• The Beatles Rock And Roll
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    LEGENDS OF ROCK AND ROLL The Beatles were known as a rock and roll group, but they were not just any old band. They changed music around the world, as we know it. Between the boys, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Richard Starkey, better known as Ringo Starr, they had extraordinary talent (History of the Beatles 1). They started what was called the "British Invasion," and some say that the Beatles are the greatest musicians to ever walk God's great earth. It all started in 1956,...
  • History Of Music And Its Impact On Society
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    Rock music has affected society in the twentieth century in a large way. Rock music started in the 1950 s with various small bands such as Bill Haley and Elvis Presley. These pioneers of modern music drew a larger crowd at each show, and soon, rock music would be in the ears of almost every American. Rock and roll contributes many things back to people when they listen to it. It gives people things like a change to let out anger or aggression. One thing that happened when people listened to thi...
  • Blues History Rock And Roll
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    The Influence of the Blues in the 20 th Century Have you ever had a question of where did the blues originate from How did Rock and Roll develop How does the blues effect us Well everywhere people go and listen to the blues music has some influence in the 20 th Century. Since the past twenty years, whites and blacks are now enjoying the blues in a more accepting manner. Throughout our days in life people listen to music that tells us feelings about the slavery. Overall, the blues early history a...
  • British American Music Revolt
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    A British-American Music Revolution When British music of the late 1960 s is mentioned, most think of only one band: The Beatles. However, what about the people behind the scenes, the underground, and those that influenced music indirectly There are so many of these people in the history of modern rock who were key to the revolution. Sadly, so many of many people are completely overlooked in many of the depictions of the time period in the late 1960 s to early 1970 s that was so vitally crucial ...
  • Spinal Tap Band Movie Member
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    This is Spinal Tap While attempting to be nothing more than a comical spoof of the music industry, Spinal Tap was instead rocketed to cult icon status. The characters in the movie are so fully thought out that almost all rock and roll bands that became popular prior to and half a decade later than the release of the movie fit the stereotypes presented by this fictitious band that ended up being more real than any other legitimate bands of the time. The days of disco had long faded by the 1984 re...
  • Jimi Hendrix Jimmi One Life
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    Riffs and Rhymes are only part of the amazing life of Johnny Allen Hendrix (AKA, James Marshall Hendrix. ). I have found the key aspects in his life to make a complete connection of how his outside life affected his music and lyrics. The master guitarist lived a life of drugs as well as music. Did the LSD have a part in his musical harmonies and riffs? My research shows that ever little aspect of his life, including early childhood, drug use, and society had a great impact on his exquisite taste...
  • History Of Rock And Roll
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    page 1 INTRODUCTION Rock and Roll started after the year 1955 with its roots being in Blues, Gospel, and Jazz. This influenced vocal music, which was popular with the African American population. Hep Harmony which added rhythm and harmony was sung by groups such as The "Mills Brothers" and the "Ink Spots." Small Swing Bands or Jump Bands featured saxophone soloists and repeated phrases. These city style blues featured singers such as Joe Turner, Dina Washington, T- Bone Walker, and composer-sing...
  • Multiculturalism In Music Hip Hop
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    Visualize in your head a rock band, and a rapper. What kind of clothes are they wearing. What lyric styles are they singing in? And what color are they? Ongoing stereotypes suggest that the rock band is a group of white musicians and the rapper would be black. However, examples from the past and present shows that these stereotypes are untrue. Music is defined as "The art of organizing tones to produce a coherent sequence of sounds to elicit an aesthetic response in a listener" (Morris, 864). Th...
  • Rock Pop Music Record Artists
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    What has the power to make you get up and move, to both inspire you and enrage you? Rock, rap, "pop", country, and blues are all forms of this phenomenon we call music. Music has been a part of each and everyone of our lives. How often have you heard a song and it brought you back to a place in your past, or reminded you of someone? Chances are you were listening to music that fell into one of the two most popular categories, rock or pop. Both rock and pop can be considered movements in society,...
