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51: The Outsiders
... different time it was written in—the 1950s. A good example for it was that Ponyboy thought the big difference between socs and greasers was that the greasers loved Elvis and the socs loved the Beatles. Since I was not born at Elvis’ and the Beatles’ time and I do not like either of them—I cannot relate to it. The were two other reasons for why it was hard to relate to the book: the first reason is that my ...
52: Music and Its Effect On People
... term life decisions, but others are not so important, like "What should I wear?" I think, that whatever type of music you listen to, you effect it and it effects you. LET IT BE ~ The Beatles ~ 1970 When I find myself in times of trouble Mother Mary comes to me Speaking words of wisdom, let it be. And in my hour of darkness She is standing right in front of me ... is still a light that shines on me". It was a song of hope, and a song to give reason to believe in yourself and never give up. LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS The Beatles ~ 1967 PICTURE YOURSELF IN A BOAT ON A RIVER WITH TANGERINE TREES AND MARMALADE SKIES. SOMEBODY CALLS YOU, YOU ANSWER QUITE SLOWLY, A GIRL WITH KALEIDOSCOPE EYES. CELLOPHANE FLOWERS OF YELLOW AND GREEN TOWERING OVER ...
53: The 60’s: Decade of Challenge and Change
... very singular and easy to notice. Hair was neat, well- styled for men. It was often parted on the side. Young men hardly left the house without a comb. Many copied the style of the Beatles “mop- top”. By the late 1960s, men wore their hair long. Young black men and women wore full Afro cuts. Hair for the women of the early sixties was supposed to be full. They would ... be that summer. The music of the sixties helped to change the way people saw things. It helped to influence the music of the decades to follow. The 60s included great bands such as the Beatles ( John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr), The Rolling Stones( Mick Jagger, Kieth Richard and Brian Jones), The Beach Boys, The Grateful Dead, The Kinks, The Who and Pink Floyd. It also “produced ...
54: 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 ...
55: The Outsiders By SE Hinton
... 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 isn’t dead: “...That still body back in the ...
56: History of Rock and Roll
... a new type of rock emerged. Led by four young British men known as Paul, John, George and Ringo this music was more like the gateway from Elvis Presley to Jimi Hendrix. Known as the Beatles they stole the hearts of millions of teenage girls with songs such as Michelle and Julia. If you were lucky enough to have one of those names you were idolized for life. This new type ... of hearing the mainstream Rock and Roll played on all the radio stations. The didn't want to hear hour long guitar solos. They wanted their music to be short and sweet. Just like the Beatles a group of four men known as the Sex Pistols led a massive movement that would not soon be forgotten. With shaggy hair and leather jackets their image would be imbedded into the minds of ...
57: A Brief History of Ledd Zeppelin and Its Musical Impact
... the same one twice. The overwhelming amount of talent squeezed into these two decades has produced some of the most popular, most powerful, and in some cases, the most bizarre music ever. Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Queen, Aerosmith, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Eagles.... All were from this era that seemed to glorify music as no other time ... amount of evolution of music that occurred in this time period is amazing as well. The mainstream went from listening to songs like Bill Haley and the Comet's "Rock Around The Clock," to The Beatles' frightening "Revolution 9." While these two examples may seem completely different, they are not as distant as one might think. Nearly all music from the '60s and '70s was bred from its earlier ancestors. Music ...
58: Global Stratification- A Socio
... like those in Eastern Europe, you would see signs of the (wealthy) Western nations all around. Teenagers would be sporting Levi’s and Nikes, stereos would be blasting music by the Spice Girls and the Beatles, and families would aspire to drive someday a Jeep into the driveway of their hovel. However, when you get back to their residence, the similarity to the West would end. Running water would not be ...
59: Dizzy Gelespie
The people of today, raised by the sounds of The Beatles and Pearl Jam have forgotten all about the musicians that paved the way for these artists, and the musical styles that evolved into rock and roll, rhythm and blues and rap or hip hop. Unfortunately ...
60: Charles Manson
... he was a higher power that they all needed to follow unquestionably. Manson convinced his followers that a war of the races was coming, which he named Helter Skelter. He got the name from a Beatles song, and had his followers prepare for the upcoming war by collecting guns and other weapons. Manson turned the ranch into a fortress. He started to change his following from being a group of freedom ...

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