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41: Progression of Music From the 1940's To the Present
... Man's Curve. The sixties also introduced the British Invasion to America. Groups like "The Yardbirds" and Zombies could be heard everywhere. At the head of this British invasion was a group known as "The Beatles" There hits like "I want to hold your hand". They broke up in 1970 and all pursued solo careers or in their own band. Many people requested that they have reunions, but those requests basically stopped with the death of John Lennon, a member of the Beatles, was murdered in 1980. "The Rolling Stones" were formed in 1962 and very much contrasted the Beatles softer sound. The Rolling Stones were a more energetic type of American rhythm and Blues. In the 70's The electric guitar became more experimental with the different sounds that it could produce. "The ...
42: Rock Music
... Rock n' Roll started to decline because it was formula ridden and it was too sentimental. Teenage audiences transferred their allegiance to Folk music. In 1963 the renewal of Rock n' Roll came when The Beatles started to play. The Beatles, for some the best rock group ever, were from Liverpool, England. Through the 60's, The Beatles dominated the record industries and with their dominant instrumentation, which included: electric leads, rhythm, and bass guitar, drums and sometimes an electric organ, changed the name of Rock n' Roll to just Rock. During ...
43: John Coltrane
... composition he excelled in an astonishing number of forms blues, ballads, spirituals, rhapsodies, elegies, suites, and free-form and cross-cultural works. The closest contemporary analogy to Coltrane's relentless search for possibilities was the Beatles' redefinition of rock from one album to the next. Yet the distance they traveled from conventional hard rock through sitars and Baroque obligatos to Sergeant Pepper psychedelia and the musical shards of Abbey Road seems ... minor and 23 in E major to "My Favorite Things" and playing it for 45 minutes made it sound more like a raga than a Rodgers and Hammerstein waltz. (This was several years before the Beatles went Indian on "Norwegian Wood.") He named one of his children Ravi. Improvisation was his vehicle for a search for self-knowledge, unity and the holy spirit. It led him to the Hindu concept of ...
44: Kurt Cobain
... added help of a good voice, sound, hard work, and determination, someone can become very successful in the competitive rock industry. Among the successful, hardworking artists in this industry are Little Richard, Elvis Presley, the Beatles, and the Sex Pistols. Kurt Cobain also can be included with these rock legends. Kurt Cobain's life in music is supported by great talent, hardship, and tragedy. Kurt Cobain was born on the 20th ... arts at a very early age. He received his first guitar on his fourteenth birthday, and by the time he reachred fifteen, Kurt knew how to play. His musical influences were from bands like the Beatles and the Monkees to bands like Led Zepplin, Black Sabbeth, and AC/DC. Kurt's music was a mixture of heavy metal and 80's punk. It would later be known as grunge. Puhek 3 ...
45: The Outsiders
... everything.... He is a bit naive sometimes, like in page 45 when he tried to convince himself that the only difference between socs and greasers is that greasers like Elvis and do not like the Beatles and socs like the Beatles and do not like Elvis. Sometimes, Ponyboy is daydreaming and not connected to reality, like in page 158, when he tried to convince himself that Johnny isnt dead: ...That still body back in the ...
46: Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead
... friends as "Pigpen" for his often disorderly appearance. The group played a mix of blues, country, and folk, and Pigpen became the frontman, singing Jimmy Reed and Lightnin' Hopkins tunes. Then in February 1964, the Beatles made their historic appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, and virtually overnight, youth culture was imbued with a new spirit and sense of identity. Gracia understood the group's promise after seeing its first film ... club pitch that countless pop acts had indulged in before, but what it set in motion for the Dead would prove remarkable: the biggest sustained fan reaction in pop- music history, even bigger than the Beatles. Clearly the group had a devoted and far- flung following that, more than anything else, simply wanted to see the Gratful Dead live. One of the slogans of the time was "There's nothing like ...
47: 1968
... was the worst year in all of America's History. This is just my opinion. MUSIC IN 1968 Most music in 1968 was about drugs, love, and peace. One of the best bands were the Beatles. They have many albums which feature drugs, love, and peace. Hippies were ones that admired these rock and roll bands. The bands that were top ten in 1968 were: #10 "Woman, Woman" by Gary Puckett ... Honey" by Bobby Goldsboro #4 "Love Child" by Diana ross and the Supremes #3 "Love is Blue" by Paul Mauriat 2 "I heard it through the Grapevine" by Marvin Gaye #1 "Hey Jude" by The Beatles. Certainly, as Paul Simon sang on his Gracdland album, "Every generation throws a hero up the pop charts." The talent is out there. But rock doen't seem as important to this generation. The music ...
48: The Way It Really Was!
... was the Supreames but they emerged in 1964. The best girl group producer was Phil Spector. His technique added drama to the performance. The new rock scene White song writers started to emerge like The Beatles and Bob Dylan. Most of them were folk and folk blues but The Beatles and The Rolling Stones played traditional Rock and Roll. Teens in the sixties were involved with anti-war and civil rights and some were involved with drugs and eastern religions. At the end of the ...
49: Personal Writing: The Guitar
... over thirteen hundred dollars. I like to write my own music, once and awhile, usually when I have a lot of time on my hands. Mainly I play others music. Such as Phish, Greatful Dead, Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Eric Clapton. My favorite Phish song is Fee, my favorite Greatful Dead song is Casey Jones. My favorite Beatles song is Let It Be, my favorite Led Zeppelin song is Over The Hills and Far Away. The best Eric Clapton song to play on my guitar is Cross Roads, and Bell Bottom Blues. When ...
50: Censorship and the Internet
... that is not Internet but is carried along with it in many instances is Usenet or News. In Usenet there are many newsgroups which center their conversations on many varied topics. For example, alt.music.beatles would focus the discussion on the Beatles. This would be done through posts or articles almost like letters sent into a large pot where everyone can read and reply. Many controversial newsgroups exist and they are created easily. It is possible to ...


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