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An Introduction to the History and the Origins of Great Rock Musicians and the Effect of Rock and Roll
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 thre...
Playing in the Marching Band
“Ugh. We have a concert at the Hoffman football game today! Impossible. Just impossible.” I thought to myself. Playing that huge, 100 pound piece of trash on my neck would be like going to school over summer break… without Saturdays and Sundays off. I flew back in time to when I was in 6th grade, and wondered. Why had I cho...
A Brief History of the Beatles a Band That Awakened the US to British Musical Talent
The Beatles were one of the greatest bands of all time. Almost every band today has some type of influence from the Beatles. These four men from Liverpool changed music in The United States forever. They were the biggest outside influence on Western Civilization music ever and it still remains that way. The Beatles awakened...
The Success and Music of the Dave Matthews Band
Bryan French Iain Ellis English 112 26 March 1999 Dave Matthews Band: Their Success and Their Music Who is the Dave Matthews Band? Five years ago that question would have gotten nothing more than a weird stare and a stupid look. But today you would get everything but that. The Dave Matthews Band is one of the most succ...
An Introduction to the Performance of a Christian Pop-Punk Band MxPx
On November 13th I went to Tramps in New York to see one of my favorite bands, MxPx. MxPx is a Christian pop-punk band. Pop punk basically means happy punk. The band members, are Mike Herrera who plays bass and sings, Tom Wisniewski who plays guitar and Yuri Ruley plays drums. They played about 10 songs, all of which I knew...
Comparison between the Music Style and Concert Performance of Grateful Dead and Phish
I went to my first rock concert when I was thirteen years old. Since then, I've been in search of the ultimate live music experience. Music is an integral part of my life and I've fueled my obsession with live music by attending hundreds of concerts and collecting rare recordings of live performances. By far, my favorite ba...
An Overview of a Tour by KISS, an American Band
KISS hits the road Saturday night in Phoenix to once again rock and roll all-night and party every day. But only for a little while longer. The group has announced that this outing is its farewell tour, one last chance to breathe fire, spit blood, put on the makeup, and stomp around in those gigantic boots before calling it...
An Overview of the Lead Singer of the Band Green Day, Billy Joe Armstrong
During the Doors concert in Miami, in 1969, lead singer Jim Morrison, "did lewdly and lasciviously expose his penis and shake it. . ." (Rosen et al. 90). Today, Billy Joe Armstrong, lead singer of Green Day, bares all at his concert in Philadelphia (Bernstein 95). The eccentric Courtney Love will rip off her...
The Mysteries Surrounding the Beatles in the 1960s
The Beatles were a mystical happening that many people still don't understand. Phenomenoligists had a ball in 1964 with Beatlemania, a generally harmless form of madness which came from Britain in 1963. The sole cause of Beatlemania is a quartet of young Englishmen known as the Beatles. In the less than one year...
The Eloquence of Rage
The Eloquence of Rage I hardly believe that in the current race for the presidency very many people would ever think of voting socialist. It would hardly have occurred to me either however the Los Angeles based band Rage Against the Machine (RATM) was there to open my eyes on several different views upon this grave subjec...