• Chuck Berry Music Elvis Sound
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    These are my rough unedited class notes representing general ideas and concepts for class lectures. Please ignore the many sentence fragments. The African-American culture of the southern plantation influenced the birth of the blues through the adaptation of their African musical heritage. Based upon a call and response structure, one slave worker would call or play a lead and the fellow workers would respond with the same phrase or an embellishment of that phrase. The music involved predictabl...
  • Rock N Roll Music Style Elvis
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    Rock n roll is, and will always be, here to stay. The frontier spirit of rock n roll is an attitude that is common among American Pioneers and includes style, originality, and a willingness to push the limits. From Elvis to the Beatles and Buddy Holly to The Doors; bands have been astounding us with new and inventive sounds of rock n roll. But rock n roll wasnt always around, so how did it start Part one: 50 s and early 60 s Ever since the 20 s, and the introduction of Jazz, young people became ...
  • Rolling Stone Rock Song Holly
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    Allegory of American Pie by Don Mclean Piece of the 'Pie " Ask anyone what was the defining moment in the rock history of the 1960 s was and all you will get is a one word answer: Woodstock. The three day rock festival that defined an era was only one of many music festivals of the'60 s. But Woodstock has come to symbolize, 'an era of peaceful, free-loving, drug- taking hippie youth, carefree before harsher realities hit... .' (Layman 40). The Woodstock festival ended a century filled with many ...
  • Rock And Roll Music Holly Time
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    "America. betaking herself to formative action (as it is about time for more solid achievement, and less windy promise), must, for her purpose, cease to recognize a theory of character grown of feudal aristocracies, or form'd by merely literary standards, or from any ultramarine, full-dress formulas of culture. polish, caste, &c. , enough, and must sternly promulgate her new standard, yet old enough, and accepting the old, the perennial elements, and combining them into groups, unities, appropri...
  • American Pie Buddy Holly
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    'American Pie' by Don McLean, is a very interesting song. After listening to the lyrics and the song itself, there is a meaning to this song. Each line of the lyrics has a special meaning to what Don McLean wanted to say, but in his own special way. If one was to look at each lyrics one by one, they will be able to find out the big picture of the whole song. It tells a story of Mclean's favorite performers, Buddy HOlly. American Pie was rumoured to be the name of the plane that BUddy Holly died ...
  • Allegory Of American Pie By Don Mclean
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    A Piece of the "Pie' Ask anyone what was the defining moment in the rock history of the 1960 s was and all you will get is a one word answer: Woodstock. The three day rock festival that defined an era was only one of many music festivals of the? 60 s. But Woodstock has come to symbolize, "an era of peaceful, free- loving, drug- taking hippie youth, carefree before harsher realities hit…' (Layman 40). The Woodstock festival ended a century filled with many metamorphoses of rock? n? roll, fr...