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  • Same As Line 5 And 1
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    Song How Come, How Long 1 There was a girl I used to know 2 She was oh so beautiful 3 But she's not here anymore 4 She had a college degree 5 Smart as anyone could be 6 She had so much to live for 7 But she fell in love 8 With the wrong kinda man 9 He abused her love and treated her so bad 10 There was not enough education in her world 11 That could save the life of this little girl 12 How come, how long 13 It's not right, it's so wrong 14 Do we let it just go on 15 Turn our backs and carry on 1...
  • Charlie Parker
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    "They teach you that there is a boundary line to music, but, man, there's no boundary line to art". -Charlie Parker One of many great quotes that came from one of the most important figures in jazz and also an important figure in American history. Being that jazz is American history. Charlie Parker was born in Kansas City, Kansas on August 29, 1920. He was born under the name Charles Parker Jr. Charles Parker Sr didn't play a huge role in Charlie's life. He soon left Charlie and his mother after...
  • Carl Bell And Brett Scallions
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    It's the 90's and music is at an ever changing pace. One band that contributes to that change goes by the name of Fuel. Fuel is a new band that focuses it's performance on a mix of alternative and hardrock. Headed by Brett Scallions (lead vocals & guitar) and Carl Bell (songwriter, guitar and vocals), Fuel blows the competition away its powerful smash songs. One of those songs, Bittersweet, hit the top of the charts not to long ago. This essay is based on the song Bittersweet and its personal re...
  • Rexroth's Love Poems
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    Bradford Morrow Rexroth's art works by a technique of self-effacement. His diction and line appear to be effortless, organic, inevitable, without seam. The lack of ostentation he ascribes to his pietistic background finds as its formal companion this straightforward prosody. Still, to dissect and describe how his line, ostensibly so simple on the surface, actually works would be as difficult to do as explain Williams' variable foot: and Rexroth's was surely a less self-consciously developed art....
  • Led Zeppelin Songs
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    Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy Led Zeppelin is arguably one of the best rock n' roll bands of all time. They were collectively some of the best musicians ever to play rock n' roll music, and were also great lyricists. Robert Plant (the lead vocalist) was quoted as saying that for some of the songs that he wrote, he felt that someone pushed the pen for him. Whether some mysterious force was moving his hand or not, one things for sure, Led Zeppelin wrote some timeless masterpieces of music. The...
  • Give Ireland Back To The Irish
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    Reilly 1 How Irish History Affects Its Music After seven hundred years of British rule, and many uprisings that ended in failure, Ireland had reached a breakthrough. This breakthrough had an affect on many different people, especially Irish musicians. The series of uprisings and wars that led to the freedom of most of Ireland developed a new form of Irish music; the rebel songs. On Easter Monday of 1916, the first shot of the Easter Uprising was fired. Six members of the Irish Citizen Army shot ...
  • American Pie By Don McLean
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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 ...
  • Mayer's Song
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    Often, lyrics are created for people to relate to them. It is common for many individuals to feel as though they found a "common ground" with the artist who wrote the lyrics. In John Mayer's song. "Split Screen Sadness", it is very easy to relate to. The music to the song is very influential in setting the mood for the lyrics. Violins and other string instruments add to the sad tone of the song. The theme of this song is that the speaker is explaining how he broke up with his girlfriend ("And I ...
  • Sounds Of Silence Analysis
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    In the process of conveying emotion and feeling, people take different routes in going about such a task. Some people draw, some debate, and others write. Paul Simon, a genius with words and music, wrote poems to describe his feelings on politics, love, and the ways of life. Hearing or reading a Paul Simon song gives a person a blessed experienced, they had just seen real emotion, an oddity in these days. One Simon song that stands out above the rest is also probably his most famous, "The Sounds...
  • Very Dramatic Song
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    Tupac Shakur was a black African American rapper who lived his life with poverty, violence and drugs. The songs " "Hellrazor" ", "Me and My Girlfriend" and the poem "In the Event of my Demise" reflect the tragedy and pain which was Tupac's life. All his poetry relies on vivid imagery and violent language to create a very realistic picture of how terrible life can be living in the ghettos of America. The song "Hellrazor" is a very dramatic song which tells the story of a young black African Ameri...
  • Song Jeremy By Pearl Jam
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    email: title: Jeremy A Richardson High School student fatally shot himself in front of his classroom of about thirty students. This headline appeared in a Texas paper a couple of years ago. If this had happened during the medieval times a bard would have certainly written a song about it. In contemporary society, modern day bards, whom we call them musicians, express their feeling about issues and problems in our society through their music. For example, the song Jeremy, by Pearl Jam, relates to...
  • Very Original John Type Song
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    Lennon / McCartney John Lennon and Paul McCartney are two of the greatest artists popular music has ever embraced. Their collaboration on early Beatles songs propelled the group to international fame. As the Beatles matured, however, the relationship between these two became more competitive than cooperative. They developed unique and surprisingly polar styles. In a 1980 Playboy interview John Lennon stated: "You could say that (Paul) provided a lightness, an optimism, while I would always go fo...
  • Bob Marley's Redemption Song
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    Redemption Songs -- - by Bob Marley Redemption song is an exhortation to overcome oppression by challenging established and popular thought in order to find a liberating truth. Marley starts the song with a glimpse at his history. Marley is from Jamaica, a former British Colony. Against their will, Marley's ancestors were brought to the Caribbean on slave ships in the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth century. Many Africans in those days were captured and put into holding pits before they we...
  • Traditional Ballad Stanza
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    Has the ancient tradition of ballads fallen prey to today's modern society? One might think so. The truth, however, is the opposite. Ballads have thrived throughout many centuries and have influenced many types of music. Punk, Ska, and Hardcore bands such as Operation Ivy, Less Than Jake, H 2 O and All have capitalized on ballads as a form of lyrical expression. One such song, ? Numbered Days? , a Mighty Mighty Bosstones song, written and composed by Dicky Barrett and Nate Albert, is a prime exa...
  • Song Uncle Sam
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    The Ballads Of Today Uncle Sam's song, "I Don't Ever Wanna See You Again' is a song about a guy who gets his heart broken by his girlfriend. In this song Uncle Sam is singing directly to a girl who was once the love of his life. He tells her that he never wants to see her again because she was a secret lover of his best friend. This song is a lot like a ballad in many ways. It uses a refrain, which is called the chorus in the lyrics. The line, ? I don? t ever wanna see you again, ? is used repea...

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