. 1984 This book deals with the issues of John Lennon and his problem with drugs. This is an alleged reason that the Beatles broke up. www.ariz.com/beatles/index.html March 7, 2000 The Beatles dominated rock music in the 1960s, eventually broke up when they felt their possibilities as a group were exhausted http://www.getback.org/breflib/breakup.html March 7, 2000 this site explains why the Beatles broke up. It expresses that each one of The Beatles wanted to do there own thing.
Paul had made the announcement there was a lawsuit issued by him. Which caused much controversy. He also stated that the Beatles would never again work together. http://rollingstone.tunes.com/sections/artists/tex t/bio.asp?afl==868 March 7, 2000 John Lennon had wanted to part from the group before there actual break- up in 1970. Just before the group broke up, he had started recording with Ono, his wife. Because of Lennon’s relationship with Ono, would cause great tension among the Beatles. In April McCartney — in a move that Lennon felt was an act of betrayal — announced his departure from the Beatles and released his solo LP. From this point on (if not earlier), Ono replaced McCartney as Lennon’s main collaborator.
The Beatles were no more. At the time, much attention was focused on Ono’s alleged role in the band’s end.