Things We Said Today: A Linguistic Analysis of the Beatles

Abstract

The musical group the Beatles had a profound impact on Western culture during their time together between 1960 and 1970. The three songwriters, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison, together and separately evolved in their lyrical styles over time. Using a new generation of computer text analyses, the Beatles’ lyrics were analyzed to address how… (More)

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@inproceedings{Petrie2008ThingsWS, title={Things We Said Today: A Linguistic Analysis of the Beatles}, author={Keith J Petrie and James W. Pennebaker and Borge Sivertsen}, year={2008} }