Essays Tagged: "Country music"

Hank Williams Jr.

ay, 1953, at the young age on twenty nine ('Official Home Page,' Biography). However, his mother, a country singer in her own right, helped Hank Jr. start one of the earliest, and most successful, chi ... her own right, helped Hank Jr. start one of the earliest, and most successful, childhood careers in country music history. Hank appeared on stage for the first time at the young age of eight. H ...

(4 pages) 56 0 4.7 Apr/1997

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

Jerry Garcia

Saturday nights, and it was inthose hours, Garcia would later say, that he developed hisfondnessfor country-music forms-particularly the deft , blues-inflectedmandolin playing and mournful, high-lones ... own to his friends as 'Pigpen' for his oftendisorderly appearance. The group played a mix of blues, country,and folk, and Pigpen became the frontman, singing Jimmy ReedandLightnin' Hopkins tunes.Then ...

(6 pages) 87 0 4.5 Mar/1996

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

An Investigation into the Vocal Trends and Characteristics of Female Country Singers

Country music, for the most part, was mainly dominated by male artists for the first thirty years. C ... a woman from Arkansas changed those views. A singer and fiddler named Patsy Montana broke into the country music scene with a song named, 'I want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart'. This record became the ... he first female, million record sale. Her yodelling and western themes became well known across the country music world. Although Patsy Montana never became as big of a star as many of her male counte ...

(13 pages) 55 0 3.0 Apr/2003

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

Looking into Country Music.

Looking into Country MusicAlthough there are many modes of appeal in every type of music, some would say that you ... y type of music, some would say that you are able to more easily detect ethos, pathos, and logos in country music. There are songs that provoke emotion from the listener, as well as songs whose succes ... nding on the artist, you are able to find at least one and sometimes all, of the modes of appeal in country music.With the tragic events of September 11, 2001, many country singers have decided to com ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Avril Lavigne- not just an ordinary artist.

gressed from her bedroom to singing whenever and wherever she could- from gospel music in church to country music at fairs, until she was discovered by Arista records. On a writing trip to New York, A ...

(2 pages) 41 2 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Day At the Fair: Assignment was to describe an event. Written in First Person.

on-darts. As young adults, we enjoyed accompanying a new sweetheart to a grandstand concert full of country music, lights, and the smell of popcorn and beer, or an up-close-and-personal ride through t ... he fairgrounds. But, there is a bright spot! Grandstands feature local bands where we can listen to country rock, oldies, or almost anything under the stars. Comedians, jugglers, clowns, magicians and ...

(4 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Bound to Be Free.

his freedom comes a responsibility.With all of the lives that have been lost since the birth of our country, as well as before the American Revolution, freedom is not free. Anytime a person loses his ... zed by so many Americans, that is, until September 11th.Since the Civil Rights Movement here in our country, and the civil wars in other countries, we have all seen the fear, desolation, desperation, ...

(1 pages) 40 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Elvis Presley : The Cultural Icon

century popular music. He almost single-handedly popularized rock and roll music by blending white country music with black rhythm and blues on an international level. Due to his enormous success dur ... n life because it gave him the opportunity to discover popular Southern music in the form of blues, country, bluegrass and gospel. After graduating from high school, he became a truck driver which is ...

(6 pages) 126 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

History of country music

A History of Country MusicWhen some people hear talk of country music, they think only of singers ofsad songs wit ... ink only of singers ofsad songs with stereotypically twangy accents. These misconceptions didimpede country music's growth at its birth, but the stereotype did notprevent it from becoming one of the m ... pe did notprevent it from becoming one of the most popular music forms of the 20thcentury. In fact, country music is one of the best-selling genres afterrock/pop. This site will take you from country ...

(3 pages) 58 1 4.1 Feb/2004

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

Marketing and the Music Business vanderbilt R.J.P

er marketing and the music industry. Halsey has had a long history in the industry, specifically in country music, working as a booking agent, personal manager, publisher, and all around innovator. Fo ... e Boys. Sugarman is well known as an innovator himself. While Halsey succeeded in getting the first country music act on late night TV, Sugarman in a way defined late night TV himself. As the marketin ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Shelf Life of Music is so short, Why?

s the same as the album before. There is no distinguishable distinction of popular music today. The country music sounds the same, "my lover is gone and I see the bottom of the whiskey bottle..." musi ... , love no one, cut yourself...." If music had a different sound than just for a certain group, like country music is only for country folks, rap music is only for black folks, and rock songs are for t ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

A Coutry is judged by the people it houses

riends and others in need without prejudice and selfishness. They care about the condition of their country, country and the world. For me actions of a good national include protection of the country, ... ood examples to effect changes for the better.All nationals should in same ways help to protect the country they are living in. Be ready at any moment to gave up their lives to protect the land where ...

(2 pages) 78 2 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Challenges.

thought one day, I would have to go far away from my family and my friends, going to a strange new country alone, have to take care myself and coping with all the problems in life. My life would have ... o countinue filling up their thirst of knowledge. I started thinking about studying outside my home country but i could not get rid of the thought about being less confident then my friends. Having mo ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Savannah" This is a Narrative/Descriptive Essay I wrote for my english class.

I can see. My family and I always have the best time on that very long drive. We fill the car with country music, and we all join in and sing along. Laughter, singing, and wonderful conversation fill ...

(5 pages) 49 1 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Why you should listen to country

I like country music. Many people hear the name country and turn away with scorn. This is understandable, b ... dio is crap. It is super produced pop with twang, and it all sounds the same. I have found the best country music was in the 60's and 70's, the 'Golden Age' of country. Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Wil ... ness or pulls you in with a good story. No matter who you are or what appeals to you in your music, country has something to offer you.Many young people don't like country music based entirely on thei ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Descriptive Paper

Faded country music coming from inside the building was all I could hear as I approached.The rustling of i ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Emergence Of Western Swing

One of the most important events in country music was the emergence of western swing. This musical repertoire is associated with some of ... ce of western swing. This musical repertoire is associated with some of the key names and sounds of country music today. Western swing helped country music gain an entirely new audience, and it borrow ... loped in Texas in the early 1930's as an alternative; some might say a rebellion, to the commercial country music that was being produced at that point in time. Western swing was considered a musical ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Emotions Of Country Music

While on my way to school this morning I heard on my favorite country radio station, JR fm, "Friends in low places." Singing along with every memorized word ... obal sound that can be appreciated and listened to in accordance to the listener's mood. Especially country, though in fact all music can enhance an emotion or cause a feeling to surface with sounds, ... ll music can enhance an emotion or cause a feeling to surface with sounds, rhythm and words. Country music is one genre of music that brings to life situations that the majority of listeners ha ...

(2 pages) 14 1 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Patriotism

gh this is needed to be a patriot, I believe it goes deeper than this. It has to be a love for your country so great the love beats with your heart. The first thing that will define a true patr ... The first thing that will define a true patriot is they are educated about the beginnings of our country and always want to learn more. Pride bursts forth from their chest in American tradition. Th ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Being A Good Citizen, What Is Needed To Become One, What Are The Benefits, and The Responsibilities.

his motherland. He has to obey law and order. But he has to also keep in his heart, the good of the country, the welfare of the state, and the good of the society. A good citizen must respect the cult ... of the state, and the good of the society. A good citizen must respect the cultural heritage of his country. He will have to respect the heroes, the prophet, the sages and saints of his country. He mu ...

(3 pages) 3799 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights