Essays Tagged: "Bob Dylan"

A brief history of led zeppeln, and it's musical impact

sic 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 wer ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Ernest Hemingway's In Our Time

'The times, they are a changing,' famous words spoken by Bob Dylan, a king of his generation. 'Lost generations,' is an interesting phrase, but what kind of ...

(6 pages) 97 0 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

A study of the famous Bob Dylan song "Mr.Tamborine Man".

Why Mr. Tambourine Man is A Modern ClassicThe most obvious and popular interpretation of Bob Dylan'sMr. Tambourine Man is that the song is about drugs. This makes sense, as it was against t ... eling fatigued: "My weariness amazes me" and how the body is also tired: "my toes too numb to step."Bob Dylan said himself "Drugs never played a part in that song... '...disappearing through the smoke ... d that Mr. Tambourine Man is a poem about transcendence, or reaching enlightenment. Some people see Bob Dylan himself as Mr. Tambourine Man, and he does "Cast [his] dancing spell" through the magical ...

(3 pages) 99 2 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Review and analysis of the poem "America" by Allen Ginsberg - written as a lecture, but is in essay format

rg has been credited "the single greatest influence on the American poetic voice since Whitman", by Bob Dylan himself, and Ginsberg would most probably agree, being his own biggest fan. "America" is t ...

(2 pages) 10006 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Poems and Songs about War-Commentary.

cular who had very strong feelings about the subject at hand. Those four poets are Robert Browning, Bob Dylan, Stephen Crane, and Wilfred Owen. We will discuss and interpret the different viewpoints o ... ss in a satirical manner as opposed to Owen who chose an invective tone."Masters of War" written by Bob Dylan portrays the feelings of disgust the author has for the "creators" of war. The creators, h ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"Like A Rolling Stone", analysis of Bob Dylan's song.

Not very many songs compare to Bob Dylan's timeless "Like A Rolling Stone". He explores areas that most conventional lyricists and ... ke A Rolling Stone". He explores areas that most conventional lyricists and composers do not touch. Bob tells us many of life's lessons in a mere six minutes and nine seconds. The divine Bob describes ... ll people of power and money who have fallen from their place in society."Like a Rolling Stone," by Bob Dylan attempts to teach a lesson to the listener using different tales of woe. Many of Dylan's s ...

(6 pages) 136 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Essay using Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan to explain electric cooperatives. Won an award and me a trip to D.C.

ready. The date was May 17, 1966; the place was Free Trade Hall in Manchester England. The infamous Bob Dylan took to the stage to open the Newport Folk Festival. However, a foreign instrument was in ... 's why they are growing. There are over a thousand cooperatives and bound to be several more.""See, Bob, your problem is that your fans no longer trust you. For example, if your electricity was not fr ...

(4 pages) 75 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Influential Musicians from 1940-2003 ~Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix~

Influential Musicians from 1940-2003~Paul Simon, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix~The social and political climate of each era of American culture has been ... Simon, who is well known for his willingness to branch into and combine different styles of music. Bob Dylan is a well-known contemporary folk songwriter and singer. His songs of social protest such ... But the play was withdrawn on March of 1998 after only 68 regular performances. In 1999, Simon and Bob Dylan announced to do a joint summer tour, which was Simon first touring since 1991. His album i ...

(16 pages) 145 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Video Killed the Radiostar and MTV Killed Music This paper discusses the "fall of music." It deals with the overexploitaion of artists due to media such as MTV.

. Recently music has become a for of rebellion. Legendary artists like John Lennon, Neil Young, and Bob Dylan use/used their lyrics as a way to challenge political issues. But now it seems that the on ...

(4 pages) 81 2 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Bob Dylan's Success.

Bob Dylan was recognized by his poetry and song writing. He usually wrote songs about protesting and ... d song writing. He usually wrote songs about protesting and religious themes. Although the theme of Bob Dylan's work is depressing, it is necessary to consider how the events in his life affected his ... work is depressing, it is necessary to consider how the events in his life affected his music. Also Bob Dylan had other musicians that influenced him in his early years.Bob Dylan was born in Duluth Mi ...

(5 pages) 88 0 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Pop Culture in "Where are you going? Where have you been?"

re you going, Where have you been?", written by Joyce Carol Oates, the author attempts to personify Bob Dylan and Elvis Presley as different characters in the story, Ellie and Arnold in particular. Sh ... ns that Presley can sit in the back of the car or pop culture and Connie can sit in the front while Bob Dylan, the driver or the man in control, can influence Connie, the youth of the generation, with ...