  • Bob Dylan Rock One Blues
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    Great Rock Musicians: Their Achievements and Effect on Rock and Roll The blues are undeniably the roots of early rock and roll. Rock today has mutated so much that the basic blues patterns have been all but lost. The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the birth of, and evolution of rock and roll by focusing on three of the arguably greatest rock musicians of the sixties and seventies. The origin of the blues can be traced to the emancipation of the slaves in the rural black areas of the sout...
  • 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 ...
  • Important Events African American
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    There are many important things that happened in history. One of them would be World War II. This was a very important time in America. Many men and women during the holocaust were losing their lives because of one man s beliefs of ethnic cleansing. This was one of the lowest points in the history of the world. The U. S was forced to do something. When Japan bombed Pearl Harbor it lead to many years of blood, sweat and tears, which would eventually become worth it in the end. Our involvement in...
  • The Effects Of War And Music Together
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    Abernathy 1 Phillip Abernathy Freshman English 111-04 Dr. Doyle 17 December 1999 The Effects of War and Music Together How are music and war related? Music puts a voice in the people's ears, and tells them whether or not we should be involved in that war. It helped out the troops when they were over seas to not be so home sick. Also, every war preceding the Vietnam War had music to help or support the war, but the Vietnam War is where music during wartime changed. The Vietnam War has been called...
  • Johnson Berry Rock Richards
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    VISIT: Get Ringtones Get Concert Tickets Chuck Berry News affects your music played in LAUNCHcast and Music Videos. Your Artist Rating: Why Rate? Johnnie B. Gone 04/13/2005 5: 31 PM, E! Online Josh Gross berg To paraphrase the old Chuck Berry tune, bye-bye, Johnnie. Johnnie Johnson, the rhythm-and-blues piano wizard whose pioneering partnership with Berry produced such indelible tracks as 'Roll over Beethoven' and 'No Particular Place To Go' and helped to lay the foundations for rock 'n' roll, d...
  • The Beatles Bands Continue To Model Even Today
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    The Beatles The Beatles were a British music group whose songs are among the most universally accepted music recordings of the 20 th century. The Beatles, who revolutionized popular music around the world, were at the forefront of a movement in rock music known as the British Invasion. The British Invasion was name referring to the tremendous effect that British rock-and-roll bands had in the United States during the 1960's. From 1960 to 1970, the Beatles achieved unique popularity with 30 songs...
  • Catherine A Lutz Unnatural Emotions
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    "Yes, it's only Reservation Blues but I like it:" On the Connection between Christian and Native Religions One of the most interesting aspects of the anthropological study of Catherine A. Lutz, entitled Unnatural Emotions, is that the author applies the same sort of intense self-examination to her own project as an anthropologist amongst the Ifaluk as she does to the Ifaluk themselves. Every individual at some point in his or her own life has been confronted with the surprise, after all, that so...
  • Popular Music Revolution Rock Time Styles
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    Music has undergone many changes throughout and history and prehistory. These changes were always somehow connected to sociological movements at the time. Rock music evolved mostly out of a need by young people of the fifties to break away from so- norms. America had just come out of the Korean War, and men looked to settle down into a peaceful life. Also just prior this time period, Senator Joseph McCarthy ac-timely encouraged citizens to conform with his infamously false accusations of Commu-n...
  • Elvis Presley And His Effect On Rock And Roll
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    I. Introduction By now, the story of Elvis Presley and his meteoric rise from singing truck driver to the "King of Rock and Roll" is universally known and is now an accepted part of American folklore. American teenagers today look back on the innocence of the 1950 s with an amused cynicism and wonder aloud what all the fuss regarding Elvis' gyrating pelvis was all about. To provide some background to those may not be familiar with the story of Elvis' humble beginnings, legend has it that Elvis P...
  • John Lennon And America
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    John Lennon had a profound affect on American society, young to old; 1964 to present day; and his death now 20 years gone and solve still have controversies that neither his wife nor the FBI will admit. John Lennon's music, art and writings touched the world. Lennon was placed "as the leader of a revolution in which the center of creative conscious shifted to young people." Through this role he changed the way pop music was conceived, he made it something that mattered, could take a stand, and "...
  • 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...