The Beatles

This guide is designed to provide you with resources about the Beatles and their musical styling (e.g., Skiffle, Rock-n-Roll) that will help you to prepare for class exams, papers, and/or projects.

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Subject Headings for Browsing The Beatles, Rock-n-Roll, and Skiffle

Use the suggestions below to help guide you in your UCLA Library searches and in looking through the stacks.

The following is a non-exhaustive list of subject headings* that you can use to guide your research on The Beatles, Rock-n-Roll and Skiffle music. 

Subject
Rock music--England
Rock music--Marketing
Rock musicians--England
Beatles
Beatles--Discography
Popular music--History and criticism
Popular music--England

*What's a subject heading: A subject heading is a term or phrase used to classify like materials in the UCLA Library catalog. 

The Beatles in America, 1964

Beatles Arrive in Washington, D.C.

These photographs are available as part of the Bennett (Walter E.) Photographic Collection, 1937-1983. You can see large versions of these images via the UCLA Digital Library Collections

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