The Beatles – Writing Prompts: Week of 07/26 to 08/02, 2015

Writing Prompts! Beatles style…

Take a well-known Beatles song or song title and turn it into a story and/or poem. Use the lyrics to craft a new story, continue the story or create a new narrative. Below you will find a collection of songs from the Beatles. Take one, re-imagine it and write on!

The Beatles, influences: “In their initial incarnation as cheerful, wisecracking moptops, the Fab Four revolutionised the sound, style, and attitude of popular music and opened rock and roll’s doors to a tidal wave of British rock acts. Their initial impact would have been enough to establish the Beatles as one of their era’s most influential cultural forces, but they didn’t stop there. Although their initial style was a highly original, irresistibly catchy synthesis of early American rock and roll and R&B, the Beatles spent the rest of the 1960s expanding rock’s stylistic frontiers, consistently staking out new musical territory on each release. The band’s increasingly sophisticated experimentation encompassed a variety of genres, including folk-rock, country, psychedelia, and baroque pop, without sacrificing the effortless mass appeal of their early work.” ¹


In My Life – The Beatles 

Hey Jude – The Beatles

Help! – The Beatles

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The Beatles

With A Little Help From My Friends – The Beatles

A Hard Day’s Night – The Beatles

I Want To Hold Your Hand – The Beatles

Here Comes The Sun – The Beatles


¹ Schinder & Schwartz 2007, p. 160

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