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  • Band Students
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    Why Band? It's a question we all ask ourselves from time to time: 'Why am I doing this? Is it really worth it?' For band directors, the question comes up a little more FREQUENTLY. The long rehearsals, hours of preparation and planning. Budget, buses and banged up tubas. Counseling and consoling. Lesson planning to tour planning. ' Why are you doing this?' Someone asked me once, 'It's only band'. It's only band? Studies show that those high school students least likely to be involved with drugs a...
  • Care Of Your Colon And Your Colon
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    Blink-182 The legend that is blink-182 started way back in 1992, by Mark Hoppus (bass, vocals), Tom Delonge (guitar, vocals) and Scott Raynor (drums). Originally just called blink, they were forced to change their name when an Irish techno band also called blink threatened to sue them. Although there are countless rumours of what the 182 stands for, ranging from the number of times certain words are said in movies to numbers that relate to where they live to the number of times that they have pe...
  • Least Successful Aerosmith Record
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    The Aerosmith Story By anonymous Aerosmith was one of the most popular hard rock bands of the '70's, setting the style and sound of hard rock and heavy metal for the next two decades with their raunchy, bluesy swagger. The Boston-based quintet found the middle ground between the menace of the Rolling Stones and the campy, sleazy flamboyance of the New York Dolls, developing a lean, dirty riff-oriented boogie that was loose and swinging and as hard as a diamond. In the meantime, they developed a ...
  • New Cd Dead Society
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    TAGS This is just a message for all of you that think we suck; we try to please ourselves and if you think our music is good well thanks. But if you think that your band or you could do better please send me your songs I would like to hear them... Now there are a lot of bands that I don't like and I think suck but I don't go on their web page and tell them they suck. One: I don't have the time to sit and badmouth a band I don't like. Two: I have a life. Three: I am not a DICK. So if you are goin...
  • Biography Wayne Shorter
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    Biography Wayne Shorter was born on August 25th, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey. His musical introduction came through the clarinet at the age of 16. Shorter attended Arts High School and later graduated from New York University with a major in music education in 1956. It was while in New York that Shorter started to play the saxophone and gained exposure to some of Jazz's most influential artists. After a two year interruption in the military, Shorter kick started his professional career in 1958 wi...
  • Front A Band
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    School was out and the sweetness of summer had finally set in, with nothing to look forward to but what would be the best summer of our lives. My best frei nd Ben and i were relaxing by the pool soaking up the sun as we started to talk about what we wanted to do for the summer and the rest of our lives. In the midst of our conversation our mutual love of music came about and he shouted these words which started it all... ' lets do it man, lets start a fucking band!' Now i had played the guitar f...
  • Causes Friction Between The Iliotibial Band
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    Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome Iliotibial band friction syndrome (ITBFS) also known as runners knee is a very common athletic injury that effects the knee. Runners knee is especially prone to long distance runners or athletes who participate in activities that require highly repetitive running. In greater detail I will be discussing the causes of this injury specifically the biomechanics, anatomy and symptoms involved, also ways of preventing this injury by identifying common training errors ...
  • Visitors And The Speckled Band
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    Conan Doyle's 'The Speckled Band' Compared With 'Visitors' by Brian Moon This essay will examine both 'the Speckled Band' by Conan Doyle and 'Visitors' by Brian Moon and will look at how each one conforms to or diverges from the conventions of the detective story and also how each story is representative of the century it was written in by how it presents the woman, the hero and the villain. The conventions of the detective story were mostly established in the early twentieth century yet 'the Sp...
  • Every Other Sound Of The Band
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    Recalling a Place I walked up to the Euclid Tavern and noticed a huge pink fluorescent sign displaying the word liquor above the doorway. I opened the graffiti covered door and was immediately overwhelmed with the stench of cheep beer and cigarette smoke. I looked to the right of me and noticed an enormous bar, stretching about 100 feet with people crowded around every stool. Directly in front of me was a long hallway that led to an uncontrollable mass of people. To my left was a stage with a ve...
  • Stills And Young
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    Aside from the Byrds, the only other band that had a tremendous influence on folk-rock and country-rock in the sixties was Buffalo Springfield. They were noted as a key impact upon the counter-culture of the sixties, and their music is symbolic of the turbulence and controversy that surfaced during harsh times of war. The group's formation was coincidental and legendary. Stephen Stills and Richie Furay were driving on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles in early April 1966, when by chance they pulle...