(6 pages) 141 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

About the movie entitled "The Hurricane" and the book entitled "the 13th round"

ison cell, but one time he could-a been the champion of the world." Those are lyrics from a song by Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan made this song to give justice to the man known as Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter ... ver the world for civil rights. Rubin Carter received most of the fame with the song "Hurricane" by Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan believed that the men were innocent. Rubin even had support from the most famou ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Analysis of "My Back Pages" by Bob Dylan

Analysis of "My Back Pages""My Back Pages"Bob DylanMy guard stood hardWhen abstract threatsToo noble to neglectDeceived me into thinkingI had ... clear, no doubt somehowAh, but I was so much older thenI'm younger than that now."My Back pages" by Bob Dylan can be interpreted in any number of ways by any number of people for such is the beauty an ... n art form that illustrates the constantly evolving positions of my young mind.With "My Back Pages" Bob Dylan struck a chord (no rather horrible pun intended) at least with me (how frightfully clich&e ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

How does the song "like a rolling stone" by bob dylan relate to the concept of change

Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan is about a lady who was once a wealthy upper class citizen with the luxuries of being in a ... drugs. The terms "chrome horse" and "Siamese cat" are both jargon for types of drugs. Chances are, Bob Dylan was writing this song about a celebrity that he knew personally that had started to take d ... ing to the song it might be hard to distinguish the purpose of this song due to the way it is sang. Bob Dylan's song about change and how drugs can influence even wealthiest people teaches us that som ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Bob Dylan's hurricane and how it helped to empower the black community in the 60's the way for black rights activists. Done in the form of a radio program.

That was Bob Dylan's 'Hurricane' and today on 3GG in the celebration of the anniversary of Bob Dylan's death ... ent level in 1965 at social level people were still holding on to old beliefs and even in 1971 when Bob Dylan's the hurricane was released, people still had racially prejudice views but they were chan ... case the media was already running headlines of his guilt such as 'Rubin carter against the police' Bob Dylan helped to position his listener to show that it was the white police against black Rubin C ...

(5 pages) 41 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Bob Dylan "Blowin' in the Wind"

The message of "Blowin' in the Wind", the lyrics, and the monotonous inflection of Bob Dylan's voice all create a somber feeling in me that makes me think. He is discussing war and th ...

(1 pages) 42 0 1.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Annotation for "Apple Takes Branding Cue from Bob Dylan."

Michael Krauss, in "apple takes branding cue from Bob Dylan", describes the marketing strategies of Apple computer corp. to increase the market share ... s with other technologies and its widespread retail stores. First of all, the author uses a hook of Bob Dylan who was a popular folk musician in the 1960's. However, Dylan wanted to write songs that a ... e, he made a big step from his folk music market to the rest of the music market. From the story of Bob Dylan, Krauss educes the case Apple computer corp. which wants to broaden its market to have a l ...

(4 pages) 52 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The History of Bob Dylan - A summary about Bob Dylan's childhood to success.

Bob Dylan was the most influential songwriter in the popular music of the 1960s. He was born Robert ... ed a clothing store. Dylan loved music from the time of his childhood. He later changed his name to Bob Dylan to leave behind his real identity and his past, to become the person who dreamed of being, ... American folk music. His discovery of the music of Woody Guthrie was a turning point in his career. Bob Dylan's realization that music could be used for social protest helped him develop as the musica ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Rap vs. folk music. Is rap the new Folk music?

ered.Although it is hard to pin-point an exact example of Folk music, many associate the genre with Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie. When a search of 'Folk Music' was performed on, the definiti ... rom a mother's radio when she goes to pick up her kids from soccer practice. 50 Cent is now the new Bob Dylan, as odd as it may seem.Rap music originated as a cross-cultural product. Most early D.J.'s ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Prejudice and Discrimination - Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird", "Philadelphia" and Bob Dylan's "Hurricane"

ngbird", written by Harper Lee, "Philadelphia", directed by Jonathon Demme and "Hurricane", sung by Bob Dylan. Although all of these texts have different mediums of production - text, film and song - ... es, subtly describes their character, their personality, the way they were raised etc. For example: Bob Ewell is constantly using foul language indicating his lack of decency. On the other hand, Attic ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.2 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers