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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.

Analysis, Criticism, and Histories

Periodicals

Peer-Reviewed Journals

These journals (and others) can be searched individually (by title) or by subject (e.g., Rock music--Britain) via UCLA E-Journals, UCLA's Databases, or the UCLA Catalog. Examples of journal databases include:

 

 

Popular Periodicals (e.g., Magazines)

These magazines (and others) can be searched individually (by title) or by subject (e.g., Rock music--Periodicals) via UCLA's Databases or the UCLA Catalog.

Secondary Materials

Secondary materials include analytical works about a composer and his/her works. Secondary materials include (e.g.,  histories, analytical criticism, biographies)  and periodicals (e.g., peer-reviewed journals). 

The following sources are not an exhaustive list of secondary materials in the area of the Beatles, Rock-n-Roll and Skiffle music. Rather, they present a point of departure for you to begin independent research.