  • Cross Ozzy
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    Ozzy's musical influence was the Beatles. He admired the Beatles and decided that he would like to try a career in music and be just like them. Ozzy got his first chance at music when he met an old friend who had just formed a band that was named Approach, and they needed a singer. Ozzy felt he was the right man for the job and persuaded his father to buy him a $50 amplifier and microphone. Approach was a rhythmic band that Ozzy didn't like so he quit. Ozzy and a friend, Terrance Butler, formed ...
  • Three Newton's 2 Then Release The Band
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    Why and What I hope to achieve: I believe that the purpose of doing this is to allow me to demonstrate my understanding of Elastic potential energy. And the projectile concepts of the effect of changing potential into kinetic energy and for me to demonstrate my ability to apply elastic potential energy to a scientific investigation. What am I going to do and what will it prove: I am going to use an elastic band and release it from different tensions I will then measure how far it 'flies'. Doing ...
  • Bands Van
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    Pilgrim - The Obsession with A Band By Nothin Coca He listens to the bands songs in light Songs that he would hear live this night The teen sat and watched clos " ly the clock As it was his god of which he was in lock This band he had loved for a many year Of which the sweet music flew threw his ears He left the real world which made him so sad Just to worship a band with words so mad He no longer had care of school of friends And did not give a damn 'bout other men He sat in his room almost eve...
  • Rock Band
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    Biography The founding members of the most controversial heavy rock band of the late 1980's included Axl Rose (b. William Bailey, 6 February 1962, Lafayette, Indiana, USA) and Izzy Stradlin (b. Jeffrey Isbell, 8 April 1962, Lafayette, Indiana, USA). Vocalist Rose, who had first sung at the age of five in a church choir, met guitarist Stradlin in Los Angeles in 1984. He changed his name to Rose at the age of 17 when he discovered who his real father was, the Axl prefix coming from a band with who...
  • Korn's Success
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    "Family Values Tour", and their relation to teen suicide and narcotic abuse are some further aspects to look into. The first issue that is brought to one's attention would be how Korn's success has not had to depend on frequent radio and TV airplay. In true fact KORN has had barely any radio play at all, not to mention the fact that most of their videos can appear only after twelve o'clock at night. Even after the lack of airplay, KORN always appears to get their message across. Their dedicated ...
  • Different With The Speckled Band Story
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    Murder mysteries all have a similar plot consisting of a body, a motive, a weapon, a suspect, an alibi and detectives. Viewers and readers expect this in the text, Lamb to the Slaughter and The Speckled Band are no exception. The structures of the two stories are very different, with The Speckled Band story unfolding in chronological order, finding out the murderer right at the end, however in the Lamb to the Slaughter, the murderer is known at the beginning of the story. The two stories are see...
  • The Different Bands
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    I have played music for over 11 years and I have studied different types of music, like Jazz and blues. But now there is a style that blends these two and more together. This style is called Jam bands. They have been around for years but it did not have a name until now. But it does not just have to do with the band it also has a lot to do with the fans. There is a type of dress and things that they say. I will tell the type of dress, the way the fans talk, and the different bands that are in th...
  • Colorguard Is Fun Marching Band
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    Colorguard is fun. You start in what is called marching band and then you compete in what is known as winterguard. you get to chase around band guys especially the ones who play trumpet. You travel to different parts of the United States to compete for the number 1 title. My colorguard got 1st place for two years in a row with the marching band's help of course and we got first for winterguard in 1999. I am a junior in high school and I am 19 years old. I have been doing colorguard for 5 years g...
  • Band's Time 2 24 The Charts Once
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    User Guide Contents 1. Introduction 2. Planning Your Triumph 2.1 Managing Personnel 2.2 Bands 2.21 Signing Bands 2.22 Releasing an Album 2.23 Releasing and Promoting a Single 2.24 the Chart 2.25 Arranging A Tour 1. Introduction This program lets you become the driving force behind your own record label. It simulates the work of the hundreds of people employed by labels such as SONY, Polygram and Creation; people who have to ensure that they have the best artists with the best material and the be...
  • Band Of La Ley
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    There are many rock bands in the world. One of them is the Spanish singing band of La Ley (The Law). Luis Alberto Cuevas Olmedo or "Beto' as everybody knows him, is the vocalist and the image of the band. Thanks to Beto's hard work, dedication, and education, La Ley has exported their music all over Latin America and the United States. To begin, Alberto Cuevas was born in Santiago de Chile, the capital of Chile, September the 12th, 1967. When he was four years old, he moved to live in Venezuela....

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