Yes, I am fully aware that The Beatles are one of the greatest bands of all time. That doesn't mean that everything the band did was great, though. Take this intro, for example, where you have Paul McCartney asking the fans to clap along and John Lennon mimicking him with what appears to be a demeaning dance meant to mock the mentally impaired. Oh, John, I hope you found peace in the afterlife because you'd be in for a firestorm of controversy if you were still doing this schtick nowadays.
10 Rock ‘n’ Roll Antics That Would Not Fly Today
Part of the appeal of rock in the early days was that it wasn't polite. Quite honestly, there's a lot of antics from back then that wouldn't fly today.
These were loud people singing about controversial topics you weren't supposed to be singing about. Things end up coming back around, though — now, the following slip-ups seem very dated.
Here's just a selection of some rock star behavior that would probably get the offending parties canceled today. Get ready to have the idea of some of your favorite rockers' infallibility totally ruined as we dive into 10 Rock 'n' Roll Antics That Would Not Fly Today.