THE NEXT BIG THING
Do you believe that artists today will ever impact their fans so greatly, in comparison to artists like The Beatles, or Elvis? Will there ever truly be another Beatlemania?
The hysterical reactions of Beatlemania and Elvissteria were inspired by the emotions felt by their young female fans. Teenagers seem to respond to the things they love in a very demonstrative way. They are revealing raw, unbridled emotions stimulated by hormones and sexual awakening. It is not easily explained, but it could happen again. Previous superstars like The Great Caruso, Rudy Valli and Frank Sinatra created this sort of reaction from their followers. Every generation seems to choose a musical hero to focus their energy upon. It is part of the rebellion against parental authority. It is not only possible that it would happen again, but probable and in the near future too. It would be defying the historical trajectory for it not to happen.